The Dethroned emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido the 11 who was earlier reported to have been taken in a helicopter to an unknown destination, is said to be In Awe town of Nasarawa state. We earlier reported that the emir was conveyed in a helicopter somewhere not known.

The deposed emir who was initially at the village where he was banished to, has been moved by the Nasarawa state government to a more suitable location in Awe town

Emir Sanusi proposed Loko house
New location of dethroned Sanusi in Awe town


The New emir of Kano Alhahi Aminu Ado Bayaro has paid a courtesy visit to president Muhammadu Buhari at the villa today where he met the president , Chief of staff Abba Kyari amongst others.

The Emir had earlier paid a visit to his mother in Gandun Albassa to seek her blessings as his first point of duty in less than 24 hours after he ascends the throne.


The deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has moved to challenge his banishment in court. Sanusi’s team of lawyers has held a press conferance to challenge the illegal removal of their client, as well as denied some of the allegations which led to the dethronement and banishment of the former emir.

According to his lawyer, A. B Mahmoud Sanusi was not served any arrest warrant when he was whisked out of the Emir’s Palace on Monday.

He told a press conference that the Kano Emirate Court Law 2019 has not in any way empowered the Kano State Executive Council to banish the emir.

He said, “We have the directives of the emir through his chief of staff, Munir Sanusi to challenge the legality of dethronement and banish of the emir.

We have to receive any directives to challenge his dethronement, but we have been directed to challenge his banishment.

Mahmoud added that the dethronement and banishment of Sanusi was a total violation of his rights, calls on the Inspector General of police and Director General of Department of the state security to release his highness unconditionally with Immediate effect.

Source: Daily trust.


The National Hajj commission of Nigeria NAHCON, has inaugurates air carriers And cargo companies screening committees today 10th March. The companies who are to partake in the hajj execise of 2020 pilgrimage will be screened based on competence and capability to serve the pilgrims in the forthcoming Hajj exercise.

The events which held at the stonehedge hotels and suits Abuja has in attendance, the NAHCON Chairman/CEO Alh. Zikirullah Hassan and the board members of the commissions amongst others. See more photos from the event below.


Removed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi Lamido Sanusi 11 has allegedly been taken from his new Loko residence, a town in Nasarawa State, to which he was banished after arriving around 3 am Tuesday morning.

The deposed monarch was said to have been airlifted in a helicopter with no word as to where exactly he is being taken to.

Details shortly……

Source: The Nation Online.


The honourable speaker house of representative Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has instructed the clerk of the house to summon a meeting in respect of the proposed two weeks strike action to be embarked upon by ASUU.

The speaker gave the order today during a plenary session where the issue of strike was discussed as matter of urgent public importance.

The honorable members express their dissatisfaction over the constant strike being embarked upon by ASUU when students are about to start writing their exams.

Those to be invited for the meeting are the minister of Education, minister of labour as well as the leadership of ASUU. The meeting will come up tomorrow Wednesday by 9:45 AM at the assembly hall.


About 5,000 women and youth in are set to benefit from an empowerment programme by the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) and Phairah Agro Ventures Ltd in kaduna

This was disclosed by the Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture (BOA),  Kabir Adamu  during the flag off of the programme on Saturday in Kaduna.

The  MD said, the programme, which is between the Bank and Phairah Agro Ventures Ltd.,  will deliver the  empowerment programmes to targeted beneficiaries through its branch offices, with terms and conditions.

Speaking throughh the Director, Legal Services, BOA, Haruna Babaji, said the collaboration targets only youth and women in agriculture with the aim to uplift them from poverty.“So far, over the years, we have so many  collaboration; we are in about 45 collaborations within states, local governments, NGOs, Federal and State Governments,” he explained.

In his vote of thanks, the Chairman of  Phairah Agro Ventures, Sani Sha’aban said that the programme would enable every beneficiary who wishes to establish poultry business, to have a starting point of establishing the business.

He attributed the ongoing criminal activities in nooks and crannies of various parts of the country to idleness and lack of jobs by the teeming youth. Sha’aban advised the beneficiaries to utilize the opportunity  judiciously.“There is one secret in life, whatever you take to be serious and you adhere to it religiously, you will have no doubt but to attain excellent shining progress and success in that endeavor,” he said.


By Kelvin Osar

A Chinese on a flight from Addis Ababa -Lagos aboard Ethiopian Airlines was on Monday evening quarantined on arrival at the Murtala Mohammed international Airport(MMIA) Lagos after checks on him by port health officials.
A source at the airport, who disclosed this, said the Chinese reportedly coughed on the flight and twice in the arrival hall.

The source said the Chinese was immediately attended to by port health staff and separated from other passengers while officers of the Lagos State Centre for Disease Control were notified to carryout further test on the Chinese national.

As at the time of filling in this report efforts were still on to get more details on the passenger.

The Regional Manager, MMIA, Mrs. Victoria Shin Abah said they were still expecting the results from the Lagos State Center for Disease Control.


A soldier  of the Nigerian Army serving at Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori has opened fire on four of his colleagues.

The soldier later shot himself on Wednesday, a statement by Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, has confirmed.

The Herald gathered that two other soldiers were injured from the shooting but are currently in stable condition in the hospital in Maiduguri.

Colonel Musa, however, stated that efforts are ongoing to contact the families of our gallant colleagues who paid the supreme price in the line of duty.


A teenager,  Miss Idowu Abosede, has been arrested by the Police in Ogun State for stabbing her boyfriend, Aliyu Ibrahim, to death with a kitchen knife.

It was learnt that following an argument between the two of them over N3000 the girl took from where her boyfriend kept it, Aliyu pulled a knife to compel her to return it but she was unyielding and as they struggled over the control of the knife, the girl wrested it from Aliyu and stabbed him on the chest.

He was said to have dropped to the ground and died afterwards.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a release stated that one  Sarkin Hausawa in Sagamu alerted the Police that the suspect and her deceased boyfriend were arguing over N3,000 which resulted in a fight that ended the life of the deceased.

Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police(DSP), added that the Seriki reported that the two were dragging a knife with each other and eventually the girl used the knife to stab the boyfriend on his chest which resulted to his death.

The Police Spokesman explained that the Divisional Police Officer Sagamu, Okiki Agunbiade, a Superintendent of Police, gave directives to detectives, who went to the scene and arrested the teenager.

He noted that a blood stained knife used to stab the boyfriend to death was recovered while the remains of the boy have also been released to his relations on demand for burial in accordance with the Islamic rite.

The suspect claimed that she came to pass the night with the deceased and when she was about going in the morning, she took the sum of N3,000 from the deceased but he was not ready to give her the whole N3,000 and that was what led to an argument between them.

She stated that it was the deceased who brought out the knife and while dragging it with him, the knife stabbed him on his chest,” Abimbola stated.

According to Abimbola,  the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has directed that the suspect should be transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department(SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.

Credit: thenationonline

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