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Ilorin emir confirms appointment of Ambassador Gambari as President Buhari’s new Chief of Staff

A retired diplomat, Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to presidential sources and the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.
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President Buhari prays for speedy recovery of Emir of Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent his goodwill and prayers to the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar after he was admitted to the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina State.
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President Buhari reacts to demise of Emir of Rano

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Kano State Government and Council of Chiefs over the passing of Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila Auta Bawo.
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Emir of Rano is sick but not related to coronavirus – officials

Officials of the Rano Emirate Council in Kano State has confirmed that the Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is sick but not related to covid-19.
Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi (SAN) of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, has been appointed the Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University, Malete.

Kwara university vice-chancellor congratulates Emir of Ilorin at 80

Prof. Muhammed Akanbi, the Vice-Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has felicitated with the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, on his 80th birthday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari loses in-law

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the news of the death of Alhaji Modu Sheriff, Galadima of Borno Emirate and the father of former governor Ali Sheriff of Borno.
Manchester United is set to beat the likes of Real Madrid and Arsenal to the race to land a 21-year-old defender Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig.

Manchester United set to beat Real Madrid, Arsenal to land RB Leipzig defender

Manchester United is set to beat the likes of Real Madrid and Arsenal to the race to land a 21-year-old defender Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Stakeholders call for balkanisation of Minna emirate

Some stakeholders in Niger State have called for the balkanization of Minna Emirate into five autonomous emirates.
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Bauchi governor flags off construction of 2,500 housing scheme

Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has flagged off the construction of 2,500 affordable housing units in collaboration with a company known as the Family Homes Funds Limited.

Another Kano emirate official quits following former emir’s ouster

The ‘chief singer’ of Kano emirate council, Naziru Ahmad, popularly known as Naziru Sarkin Waka, has resigned his appointment following the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi as Emir of Kano.
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Senator Kwankwaso visits deposed Emir Sanusi

Former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso has paid a courtesy visit to the deposed Emir of Kano Emirate.
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Ousted Emir Sanusi’s principal secretary quits Kano emirate council

The principal private secretary to the deposed emir of Kano, Mujtaba Abba, has resigned from the Kano emirate council.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

ADP: Removal of Emir Sanusi political recklessness

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Emir Sanusi’s dethronement is good, sad news

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the dethronement of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II as the traditional ruler of the Kano Emirate as a good and sad news at the same time.
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Ousted Emir Sanusi arrives Nasarawa

Dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has arrived Nasarawa State where he has been sent on exile.
Khadija Lamido Sanusi, one of the children of dethroned Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, has reacted to the strange condolence messages being sent to her on social media following the removal of her father from office on Monday.

Khadija Sanusi reacts to father’s dethronement

Khadija Lamido Sanusi, one of the children of dethroned Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, has reacted to the strange condolence messages being sent to her on social media following the removal of her father from office on Monday.
Eddie Nketiah has revealed what he told Bukayo Saka immediately he replaced the injured Sead Kolasinac, in Arsenal’s 3-2 win against Everton at the Emirates in Sunday’s Premier League game.

Arsenal fans beg Bukayo Saka to sign new deal

Arsenal’s Brazilian starlet Gabriel Martinelli has praised teammate, Bukayo Saka, following another commanding performance in the 1-0 win against West Ham on Saturday, even as the club’s fans begged the youngster to sign a new deal with the Gunners.

Kano: Why Muhammadu Sanusi was dethroned as emir

Among the reasons stated were alleged insubordination, refusal to attend official meetings and breach of Kano Emirate Law.

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NAF renews loyalty to President Buhari

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq, has renewed the loyalty and support of the Nigerian Air Force to the Commander-In-Chief of the Nigeria Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari.
Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips.

Germany to lift travel ban for European countries

Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips.
The Chairman of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Archbishop Christopher Ede, Enugu State chapter, has urged the Federal Government to show a sense of transparency and accountability in the sharing of COVID-19 palliatives.

Coronavirus: Archbishop challenges Nigerian government, hits security agencies over compromise

The Chairman of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Archbishop Christopher Ede, Enugu State chapter, has urged the Federal Government to show a sense of transparency and accountability in the sharing of COVID-19 palliatives.
Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

Ivory Coast reopens schools after virus shutdown

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

NAF trains 94 special forces, 35 personnel

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said that 94 Special Forces (SF) and 35 personnel were trained at the Air Force Regimental Training Centre (RTC) Annex, Bauchi.