Tag: Sanusi Lamido

Nureni Jimoh Locked Up In Kano Office 24 Hours After Court Ruling
Judiciary, Justice, News, Nigeria

Nureni Jimoh Locked Up In Kano Office 24 Hours After Court Ruling

Barely 24 hours after an Abuja-based Federal High Court ordered the Kano State Government to apologise and pay the sum of N10 million to the deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, for violating his fundamental human rights, his counsel, Nureni Jimoh, who secured the judgment, was on Wednesday locked up inside his office in Kano. When contacted on phone to comment on the development on Wednesday, Jimoh said he was locked up and could not come out from his office, saying he had notified the Director of State Security. A source, who preferred anonymity, on Wednesday morning, said the backlash of the All Progressives Congress judgment against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the Sanusi judgment had begun. “Nureni Jimoh, who is the lead counsel in the APC case and part of the legal team fo...
Why I Sacked Sanusi as Emir of Kano – Ganduje
News, Nigeria, Politics

Why I Sacked Sanusi as Emir of Kano – Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday gave reasons why he dethroned Alhaji Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano. The governor said he took the decision to save the system and the traditional institution from abuse. The Kano Governor said: “Jonathan took a bold step in sacking Sanusi as CBN Governor, which created bad blood in certain circles. “When Sanusi said $49 billion was lost in Jonathan’s government, I said in my mind that No, you could have discussed with him (Jonathan) privately. “You could have given him this clue and then he would know how to investigate even before those who had stolen the money would find a way of hiding the money.