Insecurity: Monarchs should have constitutional roles, says Lawan

Argungu Emirate visited him in his office at the National Assembly, according to a statement by his media office titled: ‘Traditional rulers should be given constitutional roles to tackle insecurity, says Lawan’.The Senate President, the statement added, explained that giving roles to traditional rulers would allow them to support the efforts of government and security[...]

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Obiano suspends 12 monarchs for alleged misconduct

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the suspension of 12 traditional rulers in the state for an initial period of one year with effect from Aug. 11, over alleged misconduct. Mr Greg Obi, the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, who made this known in a statement on Thursday said the suspended[...]

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A Day After Kano Emirates Split, Sanusi is given a UN Appointment

The United Nations has appointed Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, as a member of the new class of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) advocates. Antonio Guterres, UN secretary-general, made the announcement through Farhan Haq, his spokesman, at a news conference in New York on Thursday. The SDG advocates are 17 influential public figures committed to[...]

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Royal Princess set to contest for Thailand’s Prime Minister position

In a historic first for Thailand, a senior member of the royal family is running in a general election — a move that some suspect could increase the monarchy's overall power in the country. Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya, the elder sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and the oldest child of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, will be[...]

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