Tag: Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Islamic sect denies appointing former Kano Emir, Sanusi as leader

An Islamic sect, Dhariqa Tijaniyya has denied reports that it appointed former Emir of Kano State, Muhammadu Sanusi as its leader in Nigeria. The group disclosed on Monday when its Gran World Leader, Sheikh Mahi Nyass spoke with newsmen in Sokoto State. Reports on Friday said Sanusi was appointed as[Read More…]

Lamido Sanusi says Nigeria’s non diversification of the economy has led to increased poverty

Former Central Bank Governor, and former Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi (II), says Nigeria’s non diversification of the economy has led to increased poverty The former CBN governor who was the guest speaker on the second day of the Kaduna Investment Summit Tuesday, explained that over-reliance on oil has left[Read More…]

Over 12 million children are stunted with malnutrition – Emir Sanusi

The National Economic Council (NEC) has welcomed an urgent call from stakeholders to halt malnutrition and related issues in Nigeria. The council chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, with membership drawn from Governors of the 36 states, the FCT Minister and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, took[Read More…]

Governor of Kano, says he has received a letter asking him to dethrone Emir Muhammad Sanusi II

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, says he has received a letter asking him to dethrone Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, if he fails to submit to the state’s authority.  In a statement on Thursday, Abba Anwar, spokesman of the governor, said 35 civil society organisations (CSOs) wrote to the[Read More…]

Kano Court Sacks first class Emirs Installed by Governor Ganduje

A Kano High Court presided by Justice Usman Na’Abba has dissolved four additional emirates and first class emirs created by Kano State Government. Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje had given other reasons for the creation of four additional emirates in Kano. Ganduje said he created the new emirates to[Read More…]

Kano Emir, Sanusi Canvasses for a Law that Compels Nigerian Governors to Test for Drugs

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi ll, has canvassed for a law that will compel emirs, governors and other public office holders to go for drug test. Sanusi, who made the appeal at the opening of a 2-day Senate Roundtable on Drug Abuse Epidemic in Nigeria, said he would[Read More…]

Emir Sanusi Debunks Claims He Inherited N4 billion From His Predecessor, Alhaji Ado Bayero

Kano Emirate Council has debunked rumours going round that Emir Muhammad Sanusi II inherited N4 billion from his predecessor, Alhaji Ado Bayero. The Emirate Council said this on Monday while reacting to the plan by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhyi Magaji to probe complaints of “questionable[Read More…]

Sarkin Kano: Emir Sanusi On The Cover of Thisday Style Magazine

Thisday Style celebrates the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and the grandeur of Kano royalty on this week edition. The pictures were taken by ace Nigerian photographer TY Bello. Also featured is the first wife of the 55-year-old monarch, and some of his children..

Amaechi Issues Statement Explaining Why He Leaked Sanusi’s Letter Meant For Ex-President Jonathan To The Public

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has on Thursday disclosed his involvement in the ’leaked’ secret letter written by former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and now Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammad 11 to then President Goodluck Jonathan on the non-remittance of $49.8 billion[Read More…]

Sanusi’s Ambition To Be AfDB President Was Frustrated By Jonathan’s Men Reasons For His Anger At Me – Diezani

Diezani Alison-Madueke, immediate past minister of petroleum resources, has revealed that her “good friend”, Muhammad Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano, wanted to be president of African Development Bank (AfDB). She suggested that the former CBN governor could have been angry with her, based on how some people close to[Read More…]