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Anxiety grips Nigerians as cases of massive unexplained deaths in Kano saturate social media

Even in these grim times of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has an additional emergency of unexplained deaths to cope with Kano State, the busy commercial city of the Northern Nigeria, which also doubles as the most populous state in the country, has witnessed a spate of unexplained deaths in the past couple days, and …

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New Kano Emir in Nigeria named

Hours after removing and banishing Muhammadu Sanusi, the former Emir of Kano in Northern Nigeria, Kano State governor, Umaru Ganduje has announced Aminu Ado Bayero as the new emir of Kano. Announcing the new emir of Kano, secretary to the state government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji disclosed that the new appointment was in consonant with section …

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Top Nigerian Traditional Ruler removed over insubordination

The government of the northern Nigerian state of Kano today announced that the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has been dethroned over what it described as disrespect to lawful instructions from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and other lawful authorities.  The dethronement of the Emir followed the decision of the State Council …

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Muslims Protest in Kano Over Alleged Blasphemous lyrics of young Nigerian Musician

Scores of Muslim youth stormed the Kano Hisbah office last Wednesday over an alleged blasphemy song against the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The protesters holding placards alleged that the government and the security agents in the state are reluctant to act over the matter. The convener of the protest, Idris Ibrahim (known as Baba Idris), said …

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