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    Sanusi welcomes baby girl with fourth wife

Sanusi welcomes baby girl with fourth wife

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    Sanusi tests negative for coronavirus — after meeting exposed persons

Sanusi tests negative for coronavirus — after meeting exposed persons

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the former emir of Kano, and his wives have tested negative for the novel coronavirus. On Saturday, Nasir el-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state and friend of Sanusi, disclosed that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In the last 14 days before the test, Sanusi and el-Rufai have had numerous meetings and physical contacts, including [...]

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    REPORTER’S DIARY: ‘From Ibadan to Awe’ — 10 years reporting an enigma

REPORTER’S DIARY: ‘From Ibadan to Awe’ — 10 years reporting an enigma

It was the legendary author Dan Brown who said: “We all fear what we do not understand.” I love to fear nothing but God, hence, I try to understand everything and everyone -- it's an ongoing lifelong quest. And this is why you find me reading, learning and following controversially successful figures. For over 10 years, I have followed Tunde [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanusi’s books ‘worth over N200m’ moved out of Kano palace 

PHOTOS: Sanusi’s books ‘worth over N200m’ moved out of Kano palace 

A library belonging to Muhammad Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, has been moved out of the palace.  Mujtaba Abba, Sanusi’s principal private secretary, who disclosed this in an interview with Daily Nigerian, said the library  is worth over N200 million.  Sanusi was said to have been worried about the library which has over 40,000 books and catalogues.  “His highness’ greatest concern was [...]

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    On Sanusi’s dethroning: The north only beheads the bearers of truth 

On Sanusi’s dethroning: The north only beheads the bearers of truth 

Northern Nigeria is prostrate. It is the axis of uglies – banditry, insurgency, kidnapping, diseases, ignorance, and drug abuse. Alas! The region’s elite are aware of the problems, but look away because the disequilibrious status quo sustains them. What is petrifying, however, is that they maul and clobber at anyone who spits the truth in their faces. I think, this is [...]

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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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