“Emir Of Kano [Sanusi Lamido Sanusi] Under Suicide Watch”

Emir of Kano, Sanusi lamido Sanusi hosting the Governor of Yobe State

Emir of Kano, Sanusi lamido Sanusi hosting the Governor of Yobe State

The center appear on the verge of collapse at the Emir palace in Kano State for the newly crowned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi – Emir Muhammadu Sunusi II. This is following information available to 247ureports.com obtained from a competent source within the security quarters in Kano indicating that all is not well with the occupant of the seat of Emir of Kano.  As gathered, the occupant of the seat of Emir of Kano is reported to have been placed under suicide watch.

Shortly after Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s controversial ascension to the seat of Emir on June 8, 2014, of which some believed was a politically motivated appointment by the governor of Kano State, the occupant of the seat of Emir began exhibiting symptoms of severe clinical depression. The symptoms reportedly grew worse. According to our source, the occupant of the Emir’s seat, began having thoughts of suicide. “He is suicidal. He is secretly being watched by his close aides”, said the source.

The source pointed particular attention to the nature of the seat of Emir as being highly spiritual and/or traditional. “Not anyone can just mount the seat because he can or because he has political connections with the high ups” noted the source who went to explain that the former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi may have not been the rightful heir to the throne of Emir of Kano in the traditional sense as understood by the elders and handlers of the traditional stool. He pointed to long laid down custom of selecting an Emir after the death of Emir. According to the source, when an Emir lasts in the office of Emir for up to 50years, his first son ascends to the throne automatically without contest.

Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is the grandson of Muhammadu Sunusi, the 11th Fulani Emir of Kano. His grandfather however did not last up to 50 years at the throne.



Ado Bayero was Emir for over 50 years”, continued the source. The elders and handlers of the stool were aware of the customs and were prepared to crown the son of Ado Bayero when the Governor of Kano intervened. He added that the former CBN governor’s name were not among the names recommended by the handlers of the traditional stool to the governor for crowning as Emir. “They don’t know the repercussions”.

Another source near the activities at the palace spoke to 247ureports.com. The source pointed to the silence from the other first class Emirs over the coronation of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as Emir of Kano. He stated that none of the Emirs sent congratulatory messages to the new occupant of the seat of Emir of Kano. He explained that there was a deliberate decision by the Emirs to refrain from congratulating the Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new Emir of Kano. The source however downplayed that the Emir was feeling suicidal while adding that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi appeared a little pale.

Another source from a popular political family, the Yankassi family in Kano who is considered a family friend to the Sanusi Lamido Sanusi family also called the claim of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi being clinically depressed false. In his words, “Very untrue. In fact I just came out from a meeting with him and he looks very stable with sound mind”.



It remains uncertain the health status of the occupant of the Emir’s seat in Kano. Many within the palace contacted by 247ureports.com declined to speak on the health status of the man, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

But feelers coming out of the presidency in Abuja indicate that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s problems may just be beginning. A very credible source indicates that the Jonathan administration has launched a broad investigation into the activities of the former CBN governor. Three anti-graft commissions are said to be tasked with the investigation. The source explained that the uncanny silence on the part of the new Emir has to do with the new unearthed information on his financial activities while at the realm of activities at the CBN. One of the many damning information uncovered included the acquisition of an Islamic Bank – while still at the CBN top seat. There are also unclear links discovered by security operatives to groups in Sudan suspected to be securing funds for violent Jihadist operations across the African continent. This remains unverified.

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  1. Godfrey ibharoga August 13, 2014 at 10:50 pm -

    The emir of kano quite know that dis is not CBN u can pack n pack money where there is no ritualist,u can never still wht doesn’t belong 2 him,seat of ascestors,who the cap fit let him wear.

  2. sulaiman August 12, 2014 at 6:15 am -

    Absolute rubbish!

  3. Abdullahi August 11, 2014 at 6:16 pm -

    Very stupid write-up.

  4. chado August 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm -

    what goes raund most shoully comes round watever everyones doin remenber god god is woching

  5. fenibo jacks August 11, 2014 at 4:17 pm -

    Unbelievable stories from unnamed sources mean no stories. If the presidency wants to show its fangs in the fight against corruption, it must start with the NNPC and NDDC. We have had cases in courts that have gone cold because of lack of due diligence.

  6. Sir Ugo G.C.Umunnakwe August 11, 2014 at 3:56 pm -

    If the death of Sarikin Kano Ado Bayero is not natural and he has hand in it, that will affect him. If he forced himself into the throne and deny the rightful emir chosen by traditional leaders, that will also affect too. Lets pray that his problem is just other matters to related to dipping hands on things that are unclean and ungodly. He does not look good at all since he became the emir. I would like him not to take his life no matter what. He can give off the emirship and remain himself.
    Ka Odi,
    Sir Ugo G.C.Umunnakwe

  7. Abubakar abdurRahaman Dodo August 11, 2014 at 3:36 pm -

    this is a false story. The Emir of Kano is hale and hearty. Pls 247ureports don’t allo unscrupulous reporters to destroy your hard earn credibility, else all will asume you are working ofr PDP, afterall Nigerians are tired of People Destruction Party. Al religious followers believe that the Almighy God gives power to whoever He desired.

  8. ALBERT DOZIE August 11, 2014 at 3:04 pm -

    You do not mess with the presidency of any country. Sanusi did and should have NO sympathy from anybody about his ordeals.

  9. Kabir August 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm -

    Please leave sunusi lamido sanusi for the people of kano we lobe our Emir

    • Tony August 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm -

      Hmmmm….you lobe your? emir. That is bely bely wondapul

  10. Wumi Akintide August 11, 2014 at 2:15 pm -

    The speculation that the new Emir is on suicide watch for the reasons given in this write-up is the fabrication of his political enemies who just want to smear him. The Jonathan Administration or many in his Government who are scared of d man and his newly acquired power, visibility and prestige are the people behind the unfortunate smear. It is part of the PDP’s newly crafted strategy to harrass and intimidate any opposition thereby turning Nigeria into a one party dictatorship which is never good for Democracy but good for the few who want and wish Nigeria to remain forever in total bondage.

    • chief ugochukwu August 12, 2014 at 12:55 pm -

      Dnt’t bring politice into this because,you guys where not tired of PDP since; its only nw the president is from the other part of the country that’s when u call it people destruction party…try and think positive even if its for once OK

  11. abba kems August 11, 2014 at 1:56 pm -

    the laws of gravity state that : whatever that goes up must surely come down. All we pray for is the well been of our dear Nigeria.

  12. freeman August 11, 2014 at 1:01 pm -

    The end will justify the means. We are all watching

  13. Aiwa August 11, 2014 at 12:11 pm -

    This is the beginning and the ending. He can’t commit suicide but if killed it would be portrayed as so.

  14. kon August 11, 2014 at 11:17 am -

    every anus has escreta smell, right ?

    • kon August 11, 2014 at 11:20 am -

      if your answer is no then let us see yours