Kuwait’s Emir Al-Sabah Dies At 91

Kuwait’s emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, regarded as the architect of the nation’s modern foreign policy, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, according to the royal court. “With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn… the death of Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait,” said Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah,Continue reading “Kuwait’s Emir Al-Sabah Dies At 91”

Ganduje Relaxes Lockdown Imposed By Buhari, Gives 6-hour Grace

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the governor of Kano state, has announced the relaxation of lockdown order imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari, on April 27, imposed a total lockdown on the state to allow health officials to monitor the situation in the state.Ganduje told journalists on Saturday that there would be free movement in the stateContinue reading “Ganduje Relaxes Lockdown Imposed By Buhari, Gives 6-hour Grace”

Breaking: Emir of Rano Dies of Undisclosed Illness

He died on Saturday today at Nassarwa Specialist Hospital at about 4:45pm after a brief illness. His Rano emirate is one of four new emirates created in Kano in the wake of the balkanisation of the Kano emirate. He was reported to have been hospitalized on Friday though details of his ailment were uncertain.Confirming theContinue reading “Breaking: Emir of Rano Dies of Undisclosed Illness”

JUST IN: Cause Of Strange Deaths In Kano

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has finally acknowledged and decried the rising death rates in the state capital. Commissioner of Information, Muhammad Garba, said in a statement on Sunday that none of the deaths was caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “The state government acknowledges recent deaths in Kano, but it is on top ofContinue reading “JUST IN: Cause Of Strange Deaths In Kano”

Sanusi Sues IG, DSS DG, Seeking His Release

The former Emir of Kano, Lamido 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. Sanusi was taken to Awe in Nasarawa State and he has been detained in an apartment in the town after he was dethroned by theContinue reading “Sanusi Sues IG, DSS DG, Seeking His Release”

Gov Ganduje dethrones Emir Sanusi

Kano State Government said it has removed Muhammad Sanusi II as emir of Kano and will announce a new emir to replace him. It is a case of history repeating itself as his grandfather was also determined as an Emir in 1963. Details shortly…

Buhari, Abdulsalami, Others Move To Reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi

President Muhammadu Buhari has supported move to reconcile the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi. The crisis between the governor and the emir had led to the creation of four additional emirates with four first class emirs in the state in order to whittle down the influence ofContinue reading “Buhari, Abdulsalami, Others Move To Reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi”

NEWS IN A FLASH – Court Rules Against New Kano Emirates.

Governor Abdulahi Ganduje A High Court in Kano has declared illegal the four emirate councils newly created by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Presiding Judge, Justice Usman N’aaba in nullifying the councils, held that the appointment of the four new Emirs, was illegal.

NEWS IN A FLASH – Emir Sanusi holds court in Paris

The emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II turbaned Dr Surajo Jankado Labbo as Sarkin Hausawan Kasashen Turai in an elaborate ceremony in Paris at the weekend. This is the first royal court session the emir held in Europe, with a colourful dais set for him and the picturesque community members serving as aides. In consequenceContinue reading “NEWS IN A FLASH – Emir Sanusi holds court in Paris”