Kano boils as 1995 Beheading of Gideon Akaluka Sanusi Lamido Sanusi emerges Emir of Kano

Violent protests, yesterday, greeted the announcement of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as the 14th Emir of Kano. The throne became vacant last week Friday following the death of the former Emir, Alhaji Ado Bayero. Making the announcement, the Secretary to the Kano State Government, Rabiu Zakariya, said:…

Clampdown: As military returns to its old ways

Onslaught on newspapers by the Federal Government evokes suppressive tendencies of military rule. Last week, President Goodluck Jonathan engaged the reverse gear and dragged Nigeria back into time. In different parts of the country, the military, which answers to Jonathan as Commander-in-Chief reenacted its infamous roles in the era of Nigerian military dictatorship. Soldiers, who…

Okorocha goes mad once again, laughs at wretched: I can’t be poor again, poverty is like HIV —Okorocha.

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described poverty as worse than the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, saying nothing would make him, his family and generation return to poverty.He said this at the fourth Nigeria Governors’ Forum retreat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday.Okorocha stated that it was not necessary for governors and…