Karin Magana Na Soyayya and Their Meanings in English

Karin Magana Na Soyayya and Their Meanings in English

If you ever wonder where to find Karin Magana na soyayya then this article is for you. Karin Magana or Hausa proverbs are a set of wise sayings used in the Hausa language. This set of Karin Magana about love (Karin Magana na soyayya) is packed with powerful and wise...

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba [Part 2]

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba [Part 2]

I can’t believe I’m about to go down this lane again of writing about fibroids. There was a time I dreaded the word “fibroid”, sadly because for almost 3 years, fibroid took charge of my life, I couldn’t have a normal life as I was constantly in pain; my stomach, my...

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba

My name is Maimuna Garba, and this is my Fibroid journey. During my university days, almost towards my final year, that was around 2011, I started experiencing heavy bleeding. At first, I took it as a normal thing, and attributed it to stress, because anyone who was...

Nupe Names and Their Meanings in English

Nupe Names and Their Meanings in English

The Nupe people (Nupawa) are a historic tribe found mostly in Niger state, and other states in North Central Nigeria. With over 3.5 million people, they are one of the largest tribes in Nigeria. The Nupe people are currently headquartered in Bida emirate of Niger...

Kings and Queens of Arewa TikTok Influencers

Kings and Queens of Arewa TikTok Influencers

Since its emergence five years ago, TikTok has become widely popular globally. There is nowhere where the fever is more pronounced than in northern Nigeria. With over 2 Billion views and millions of videos, ArewaTik Tok is a phenomenon. And it’s all because of these...

Karin Magana Na Soyayya and Their Meanings in English

Karin Magana Na Soyayya and Their Meanings in English

If you ever wonder where to find Karin Magana na soyayya then this article is for you. Karin Magana or Hausa proverbs are a set of wise sayings used in the Hausa language. This set of Karin Magana about love (Karin Magana na soyayya) is packed with powerful and wise...

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba [Part 2]

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba [Part 2]

I can’t believe I’m about to go down this lane again of writing about fibroids. There was a time I dreaded the word “fibroid”, sadly because for almost 3 years, fibroid took charge of my life, I couldn’t have a normal life as I was constantly in pain; my stomach, my...

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba

My Fibroid Journey by Maimuna Garba

My name is Maimuna Garba, and this is my Fibroid journey. During my university days, almost towards my final year, that was around 2011, I started experiencing heavy bleeding. At first, I took it as a normal thing, and attributed it to stress, because anyone who was...

Nupe Names and Their Meanings in English

Nupe Names and Their Meanings in English

The Nupe people (Nupawa) are a historic tribe found mostly in Niger state, and other states in North Central Nigeria. With over 3.5 million people, they are one of the largest tribes in Nigeria. The Nupe people are currently headquartered in Bida emirate of Niger...

Kings and Queens of Arewa TikTok Influencers

Kings and Queens of Arewa TikTok Influencers

Since its emergence five years ago, TikTok has become widely popular globally. There is nowhere where the fever is more pronounced than in northern Nigeria. With over 2 Billion views and millions of videos, ArewaTik Tok is a phenomenon. And it’s all because of these...

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My Visit to Kajuru Castle in Kaduna State

My Visit to Kajuru Castle in Kaduna State

A few days after an emotionally challenging period, I decided to embark on a trip to Kaduna State to clear my mind. I arrived in Kaduna from Zaria around 12:00 pm on December 11, 2021, welcomed warmly by my brother and his family. Shortly after the initial excitement...

Sexual Abuse Counselling Services in Northern Nigeria

Sexual Abuse Counselling Services in Northern Nigeria

Sexual abuse counselling services in Nigeria play a vital role in guiding victims of sexual abuse in recovering from the ugly experiences of the abuse. In addition to their therapy services, they also go as far as providing Justice for the victims. If you know a...

Shantu The Ancient Hausa Musical Instrument

Shantu The Ancient Hausa Musical Instrument

The Hausas have been performing Kidan shantu since before they even come into contact with other people, making it an ancient tradition. The connection to people, however, has caused some alterations to the structure and flow of the Kidan shantu. Kidan shantu is...

10 Incredible Honeymoon Destinations in Northern Nigeria

Northern Nigeria is more than just farmlands, settlements, and herds of grazing cows. It is rich culture buried in sceneries of beauty portrayed by nature at its best. Contrary to popular belief, Arewa is blessed with destination sites that will make your vacation...

