Arrests Made in Nigerian Emir's Convoy Attack


Four suspects have been taken into custody following the attack on the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero and his convoy, which killed at least three and left several others injured.
  • Nigeria:  'Principal Suspect' in Bayero Attack Held

    Daily Trust, 22 January 2013

    One of the suspects arrested in connection with Saturday's gun attack on the Emir of Kano is providing useful information to security agents by divulging details about masterminds ... read more »

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Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero

  • Nigeria:  Four Arrested Over Attack On Emir's Convoy

    Leadership, 21 January 2013

    Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the attack on the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, it emerged yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bayero Flown Abroad, Three Suspects Arrested

    This Day, 20 January 2013

    Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero has been flown to London for medical check up, while three suspects have been arrested over Saturday's attacked on the Emir. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Attack On Emir of Kano - IBB, Tinubu, Mark, Others Warn

    Vanguard, 21 January 2013

    REACTIONS have continued to trail Saturday's attack on the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, by gunmen, which left two of his aides dead, with former Military Head of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Attack On Ado Bayero, Emir With Nine Lives

    Leadership, 20 January 2013

    It was a bright summer afternoon in July 2010. Kano people - an overwhelming majority of whom are Muslims - were getting set to go to the various mosques scattered all over the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Atleast Six Killed in Attack On Emir of Kano's Convoy

    Daily Trust, 19 January 2013

    At least six people were killed today when gunmen attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Dr. Ado Bayero. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mark - This Is a Stab On Traditional Institutions

    Daily Trust, 21 January 2013

    Senate President David Mark has described the Saturday's attack on the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, as a violent assault on the nation's respected traditional institutions. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Attack Emir of Kano

    Daily Trust, 20 January 2013

    Gunmen yesterday attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, near Murtala Mohammed Mosque at Hausawa quarters in Kano metropolis, killing his driver, orderly and a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'How My Brother Died Protecting Kano Emir'

    Daily Trust, 21 January 2013

    Shuaibu Bala yesterday gave an account of how his elder brother, Alhaji Ado Bala, a personal aide of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, died while trying to protect the monarch ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bayero Survives Attack By Gunmen

    This Day, 19 January 2013

    Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero has survived an attack by gunmen in Kano. The incident happened when the royal father was leaving the venue of the qur'anic recitation competition ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  4 Dead As Gunmen Attack Emir of Kano

    This Day, 20 January 2013

    Four persons were killed yesterday as gunmen, believed to have laid ambush, opened fire on the convoy of the Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero who was on his way back to the palace ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  4 Killed As Gunmen Attack Emir of Kano

    Vanguard, 20 January 2013

    mir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, escaped death, yesterday, as gunmen, operating on motocycle (Okada), opened fired on his convoy. The incident occurred when the monarch was leaving ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Emir of Kano's Convoy Attacked

    Daily Trust, 20 January 2013

    At least six people were killed today when gunmen attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Dr. Ado Bayero. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Attack Emir of Kano's Convoy

    Daily Trust, 19 January 2013

    Gunmen around 12 noon on Saturday attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Dr. Ado Bayero, killing his driver and a traditional guard who tried to protect him, and wounding ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Update - 3 Killed, 2 Injured, As Emir of Kano Escapes Assassination

    Leadership, 19 January 2013

    Gunmen on Saturday attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Dr. Ado Bayero, killing three. Those killed are his driver, a traditional guard who tried to protect him and the ... read more »