Kuli kuli is a famous groundnut snack in Nigeria. It's supposed to be a Hausa snack, but it's actually from the Nupe tribe in northern Nigeria. Garri flakes, custard, pap, koko, fura, or kamu can all be eaten with kuli kuli.
The Bassa Nge people are an ethnic group in Kogi State. They originally inhabited Gbara (former capital of the Nupe kingdom) before migrating from their homeland, due to a feud in about 1820. They currently inhabit the Bassa Local Government Area of the State. The Bassa-nge can be found in Niger river and conflict of river Benue.
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.
The Nupe, traditionally called Tapa by the local Yoruba, are an ethnic group located primarily in the Middle Belt and Northern Nigeria. They are the dominant ethnic group in Niger state and an important minority in kwara state and present in kogi state as well. The Nupe people trace their origin to Tsoede who was born in 1465, he was said to have fled the court of the Idah and established a loose confederation of towns along the Niger in the 15th century.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq. Photo Credit: Google. There is no doubt that Kwara is a peaceful State and the different ethnic groups like the Yoruba, Fulani, Nupe and Bariba all live together peacefully. But it is however sad to note that some miscreants have decided to keep troubling the peace of the State and want to create fear and anxiety in the minds of the people dwelling in the place, as the level of all manner of criminal activities is now on the rise in the peaceful State.
The Yoruba traditional rulers call the Nupes Tapa. The Nupe people of Nigeria trace their origin to a man called Tsoede who fled the court of Idah and established towns along the Niger in the 15th century. The northern part of Igala kingdom is occupied by the Nupe Kingdom.
The Ebira (also spelt Igbira or Igbirra) are the outspoken and very hardworking agrarian Nupoid-speaking ethno-linguistic.According to Greenbergs classification of African languages, Ebira belongs tothe Kwa group of the Niger-Congo family, which also comprises the Nupe, Gbari and Gade.
Nupe people are domiciled in the heart of North Central. which precisely includes Niger state where majority of them are found, Kogi also constitutes some significance numbers of Nupe kingdom. Kwara state has some fraction of Nupe has her population. There are about 3 millions of Nupe ethnic in North Central. Many history believe, Nupe people migrated from Egypt but the fact remains that their now occupying Nigeria territory just like any other tribe in the country, contributing to all spheres of the economy.
Igboho town Igboho was founded by Alaafin Eguguojo as the capital of the Oyo Empire in the 16th century while the Oyo had been driven from their previous capital of Oyo-Ile by their Nupe enemies. It had strong natural defenses and was surrounded by triple walls, allowing the Oyo to resist the Nupe. It remained the Oyo capital for Eguguojo's successors until Oyo-Ile was reoccupied by Abipa. Òyó Igboho is hosted by four Alaafins and they are buried in Igbo Oba beside First Baptist Church, Obaago, the Igbo Oba
Agaie, town and traditional emirate, Niger state, west-central Nigeria.The town lies at the intersection of roads from Bida, Baro, Tagagi, Lapai, and Ebba.
Fulani And Nupe Youths Clash In Kwara. A bloody clash between Fulani and Nupe youths in Kpada village, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State has reportedly claimed two lives with several others seriously injured, Daily Trust has gathered. Police sources, who confirmed the incident to our correspondents, said the fracas, which occurred around 9 p.m on Monday, snowballed to the next day following an attack on a Fulani settlement in the area.
Nupe People are predominantly found in Niger state.The Nupe is among the largest ethnic group in Niger state and traditionally the Nupe People are called Tapa by the neighbouring Yoruba ethnic group.In other words, the vast majority of Nupe People are predominantly found in middle belt Nigeria and important minority of them are found in kwara State and present in Federal capital territory, Abuja as well as kwara State.
The old Nupe Kingdom was established in the middle of the 15th century in a basin between the Niger and Kaduna rivers in what is now central Nigeria.... King Jibiri, who reigned around 1770, was the first Nupe king to become Muslim.
Nigerian ex-military officers who are currently serving as traditional rulers in their hometownsphotos Nigerian traditional titles are offered based on the lineage of a person to a particular loyal family. Some succeed their parents throne after the parents death,while some are only recommended by the kingmakers. Below are Some Ex-Militant in Nigeria who are currently Serving as traditional Rulers in their kingdom. 1. His royal highness,Dr.Yahaya Abubakar was born on 12 September 1952 at Bida in Niger State.from
The reinstatement by Nupe of the Fulani emir ousted by the company led to British occupation of the town in 1901.Under British rule, Nupe emirate became known as Bida emirate; and in 1908 it was incorporated into the newly created Niger province.
One man's food is another man's poison according to a popular Nigerian proverb. People have the right to love and cherish whoever they want, but we must know and understand that it is wrong to intimidate or discriminate, no one is allowed to mock or talk bad about another person's race or ethnicity. A Nigerian Lady from the Nupe tribe, identified as QUEEN @yunusmima has openly declared her admiration for Hausa men when it comes to friendship. The young lady remembered her ordeal in having an affair with Hausa
I was watching an American television series one time and then it got to a part where a white guy got to a restaurant to eat, to my wildest surprise he ordered for the popular Nupe tribe dish "Tuwo shinkafa", I had to rewind the play to see if I was mistaken, lol!, But what really took me aback was the fact that it wasn't even a Nigerian restaurant. This picked my interest to make research on what other Nigerian foods have made it across the globe and are eaten by different types of people overseas. I think
Groundnut cake popularly known as "kuli" is a very popular and delicious snack made from groundnut. It is loved by both children and adults, also widely known among many tribes. It can be eaten as snacks alone or taken with other foods. It has different variations, there are kuli kuli made with more pepper known as "kuli alata". Kuli can be made in different shapes like round, flat, long, rectangular depending on individual tastes. The Nupe tribe in Nigeria is well known for the kuli business, though anybody
The Nupe and Zazzau emirs agree with the Hausas to be the leader, while the Nupe to be the religion leader as chief imam of Lokoja.
Tribe is a social division in a traditional society consisting of families or communities linked by social, economic, religious, or blood ties, with a common culture and dialect, typically having a recognized leader. In the case of Nupe tribe, there are probably about 4.5 million Nupes, principally in Niger State. The Nupe language traditionally known as Tapa is also spoken in Kwara, Kogi and Federal Capital Territory. They are primarily Muslims, with a few Christians and followers of African Traditional Religion.