Explosion hits Central Mosque in Kano during Friday prayers

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Three bombs exploded in the mosque of one of the most famous spiritual leaders Nigeria , Sanusi Lamido Sanusi , Emir of Kano , in the turbulent north - east of the country . The victims of successive explosions would not less than 120 , with 270 wounded . The emir only last week had urged the north -east of Nigeria , Boko Haram stronghold , to take up arms against the so-called " Taliban of Africa ," antagonizing the army because he questioned the ability of soldiers protect civilians .
Officially, the Emir of Kano is the number two of the "hierarchy" Nigerian Islamic religious and follows the Sultan of Sokoto . Sanusi was appointed earlier this year and enjoys great prestige in Nigeria . Prior to assuming the position of Emir of Kano , the second city of the country , was governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria , chair where has not failed to criticize fraud and corruption in the governmen.

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