Hajiya Gambo Sawaba
Stories from the life of Hajiya Gambo Sawaba, one of northern Nigeria’s most important female political activists, who was born on this day in 1933, have become the stuff of folklore.
According to one, her fighting spirit was evident when, … Read the rest
Ground pyramid in Kano in the 60s
It is advisable, even if for historically nostalgic value, to take a look at the past once in a while even as an annual academic exercise to celebrate the country’s gains and lament its losses.
President Muhammadu Buhari, a man … Read the rest
My February 15, 2020 column with the above title attracted more attention than I thought it would. First, readers drew my attention to the omission of Sani Abacha’s name from the list of past heads of state.The omission was inadvertent. … Read the rest