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Fire Guts Emir Sanusi’s Palace

Fire has gutted one of the Palaces of the 16th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II. The affected palace located at Kofar Kudu or Gidan Rumfa  built by Emir Muhammadu Rumfa in 1463, is regarded as the most popular…

Bread scarcity hits Kaduna, Katsina, Kano

It is a tale of woes as an acute scarcity of one of Nigerians’ most popular staple foods, bread, has hit Kaduna, Katsina, and Kano States. Checks by the News Agency of Nigeria correspondents revealed that the most-favoured staple was…

Kano gov orders crackdown on groups promoting LGBT rights

The Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, has said his government will not tolerate any group suspected to be promoting and advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights in the state. The governor’s directive came on the heels of rising…

14 die as trailer rams into Kano mosque

No fewer than 14 worshippers lost their lives while several others sustained varying injuries when a trailer ran into Jumuat prayer worshippers in Imama town, Kura Local Government Area of Kano State. The accident occurred shortly after the Friday prayer…

New Kano CP denies royal ties with Bayero

The newly-appointed Kano State Police Commissioner, Salman Garba, has denied family ties with the 15th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Dr Aminu Ado Bayero, saying that he was in Kano to serve. The new police helmsman, therefore, pledged to empower officers…

Kano Court Adjourns Govt Case Against Ado Bayero, Others Over Emirate Tussle To July 2

The Kano State High Court has adjourned hearing on the state government’s motion to restrain Aminu Ado Bayero and four others from presenting themselves as Emirs. The adjournment was ordered by Justice Amina Adamu Aliyu. The case was adjourned to…

Kano chief magistrate suspended for ‘transferring money from petitioner’s frozen bank account’

   The Kano state Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has suspended Talatu Makama, a chief magistrate, indefinitely. She was suspended for allegedly ordering the transfer of funds from a frozen bank account into her personal account. According to a statement issued…

Police tackle Kano governor over deposed emir

The police in Kano State have stressed that they will not obey the directive of the state governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, to evict the deposed Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, from the Nasarawa palace where he is staying. Security…

Federal High Court Nullifies Sanusi’s Reappointment as Kano Emir

A Federal High Court in Kano has nullified the reappointment of Muhammadu Sanusi II as the 16th Emir of Kano, following a lawsuit filed by Alhaji Aminu Babba-Dan’agundi. However, the Kano State government has refused to acknowledge the ruling, insisting…

Emirship Tussle: Kano Police urge peace, patriotism ahead of court’s ruling today

Kano State Police Command has issued a statement urging citizens to remain calm and peaceful as the Federal High Court prepares to hear crucial cases related to the Emirship controversy. The command’s spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Jigawa, emphasized the police’s commitment…