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Latest Kano News For Wednesday, May 15th, 2019


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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Kano state news headlines for today Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from Kano state, northern Nigeria.

1. Court Declares New Kano Emirates Null and Void

A Kano State high court has declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano state government led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as “null and void.” A report monitored on The Guardian by Naija News, says the ordered a return to status quo pending the hearing of the suit against the appointment of the emirs.

2. Kano Emirate: Emir Sanusi’s Palace Records Low Activities

Activities in the once-booming Palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II have reduced to the lowest ebb following the creation of four additional Emirates of Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The Palace was agog last Sunday when the Emir returned from Lesser Hajj with thousands of supporters welcoming him at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA).

3. Man Stabs Nurse In Kano State For Resisting His Rape Attempt

A man identified as Bashir Yahaya, who resides in Kabuga quarters, was on Monday apprehended by the Kano State Police Command for stabbing a nurse, Aisha Kabir, in the neck. According to the report, the 20-year-old man had stabbed the nurse for allegedly resisting his attempt to rape her.

4. Sanusi Resigns Amidst New Kano Emirates Saga

The District Head of Bebeji Local Government Area of the Kano State, northern Nigeria, Haruna Sanusi, has resigned his appointment. A report monitored on Daily Nigerian by Naija News, says the traditional leader cited “health ground and recent changes in the emirate system” as the reason for his resignation.

5. Kano Emirates: Wudil Indigenes Under Gaya Disagree With Ganduje’s Grouping

Wudil indigenes in Kano State have joined the reaction against the recently created four emirates in Kano state, appealing to the State House of Assembly and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to revisit the Gaya Emirate under which they have been grouped. News Agency of Nigeria reports that Alhaji Yawale Muhammad-Idris, spokesman of the indigenes made the call shortly after a stakeholders’ meeting on Sunday in Wudil, headquarters of Wudil Local Government Area (LGA) of the stated four emirates.

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