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 Sokoto

Aminu Maishanu was born in Sokoto. An indigine of Yabo Local government area which is Fulani populated. He attended Mabera Nursery School and proceeded...

I am Jigawa

Fauziyya Muhammad is the first daughter among four kids of an army father Muhammad Hakimi. She is a citizen of Jigawa state but grew...

I am Kogi

Alhassan Mu'azu Danasebe is from Kogi State. He was born on the 20th of August to a family of Six. He attended Christfield nursery...

I am Kano

I am Habiba Manzo. An undergraduate in her early twenties. A fashion entrepreneur and media personnel. A youth advocate and Passionate humanitarian working with a...

I am Benue

My name is Maryam Abubakar. I am from Benue State. I was born in Kaduna and I have lived in Kaduna most of my...

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 Borno

Muhktar Mustapha Kaigama was born in Borno state at Teaching hospital, Borno to a family of eight. He attended Barkindo Nursery and Primary School...

I am Nassarawa

My name is Ismaila Saidu Galadima. I have a degree in Medicine and Surgery from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, an currently a post-graduate student of...

I am Kaduna

Hi, I am Sa'id Haruna; born and raised in Kaduna. I studied Communication and Media for my first degree and just recently completed a Masters in...

I am Adamawa

There are those few whom you read about that have created their own destiny. They are role models in their communities and are referred to...