Friday, April 12, 2019

Tag "Hausa-Fulani"

    The Hausa-Fulani and sentimental politics

The Hausa-Fulani and sentimental politics

To the Hausa-Fulani, politics is religion and religion is politics; the two are hyphenated in the emulsion of power.Since the Uthman Dan Fodio jihad of 1804, when Hausa kings were deposed and Fulani emirates established, the north has always played sentimental politics. The sentiments of religion are rooted deeply in Hausa-Fulani political culture, evident today.The reason for this is historical. [...]

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    Northern group begins #ReleaseOurGirls campaign

Northern group begins #ReleaseOurGirls campaign

Arewa Political Women Frontier, (APWF), a group comprising women from all the 19 northern states, on Monday staged a protest against the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram.According to coordinator of the group, Mrs. Ramatu Mohammed, the group converged on the Unity Fountain, Abuja, to protest against Boko Haram’s onslaughts.She said that the northern women had to come together to speak out against the [...]

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