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Historiography and tale of two Awe towns

The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Cleric lambasts Kano governor over dethronement of former emir

Fiery cleric, Prophet Lai Bamidele, has described last week’s dethronement of former Emir of Kano, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, as politically motivated, even as he warned that nemesis will soon catch up with all those who took part in the sack of the monarch.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Governor El-Rufai: Malam Sanusi will continue to campaign against timid ignorance

Kaduna Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has said the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, would continue his “campaign against unworthy timid ignorance”.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Court orders Police, DSS chiefs to release Mallam Sanusi

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, who was banished to Awe, a town in Nasarawa State.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has departed Kaduna city for Awe Local Government, Nasarawa State to visit the dethroned Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi.

Kaduna governor visits Mallam Sanusi in Nasarawa

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has departed Kaduna city for Awe Local Government, Nasarawa State to visit the dethroned Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Ousted Kano emir sues Police, DSS chiefs, seeks release from ‘detention’

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from the post-dethronement detention and confinement.

SERAP drags Nigeria, Kano to UN over arbitrary detention of Mallam Sanusi

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent “an urgent complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention over the arbitrary detention and degrading treatment of deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi (II).
Barely 24 hours after he appointed him as a member of the Board of Kaduna State investment agency, Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday gave the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi another key appointment.

Why Emir Sanusi was dethroned – Ex-NUC scribe

A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Bayero University, and Emeritus Professor of English, Professor Munzali Jubril, has provided the actual reason His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II, was removed as the Emir of Kano.
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.

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.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi urges states to enact laws to address rate of divorce

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has called on state governments to enact laws that would address the worsening rate of divorce and other marital challenges in Nigeria.
Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has narrated the build-up to Sowore and Bakare’s rearrest by the DSS at a Federal High Court in Abuja, barely 24 hours after their release from DSS custody.

Amnesty, SERAP, others threaten mass action over Omoyele Sowore’s re-arrest

Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.

$107 billion withdrawn from ECA in 15 years

According to fresh statistics from Nigeria’s civic tech organization, BudgIT, it has revealed that a total of $107 billion was withdrawn from Excess Crude Account (ECA) between 2004 and 2018.

Bishop Kukah backs Emir Sanusi on reduction of federal lawmakers’ salary

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has called on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the senate president to look into the huge salaries of members of NASS to enable creation of more jobs for the teeming youths in Nigeria.

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.

Governor Ganduje: We’re still trying to resolve Kano Emirate crisis

Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, on Tuesday said that discussions were still ongoing to resolve the crisis between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi and the state government.
Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

Cecilia Ibru: Why Lamido Sanusi was after me

Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

The wrong way to defend the naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).

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