Protests have erupted over the selection of former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new Emir of Kano.
Irate youths have taken to the streets in protest setting bonfires around Kofar Nassarawa, which leads to the states government house.
Former Silver Jubilee round-about has also been blocked by protesters. Motorists compelled by youths to fix leaves to their windscreens.
Security forces have been mobilised for crowd dispersal.
Police men stationed in strategic round-abouts. Patrol teams headed for flashpoint at Kofar Nassarawa.
Bonfires and mob actions in top gear around the ancient city of Kano.
Town streets being hurriedly deserted by pedestrians and motorists.