Despite Intervention By Dangote, Others, Sanusi May Still Be Dethroned

Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido

By Uche Mbah The Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi II, is probably on the way to suffering the fate of his grandfather, who was dethroned in the sixties when he was caught in a political logjam of the period. He has just returned from a trip to London, and has been received by a mammoth crowd in Kano. Recall that Mohammadu Sanusi, the grandfather of the current Emir, was deposed by Ahmadu Bello, the Saduana of Sokoto, due to what was once described as the unwieldy political influence of the…

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In One Swift Act Of Rage, Ganduje Desecrates 214 Years Old Emirate

By Uche Mbah The balkanization of the ancient Kano Emirate has elicited several reactions from prominent Nigerians who see it as a frontal attack on a monumental heritage by an incumbent Governor whose sense of outrage against the incumbent Emir, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has been translated into an act that goes beyond the current occupant of the throne. And Umar Ghanduje is so fixated on the present infractions that he could not see the big picture. No, it is not about Sanusi, who is just a temporary occupant of the…

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