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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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    Don’t devalue the naira, Anyaoku begs Buhari

Don’t devalue the naira, Anyaoku begs Buhari

Emeka Anyaoku, former secretary-general of the commonwealth, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to devalue the naira. The elder statesman however urged the president to set up an economic team to proffer solutions to the nation’s economic problems. Speaking at the celebration of Ondo state’s 40th anniversary in Akure, Anyaoku said devaluation of the naira would lead to inflation, and further [...]

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