Day: February 8, 2015

Nigeria’s former bank chief crowned Emir of Kano – Government critic Lamido Sanusi expected to play key role in fight against Boko Haram in addition to religious duties.

Nigeria’s ex-central bank governor, Lamido Sanusi, has been officially confirmed as Emir of Kano in a coronation ceremony in the northern state. The coronation on Saturday attracted high-profile personalities and former presidents of Nigeria, but there were no representatives of the current government. Sanusi was named Emir of Kano in […]

65% of Saudi Arabia secondary schoolgirls smoke

Source: Arab News: The number of smokers among Saudi secondary schoolgirls reached 65 percent, while the rate among intermediate schoolgirls stands at 45 percent, a recently-published survey said. The survey, conducted by the Faculty of Medicine at the Jeddah-based King Abdulaziz University, said the phenomenon poses a real threat to […]