Thursday, September 19, 2019

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    Sanusi’s ‘chief singer’ arrested in Kano

Sanusi’s ‘chief singer’ arrested in Kano

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    PHOTOS: Sanusi, Ganduje shake hands, pray together

PHOTOS: Sanusi, Ganduje shake hands, pray together

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, shook hands at the eid praying ground in the ancient town on Tuesday.Both men have not been seen together publicly since the governor split the Kano emirate into five.Ganduje has been severely criticised over the move believed to be targetted at the emir who reportedly opposed his reelection [...]

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    Sanusi’s emirate now covers only 10 of 44 Kano LGAs — and probe continues

Sanusi’s emirate now covers only 10 of 44 Kano LGAs — and probe continues

The size of the emirate under Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has been reduced to 10 out of 44 local government areas (LGAs) in the state.Meanwhile, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission is going ahead with the investigation of  the emirate under him which can lead to his deposition.The commission had alleged the misappropriation of N6 billion by [...]

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    Sanusi: My post-election resolution is to stay away from controversies

Sanusi: My post-election resolution is to stay away from controversies

Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, said he has resolved to avoid political and economic controversies in the aftermath of the 2019 elections. According to PUNCH, Sanusi spoke during a dinner organised to celebrate the 125th anniversary of First Bank, on Tuesday.The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) prayed for the government to envisage long-term plans of about 125 years and [...]

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    Sanusi: In five years as CBN gov, no president influenced my decisions unduly

Sanusi: In five years as CBN gov, no president influenced my decisions unduly

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, emir of Kano, says no president influenced his decisions unduly while he was governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).He disclosed this in an interview with CNBC Africa at the annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).Sanusi said the lack of political interference in the operations of the CBN under his watch enabled his administration to [...]

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    Sanusi: I’ve earned my stars in every competitive environment

Sanusi: I’ve earned my stars in every competitive environment

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says he earned his stars in every competitive environment.In an interview with Financial Times, the outspoken monarch recalled his days as a banker and how he was given central bank governor award four times.In June 2009, the late President Musa Yar'Adua appointed Sanusi for a five-year term but ex-President Goodluck Jonathan suspended him in February 2014 after the [...]

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    Sanusi: My daughter wants to be emir but change has to be incremental

Sanusi: My daughter wants to be emir but change has to be incremental

Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says one of his daughters wants to succeed him as the second most ranked Muslim leader in Nigeria.Sanusi said this in an interview with Financial Times at his Kano residence.“My daughter wants to be the next emir of Kano, and she’s disappointed I’ve not yet appointed a woman to the Kano emirate council," Sanusi said.A [...]

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    Sanusi, ooni, dein to attend young leaders conference

Sanusi, ooni, dein to attend young leaders conference

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ooni  of Ife and Benjamin Ikechukwu, dein of Agbor, are expected to attend the southern and northern young leaders conference.The programme which is meant for the deliberation on the non-inclusion of young people in the political process with a view to finding a solution, is scheduled to hold in Enugu on March 3, [...]

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    Ministers, governors should undergo drug test, says Sanusi

Ministers, governors should undergo drug test, says Sanusi

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says all public officers and traditional rulers should be compelled by law to undergo drug test.Speaking in Kano at the senate roundtable on drug abuse, on Monday, Sanusi said it was hypocritical of leaders to campaign against drug use but allow their “bodyguards and thugs” use it inconsequentially.He said the call was necessary to [...]

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    Sanusi’s first son joins police

Sanusi’s first son joins police

Aminu Sanusi, first son of Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has joined the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).The prince, who has a degree in accounting from the University of Buckingham, UK, graduated from the Plateau academy of the police with the rank of assistant superintendent of police (ASP).He studied Arabic in Riyad, Saudi Arabia, before returning to Nigeria for his [...]

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    BBC apologises to Sanusi over incorrect reports on emirate investigations

BBC apologises to Sanusi over incorrect reports on emirate investigations

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has sent apologies to Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir  of Kano, over incorrect reports that he was under investigations regarding mismanagement of funds belonging to the Kano emirate.In a letter by Jamie Angus, BBC editorial director, the media outfit expressed its apologies for the reports, which were found to be incorrect.On April 24, BBC reported that Sanusi [...]

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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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    Beat your wives and lose your title, Sanusi warns Kano traditional leaders

Beat your wives and lose your title, Sanusi warns Kano traditional leaders

Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, has warned all Islamic title holders in Kano to desist from beating their wives if they want to retain their title.According to Daily Trust, Sanusi said this at the recent mass wedding of 1,520 couples.He reportedly called on all imams, district heads, village heads and ward heads to pay heed to the warning.“You should all [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Sanusi discussing issues he has no facts on

Garba Shehu: Sanusi discussing issues he has no facts on

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been discussing matters he has no facts on.On Friday, while speaking at a policy monitoring dialogue in Abuja hosted by Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development, Sanusi had accused [...]

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    Sanusi: At N300/dollar, no need for fresh devaluation

Sanusi: At N300/dollar, no need for fresh devaluation

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the naira, at 300 to a dollar, needs no fresh devaluation.Sanusi said all the CBN needs to do is to make the bureau de change  (BDC) segment of the market liquid, and watch the gap between official and parallel market close, with investors [...]

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    Sanusi ‘pleased with’ CBN, supports Emefiele on assets sale

Sanusi ‘pleased with’ CBN, supports Emefiele on assets sale

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says he is pleased with the apex bank for its recent show of independence.The revered monarch, who spoke in Lagos during the launch of the Nigerian Banking Report, also expressed support for Godwin Emefiele, governor of the bank, as regards his position on the [...]

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