To save Nigeria from bankruptcy
Various stakeholders have once again expressed grave concern about the current faulty and virtually unsustainable structure the country operates and only restructuring can save the state from the brink of bankruptcy.
High cost of governance benefitting few, Ndume insists
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, yesterday said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
Sanusi’s reward for hubris
It seemed to be a setting of stark contrasts and contradictions that did not have much chance from the get-go of ending differently from the way it ended on Monday March 9. Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II was a well known, well educated and well heeled public intellectual who carried the badge of a radical ideologue haughtily.
Why I accepted Sanusi after his dethronement, by Nasarawa governor
Describes Loko as historical town “Immediately [Muhammadu Sanusi II] was deposed, the governor of Kano State called me and said ‘we have removed the Emir and we are thinking of sending him to your state, if you will accept him.’ I said why not; he is a highly respected person.” That was the conversation between…
Sanusi, El-Rufai meet in Awe
Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai on Friday visited the deposed Kano Emir Muhammadu Sanusi at Awe, Nassarawa State, where he was exiled to by the Kano State Government. Kano State Government on Monday removed Sanusi as emir of the Kano emirate after six years on the throne. Secretary to the state government Usman Alhaji said…
Peterside boycotts CBN’s forum over Sanusi’s ordeal
Miffed by the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II, the founder of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, Atedo Peterside, Tuesday, said he would not honour an invitation to a Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) forum in protest of Sanusi’s ordeal. Peterside, in a letter to the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, cited by The Guardian, said he could…
Sanusi, the history, nemesis and politics of his dethronement
The dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, by a special sitting of the Kano State Executive Council chaired by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje yesterday might have come as a rude shock to some quarters while in other quarters the development....
Sanusi must submit to Kano authorities, group insists
Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has been told to submit himself to the state authorities to end the crisis between the emirate and state government.
Fayemi, Dangote move to reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi
Embattled Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, may soon heave sigh of relief, as Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, have moved to broker a peace deal between.....
Despite court order, Ganduje splits Kano Emirate
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, ignored a subsisting court order restraining the government from implementing any action aimed at legitimising the new emirates of Rano, Bichi, Gaya and Karaye, which it just created out of the Kano Emirate. He presented staff of office to the four newly inaugurated first class emirs.