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 Taraba

Hello! My name is Suleiman Dantsoho. I was born in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital on the 19th of December, 1986. I started attending Islamic...

I am Jigawa

My name is Umar Ibrahim Hassan. I was born in Birniwa local government area of Jigawa state on 28th July, 1985. I attended Birniwa...

I am Bauchi

My name is Fatima Katagum and I am from Bauchi State. I currently work at the Bank of Industry Nigeria Limited. I previously worked...

I am Kebbi

Hello! My name is Hafsat Sani Sami, and I am a 24 year old interior designer/ Artist. I currently work at Haneefah International Limited which is...

I am Taraba

Abbas Sa’ad Baba is a Fulani man from Gassol Local Government Area in Taraba state . He had his primary education at Home Science...

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 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 Niger

Saratu Ummul-iman Abubakar, is from Niger State, Agaie Local Government to be precise. She is a 300 level journalism and psychology student at the...

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,...