City Focus

One city at a time, City Focus uses images to tell the story of cities in Northern Nigeria. This section examines the influence of culture and history on modern city life in the North. Everything from architecture to town planning and government is explored.

Farin Ruwa

Farin Ruwa which means white water in Hausa language is the name of a waterfall located in Wamba Local Government Area of Nassarawa State....

Kebbi State: Tourism and Diversity

Planning a vacation? Wondering where to go? Why not visit Kebbi State in northern Nigeria. Kebbi State was created out of the old Sokoto...

The Vanishing Hills of Plateau

This is not a rant I promise you, after all what has ranting ever changed in this great country we call Nigeria? It is...

Lokoja the Great City

We have all heard about Lokoja, may be  even driven thorough it on your way to some other part of Nigeria and you have...

Gwoza

When you hear gwoza town what comes to mind is the infamous 2014 boko haram massacre and the unrest the people have battled with...

Why your next holiday should be in Jigawa

With the recent money crunch, most of us are working twice as hard, and deserve a holiday now more than ever before. But then...

Top 5 Places to Visit in the North

Northern Nigeria has some of the best monuments and sceneries across the whole world and over the years many international visitors have found the...

My Day on the Train

It was a Thursday evening and I was feeling rather bored. After a long week of the hustle and chasing paper, I was in...

Sokoto

Sakkawato, Birnin Shehu, that's the name I have always associated this great city with. The sokoto caliphate was an independent Islamic Caliphate, founded during...

Yauri

Yauri, in Kebbi state has been described as a haven by citizens and visitors. With a beautiful landscape that is green, and natural, the...