My Visit to Sobi Hill, the Highest Hill in Ilorin Was Memorable

Even though on most occasions I do visit my uncle whose house is located at Alagbado, area of Kwara State which is a few turns away from Sobi hill,  It has never occurred to me to go see how the Rock which happens to be the tallest Rock in the whole of Ilorin, looks...

12 Interesting Places to Visit in Kwara State

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I Went to Benue State Searching for Love, and This Was What Happened

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6 Best Places to Visit in Katsina State

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These Are the Best Cameras for Travelers in 2021

Are you trying to go on a vacation with family and need a good digital camera to document? Do you need an HD video cam to record all your memories? Are you looking for the right Polaroid on the best trip of your life? Whatever it is, we are constantly looking for...

My Experience in Yankari Game Reserve by Hadiya Tilde

Visiting Yankari Game Reserve, inarguably the apple of Bauchi State’s eye, was something I always looked forward to as a child. Being one of the lasts, I only visited the game reserve a few times, but there was always the thirst and hope for more. The long drive with...

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Kings and Queens of Arewa TikTok Influencers

Kings and Queens of Arewa TikTok Influencers

Since its emergence five years ago, TikTok has become widely popular globally. There is nowhere where the fever is more pronounced than in northern Nigeria. With over 2 Billion views and millions of videos, ArewaTik Tok is a phenomenon. And it’s all because of these...

How I Lost 15kg Body Fat in 3 Months

How I Lost 15kg Body Fat in 3 Months

When it comes to how to lose body fat quickly, there are so many steps on the internet, some would tell you to go on a high protein diet, some would tell you to work out regularly, a lot of steps to follow. But, trust me, nothing will work when you don’t put your mind...

Unveiling Deezell: Talent or Showmanship?

Unveiling Deezell: Talent or Showmanship?

Ahmad Ibrahim Rufa'i, better known by his stage name Deezell, is an American-Nigerian singer with a unique cross-cultural background. Born on June 4, 1988, in the United States, Deezell spent his early years in America before moving to Nigeria at the age of five to...

Where is Audu Maikori of Chocolate City?

Audu Maikori is a Nigerian lawyer, entrepreneur, social activist, public speaker, and creative industry expert. He is most recognized as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Chocolate City Group, the mother Company of the leading African record label Chocolate City...

Who is Sani Danja?

In the dynamic realms of Kannywood and Nollywood, Sani Danja, also known as Sani Musa Abdullahi, stands out as a multifaceted talent. Born on April 20, 1973, in Kano State, Fagge LGA, Sani Danja has made a significant impact as a singer, director, actor, producer, and...

Who is Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya (actress)

Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya, born in 1992 and hailing from Kano, Nigeria, is a talented and prominent figure in the Kannywood film industry. Known by her stage name, Aisha Tsamiya, she has made a significant impact as an actress, producer, model, and businesswoman. Biography...

Who is Uzee Usman (actor, producer, host)

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Who is Fati Washa (actress)

In the dazzling world of Nigerian cinema, one name that also sparkles like a gem is Fatima Abdullahi, popularly known as Fati Washa. Born into the vibrant world of Kannywood and Nollywood, Fati Washa is not just an actress but a social media influencer and a fashion...

Who is Rahama Hassan (Actress)

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Who is Zahraddeen Sani (actor)

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Who is Al-Amin Buhari (actor)

Al-Amin Buhari, a living legend in the Kannywood industry, stands as both an old and revered actor, playing a pivotal role in shaping the Hausa film landscape. As one of the seasoned veterans in the industry, he is affectionately regarded as one of the fathers of...

Who is Ali Nuhu Mohammed (King of Kannywood)?

Ali Nuhu Mohammed, born on March 15, 1974, is a prominent figure in the Nigerian film industry. Known for his versatile roles as an actor and director, he has significantly contributed to both Hausa and English movies, earning him the title of the "king of Kannywood"...

Who is Aminu Shariff (actor/TV show host)

Aminu Shariff, also known as Aminu Momoh, is a dynamic force in the Kannywood industry, showcasing his talents as a filmmaker, director, story writer, TV personality, and magazine editor. Biography Early Life and Family Born on February 17, 1977, in Galadanci, Kano,...

Who is Abba M Yusuf (Actor, Producer)

Let me introduce you to Abba M Yusuf, a seriously talented actor who's just brilliant at what he does. Seriously, he has got this amazing talent for acting that makes you go, "Wow!" Biography Early Life and Family Abba M Yusuf was born on 23rd of June in Maiduguri. He...

