President Goodluck Jonathan and former Central bank Governor, and newly installed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi met at the Presidential Villa in Abuja today to break the Ramadan fast with the President. The reconciliation meeting was brokered by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saa’ad Abubakar III.
The expectation in some circles, the other week, that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the immediate past Governor of our Central Bank may not be selected as the new Emir of Kano because of his controversial nature is now stale. Only last Monday, he formally took over as the new Emir of Kano succeeding his uncle – […]
Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State, yesterday, raised alarm that the Federal Government was trying to harm him and his family by withdrawing a substantial number of his security aides and policemen. The governor has also accused the Federal Government of sponsoring those he described as the enemies of the state to embark on violent […]
Of all the cities in Northern Nigeria, Kano is perhaps the most important. Although it used to be subject to the Sokoto Caliphate, in many respects it has since become a far more important city in Nigeria than Sokoto. Kano was the administrative capital of the entire Northern Nigeria under British colonial rule. Today, it […]
The palace of the Emir of Kano continued to be under surveillance on Tuesday, as security men cordoned off the area, to forestall breakdown of law and order. This came as the new Emir of Kano, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, received visitors who paid him homage at the Government House. The new emir was presented with […]