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HRM Agbogidi Obi James Ikechukwu Anyasi II, Obi of Idumuje Unor, 2012

The many modern-day kings and queens of Nigeria: A photo exhibit by George Osodi (Photos)

Up until the 1960s, kings and queens controlled hundreds of ethnic groups in Nigeria. Today, the descendants of those rulers still play important roles as intermediaries between politicians and the people in their communities and as custodians of the cultural heritage.

Lamido Sanusi, Emir of Kano and former Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank

Will Emir Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria's former Central Bank Governor, ruffle feathers?

Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s controversial former bank chief, has achieved a life-long ambition.

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

Lamido Sanusi, former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, named as new Emir of Kano

The ousted central bank governor and prominent government critic, Lamido Sanusi, has been named as the new emir of Kano in Nigeria.