Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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    ‘Two doctors to 200,000 people’ — the state of healthcare in Awe, Sanusi’s exile home

‘Two doctors to 200,000 people’ — the state of healthcare in Awe, Sanusi’s exile home

There are only two doctors and 19 nurses employed by the government to serve a population of approximately 200,000 people in Awe town, Nasarawa state, TheCable has learnt. Awe town served as the exile home of Muhammad Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano, who was reported to have been banished from Kano for "disrespecting" Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor of the [...]

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    Malami: I’m not involved in Sanusi’s dethronement

Malami: I’m not involved in Sanusi’s dethronement

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the Federation (AGF), says he has no hand in the dethronement and detention of Muhammadu Sanusi. Sanusi, who was dethroned as emir of Kano, was confined to Awe in Nasarawa state until a federal high court in Abuja ordered his release, paving the way for him to move to Lagos, on Friday. An aide of the deposed [...]

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    PHOTOS: Bakare, el-Rufai, Bala Usman meet Sanusi in Lagos

PHOTOS: Bakare, el-Rufai, Bala Usman meet Sanusi in Lagos

Muhammadu Sanusi II, dethroned emir of Kano played host to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Tunde Bakare, senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, and Hadiza Bala Usman, director of Nigerian Port Authority. The former emir had arrived Lagos on Friday night from Awe, Nasarawa, where he was on exile following a court order annulling the order to keep him in [...]

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    ‘This is an insult’ — Ganduje’s aide kicks over cartoon on Sanusi’s dethronement

‘This is an insult’ — Ganduje’s aide kicks over cartoon on Sanusi’s dethronement

Salihu Yakasai, spokesman to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has described as an "insult" a cartoon depicting the state as a cage. The creative work by Mustapha Bulama, a cartoonist, depicted a character in the form of Ganduje in a steel cage while pointing at Muhammadu Sanusi II, who has just been deposed as emir of Kano. Sanusi is walking away [...]

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    Kwankwaso: Those who kidnapped Sanusi have released him

Kwankwaso: Those who kidnapped Sanusi have released him

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, says he is happy those who kidnapped Muhammadu Sanusi II, the former emir of Kano, have decided to release him. Kwankwaso, who met with Sanusi at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, told journalists: "I am very happy that at least those who kidnapped him, now, have decided to release him. He is [...]

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    Sanusi leaves Abuja for Lagos — after praying with followers

Sanusi leaves Abuja for Lagos — after praying with followers

Muhammad Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano, has left Abuja for Lagos, following his release from confinement in Awe, Nasarawa state.  Before departing Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Sanusi, who was escorted to the airport by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, prayed for his followers before bidding them farewell. He is expected to reunite with members of his family in Lagos. After [...]

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    Finally, Sanusi leaves Awe after judicial victory

Finally, Sanusi leaves Awe after judicial victory

Muhammad Sanusi II, former emir of Kano, has left Awe, a town in Nasarawa where he was banished to after his dethronement. Sanusi is riding in the same vehicle as Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, who visited him on his third day in detention. A federal high court in Abuja had ordered the immediate release of Sanusi. On Thursday, Lateef Fagbemi, a [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanusi in high spirits as he receives el-Rufai in Awe

PHOTOS: Sanusi in high spirits as he receives el-Rufai in Awe

Muhammad Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, was all smiles as he received Nasir el-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, in his ''exile home'' at Awe, Nasarawa state, on Friday. El-Rufai, who recently appointed Sanusi as vice-chairman of Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA), greeted the ex-monarch with a bow as they shook hands. Below are photos. [...]

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    Security beefed up around Sanusi ahead of ‘possible’ el-Rufai’s visit

Security beefed up around Sanusi ahead of ‘possible’ el-Rufai’s visit

Security was beefed up ahead of a possible visit by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, to Muhammad Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano. Earlier on Thursday, security sources told TheCable that they had orders to prepare to receive the governors of Nasarawa and possibly Kaduna at 3pm. TheCable called sources within the Nasarawa government house to verify the information. We were [...]

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    Emir of Kano: My late father’s wishes have come to pass

Emir of Kano: My late father’s wishes have come to pass

Aminu Ado Bayero, emir of Kano, says his late father's wishes have materialised with his new appointment. The emir said this on Wednesday at the government house shortly after he and his brother, emir of Bichi, received their letters of appointment from Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor. Bayero emerged emir of Kano following the dethronement of Muhammad Sanusi II, while his brother, [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Sanusi’s exile home still under construction — painting ongoing

EXCLUSIVE: Sanusi’s exile home still under construction — painting ongoing

The new home of Muhammad Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, is still undergoing construction, TheCable can report. As of 5pm on Wednesday, the house, which is located about 500 metres from the palace of the emir of Awe, was still undergoing some upgrade. TheCable visited the exile home and saw artisans fixing barbed wires and painting the building. A truck also delivered [...]

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    El-Rufai: Sanusi has accepted to serve as Kaduna varsity chancellor

El-Rufai: Sanusi has accepted to serve as Kaduna varsity chancellor

The Kaduna state government has named Muhammadu Sanusi II, ex-emir of Kano, as the chancellor of the Kaduna State University (KASU). Muyiwa Adekeye, special adviser to Nasir el-Rufai, the state governor, on media and communication, announced this in a statement on Wednesday. The development comes a day after el-Rufai also appointed Sanusi as vice-chairman of Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency(KADIPA). Both appointments come within 72 [...]

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    Buhari ordered Sanusi’s dethronement, says Kwankwaso

Buhari ordered Sanusi’s dethronement, says Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of giving the order to dethrone Muhammadu Sanusi II as emir. Speaking in an interview with the BBC Hausa, Kwankwaso alleged Buhari instructed officials of the state to depose the ex-monarch. Sanusi was on Monday dethroned by the Kano executive council led by Abdullahi Ganduje over allegations of insubordination. He has [...]

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    Sanusi is in my palace but no one will speak with him, says Nasarawa monarch

Sanusi is in my palace but no one will speak with him, says Nasarawa monarch

Muhammadu Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, arrived at Loko, a town in Nasarawa state, in the early hours of Tuesday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Abubakar Ahmed Sabo, traditional ruler of Loko, confirmed the development. Sanusi was banished from Kano and sent into exile in Nasarawa following his dethronement on Monday by the Kano state government led by [...]

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    ‘I take my dethronement in good faith’ — Sanusi breaks silence

‘I take my dethronement in good faith’ — Sanusi breaks silence

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano, says he considers his dethronement as the will of God.  The Kano state government announced the destoolment of Sanusi over allegations of insubordination on Monday. Aminu Bayero, son of the late Ado Bayero and emir of Bichi, was installed as Sanusi's replacement. In a video recording on Tuesday, Sanusi who spoke in Hausa asked the [...]

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    Sanusi banished from Kano

Sanusi banished from Kano

Muhammad Sanusi, deposed emir of Kano, has been banished from the state. The Kano executive council chaired by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, had removed Sanusi from the throne for “total disrespect to the office of the governor”. The council stated that the removal was reached in order to safeguard the sanctity, culture, tradition, religion and prestige of the emirate. The deposed [...]

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