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Overcrowded Burial: Thousands Bid Emir Of Zazzau Farewell ( Video)
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Overcrowded Burial: Thousands Bid Emir Of Zazzau Farewell ( Video)

After 45 years on the throne, light dimmed yesterday for Emir Zazzau Alhaji Shehu Idris, who passed on at 84. Thousands of people converged on the palace at Zaria to pay their last respects as the remains of perhaps, the longest serving emir, were interred beside the tomb of some of the past emirs. Prayers for the repose of the soul of the 18th Emir of Zazzau, were attended by Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, who led the presidential delegation. Other members are: Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu. Governor Nasir El-Rufai led the Kaduna State delegation which included Secretary to State Government, Balarabe Lawal-Abbas, Speaker Yusuf Zailani and heads of mili...
Nigerian Masses In Difficult Times – Sa’ad Abubakar
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Nigerian Masses In Difficult Times – Sa’ad Abubakar

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday urged Nigerian leaders to do more in order to take the country out of its present challenges, saying citizens of the country are going through difficult times. He spoke at the 45th anniversary of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, in Zaria, Kaduna State. He said: “We are here to pray for the emir for good end and reward from Allah for the leadership he provided not only for the Zazzau Emirate, but the entire country. We are therefore grateful to our clerics for reminding us of the divine instruction of turning back to Allah in any difficult situation. We take solace in these reminders. They are our source of relief. “We are calling on our leaders to sympathise more with the masses. Everyone knows that we are in difficul...
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1 Killed, Another Injured In Attack On Plateau Community

One man was killed while another was injured on Sunday, when armed men attacked Dundi-Maiyanga village in Kwall, Bassa Local Government of Plateau State. A source from the village told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that three men were attacked by the armed men that used machetes and cutlasses. “The three men are brothers; they were in the house when the attackers descended on them, killing one and injuring another, while the other one escaped unhurt,” the source told NAN. Confirming the incident, Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Plateau Police Command, told NAN that the incident took place Sunday night. “From the report sent to us, unknown armed men attacked three people at Dundi-Maiyanga village in Kwall District and killed one Sunday Lale, using machetes. “Lale’...
Sultan Of Sokoto And Emir Of Kano At Uniabuja’s Convocation
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Sultan Of Sokoto And Emir Of Kano At Uniabuja’s Convocation

Prominent northern traditional rulers, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III; Alhaji Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi, were at the convocation of the University of Abuja on Saturday.