At no moment in time has the identity of the Fulani come to the forefront of national discussion than under the Presidency of President Muhammadu Buhari. Himself a Fulani man. The atrocity of rogue herders and the alleged "inflammatory" advocacy and utterances of Miyetti Allah, as well as the President's slow action and reluctance to deal with these groups, has not done the Fulani any good.
Nana Asmau. Nana was a poet, scholar, and daughter of Usman Danfodio. She was born in 1793 at Sokoto Caliphate. According to Wikipedia, she was the originator of feminism in Africa. Just like every member of her family, Nana was tutored by her father in Quranic studies.
The Jihad war is one of the most famous wars in Africa as it involved many Hausa and Fulani empires including the Yoruba empire. The war was launched by a Fulani man called Usman Danfodio, the main aim of the war was to purify Islam. Usman Danfodio had accused the Hausa Kingdoms of allowing Pagan practices to get in the way of Islam and this was something he detested so much.
When ever you read about the history of Islam in Nigeria, the name Usman Danfodio is always mentioned. The reason why his name is mentioned is because he was responsible for launching the Jihad war of 1804. The primary reason for the Jihad war was to strengthen the Islamic religion in the northern parts of Nigeria.
During the 19th century, Zamfara, Gobir and Kebbi were considered to be some of the most powerful states.Kano on the other hand existed but was only a place were people conducted commercial activities.The Jukuns then invaded Kano and subjected Hausa men to them.Due to this invasion, there was serious tension in the Hausa land.
The Oyo empire was so powerful that it became known and feared by many by many kingdoms in Africa. Even as powerful as it was, the empire was later destroyed. Am sure we all know the famous saying which is "there is always a rise and fall of every empire on earth.
By 1808, four years after Usman Danfodio launched the Fulani Jihad, all the Hausa kingdoms had been conquered and a lot of non-Hausa communities in the north were also conquered and absorbed into the new Sokoto Caliphate. But there is only one Kingdom that the Jihadist could not conquer and consolidate, Borno. It is not the Borno Kings that saved the Kingdom from Danfodio, it was a man who matched Danfodio in all qualities, his name is Muhammad al-Amin al-Kanemi. Shehu Muhammad al-Amin El-Kanemi based on the
I would like to share with you the history and life of Dr. Alhaji Mamman Shata Funtuwa.The famous Hausa singer Mamman Shata was born in 1923 in Musawa, Katsina State.
The Leader of the IPOB group has revealed both the genesis of Fulani herdsmen crisis in Nigeria and their plans on other ethnic groups. This is not the first time the controversial leader is making revelations like this. According to him, the Fulani herdsmen and farmers crisis began when they(Fulani) begged the farmers to allow their cattle graze on their farm lands. As time went on, the herdsmen felt entitled and the result is what everyone can see today. He went back in time to give a history of how the Fulanis
By the 19th century, the Hausa Kingdoms were not at peace, there was disunity among them and their citizens were no longer loyal to the Hausa leaders, this was because the leadership of the Hausa rulers was done in a haphazard manner. Usman Danfodio who was from a Fulani Kingdom started to become famous.
The Jihad war is probably one of the most famous wars in the history of Nigeria. This war was a battle fought between the Hausa Kingdoms and the Fulani kingdoms. The war was launched in 1804 which is the 19th century. The core purpose for the Jihad war was to restore a strong dominance of Islam in the Hausa Kingdoms.
The greatness of the Oyo empire stood tall, but even as great as it's power was, it eventually saw its end in the year 1817.The Oyo empire was thrown into extinction after the Fulani people led raids in the empire, it ended after a great invasion that can never be forgotten in the history of Yoruba people.
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The Sokoto Caliphate was a political and Islamic religious empire, its founder and leader, Usman Danfodio was the political and spiritual ruler. As a man who believed in divine power and the place of revealed knowledge about reality, it was alleged that he prophesied that Sokoto Caliphate would rule for only one hundred years, after which they will lose their powers. This information was confirmed in a 1902 report by the first Governor-General of Colonial Nigeria, Lord Fredrick Lugard. Excerpts from Lord Lugard
Mohammed Bello Koko is a banker before he was appointed the Executive Director Finance of the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) by President Buhari in 2015 and was later given the position of Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Port Authority(NPA) by President Muhammad Buhari in May 2021after the President removed Bala Usman.
The United Nations is no doubt the most powerful intergovernmental organizations in the world, Since it was founded in 1945 it has been at the fore front of facilitating peace and preventing conflicts between Nations of the world, and currently it boost of 193 members and two non members observer state. As powerful as the organization is, two Nigerian diplomats have had the opportunity to serve as the president of the United nation general assembly (one of the six principal unit of the UN) which serves as the
In the early 1800s, Usman Danfodio founded the Sokoto Caliphate and became the political and spiritual leader of all Muslims in the caliphate.Ever since, his successors have been regarded as the leaders of Muslims in Nigeria, including the present Sultan, Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar.The Sultan of Sokoto the authority in Nigeria that announces the sighting of the new moon during the month of Ramadan.
Eet Maguzawas The Hausa Tribe That Refused To Convert To Islam? (Photos). The Maguazawa is the only tribe in the Northern Nigeria that refused to believe in Islam. Different group of people in the Northern Nigeria coming together to form this tribe called Maguazawa, after they refuse to convert to Islam. In the 15th Century, Islam was introduced into Nigeria as a religion to practice. Checkedout the recent photo of a Maguazawa man. The Southern Nigeria are not aware of this tribe called Maguazawa, and they don't
There are a lot of stereotypes about the Hausa people, and am here to shed light on them and enlighten you about the real truth.1.The stereotype that almost all Hausa people are Muslims.
It's have become a popular stereotype among Nigerians that everybody from the North is actually a Hausa man, and that every Hausa person is a muslim. But the truth is that this stereotype is totally wrong, and every person who come from the are not all Hausa and the Hausa persons are not all muslims. There are a lot of tribes in the north like Baji, Baju, Nupe, Igala, and so on. The problem is that most of them speak Hausa, which is mostly influenced by the trade relationship between them and the real Hausa