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Former CBN Governor Named the New Emir of Kano State



The Kano State government have announced former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as the new Emir of Kano State.

Sanusi Lamido- the first son of the marriage between late Emir Ado Bayero and his cousin- was born on 1st of April,1956.

News emerged on the Kano State government twitter handle, followed by its formal announcement by the Secretary to the the State Government (SSG) Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi at the Government House.

Former CBN Governor at the Government House Hours Before His Confirmation as the New Emir of Kano State. Image: Twitter @Malsanusilamido

Former CBN Governor at the Government House Hours Before His Confirmation as the New Emir of Kano State. Image: Twitter @Malsanusilamido

Previous speculations on social media had named Sanusi Ado Bayero, son of the deceased Emir Alh. Ado Bayero, as the latter’s successor, but such report was immediately nullified by the Senior Special Assistant on Media, to Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Jafaar Jafaar, EXCLUSIVElY to Premium Time.

In 1990, Lamido Sanusi was turbaned as Danruwata by the Madakin Kano Umaru and later elevated to Tafida, Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida, and most recently Chiroma.

Sanusi possesses Diploma in Law from the Institute of Administration Kongo, Zaria, from 1977 – 1979 before attaining his Bachelor’s Degree in Law; 1979 -1983 from the same institution.

He also earned his Diploma in French language from Ecole International De La Langue Francoise, Paris in 1976-1979.

The 58-year-old once served as counsel to the Ministry of Justice, Gidan Murtala 1985-1987 after which he became legal Adviser and Company Secretary Kano

He was Director General Kano State Council of Chiefs from 1991-1993 and DG Special Duties Kano State Government from 1993-1996.

A former Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Information, youth and Culture 1996-2000 and Chairman City Walls and Gates which he took over in 1995.

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  1. bimbo

    June 8, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Congratulations my guy!!!
    May ur reign bring more peace to Nigeria as a whole.

  2. Dan Jigawa

    June 8, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    Dis is madness d king makers recommended Sanusi Ado Bayero whom d late king made ciroma…SLS is nt fit to lead traditionally, best is if he was made a govnor, hada dis man hardly stays in kano sef, aside he’s got court cases + some few allegations. Gaskiya kwankwaso did dis for silly reasons either to anger FG or for his supposed presidential ambition! Sha power comes frm Allah, bt dis is nt fair oga kwankwaso!!

  3. Yusuf

    June 8, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    Congrat my man, may Allah s w a protect u.

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Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants



Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants
Amotekun: Oyo releases list of successful applicants

Amotekun Operation vehicles

The Oyo State Government has released the list of successful applicants for Amotekun Corps in the State.

The process of documentation for successful applicants is billed to commence on Tuesday at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education.

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This was contained in a statement made available by the State Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju on Saturday.

He indicated that all candidates are to check their names at their various local government headquarters or online through the Oyo State job portal.


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Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack



Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack
Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has commiserated with families of victims of the attack on citizens of Gidan Goga community by armed bandits.

The Governor assured that what is happening in terms of banditry attacks is not a security lapse but a momentary hiccup that will not be allowed to last.

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He said the attack further exposed the desperation of the bandits who are experiencing heavy pressure from the offensive launched by security operatives in recent times.

“I want to assure our law obedient citizens of Zamfara State that the experience we are undergoing will not last. The bandits are experiencing our sustained pressure which they have reacted through cowardly and desperate attacks on innocent citizens,” Matawalle observed.

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First celebrity Limited Edition Smartphone in Sub Sahara Africa: Davido Special Edition of Infinix NOTE 8



Over the last few weeks, Infinix has floated its candy before the eyes of tech enthusiast intensifying their craving for the soon to be released device. Through several social media posts, Infinix has hinted on the imminent release of the NOTE 8 and we all can’t wait for the device to hit the shelves.

Although the proposed date for the launch in its initial teaser videos and banners have passed without
any launch, we have reasons to believe that the launch will take place sometimes this month.

However, here’s a more interesting news. Infinix is set to be the first smart phone company in sub Sahara Africa to launch a limited edition device with a celebrity. A special edition of the NOTE 8 will be released alongside the primal version of the NOTE 8 and the NOTE 8i. The special edition is  signed by Infinix’s brand ambassador David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

The available stock for the special Davido-signed edition is limited. However, interested shoppers can
get one for themselves at exclusive SLOT outlets nationwide and on their website Here. Exciting free
gifts are also available if you’re among the lucky few to buy this device while stocks last.

The Infinix NOTE 8 is targeted at the mid-to-high-end market segment and it comes with several
interesting features. The device on-boards a super-fast processor – the MediaTek Helio G80
processor, which supports ultra-fast gaming speed, stable graphics in-game, easy multi-tasking as
well as an all-round optimal performance.

The device also sports six cameras in total. It comes with a dual selfie camera which is cut out from its
super-wide 6.95inches screen. On the back, the NOTE 8 crams a 64MP super night shot camera for
amazing night shot photographs and other photography needs.

Many of Infinix loyalists and smartphone enthusiasts are already clearing their carts and lining up in
preparation for the launch of the Infinix NOTE 8. Now that there’s a special Davido edition in sight, the
queue might just be doubling up.

To stay ahead of interested shoppers and ensure that you’re one of the first to get your hands on this
special edition of the NOTE 8, follow Infinix on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @Infinixnigeria.

You can also join their community of young and vibrant fans on XClub via the app on your Infinix
device or click on this link to download the app if you’re a non Infinix user.

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