Tag: Ado Bayero

Power Tussle Continues In Kano As Bayero’s Son Sues Sanusi Over Planned Demolition Of Emir’s Palace

A High Court in Kano on Friday restrained the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll from demolishing any historical structure within the palace pending the determination of the substantive application filed before it by the emir’s uncle. Sanusi was dragged before the court by his Uncle, Alhaji Salim Abubakar Bayero[Read More…]

Jonathan Fires, MD Nigerian Ports Authority, Appoints Sanusi Lamido

by Deji Abiodun President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Dr Reuben Abati in a statement to NewsWireNGR said Alhaji Sanusi, a lawyer, from Kano State takes over from Mallam Habib Abdullahi who[Read More…]

Kano Government Denies Reports Of New Emir

Kano State Government denies reports that a new Emir to succeed the late Ado Bayero has been announced. The Senior Special Assistant on Media, to Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Jaafar Jaafar, told PREMIUM TIMES Sunday afteenoon that Mr. Kwankwaso was yet to make the announcement. “Contrary to recent media reports that[Read More…]

Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero Is New Emir Of Kano

Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero is the new Emir of Kano. Born on April 1st 1956, Sanusi Ado Bayero, 58, is the first son of late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Dr. Ado Abdullahi Bayero who died on Friday June 6th in Kano after a long illness at the age of 83. The new Emir[Read More…]

Dele Momodu: The Elephant Falls In Kano

Fellow Nigerians, please join me as I commiserate with the good people of Kano on the transition of their great Emir who was certainly one of Africa’s greatest monarchs. I had picked on a totally different topic for this week when the news of his death hit me like thunderbolt.[Read More…]

Jonathan Mourns Ado Bayero, Emir Of Kano

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has received with immense sadness and a deep feeling of great national loss, news of the passing away of the highly revered Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero earlier today Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President in a statement said the Federal Government and the people of[Read More…]

Emir Of Kano, Ado Bayero Passes On

The Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero is dead. Bayero, who became Emir in 1963, died Friday morning in Kano, after a protracted illness  according to the state government. Spokesman to the Kano State governor, Baba Dantiye, said “he is expected to be buried same day according to the islamic tradition.”[Read More…]