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Usman dan Fodio

12 Mar 2020
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi saga has not ended but it has reached an important denouement. As the Emir of Kano, Sanusi was a leading member of the establishment.
29 Sep 2019
This week’s topic is indeed the conclusion of the whole matter I began three weeks ago on a thematic area: ‘Why Buhari is a man of the decade (1&2)’. It has been part of my periodical Buhariwatch.
12 May 2019
Usman dan Fodio was an Islamic preacher, reformer, scholar and statesman. Born December 15, 1754 in Maratta, Gobir in today’s northern Nigeria, Dan Fodio devoted his youth in pursuit of Islamic education, preaching, teaching and writing.   He lived in Gobir until 1802, when his reformist ideas ran counter with local authorities, which made him and his followers to…
15 Jan 2018
On the eve of Nigeria’s independence in 1960, the departing British colonisers manipulated the system for the Hausa/Fulani to hold the reins of the nation’s political power.
10 Nov 2016
Pilgrims must walk through three rooms, a foyer and a 200-metre-long corridor before accessing the dimly-lit chamber where Usman dan Fodio and two of his sons are buried in Sokoto, northern Nigeria.


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