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Farewell to a Humble Servant (A Tribute to the late Makama of Ringim Alh. Uba Chiroma)

Written by MUSTAPHA SHUAIBU RABO As people are getting set for a new dawn in the late hours of Friday night in anticipation of a prosperous Saturday Morning, the angels of death were at the same time waiting for a command to carry out the instruction of their (our) Lord Allah (SWT) the beneficent, the

Life and Times of Senator Usman Albishir

By OHIA ISRAEL On Monday 5th July 2012, along Kano Zaria Road, Senator Usman Albishir began his journey to another phase of transition to the great beyond as cold hands of death took away the former Senator and elder statesman. His death had cast a mourning mood across the nation especially in the National Assembly,

Sheikh Ja’afar: His Immortal legacy

By MOHAMMAD QADDAM SIDQ ISA    Last week Friday 13th April, 2012 is exactly five years since the brutal assassination of Sheikh Ja’afar Mahmud Adam. I was thousands of kilometres away on that fateful day when I got some repeated missed calls on my cell phone, which evoked suspicion in me that something was probably