Thursday, May 23, 2019

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    Ganduje: Understanding the pathology of revenge

Ganduje: Understanding the pathology of revenge

The Sarkin Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, always wanted to be to local. Even in his heyday as governor of the Central Bank, he said he was often amused when public office holders fought for appointment as ministers, state governors, ambassadors or for any position at all on the big stage. All he ever wanted after his tour of duty at the [...]

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    FLASHBACK: Was this the video that got Sanusi into trouble with Ganduje?

FLASHBACK: Was this the video that got Sanusi into trouble with Ganduje?

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano and former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been at the heart of a post-election controversy with Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, over his criticism of the governor's actions and inactions in the state.The former CBN governor's problem with Ganduje is usually traced to his critical comments in 2017 on the [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Ganduje moves to remove Sanusi as emir of Kano

EXCLUSIVE: Ganduje moves to remove Sanusi as emir of Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has relaunched moves to remove Muhammad Sanusi II as the emir of Kano, TheCable can report.On Monday, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission reopened investigation into the expenditure of the state emirate council under Sanusi II.Also at Monday's plenary of the house of assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, the speaker, read a letter [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Did Sanusi ask Nigerians to vote for Atiku?

FACT CHECK: Did Sanusi ask Nigerians to vote for Atiku?

With the rescheduled presidential election a few days away, the social media has come alive again (as if it was ever sleep). In a broadcast that has been trending since Monday, Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, is quoted to have asked Nigerians to vote for Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Since the emir [...]

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    Sanusi: Resistance from society won’t discourage my drive for change

Sanusi: Resistance from society won’t discourage my drive for change

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says he will not be discouraged as an advocate of change despite "resistance from the society".According to Daily Trust, Sanusi said this in Kano when Mohammed Fall, the new country representative of UNICEF, visited him on Thursday.He said that change is always faced with resistance in any part of the world and not only [...]

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    Kano anti-corruption agency suspends probe of Sanusi

Kano anti-corruption agency suspends probe of Sanusi

Kano state public complaint and anti-corruption commission has suspended its probe of Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano.The agency had launched an investigation into the finances of the Kano emirate under Sanusi.The monarch was alleged to have misappropriated N6bn of the emirate’s funds.The probe was initiated in the heat of Sanusi’s criticism of the northern establishment.He once described the north [...]

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    Yari: A cleric prophesied that Sanusi’s hypocrisy would bring doom to Nigeria

Yari: A cleric prophesied that Sanusi’s hypocrisy would bring doom to Nigeria

Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara state governor, says Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has been foretold to be an enemy of Islam.He said this in a statement issued by Ibrahim Dosara, his special adviser on public enlightenment and communication, on Saturday.At a summit in Kaduna on April 5, Sanusi flayed the governor for attributing the outbreak of meningitis in his state [...]

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    EXTRA: Sanusi’s daughter represents him at event — first time a woman will do so for an emir

EXTRA: Sanusi’s daughter represents him at event — first time a woman will do so for an emir

Shahida Sanusi, daughter of Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, on Friday, represented him at the inaugural Chibok Girls' lecture held by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group.Shahida, who delivered Sanusi's speech at the event in Abuja, said her representing the emir would be the first time a non-title holder or woman would do so in the north.Earlier, the [...]

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    Sanusi: Those who think I’m a problem should wait for my children

Sanusi: Those who think I’m a problem should wait for my children

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says people who think he is troublesome will have a lot more to deal with when his children come on the scene.The emir said this in a video message to the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group at the Chibok girls'  inaugural lecture in Abuja on Friday.He commended the group for its persistent demand [...]

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    Yari warned about meningitis outbreak yet did nothing, says Sanusi

Yari warned about meningitis outbreak yet did nothing, says Sanusi

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, took no steps to prepare for the meningitis outbreak despite being given prior warning.The monarch described as ludicrous the governor's assertion that the meningitis outbreak was a consequence of fornication.Writing on his Instagram page on Tuesday, Sanusi Nigerians are stuck with "inept" political leaders who pretend to be [...]

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    THE INSIDER: Sanusi’s ‘frank talk’ provoking a backlash

THE INSIDER: Sanusi’s ‘frank talk’ provoking a backlash

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has been giving a series of frank talk and candid views over the past few weeks -- and he is now getting the feedback in kind. Not all of the feedback flatters him, though.At the second edition of the Kaduna Investment Forum, Sanusi called on northern leaders to accept the realities of the modern world, and [...]

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    Sanusi: Saudi Arabia, Iran have radicalised and divided the Muslim world

Sanusi: Saudi Arabia, Iran have radicalised and divided the Muslim world

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, who is one of the most vocal Islamic voices on the continent, says Saudi Arabia and Iran have "radicalised and divided" the Muslim world.Sanusi said the world needs a strong state, "not a fragile state", to address the root causes of extremism.He added that Islamic leadership could come from less conservative countries like Malaysia [...]

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    Sanusi: Zamfara started Sharia in Nigeria, today it has the highest poverty rate

Sanusi: Zamfara started Sharia in Nigeria, today it has the highest poverty rate

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says Zamfara state started the implementation of Sharia law in Nigeria, but currently, it has the highest poverty rate in the country.Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Marrakesh, Morocco on Saturday, Sanusi said many of those who seize religion as tool of getting power, are not necessarily better than the rest of the [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Muhammad Sanusi II: The philosopher who became king — and reformer

CLOSE-UP: Muhammad Sanusi II: The philosopher who became king — and reformer

We must love our children, but never be afraid to teach them. We must be prudent and economic, but never with the truth. We must be diplomatic, but never with the taboos that underdevelop our people.This is the philosophy of Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, who ruffles feathers anytime he puts his opinion in the public domain.On [...]

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    Sanusi: Yari’s claim on meningitis is horrendous and Islamically incorrect

Sanusi: Yari’s claim on meningitis is horrendous and Islamically incorrect

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, says statements made by Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, on meningitis are "Islamically incorrect".Yari had said “stereotype C” meningitis is God’s way of pouring his anger on Nigerians for their "nefarious activities".But speaking in Kaduna on Wednesday, Sanusi said as a man who is well read in Islamic law, he knows that Yari's statements [...]

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    Sanusi: Northern Nigeria has refused to recognise that the Muslim world has moved on

Sanusi: Northern Nigeria has refused to recognise that the Muslim world has moved on

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, says northern Nigeria needs to move on from the 13th century mindset of Islam, emphasising that the rest of the Muslim world has moved on.Speaking to the theme 'promoting investments in the midst of economic challenges', Sanusi said northern Nigeria has not been paying attention to providing necessary education and healthcare for the [...]

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