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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...
Kaduna State Declares Public Holiday To Mourn Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris
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Kaduna State Declares Public Holiday To Mourn Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris

The Kaduna State Government has declared Wednesday, September 23, 2020 as public holiday to mourn the late Emir of Zazzau, Alh. (Dr.) Shehu Idris. This was as the Kaduna government announced three days of mourning for the late emir starting from Monday Sept. 21 to Wednesday 23rd Sept. MCI had on Sunday reported the death of the Zazzau emir, at age 84. The monarch spent 45 years on the throne having ascended to the throne in 1975 at the age of 36. In a statement made available Monday, signed by Muyiwa Adekeye, spokesman to the Governor, he said, "residents are to use this period to pray for his gentle soul." "Public offices will open as normal and official functions are expected to continue on Monday and Tuesday, while there will be a public holiday on Wednesday to honour hi...
Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris Is Dead
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Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris Is Dead

It is with great sadness that I confirm the passing of the father of our state, His Highness Emir of Zazzau, Alh (Dr.) Shehu Idris CFR. He died at the 44 Military Hospital Kaduna today after a brief illness. Janazah prayer in Zaria is scheduled for 5pm in Sha Allah. All Covid-19 protocols to be complied with as much as possible during the funeral prayers and condolences. I have inform President Muhammdu Buhari, GCFR of the great loss and offered our condolences. The Chief of Staff to PMB, Prof Ibrahim Gambari will lead a Federal Government delegation to Zaria to condole with the family of High Highness, Zazzau Emirate Council and the people of Zazzau Emirate and Kaduna State. We have lost a rare gem, a source of wisdom and guidance and a true father of all. May Allah Grant his so...
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...
Nigerians Are Facing Hardship – Emir Of Zazzau Says
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Nigerians Are Facing Hardship – Emir Of Zazzau Says

Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, has in his Sallah message said that Nigerians are facing hardship. He said this at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna State, that the nation needs intervention at the federal and state levels, Igbere TV reports. “The suffering requires the attention and assistance of the governments at both federal and state levels,” the monarch said. Emir Idris called on Fulani herdsmen and farmers to live in harmony to avoid further clashes. He said: “Similarly, we are urging our people to continue to promote peaceful coexistence. Fulani herdsmen and farmers should respect the interest of one another. People are also urged to avoid rumour-mongering and give maximum cooperation to security agents. “Kaduna state, local governments and the house of assembly should ta...
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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.