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March 21, 2018 2:34 PM Fake Emir of Kano lands in prison

A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano has remanded a 20-year-old student, Sultan Bello, in prison custody for impersonating the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II. The accused, a resident of at Ja’oji New Court Road Quarters, Kano, is facing a three-count charge of impersonation, cheating and defamation of character. The Senior Magistrate, Hassan 15

March 19, 2018 8:10 AM Kwankwaso speaks on secret meeting with Obasanjo

Senator representing Kano Central District, Rabiu Kwankwaso has spoken on his reported secret meeting with former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Reacting, Kwankwaso’s political associate, Hajiya Binta Rabi’u Spikin, dismissed the reports of Kwankwaso’s presence at the meeting. He said the news was based on eagerness of the people to know where Kwankwaso 19

March 18, 2018 11:25 AM I was the best CBN governor – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, has stated that he was the best governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Speaking in an interview with Financial Times, the monarch said he has earned his stars in every competitive environment. Sanusi, who was appointed CBN governor in June 2009 for a five-year term, said “I spent my life as a successful 16

March 17, 2018 1:02 PM The Hausas And Sabo Market In Ile Ife

From the way the ancient city is called, one could almost get the taste of what living in it would be like. The city sounds sweet in the mouths of the elders and the young ones. It is with a certain, deliberate thoughtfulness that could not be found in the way other cities and towns are pronounced especially with its cultural heritage. Ile Ife is an ancient 23

March 16, 2018 10:12 AM Police, Kano govt speak on ‘planned attack’ on schools

Kano State Police Command has debunked speculations that the state government has ordered closure of schools for fear of attack. The command, in a terse statement by its spokesman on Thursday, Magaji Majiya, said the information was untrue and was carried by mischief makers. It called on parents, stakeholders and the general public to disregard the rumour 21

March 16, 2018 8:53 AM Ajiboye: Playing In Kano Won’t Affect Plateau United From Defeating Etoile

Plateau United goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye claims that venue changes from Jos base to the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano would have no effect on the Nigerian representatives from securing a vital win in their CAF Champions League first round, second leg fixture against Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel on Sunday. The Nigerian champions who were defeated in the first 22

March 16, 2018 5:53 AM Emir Sanusi prevented from visiting Cyprus

The Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi II has been barred by Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey, Amb. Ilyasu Audu Paragalda from entering Turkish Repulblic of Northern Cyprus. This was following the Emir’s planned visit to give a lecture at the Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus on the 15th of March 20

March 14, 2018 4:31 AM NBBF releases Nigeria’s team roster for 21st Commonwealth Games

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has released its official team roster for the 21st Commonwealth Games. The team made up of 6 home based players and 6 foreign based players will be captained by Ike Diogu who plies his trade with Henan in the Chinese league. Diogu who captained the team to a 2017 Afrobasket silver medal finish was also influential in the team’s 30

March 10, 2018 7:39 AM Nigeria vs Poland, Serbia: Eguavoen flays Rohr for ignoring NPFL players

Former Super Eagles head coach, Austin Eguavoen, has criticized current handleer, Gernot Rohr, for naming only two players from the Nigeria Professional Football League in his latest squad for friendly matches against Poland and Serbia. Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Gabriel Okechukwu were included in the 28-man list , with Stephen Eze, who joined Bulgaria’s Lokomotiv 27

March 10, 2018 3:00 AM Enyimba striker, Udoh, not worried about NPFL record

Enyimba forward Mfon Udoh says he is only focusing on returning to action in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The 25-year-old currently holds the record for highest number of goals scored in a single season having netted 23 goals during the 2015/16 NPFL campaign. Udoh, who is yet to feature for Enyimba this season as he’s currently nursing 27