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    PHOTOS: Oba of Lagos visits Sanusi

PHOTOS: Oba of Lagos visits Sanusi

Rilwan Akiolu, oba of Lagos, visited Muhammadu Sanusi, former emir of Kano, at his Lagos residence recently. Sanusi, who was dethroned by the Kano state government exactly a week ago arrived in Lagos on Friday, a few days after he was banished to Awe in Nasarawa state. Among the dignitaries who have visited the former emir are Hadiza Bala Usman, former managing [...]

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    As Sanusi enters his apotheosis

As Sanusi enters his apotheosis

By RAYMOND NKANNEBE When Sanusi Lamido Sanusi in 2014 assumed the throne of his forefathers as the 14th Fulani Emir of the ancient Kano emirate, not a few Nigerians were visibly flummoxed as to what could have precipitated such a preference. For a man whose life both in private and public fora epitomized something of a public intellectual with unapologetic Marxist [...]

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    Sanusi: The dethronement of a non-conformist

Sanusi: The dethronement of a non-conformist

The dethronement of Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi as the 14th Emir of Kano did not take many people by surprise. The surprising thing for some people is that he lasted as long as he did on the throne. In fact there were rumours that Rabiu Kwankwaso, who as Governor of Kano State made him the Emir in 2014, issued four queries [...]

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    Sanusi: I was already emir when CBN approved Union Bank/Atlas Mara deal

Sanusi: I was already emir when CBN approved Union Bank/Atlas Mara deal

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the Atlas Mara transaction which resulted in the change of Union Bank's ownership was carried out months after he left the apex bank. He was responding to TheCable's inquiry on a petition submitted to Abubakar Malami, then attorney-general of the federation, on April 3. "This [...]

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    Adeosun, Emefiele: We never confirmed attendance at investors’ meeting in Washington

Adeosun, Emefiele: We never confirmed attendance at investors’ meeting in Washington

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, and Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, have said they did not confirm attendance at the US-Nigeria Investors Summit held in Washington, DC on Saturday. Explaining the reason for their absence at the event, both said the meeting was not included in their schedule. "I attend the IMFC which is the highest decision-making body of [...]

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    PHOTOS: Govs, senators in Kano for wedding of Dangote’s daughter

PHOTOS: Govs, senators in Kano for wedding of Dangote’s daughter

The high and mighty were at the palace of Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, for the wedding of Fatima Dangote and Jamil Abubakar. While the bride is the daughter of Africa's richest man, the groom is the son of MD Abubakar, former inspector-general of police. President Muhammadu Buhari; Senate President Bukola Saraki; Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, led top politicians to [...]

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Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido pledges support for Match4IDPs

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, emir of Kano is to lead thousands of fans who will watch the Match4IDPs in Kano on December 14, as he has promised to grace the occasion in support of the initiative.   Sanusi said on Tuesday when he received Nwankwo Kanu and El-Hadji Diouf, two of the African legends, the chief coordinator of the Match4IDPs, Abi Goodman and [...]

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    ‘It’s illegal’… Falana opposes Saraki, Sanusi, Dangote on sale of national assets

‘It’s illegal’… Falana opposes Saraki, Sanusi, Dangote on sale of national assets

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says recent interest in the country's assets to pull out of economic recession is merely an attempt to concentrate the nation's wealth in the hands of a few people. The talk of selling national assets to move out of recession was one of the more dominant news items of last week, after the likes of Bukola Saraki, president of the senate, Aliko [...]

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Ese,14, ‘released’ from forced marriage after 6 months

After six months in captivity, Ese Oruru, the 14-year-old girl kidnapped in Bayelsa state, has been released, the Punch newspaper is reporting. Ese was reported to have been kidnapped from her mother's shop in Bayelsa and taken to Kano, thousand of miles away from home, in August 2015, but calls for her release began to mount over the weekend, as prominent Nigerians [...]

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    Sanusi: I’d gladly give up my life for Boko Haram killings to stop

Sanusi: I’d gladly give up my life for Boko Haram killings to stop

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    Ramadan brings Jonathan, Sanusi to the table

Ramadan brings Jonathan, Sanusi to the table

President Goodluck Jonathan and the emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, have buried the hatchet ─ even if for only one evening. On Wednesday evening, Sanusi ─ who was suspended by Jonathan as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over his controversial letter ─ honoured a presidential invitation for the traditional breaking of fast during Ramadan. Other northern traditional [...]

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    Sanusi finally takes over the palace

Sanusi finally takes over the palace

The long wait is over. The emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has finally moved to the palace to commence his reign as the 14th Fulani ruler of the emirate. After leading Jumaat prayers ─ his first ─ at the Kano state government house mosque on Friday, Sanusi rode to the palace in a convoy of cars at some minutes past [...]

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    [UPDATED] PDP inciting violence, says ‘Sanusi’

[UPDATED] PDP inciting violence, says ‘Sanusi’

A twitter handle credited to the emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of inciting violence in the state. "Sanusi" tweeted on his handle @Malsanusilamido Wednesday night: "@PDPNigeria inciting violence in Kano." TheCable could not confirm if the account is real or a spoof as Sanusi could not be reached on phone. Many social media accounts credited [...]

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    Helicopters hover over Kano

Helicopters hover over Kano

Helicopters are currently hovering over Kano in anticipation of the arrival of President Goodluck Jonathan, who is scheduled to pay a condolence visit to the family of late former emir of the state, Alhaji Ado Bayero. Jonathan is expected to be received at the Galadima House, family house of the Bayeros, which is adjacent the palace of the emir of Kano. There was no [...]

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    Does Jonathan really need Kano in 2015?

Does Jonathan really need Kano in 2015?

As the 2015 presidential election draws closer, politicking will eat up more space than ever before. The latest evidence is the death of the emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, and the appointment of his successor. The media drama was as exciting as anyone would want it. Practically, it was a battle between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All [...]

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    The amiable Prince Bayero who lost to Sanusi

The amiable Prince Bayero who lost to Sanusi

He loves reading, playing squash, travelling, farming and horse-riding ─ welcome to the world of Alhaji Lamido Sanusi Ado Bayero, who lost to Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi in the race for the emir of Kano. The man addressed as Chiroman Kano (that is his traditional title) is not your typical Nigerian royal; he is on facebook. Who knows, he could have even [...]

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March 25, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS380478402
KANO375477498
PH380478498
ABUJA375476400
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