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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Monarch: Gunmen kill 18 persons in fresh attacks in Zamfara

Suspected gunmen have killed 18 persons in some communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa, has disclosed.

Kano emirate crisis: Talks ongoing for resolution – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State has disclosed that discussions were ongoing to resolve the crisis between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, and the state government.

Agbor monarch urges President Buhari, Obasanjo to unite to salvage Nigeria

The Dein of Agbor in Delta State, Benjamin Ikechuku (Keagborekuzi I), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo to engage in dialogue over the state of the country.

Emir Sanusi: There was no N3.4 billion to mismanage

The Emir of Kano Municipal, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has responded to the query issued him by the Kano State government over alleged mismanagement of the Emirates funds.
The crisis between Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the duo.

Governor Fayemi, Aliko Dangote brokers peace between Emir Sanusi, Governor Ganduje

The crisis between Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the duo.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi studying N3.4 billion misappropriation query

Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.
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Zamfara suspends emir, district head over bandits’ attacks

Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District Head of Kanoma Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed.

Emir Sanusi receives query from Governor Ganduje

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II on Thursday confirmed receiving a query from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje over allegations of misappropriation of funds.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari condoles with Emir of Ilorin

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Ilorin Emirate Council over the loss of Alhaja Aishat Nma Sulukarnaini-Gambari, mother of His Royal Highness, Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara emir, district head suspended over alleged involvement with bandits

Zamfara state Governor Bello Muhammad has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal.
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Governor AbdulRazaq loses aunt

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has lost an aunt, Alhaja Neematalahi Shehu AbdulRazaq.

Emir wants elected politicians to prioritise security of lives, property

The Emir, Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Dr Shehu Idris, today urged elected officers to prioritise security of lives and property of Nigerians above any other issue.

Emir Sanusi secures release of inmates with N5 million

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has paid N5m to settle fines imposed on some inmates at Kurmawa and Goron Dutse Prisons within Kano metropolis to secure their release.
A multilateral diplomat Dr Babafemi Badejo has hailed what he sees as a peace move initiated by a Bahraini leader to Qatar, saying it accorded with the Ramadan spirit.

Promoting global peace not UN’s duty alone – diplomat

A multilateral diplomat Dr Babafemi Badejo has hailed what he sees as a peace move initiated by a Bahraini leader to Qatar, saying it accorded with the Ramadan spirit.

Monarch, students’ body move to end streets begging in Bauchi

The Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, has assured that the traditional institution was doing everything humanly possible to stem the tide of almajiri streets begging in the state.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

18 farmers killed by bandits in Katsina

The remains of the 18 farmers killed by bandits in Batsari local government area of Katsina State have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathizers.

Emir Sanusi returns to Kano from Saudi Arabia

Embattled Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sunusi II, arrived at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on Sunday at about 4.25 pm from Saudi Arabia.
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Governor Ganduje appoints Ado Bayero’s son, 3 others as emirs

The Kano State government has appointed Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as emir of Bichi emirate, one of the four newly-created emirates. It also confirmed the upgrade of three district heads of Karaye, Rano and Gaya to first class emirs for their respective emirates.

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