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Nupe Names and Their Meanings in English

Nupe Names and Their Meanings in English

The Nupe people (Nupawa) are a historic tribe found mostly in Niger state, and other states in North Central Nigeria. With over 3.5 million people, they are one of the largest tribes in Nigeria. The Nupe people are currently headquartered in Bida emirate of Niger...

Longest Serving Emirs in Northern Nigeria

Longest Serving Emirs in Northern Nigeria

Northern Nigeria has many Emirs, some of who have been on the throne for a long. Emirs are an important link to the people, a great source of preservation of the history and culture of the people as well as play their roles in peacebuilding, peace and serving as...

Amazing Books Written by Northern Nigerians

Amazing Books Written by Northern Nigerians

Literature in northern Nigeria dates back to the 1900s, though, not wildly popular, a number of quite amazing works were published back then. Over the decades, northern Nigerian literature has shown immense improvements in style, genre, and a wide range of topics, but...

Hausa Traditional Titles and Their Meanings In English

Before the advent of colonialism and British rule in Nigeria, Hausa society is an organized one with each individual having specific roles and functions. Take, for example, the emirate system of governance. While the Emir—who can be likened to a President in a...

Fulani Names and Their English Meanings

Fulani names in Nigeria are very unique. From the female Fulani names to the Fulani male names, each has its own meaning. The Fulani are one of the cultures that have not abandoned their traditions just like the Hausas have their traditional Hausa names hence still...

Top 10 First Class Emirs in Northern Nigeria and Their Hierarchy

Northern Nigeria is blessed with many Emirs and chiefs. Emirs are believed to be the fathers of the nation and very important pillars of society. While all Chiefs and Emirs are highly regarded by their people, some stand out above the rest. So who are the top 10 Emirs...

Romantic Hausa Names to Call Your Partner and Soulmate

These romantic Hausa names are the best way to show your spouse how important they are to you in an endearing way. These names make your spouse know they matter and are very special to you. As a Northerner, how do you develop romantic Hausa names for your significant...

The Rise and Fall of the Famous Groundnut Pyramids in Kano

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The Chronicles of The Forgotten Kabo Air

Kabo air was one of the Nigerian charter airline companies popular in the 90s to 2000s. The Kano-based airline which provided Hajj charter services is now largely forgotten. What happened? Here is the genesis. Origin of Kabo Air Kabo Air was established in February...

Karin Magana Guda 100 in Hausa Language

"Karin Magana Guda 100" is a phrase in Hausa Language that translates to "100 Proverbs". Here are 100 Proverbs straight from Hausa land and their meanings in English 100 Hausa Proverbs (Karin Magana Guda 100) 1.Abin ba dadi, mahaukaci ya tauna kasa. Translation:...

50 Common Hausa Names for Plants and Trees

If you've just found a plant or tree on the TV and want to know, look up the Hausa names for plants and trees to know the meaning in English and don't want to ask everyone what they are called, there is hope! Many Hausa names for plants and trees are easy to...

30+ Southern Kaduna Names That Are Easy to Remember

Southern Kaduna names are easy and simple to recall. Even though some names are just too complicated and difficult to pronounce, here are a few southern Kaduna names that are easy to remember. Kato AchigabaJanet DuniyaYohanna GagarauBintu MutuwaBala BwachatBakam Allah...

30+ Christian Hausa Names You Should Know About

Christian Hausa names are mostly names of prophets or their companions or Arabic-derived names pronounced and written in Hausa. There are also infrequent names that are from original Hebrew that are written in Hausa. Christians bear Muslim names that don’t have...

15+ Unisex Hausa Names You Can Name Your Child

Have you ever wondered how to find a gender-neutral name for your baby? One of the many ways you can do that is to name your baby with unisex Hausa names. Some people might want to consider a unisex name for their baby. This does not necessarily mean that the name has...

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Hausa Royal Attires and Their Names in English

Hausa Royal Attires and Their Names in English

Hausa people have a beautiful culture and traditions. They have their local foods, traditional titles and costumes. The traditional title holders among them have their own royal attire that makes them different from others. In this article, we will be looking at Hausa...

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Who is Abdul M. Shariff(Actor)

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Who is Ramadan Booth (actor)

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The Dying Tradition of Toshi in Hausa Land

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