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List of Top 22 Traditional Rulers Dethroned in Nigerian History

The news of the dethronement of the highly revered Emir of Kano and former Central Bank President, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, by the Kano State government under the leadership of Gov. Ganduje came...

How Sanusi’s Grandfather was Dethroned by Sardauna

THE CHOICES BEFORE THE EMIR OF KANO- BY ERIC TENIOLA . Alhaji Isa KAITA (1912-1994) was the Northern Region Minister for works between 1954-1957 and later...

History of the Tiv people of Nigeria

Contributed by Ijale Joseph The Tiv people constitute one of the major ethnic groups in the Middle belt region. Historical evidence shows that they originally migrated from the...

From Historical Archives: The 9 Bauchi Gates

Residents of Bauchi, the State capital , are familiar with the existence of gates across the city such as Kofar Wunti, Kofar Jahun and even Kofar Gombe (Wambai).

Legendary Icon, The Emir of Ningi Danyaya

Historical records have shown that the emir was turbaned on January 27, 1978 , succeeding Ibrahim Gurama who rules the Ningi from 1963-1977. Alhaji Yunusa was born in 1936....

People and Places of Kebbi State

Kebbi is a state in north-western Nigeria with its capital at Birnin Kebbi. The state was created out of a part of Sokoto State in 1991. Kebbi State is bordered by Sokoto State,...

Kidan Kwarya: Hajiya Uwaliya Mai Amada ( 1934-1983)

Kidan Kwarya (Traditional Hausa music with the use of Calabashes as instruments) is an immutable aspect of the Hausa culture. It is an art form typically practiced by women.

Bida Emirate Council and Nupe Success Story

Bida is the second largest city in Niger State with an estimated population of 178,840 according 2006 population census. It is located southwest of Minna, capital of Niger State, and is a dry, arid town. 

Operation Damisa: Assasination of Sir Ahmadu Bello, The Sardauna of Sokoto

''Ina Sardauna? Where is the Sardauna?” Nzeogwu shouted, pointing his gun at him but the man kept shaking his head asserting no knowledge of the Sardauna’s location. “If you won’t...

Looking Back 2019: 10 Major Events

1. Vice President Osinbajo’s copter crash: What would have been a day of national mourning, by sheer providence, turned into a moment of excitement, singing, dancing and praising of God by Nigerians when the...

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Gates, Dangote others commend Buni on Routine Immunization

The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, the chairman of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko...

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