Photo Credit: The Pretend Chef Tiger nuts are a type of plant that belongs to the Sedge family. Like potatoes, these are marble-sized tubers that grow underground. Tiger nuts, also known as 'Aya' in Hausa, are particularly popular among Hausas. It's frequently offered in wheelbarrows alongside Kuli-Kuli and Dates.
Muhammadu Buhari has been effective as the President of Nigeria. He has commissioned many projects in various regions of the country. Igbos, Yorubas, Hausas & other tribe have all benefited from President Buhari's administration. However, here are 2 good things Buhari has done for Igbos & Yorubas:
Nigeria is a blessed country with diverse of mineral resources and different tribes of people with different dialects. But the main tribe which are mainly known are detailed into the Igbo tribe, Yoruba tribe and Hausa tribe. Each tribe has their different natural vibes in which they exhibit as their logo.
I find it quite surprising that some Nigerians do not know the difference between an Hausa man and a Fulani man. Most times they refer to all Hausas as Fulani. In this article, I would be talking about some of the differences between Hausa and Fulani and how you can know them, so that you don't get confused.
Education In Nigeria is viewed as one of the easier way to be respected in the society. For this reason, parents endeavors to send their children to school to acquire sound education as it is widely said “is the best legacy”. Due to this, literacy rate in Nigeria is high, especially in the South-West and the South-East which are dominated by the Yorubas and the Igbos respectively.
The Fulanis are one of the most influential ethnic groups in Nigeria. Since we got independence more than sixty years ago, it is difficult to find a government that had existed in which they are not one of the key members. At one time or another, you would discover that a Fulani man is the one in charge of the government or at least he is the second in command.
Suya is a Nigerian delicacy mostly prepared by the Hausas. It is a meal loved by almost everyone. It is rare for someone not to love suya. You do not need to always visit an “aboki” at night to buy you suya. You can also make it at the comfort of your home.
On Monday, union leaders at Ibese, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, decided to hike the ticket fee for motorcyclists who operated at Dangote Cement Factory junction. The increment from N600 to N800 did not go well with the motorcyclists and it resulted in an ethnic clash.
Food is one of the most important gift of nature to man. It is essential for physical growth in stature. Food is also one of the things that differentiate one culture from the other. Different culture with different types of food, like the Igbos in Nigeria have Isi ewu, the Yorubas have Amala and Ewedu, the Hausas have Tuwo chinkafa and so on.
Nigerian actress, Mercy Aigbe, has taken to her social media account and wowed her fans with her recent adorable photos. The movie star shared the pictures that elicited reactions on her verified Instagram page. Mercy was spotted in the photos rocking a purple outfit that made her look gorgeous, classy and sophisticated.
Neem trees are mainly found in the Northern part of, Nigeria and they are refered to as, 'dogonyaro' by the Hausas. Neem leaves are very medicinal and they are usually used by Northern women who recently gave birth to bath. Image: Pinterest Many people may not appreciate the herbal qualities of neem trees but hopefully, after reading this article they will.
So many supporters of the outlawed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), may blast me for such headline, but I really want to open your eyes to some truth or even remind you of the dangers of fighting for an alleged independence outside Nigeria. SOURCE: Premium Times Nigeria
OPINION: It Will Be Hard For South To Win The 2023 Presidential Election Unless They Work With East.
The race for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria is around the corner. Some politicians from different ethnic groups are already kicking and warming up for the race, while others are still observing but secretly preparing for the race. Based on political power rotation in Nigeria; the Yorubas are supposed to produce the next president of Nigeria.
Nigeria is a great country that consists of many tribes. However, some movements have been started in Nigeria that can affect the unity of the tribes in the country. What do you think the FG can do to promote unity? The major tribes in Nigeria are the Yorubas, Hausas, Igbos and Fulanis.
Seven feared killed as Hausa, Yoruba okada riders clash in Ogun No fewer than seven persons were said to have been killed in a bloody clash between Hausas and Yorubas working as commercial motorcyclists at Dangote Cement Factory junction in Ibese, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Again, seven people have allegedly died following a clash that happened in Ogun State between some motorcycle riders. The fight which broke out on Tuesday, August 3, and reportedly claimed 7 lives, was said to have started between the Okada riders and the Union leaders.
Image credit: Alexis News Igbos in Nigeria have been turned to outcasts without having any hope of ever getting close to the position of presidency in Nigeria. The rotation of presidency has been predominantly among Yorubas and Hausas without anyone considering a formal way of carrying out rotation evenly among the 3 predominant tribes equally.
Waist beads have been worn by women for a very long time. They are even a peculiar accessory of our traditional attires in Nigeria. The Igbos, Yorubas, Hausas and even the other minor ethnic groups all wear waist beads. Despite the fact that it is tradition and is supposed to be highly esteemed, some girls have misused it and the result is most men and women get a wrong signal whenever they see a girl with waist beads on.
Growing up as a Nigerian was fun, but it is still a surprise how children do not end up having kwashiorkor. Most of our traditional foods are carbohydrates with little essential nutrients. Most traditional foods are made either from cassava or maize, and surprisingly the issue of eating mostly carbohydrate-rich meals cuts across all tribes in the country.
Lagos State is a versatile city. It gives room to all tribes, and races from the entire universe to cohabit and populate the city for the proper establishment of expanding societal development. Nigeria as a country has a very large landmass with various divisions into regional levels of interrelated tribes.