Sanusi Lamido’s banishment nullified by Federal high court

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared as unlawful and a violation of the fundamental human rights of the ex-Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, his banishment from Kano and forceful relocation to Awe in Nasarawa State. Recall that Sanusi was forcibly removed from the palace after his dethronement and taken against his will to Nasarawa State by operatives of the police and the State Security Service (SSS) on the directive of the Kano State Government, according to Justice Anwuli Chikere’s ruling on Tuesday. Sanusi was entitled to reside…

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El-Rufa’i names deposed Sanusi Chancellor of Kaduna varsity

Barely 10 hours after he gave him Vice Chairman of Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA), Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has again named the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Chancellor of the Kaduna State University (KASU). A statement from Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, which announced the new appointment on Wednesday, said that Sanusi II succeeds the pioneer Chancellor, His Highness, Malam Tagwai Sambo, the Chief of Moro’a, who was appointed to the role in 2005. The statement which was signed by Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media…

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BREAKING: Bayero named new Emir of Kano

His Highness, Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi and son of late Emir Abdullahi Ado Bayero has been appointed the new Emir of Kano by Kano state government. Announcing his appointment on Monday, Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said Aminu Ado Bayero’s appointment was as a result of recommendations by the four kingmakers of Kano Emirate Council. He said the new appointment is backed by Section 11 (1) of the Kano Emirate Council Law 2019. The four kingmakers, present during the announcement were:  Alhaji Mutari Adnan,…

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