Kano Emirate

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2014
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By Mukhtar Jarmajo The decision by Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State to consider His Royal Highness Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (HRH SLS) as the new Emir of Kano last Sunday was indeed a bold and wise one. Against all the primitive and retrogressive odds of selecting a successor only amongst the c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 11th, 2014
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By Mikailu Ibrahim Barau The Emir of Kano Is Too Learned to Be Shiite Or Sunni in The Modern Political And Economic Garment of The Sects; An Excerpt From His Article In April 2007 Testifies This… “…In theology, the ethical rationalism of the Mu’tazilites and Shiites accounts for the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 9th, 2014
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By Obinna Akukwe The new Emir of Kano, SANUSI Lamido Sanusi had always displayed exceptional frankness in the defense of his people in contrast to Igbo leaders who show extreme timidity when it comes to defending Igbo interests. Below is a write up I penned in April 2012, widely published and drawing...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Mar 18th, 2013
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At least 20 people have been killed in a series of explosions at a bus station in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, witnesses say. Several buses were destroyed in the Sabon Gari area of the city, home to a large population of Christians from the south of the country. Kano is the largest city [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 8th, 2013
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Boko Haram Republic of Kano, Boko Haram Republic of Borno, Boko Haram Republic of Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Minna, Boko Haram Republic of Arewa and Sharia Republic of Nigeria are all possible names for the new extremist Islamic Republic. Nigerians want peace and if a people are bent on forcefully ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 8th, 2013
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Twelve people, including polio vaccinators, have been killed in two shootings at health centres in northern Nigeria, witnesses have told the BBC. In the first attack in Kano four polio vaccinators were shot dead by gunmen who drove up on a motor tricycle. Thirty minutes later gunmen opened fire on wo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 5th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Few in Nigeria’s second city of Kano would admit to supporting the Islamist insurgents waging a bloody northern rebellion against the central government in Abuja. But when Boko Haram talks of sweeping away the corrupt old order and creating an Islamic state to rule Nigeria fai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 19th, 2013
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“There was an unfortunate incident today. The Emir’s convoy was attacked by unknown gunmen as he was returning from Koranic graduation ceremony in Kano city. Three people in his convoy were killed but the Emir is unhurt,” Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso told AFP....