Opinion

A Word of Caution To Kano and Northern Princes, By Bashir Ibrahim Dabo

The Kano incident should be an eye opener to all royals in Northern Nigeria. Royals should imbibe the culture of loyalty and total submission to will of Allah SWT once He decides on anything, as exemplified in the lives of our forefathers. We should also learn to reject the danger…
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Opinion

Sanusi: Buhari Is Aiding And Abetting Corruption, By SKC Ogbonnia

The dethronement of Emir Sanusi portends a troubling future. The shameful incident hinges on the growing duplicity in Buhari’s war against corruption. It is a growing pattern of war against anti-corruption advocates in the country. It is a war against the common good. The dramatic dethronement of emir of Kano,…
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Opinion

Kano Emirate: The Need For Utmost Caution, By Murtadha Gusau

"During the First Republic (1960-1966), the civilian administration in Kano was instituted by the leftists. The Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU) won and ruled Kano State. The administration of the Second Republic (1979-1983) under the Peoples’ Redemption Party (PRP) was equally a leftist party. Both administrations criticised traditional institutions and…
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Opinion

No To Dismantling Kano’s Political Heritage: The Dangers of Politicisation, By Concerned Citizens

The Kano State Emirs (Appointment and Deposition) Amendment Law, 2019 will have many repercussions as an undeniable attempt to delegitimise the very institution that provides a harmonious balance to power and authority, as well a system of checks and balances in Kano. Synopsis About three weeks ago on May 8,…
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Opinion

Bulletin 2: Combating the Dismantling of Kano Emirate: History Matters, By Concerned Citizens

It is clear that this plot was not executed in the interests of peace, stability or the wellbeing of the electorate, but it is rather based on a political whim and flawed belief that the State Assembly had the legal capacity to make such a law in the first place.…
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Columns

Recalling Former Governor Rimi’s Attempt To Diminish the Emir of Kano, By Jibrin Ibrahim

On April 1, 1981, Governor Rimi created four new emirs who were declared to be co-equal with the emir of Kano – those of Auyo, Dutse, Gaya and Rano. It was not an April Fool joke. The emirs were becoming a crowd in the old Kano Sate, as the other…
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Opinion

Ese Oruru and the Government’s Neglect of Our Reorientation, By ‘Tope Fasua

This government had every chance, in the beginning, to cause a permanent change in our mentality and re-orientate Nigerians. I think they deliberately pissed that chance away. What is the world turning to? How come we are being driven by a new strain of negative feminism? With all the people…
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Emir Sanusi’s Curious Deal, And Perils He Must Avoid, By Garba Shehu

It is welcome that the new Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, as he prefers to be called ( he was known as Sanusi Lamido Sanusi until his coronation), landed on the throne of his forefathers in the vast entity called the Emir's Palace. This followed the dramatic end to…
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