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Game of Thrones in Kano: Sanusi II Reinstated, Bayero Dethroned Amidst Political Drama

The reinstatement of Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano on Thursday, coupled with the dethronement of Emir Ado Bayero, has triggered a series of dramatic developments, causing anxiety and tension in the state. This unfolding situation, reminiscent…

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II Resumes Duties Despite Court Order

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the 16th Fulani Emir of Kano, has resumed his royal duties and received greetings from his subjects, despite a court order prohibiting his reinstatement. Kano State’s joint security agency has stated their commitment to upholding the court’s…

Governor Yusuf Orders Arrest of Emir Bayero

Governor Yusuf has directed law enforcement to apprehend the 15th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero. Bayero, returning to Kano under heavy security, made his way to the Emir’s Palace on Saturday. In the meantime, the 16th Emir of…

Kano State Governor Reappoints Muhammadu Sanusi II as Emir of Kano

On Friday, Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf reinstated Muhammadu Sanusi II as the 16th Emir of Kano. Sanusi received his letter of reinstatement at the Government House in Kano. The governor stated, “By the powers conferred on me by the…

Kano Assembly Dissolves Emirate Councils, Grants Governor Sole Authority to Appoint Emirs

The Kano State House of Assembly has dissolved all five emirate councils in the state, granting Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf the sole authority to appoint new Emirs. This decision followed deliberations during a plenary session on Thursday. The Kano State…

Prominent Nigerian Journalist and Former Lawmaker, Alhaji Sidi Ali, Passes Away

Alhaji Sidi Ali, a seasoned journalist and former legislator during Nigeria’s Second Republic, passed away on Thursday. He was a revered figure within the All Progressives Congress (APC) elders committee in Kano State, contributing significantly to both the political and…

Kano court affirms Ganduje’s suspension

The Kano State High Court issued an ex parte order on Tuesday, restraining Abdullahi Ganduje, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), from presenting himself as a member of the party. The order also directed Ganduje to refrain…

NNPP kicks as faction suspends Kano gov

The faction of the New Nigeria People’s Party, led by Major Agbo, announced the suspension of Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf for six months on Tuesday, citing his failure to appear before the disciplinary committee to address alleged infractions on…

Kano police command investigates beheading of minor by Almajiri

The Kano State Police Command has launched an investigation into the tragic incident involving the alleged beheading of a minor, Mohammed Saidu, by an Almajiri at Kanwa village, Madobi Local Government Area. According to the Commissioner of Police in the…