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Bukar Usman

3 Jul
Folklorist and culture promoter, Dr. Bukar Usman, has been named Noble Patron of the Arts, the highest award given to a firm supporter of arts and culture on the African continent by the Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA).
2 Oct 2021
The delegation comprising the President of Biu Emirate Students Association (BESA), Abdullahi Ibrahim Bwala, Secretary General, Nabil Musa Mustapha, Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Musa and member...
5 Sep 2021
Countries like Nigeria, Chad, Mali, Libya, Ethiopia, and other African nations are today desperately trying to hold things together, maintain peace and prevent them from falling apart due to certain internal upheavals and self-inflicted pains.
11 Feb 2020
Without commitment, you never start, without consistency you never finish... ease is the greater threat to progress than hardship” (Denzel Washington, October, 2018).
23 Jan 2020
It is extremely difficult for me to embark on this project – writing on the man Dr. Bukar Usman, an enigma and a colossus after many prolific writers have also copiously written about him.
25 Dec 2019
A voluminous book of 458 pages, Dr. Bukar Usman’s My Public Service Journey: Issues in Public Policy and Administration in Nigeria (Klamidas Communications Ltd, Abuja; 2019) is an expository memoir on the Nigerian public service.
8 Dec 2019
For the number of years that the clamour to restructure Nigeria has dominated the airwaves in the media and at other public fora
16 Oct 2019
It is the foreword written by one of Nigeria’s cultural expert and export, and member of Academy of Finland, and Life Friend, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies (IGRS), University of London, Prof. Tunde Okanlawon,...
30 Jun 2019
The need for Nigerians to value and up-grade the cultural artefacts at the disposal of the country has been canvassed. Speaking at the fifth yearly congress and 14th Conference of Nigerian Folklore Society ....
20 Feb 2019
Nigerian Folklore Society (NSF) has begun preparations for its yearly congress which holds from April 29 to 30, 2019, at the Idris Abdulkarm Auditorium National Universities Commission, Abuja.
17 Feb 2019
Hatching Hopes is the autobiography of Bukar Usman, a career civil servant, who retired as a permanent secretary in the Presidency in 1999. The book depicts Nigeria’s cultural diversity...
11 Jan 2019
The folktale, though a useful tool of character formation, moral transformation, cultural authenticity, communal harmony, and educational entertainment...


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