Friday, May 14, 2021


Northern Nigeria

North in dire need of strong, committed leaders – Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that Northern Nigeria is lacking in elders who are committed and focused towards providing quality leadership direction in the region.

Almajiranci – a literary perspective, by Isa Sanusi

Statistics can be scary. But because they are largely abstract, we move on after a brief moment of lamentation or excitement. Global children’s rights humanitarian agency, UNICEF released frightening figures last year detailing out-of-school-children across Nigeria.

Almajirci, Father Kuka and Northern Nigeria, by Marzuq A. Ungogo

Introduction: We all have seen dirty raggedly clothed bare-footed boys aged from as young as 3 roaming the streets of northern Nigeria, holding bowls and begging for food and/or alms.

JIBWIS to establish Islamic university in Jigawa

The Jama'atul Izalatul Bid'a Waikamatus Sunnah, JIBWIS, on Monday said Jigawa state government had allocated 65hectares of land to the group for the establishment of Islamic University at Hadejia local government area in the state.

University lecturer blames Igbos for prevalence of drug abuse in North

"There are many instances where Igbo guys were arrested over supplying codeine into Kano and some parts of the North. The cases have been reported on national dailies.

Is he the same TY Danjuma of the North?, by Yushau A. Shuaib

Is it true that General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, popularly known as TY from the North has dropped a bombshell that Nigerian military and police...

Daily Trust reporter turns Kannywood director

A veteran entertainment reporter with the Daily Trust and Aminiya Hausa Newspapers, Bashir Liman, has found a new flair in film directing for having...

8 things you didn’t know about Mamman Shata

Mamman Shata, who was born in 1923 in Musawa local government area of Katsina State, died on 18 June 1999. Shata, a famous Hausa poet,...

Food security threatened as deadly pests invade farms in Northern Nigeria

By Mustapha Usman and Babayola Ibrahim Farms in many states across the northern part of the country are infested by deadly pest, army worm', raising...

Northern Nigerian states and the failure of leadership, by Muhammad Ali Pate

The recent uproar amongst some elites in the northern geopolitical zones of Nigeria, following the remarks made by the Emir of Kano, His Highness...

The economic conundrum that is Northern Nigeria, by Prof. Abubakar Liman

As its dictionary meaning suggests, conundrum can either be a “confusing and difficult problem or question”. Yet, in its other connotation, it implies something...

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