• Sanusi casts doubt over Buhari’s $30 billion loan

    Sanusi casts doubt over Buhari’s $30 billion loan

    Former Central Bank governor and current Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has strongly kicked against the plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek‎ Senate’s approval of his $30 billion loan request.

    Sanusi said even if the Senate gave its ascent to the loan, no country or global financial institution would be willing to grant such huge amount, given the instability of Nigeria’s economy. He made this disclosure during a policy dialogue forum organised by the Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy […]

  • Nigerians are waiting for solutions, Sanusi tells Fashola

    Nigerians are waiting for solutions, Sanusi tells Fashola

    Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has told the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola that Nigerians are waiting for him for solutions in the power sectors.

    Sanusi, on Friday at the 42nd convocation lecture of the University of Benin, described Fashola as one good example of the brains we have as a nation and said that Nigerians want to hear how many houses were built, how many […]

  • Recession: Saraki, Aregbesola, Sanusi list conditions for recovery

    Recession: Saraki, Aregbesola, Sanusi list conditions for recovery

    Policymakers and Nigerians at large have been advised to focus on the real economic issues that have pushed Nigeria’s economy into crisis, with a view to exiting the current economic crisis.

    The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, the Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who gave the advice, also listed conditions necessary to exit recession and avoid future chaos.

    They spoke in Lagos at the weekend during The Point Newspaper’s public presentation and first […]

  • Sanusi urges FG to seek experts’ advice on recession

    Sanusi urges FG to seek experts’ advice on recession

    According to reports, the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on Federal Government ‎to seek the advice of economic experts in tackling current economic crisis in the country.

    Sanusi gave the advice on Wednesday during the traditional Sallah Durbar (Hawan Nasarawa) at the Government House, Kano.‎

    He said ‎that consulting the experts would help in enunciating ‎proper solution to the crisis and reduce the hardship people were currently facing in the country.‎

    The emir, who is a former governor of […]

  • Photo: Emir of Kano, Sanusi buys new N132m Rolls Royce for Sallah

    Photo: Emir of Kano, Sanusi buys new N132m Rolls Royce for Sallah

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has acquired a brand new Rolls Royce for Sallah.

    The Emir, Monday, shared the picture of the new white car on the social media.emir-sanusi-buys-new-rolls-royce-worth-n132-million

    On his official instagram page, the Emir captioned the pictures thus: “Has just been added.”

    However, checks on the official website of the manufacturers show that the price of 2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom is valued at $417,825 (about N132

  • Some rich Nigerians living on bank loans – Emir of Kano, Sanusi

    Some rich Nigerians living on bank loans – Emir of Kano, Sanusi

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammed Sanusi II, has condemn some Nigerians who showcase wealth , saying some of them live on loans from banks.

    Sanusi, who took to his twitter handle, said, “There are supposedly rich Nigerians who have everything about them financed by bank debts.”

    The tweet reads, “Look at sovereign debt fueling growth. If you take the example of an individual. You happen to know bank MDs and you can make a few phone calls and get loans. You borrow […]

  • How FG caused economic recession — Sanusi

    How FG caused economic recession — Sanusi

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, on August 24, warned President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid repeating the mistakes made by former President Goodluck Jonathan so his administration does not end up in infamy like that of his predecessor.

    The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria also warned the government against continuing to blame previous administrations for the nation’s woes, saying what was important was for the administration to concentrate on putting the nation back on the path of progress.

    He […]

  • No plan to probe Sanusi and Soludo – Presidency

    No plan to probe Sanusi and Soludo – Presidency

    The Presidency yesterday refuted social media reports that the tenures of Emir of Kano, Dr Muhammadu Sanusi and Prof. Charles Soludo, as Central Bank Governors, would soon be probed by the Federal Government.

    The social media reports, published on Sunday and Monday, alleged that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to probe the tenures of the two former CBN governors over their views on the state of the nation’s economy.

    The reports further alleged that Sanusi and Soludo had been put on […]

  • Eliminate subsidies, fix power to grow economy – Sanusi to Buhari

    Eliminate subsidies, fix power to grow economy – Sanusi to Buhari

    Against the backdrop of his comments on President Muhammadu Buhari administration, last week, Emir of Kano and former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Muhammad Sanusi II, has again, said that until the Buhari-led administration eliminates subsidies, fixes the power sector and digitizes state land registries, the economy will remain in the doldrums.

    In a document made available to an online newspaper which he presented at the meetings of the Joint Planning Board (JPB) and National Council on Development Planning […]

  • FG to probe Sanusi, Soludo

    FG to probe Sanusi, Soludo

    The Federal Government is considering probing the tenures of two former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governors, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo and Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

    The probe would specifically cover the activities of the CBN between 2007 and 2014.

    According to a top Presidency source, the probe, which was yet to be finally approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, would focus on the printing of naira notes under the authorisation of Soludo and the management of CBN’s “surplus” finances under Sanusi, who […]

  • Buhari won’t fight Sanusi for criticising FG – Presidency

    Buhari won’t fight Sanusi for criticising FG – Presidency

    The Presidency on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari would not fight the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi, over his Wednesday’s criticism of the present administration.

    Sanusi had said the Buhari-led administration might end up like the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration if it failed to retrace its steps on some policies.

    The traditional ruler, who was the chairman of the 15th meeting of the Joint Planning Board and National Council on Development Planning in Kano State, had argued that the […]