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Precolonial Nigeria: The Hausa-Fulani Kingdom

By: | May 29th, 2011 | 0 Comment


Legend holds that Bayajidda, a traveler from the Middle East, married the queen of Daura, from whom came seven sons. Each son is reputed to have founded one of the seven Hausa kingdoms: Kano, Rano, Katsina, Zazzau (Zaria), Gobir, Kebbi, and Auyo.