I am Arewa

Each edition of I am Arewa features one individual native to one of the 19 States that make up the Northern Region of Nigeria. Essentially, the individual will share their take on what makes them Arewa, their occupation and how they are contributing to changing the perception of the North by lending their voices and perspectives to the existing narrative. Want to know more? Visit www.northernlife.ng/iamarewa

I AM ZAMFARA

Yusuf Hamisu Dauran is an indigene of Zamfara state. He was born in the year 1992 and was raised between different cities; Kebbi, Sokoto,...

I AM NIGER

Sakina Ahmad Bida, an indigene of Niger state was born and raised in Kaduna. She is the second child out of four children. Sakina...

“My best childhood memories are from my time growing up in Zaria” Ben Okoh

Ben Okoh is an educational consultant in the UK, specializing in both Primary and Secondary education in Mathematics, educational leadership and STEM education. He...

I AM KANO

Rahama Auwalu Aliyu is a 200 level student of mass communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Raised in  a large and close knit family,...

I am Kaduna: Maryam Awaisu

Maryam Awaisu; A staunch feminist, an advocate of social justice and prevention of sickle cell anemia is the author of the novel “Burning Bright...

I am Katsina: Aliyu Bashir Danmusa

Aliyu Bashir Danmusa was born in Dutsinma Local Government of Katsina State. He had his primary education at Honey field International School Kaduna, before...

I am Adamawa

Khadija Mai is an indigene of Adamawa State, currently residing in Kaduna State. She started her education in Adamawa state at Muhammadu Mai Memorial...

I am Benue

Anselm Sesugh Ngutsav has an academic background in Engineering. He is a photographer, writer and the Creative Director of Purplesilver Community. He attended  University Staff...

I am Kogi

Maryam Sa'eed Otuh is from Okene, Kogi State. A graduate of Biochemistry from Nasarawa State university, Keffi, she was born on the 25th of...

I am Kebbi

Salihu Mahe from the Wazirci Family of Gwandu Emirates. Though an indigene of Kebbi, He was born and raised in Sokoto by his mother,...