The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission opened an investigation into the accounts of the Kano Emirate Council headed by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II over alleged questionable expenditures of about N6 billion.
April 24, 2017
The palace gave a breakdown of how N4 billion was spent since the emergence of Sanusi II as Emir of Kano.
April 28, 2017
Five northern governors brokered peace between Governor Ganduje and Emir Sanusi II in Kaduna.
May 10, 2017
The Kano State House of Assembly set up an 8-man committee to investigate Emir Sanusi II over alleged abuse of office and improper conduct.
May 18, 2017
The Palace said Emir Sanusi II will appear before the State House of Assembly committee if invited.
May 22, 2017
The House of Assembly suspended its investigation on the request of Governor Ganduje after the intervention of the then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, former Military President Ibrahim Babangida, ex- Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar, ex- Senate President Bukola Saraki, ex-Speaker Yakubu Dogara, business moguls Aliko Dangote and Aminu Dantata as well as APC national leaders.
March 12, 2019
Emir Sanusi II called for calm after the Kano State governorship election was declared inconclusive and seized the opportunity to express gratitude to the then Commissioner of Police in the state, Muhammad Wakili.
April 7, 2019
Governor Ganduje accused the then Police Commissioner Wakili of being biased against the APC.
May 2, 2019
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission invited one of the Kano Emirate’s officials, Alhaji Isa Bayero, to explain some payment vouchers bearing his name from 2013 to 2017.
May 5, 2019
The Kano State House of Assembly Speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, read a petition by Mallam Ibrahim Salisu Chambers requesting the House to create four additional emirates in the state.
May 8, 2019
The Kano State House of Assembly passed the law for the creation of four additional emirates, transmitted it to Governor Ganduje who signed it on the same day.
May 10, 2019
A Kano High Court stopped Governor Ganduje from appointing emirs for the new emirates.
May 11, 2019
Governor Ganduje presented letters of appointment to the four new upgraded emirs.
May 12, 2019
Governor Ganduje presented staff of office to the four new emirs.
June 2, 2019
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission recommended the suspension of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II.
June 5, 2019
The Kano State Government queried Emir Sanusi II to explain within 48 hours, his stance on the alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the emirate.
June 7, 2019
Governor Ganduje and Emir Sanusi II met in Abuja for a dialogue, which was initiated by Aliko Dangote and the chairman of Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
June 17, 2019
Emir Sanusi II replied the query issued to him by the Kano State government over alleged misappropriation of N3.4bn.
June 18, 2019
Governor Ganduje said at the Presidential Villa in Abuja that they have started ‘understanding each other’ with Emir Sanusi ll.
September 25, 2019
Kano State government denied allegation that it is planning to remove Emir Sanusi II after a group, the Renaissance Coalition, alleged that there were plans to transfer the emir to Bichi Emirate.
November 21, 2019
A Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Usman Na’Abba dissolved the four new emirates created by Governor Ganduje.
December 2, 2019
The Kano State Executive Council approved a new Emirate Council Bill, 2019, which provided for the establishment of four additional emirates in the state.
December 5, 2019
The new Kano Emirates Council Bill, 2019 creating four additional emirates was signed by Governor Ganduje after it was passed by the Kano State House of Assembly.
December 8, 2019
Governor Ganduje appointed Emir Sanusi II to chair the Kano State Council of Chiefs.
December 17, 2019
A Kano High Court presided over by Justice A. T. Badamasi turned down an application seeking for extension of an order restraining Governor Ganduje from dethroning emirs in the state.
December 19, 2019
The Kano State government demanded Emir Sanusi II to indicate his “acceptance or otherwise” of his appointment as chairman of the council of chiefs.
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission launched a probe of Emir Sanusi II over alleged sale of landed properties belonging to the Kano Emirate Council.
February 21, 2020
A Federal High Court in Kano quashed the preliminary report by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission seeking the suspension of Emir Sanusi ll.
March 2, 2020
The Kano State government directed Emir Sanusi II to immediately initiate a process of posting the four Kano kingmakers as district heads of local governments under his jurisdiction.
March 4, 2020
The Kano State House of Assembly launched a fresh probe against Emir Sanusi II over alleged violation of “some Hausa norms, culture and traditions.”
March 6, 2020
A Federal High Court in Kano restrained the state’s Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) from investigating Emir Sanusi II.
March 9, 2020
Ganduje dethroned Emir Sanusi.