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.

  • Nigeria:  Riot Trails Announcement of Former CBN Governor As New Emir of Kano

    Leadership, 8 June 2014

    Rioting occurred on Sunday around the palace of the Emir of Kano as the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was announced the new Emir ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi Lamido Sanusi - 57th Emir of Kano

    Leadership, 9 June 2014

    Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has been named the new emir of Kano, He succeeds the late Emir Ado Bayero as the 57th emir of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  New Emir of Kano to Be Announced Sunday - Kwankwaso

    Premium Times, 7 June 2014

    The Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that the state government will announce the name of a new Emir of Kano on Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'How the Next Kano Emir Will Emerge'

    Daily Trust, 8 June 2014

    Professor Dahiru Yahaya is a renowned historian and an expert on the Kano Emirate Council. He has been teaching history at Bayero University Kano for many years. In this interview ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi - the Parable of His Nomination As Emir

    Leadership, 9 June 2014

    Many see the choice of Dan Majen Kano as the new Emir of Kano as a masterstroke from the state governor, Engr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, in his ongoing political battle with President ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Bactracks After Prematurely Congratulating Sunusi Ado Bayero As New "Emir of Kano"

    Premium Times, 8 June 2014

    The Peoples Democratic Party backtracked Sunday after issuing a swift but erroneous congratulation to Ado Bayero as the new Emir of Kano. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Kano Calm After Protest Over Choice of Lamido Sanusi As New Emir

    Premium Times, 8 June 2014

    Kano metropolis is now calm after initial protest by supporters of Sanusi Ado Bayero who failed to get the nod of the city's kingmakers and the state government to emerge as new ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Protests in Kano Over Appointment of Lamido Sanusi As Emir

    Premium Times, 8 June 2014

    The supporters of Sanusi Ado Bayero, the son of the late Emir of Kano, who was defeated by Lamido Sanusi to emerge the emir of the ancient city, have taken to the streets to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Expect New Emir of Kano On Sunday, Says Kwankwaso

    Leadership, 7 June 2014

    Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that the state government will announce the name of a new Emir of Kano on Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  New Kano Emir Emerges Today

    Leadership, 8 June 2014

    Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has disclosed that a new emir of Kano will emerge today. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sanusi - the Many Battles of a Gadfly

    Vanguard, 9 June 2014

    Sanusi Lamido, the new Emir of Kano, is currently embroiled in a number of legal tussles, ranging from the suit against him by shareholders of the nationalised banks and the suits ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ciroman Kano, Alhaji Sanus Ado Bayero, Emerges New Emir of Kano

    This Day, 8 June 2014

    The first son of the late Emir, Alhaji Ado Bayero, in the person of Ciroman Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero has emerged as the new Emir of Kano. read more »

  • Nigeria:  El-Rufai Taunts Jonathan's Associates, PDP As Lamido Sanusi Emerges Emir of Kano

    Premium Times, 8 June 2014

    A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai, on Sunday jeered at associates of President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party over the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Breaking - Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Is New Emir of Kano

    Premium Times, 8 June 2014

    The immediate past governor of Nigeria's Central Bank, Lamido Sanusi, has been named the new emir of the powerful Kano emirate, to succeed late Ado Bayero who died on Friday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Kano Emir - APC Intensifies Lobby for Ex-CBN Boss, Lamido Sanusi

    Premium Times, 8 June 2014

    Top echelons of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are in Kano intensifying lobby for the emergence of former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Lamido Sanusi as the ... read more »