A ROYAL FEUD THREATENS NIGERIA'S HERITAGE

THIS IS BECAUSE ONE POLITICIAN IN PARTICULAR, KANO'S GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI GANDUJE, IS DETERMINED TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO CLIP HIS WINGS

BUT HIS HOLIER-THAN-THOU ATTITUDE HAS UPSET SOME POLITICIANS.

This is because one politician in particular, Kano's Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, is determined to go to great lengths to clip his wings - or possibly remove his entire royal plumage.
For more than 1,000 years, the position of Emir of Kano has been revered.
For the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi 11, 2019 looks set to be his "annus horribilis".

In our series of letters from African journalists, the editor-in-chief of Nigeria's Daily Trust newspaper, Mannir Dan Ali, considers why politicians have taken aim at one of the most influential spiritual and traditional...

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