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Dear Governor Ganduje: Kindly Desist From Dismantling the Kano Emirate, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Your Excellency My attention has been drawn to the query you sent to the emir of Kano yesterday giving him 48 hours to respond to the interim report of the Kano State Anti-Corruption Commission. The language and content of the query indicates clearly an intention to act quickly on the…
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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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Opinion

Bulletin 1: No To The Dismantling of Kano’s 1,000-Year Political Heritage, By Concerned Citizens

The actions taken have completely overturned hierarchies and relations within the emirate, affecting the emir of Kano and the four kingmakers – Madaki, Makama, Sarkin Dawaki Mai Tuta and Sarkin Bai on the one hand and the so-called new emirs on the other hand, and this situation could lead to…
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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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