Sanusi Named New Emir of Kano in Nigeria


The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has emerged as the new Emir of Kano following the monarch's death.

Nigeria's former Central Bank governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi , on the right, has emerged as the 14th Emir of Kano following the installation of a Fulani Dynasty by the Othman Dan Fodio Jihad.

  • Nigeria:  Former Nigerian Central Bank Governor Named Emir of Kano

    Voice of America, 9 June 2014

    The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, has been chosen as Emir of Kano, the second-highest Muslim authority in Nigeria. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ex-CBN Gov, Sanusi, Is New Emir of Kano

    Daily Independent, 8 June 2014

    Immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is back in the limelight with his appointment on Sunday as the new Emir to succeed the late ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  ... Emir of Kano - a Dream Come True

    Vanguard, 9 June 2014

    Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi had said at different fora that his life ambition is to become the Emir of Kano. His selection as the emir has fulfilled his life dream. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ahmed Congratulates Sanusi

    Daily Independent, 9 June 2014

    Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has congratulated former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on his appointment as the new Emir of Kano read more »

  • Nigeria:  Breaking News - Kano Residents Protest Over Selection of Sanusi As Emir

    This Day, 8 June 2014

    Protests in Kano over Sanusi's choice. Bonfires around Kofar Nassarawa. Road to Government House, Kano, from former Silver Jubilee round-about blocked by irate youths. Motorists ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fashola Heaps Praises On the New Emir

    Daily Independent, 9 June 2014

    Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has congratulated the newly elected Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on his ascendance to the exalted position. read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Will Announce New Emir of Kano On Sunday--Kwankwaso

    Vanguard, 7 June 2014

    Kano--Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso says the new emir of Kano would be announced Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abdulfatah Ahmed Congratulates New Emir of Kano

    Vanguard, 8 June 2014

    Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has congratulated the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on the ascension of the throne of his fore-fathers. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Breaking News - Former CBN Governor, Alhaji Sanus Lamido Sanusi, Emerges New Emir of Kano

    This Day, 8 June 2014

    The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has emerged as the new Emir of Kano. Sanusi, the grandson of the 11th Emir of Kano, Alhaji ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Former CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Emerges New Emir of Kano

    Leadership, 8 June 2014

    The former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on Sunday emerged the new Emir of Kano. read more »

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Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.