Arewa Living

This section features stories about how the people of Arewa live and how their culture shapes most of what they do and the influence of tradition and local belief systems in their lives and how they interact with people around them.

TWIN VOICES OF FEMINISM

“Equality of the sexes is to me, as unquestionable as it is non-negotiable, and that makes me phenomenally, a staunch feminist.” ~ Maryam Awaisu At...

AREWA FEMINISM

The beginning of feministic endeavours in Hausaland did not begin with the rise of the 21st century. The empowerment and liberation of women has...

Finding Arewa in Lagos

For the typical Northern Nigerian, Lagos probably exists in another universe, a very far universe from the sahel-savannah of the Northern axis. To the...

KADUNA: A Hundred Years of Architecture

The British, under Lord Frederick Lugard had created Kaduna as the capital of the Northern Protectorate. This year, Kaduna clocks a century and over...

THE INDEPENDENCE OF NORTHERN NIGERIA

  “It is to the Northern protectorate that we must look for vast developments, new markets and new products. The wealth of the land has...

WE ARE NOT THEM!

After the circulation of the disturbing video of armed militias of the group tagged the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) searching for so called...

Arewa Women in Technology

The history of women in technology from Northern Nigeria is a brief one, but now it is rising. For decades, technology has been a...

Arewa Sallah Celebration

Northern Nigeria as we have it today was once a series of states ruled by Emirs. The Durbar Festivals or Hawa began then to...

New Media

News in Nigeria breaks on Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp. The mood of the nation can be measured by the trending stories on these social...

THE GRAND DURBAR HOTEL

Along the ever-busy Independence Way, right at the center of the pumping heart of Kaduna, a large statue of a riding horseman on a...