Tribal marks in Nigeria
Tribal marks are lacerations made on the face that was a common practice years ago in parts of the Yoruba and the Hausa tribes of Nigeria.
Bayajida: The legend of Hausa land
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.
Local radio joins the fight against Boko Haram
Dandal Kura Radio is Nigeria's first radio station dedicated to fighting the Boko Haram insurgency. Broadcasting in Hausa and Kanuri, it transmits three hours of programming daily to the nine million residents of the violence-wracked northeast Nigeria and Lake Chad region.