You Will Be Shocked To Find Out That You Do Not Know 99% Of These: Do you know that?

1. The River Niger Bridge at Onitsha was constructed between 1964 and 1965 by Dumez- a French construction company and cost £5 million. 2. Patience Jonathan is one of Nigeria’s most-educated First Ladies, with an NCE, a B.Ed, and a PhD from University of Port-Harcourt. 3. The highest peak in Nigeria is located in Taraba […]

Madain Saleh: Pictured thru the writer’s eye

2 (near Al Ula) By Paige Peterson When he was Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir gave me an extended visa. He had two good reasons for doing that. One was professional. I am the Executive Vice President of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, where one of my missions has been […]

TEST RUN ABOUT OLD MINNA.

BY: HASHIM MUSA ABUBAKAR (hashim.musa@futminna.edu.ng) This anecdote mirrors the nostalgic narrative of the ancient city of Minna in reminiscing the old experience and behaviour of the town. The story revolves around the history and innocence of the town by recasting the memories and character of Minna; her Hills, Paida, Bosso, Hawan Sallah a gidan sarki, […]

Kalli hotunan tarihin Daular Borno da sarakunanta

Muhammad al-Amin ElKanemi ne ya kafa Daular Kanem a karni na 18, bayan kawar da daular Saifuwa wadanda sarakunanta suka yi mulki shekaru sama da 800. ZANNA HASSAN BOGUMA/BORNO EMIRATE Kangon tsohuwar fadar Sarki a Birnin Gazargamo, tushen Masarautar Borno. ZANNA HASSAN BOGUMA/BORNO EMIRATE Shehun Borno na yanzu Shehu Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Elkanemi ZANNA […]

Prof. Wole Soyinka

ABIKU Written by Wole Soyinka

Wanderer child. It is the same child who dies and returns again and again to plague the mother. –Yoruba belief In vain your bangles cast Charmed circles at my feet I am Abiku, calling for the first And repeated time. Must I weep for goats and cowries For palm oil and sprinkled ask? Yams do […]

TAKAITACCEN TARIHIN JANAR IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA.

Fatan Alheri gareka Dattijon Kirki mai kishi da tausayin Al’umma An haifeshi ranar Lahadi 17, ga watan August 1941 a Garin Minna. Sunan kakansa Mallam Audu Najoji wanda shi Malami ne mai wa’azi a Garin Wushishi, wanda a nan ya zauna bayan yin hujirarsa daga kano, kakarsama tana cikin wanda sukayi hijira zuwa garin Wushishi, wacce […]

I love this quote: _”Never be intimidated by the success of other people, The Fact That You are *’HERE’* Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be *’THERE’* The Only Difference Between *’HERE’* and *’THERE’* Is *’T’* Which Stands For *TIME!!!*”_ Be Patient And Remain FOCUSED! _*stay blessed*_

Littafin Magana Jari ne ya fito da martabar Bahaushe – Farfesa Abdallah Uba

Farfesa Abdallah Uba Adamu ya ce babu littafin adabin Bahaushe da ya kai tasirin Magana Jari ce. Farfesan wanda shi ne shugaban jami’ar karatu daga nesa wato National Open University a Najeriya, ya bayyana hakan ne lokacin da ya kawo mana ziyara a ofishinmu na Landan. A makon jiya ne aka gudanar da wani taro […]