12 SANs lead Sanusi’s freedom battle, hearing begins today

The deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, on Thursday, instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from the post-dethronement detention and confinement. It was learned late on Thursday that former Emir’s preliminary ex parte application seeking an interim order for his release had been assigned to […]

Dethronement: Stop consoling me, we didn’t die, says Sanusi’s daughter

Khadija Sanusi, daughter of the former Emir of Kano, on Monday, asked her followers to stop sending her condolences, following her father’s dethronement. Moments before Sanusi’s dethronement was made public, Khadija alluded to it by taking to Twitter to quote her father, in response to a tweet that said, “Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kano, once […]

Why Sanusi was dethroned as Emir of Kano – Ganduje

The Kano State Government has given reasons for the dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Among the reasons stated were alleged insubordination, refusal to attend official meetings and breach of Kano Emirate Law. The Kano government made this known in a press statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, Usman Alhaji, announcing […]

OPINION: Why Nigerians are emigrating

Last week’s addition of Nigeria by the United States of America to a list of six countries slammed with visa restriction shows how the world views us. Many Nigerians still assume that Nigeria is the giant of Africa, but the world sees us as “a failed state” or “a rapidly failing state,” which is a […]