Dr. Ibrahim Tahir: 13 years since the loss of a human encyclopedia. By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi.
A few misconceptions about Ibrahim Tahir I must address before agonising over his loss. Most prominent is that he was sponsored to Cambridge in London by The Northern Regional Government and in truth he never was. He was etched off of the Government sponsored list and his older brother Mukhtar Tahir, friend to late Gen. […]
When Bourdillion roared.
Over and over, I’ve heard Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu being referred to as the Lion of Bourdillion. He owns the title Jagaban, and has been the only title holder that has propelled the Jagaban title to nation wide acclaim. Jagaban means warrior leader. He was given the title by the late Emir of Borgu, his […]
Nigeria: In need of Elrufa’ism.
Do you remember when Elrufai chased bandits into the bush, along the Kaduna/ Abuja expressway as he came across a bandit attack along the highway? He practically trailed the assailants into the bush, chasing the gunmen, along with his retinue of armed escorts. He just wouldn’t stand aside and watch the security men put their […]