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Bayajida: The legend of Hausa land

By DW
21 January 2018   |   5:48 pm
Historians doubt that Bayajida actually existed, but the legend of Bayajida remains powerful. It refers to him as the man whose lineage founded the Hausa nation. Decisive changes in society are attributed to him, and the legend is re-enacted yearly in Daura, Nigeria.

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