Lamido Sanusi, a fierce government critic who was ousted as the governor of Nigeria's central bank, has been appointed emir of Kano. The FT's William Wallis reports on this latest blow to the authority of Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria's president. more

10 Jun 2014 00:00 Kano

The Emir of Kano - Alhaji Dr. Ado Abdullahi Bayero has passed away - a few weeks away from his 84th birthday. A source close to the palace confirmed this to Trumpet. more

6 Jun 2014 00:00 Kano

These are terrible times in Egypt. Things couldn’t be worse. So it must have come as a consolation of some sorts when news floated up there that some empathetic souls congregated in the vibrant city of Kano to protest in their behalf. more

3 Sep 2013 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Malam Magaji Galadima was among some Kano state indigenes sent to undergo training in broadcasting in the United States, in the early 80s. They came back to midwife the state-owned City Television (CTV) now Abubakar Rimi Television (ARTV). more

24 Feb 2013 00:00 Kano