Browsing: Northern Nigeria

On Tuesday, Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, blamed the Igbo elites, politicians, traditional rulers and business persons of supporting the actions allegedly perpetrated by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its armed wing, the Eastern Security Network, ESN.

While featuring on a political programme on Channels Television, Malami compared the ban on open grazing in the southern region to Northern governors banning the sales of spare parts in their different states.

He worked as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan in 1965-66, before being appointed as Professor of Mathematics at Ahmadu Bello University at the age of 28, in 1967.

In my understanding of the challenges facing young people in the northern part of Nigeria, there is what i call a treacherous triangle. This triangle consist of Illiteracy, poverty and unemployment. These three ugly terms are interrelated.

“Majority of cases have one thing in common. Children are lured by their abductors outside their homes. These abductors could be family members, acquaintances or complete strangers. Therefore, Emir Sanusi’s assertion that parents of abducted children are also partly responsible is founded on two wrong assumptions.

Sa’adu Zungur had only a nursing certificate. However, he was so well versed in western education that when sent to Lagos for further education he found the curriculum too elementary. He ended up being a teacher there. He was no match for PhD holders.

“Born in Bebeji, Kano Emirate in 1877, his father, Abdullahi died when he was eight. His mother, Amarya, then left for Accra, and left her children in the care of a slave named Tata. Tata sent young Alhassan to an Almajiri school in Bebeji, where he worked, and learned from a Tijaniyya mallam.

Kunu is a drink that is native to Northern Nigeria. It is also called Kunu Zaki or Kununzaki. This drink…