Hausa


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a member of a Negroid people living chiefly in northern Nigeria

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the chief member of the Chadic family of Afroasiatic languages

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Critics were quick to express their dissatisfaction on social media with politer commentators suggesting that the use of Hausa instead of English was needlessly divisive.
Content is divided into several categories, such as Latest news, Politics, Economics, Gossip, Wedding, Hausa, etc.
He is correct that Hausa terms for war include yaki, but they do not include fada, as he claims.
Our condolences go to the people of France" wrote one Facebook user, Usman, in the Hausa language, in Abuja, Nigeria over the weekend.
The Tiv people suffered at the hands of their chiefs because the Hausa workers of the Whiteman increased the suffering of Tiv people.
All the tribe's chieftains and mayors attended meeting at the chieftains of Roufa'a Al-Howi home, Brigadier General (pilot) Yousif Ahmed Yousif including the chiefs of Kassala tribes, the prince of the Hausa tribe, the mayor of the Goilghoni tribe and the leaders of the Sufis leaders.
Visitors will have the chance to step back in time and view shields from the mighty Zulu warriors, Hausa leatherwork and rhinoceros hides.
The population is around 170 million, composed of 250 linguistic-ethnic groups, with Yoruba, Hausa, and Igbo as the most influential groups.
Shaikh Al-Aqeel said that the distributed free copies of the Holy Quran are available in 13 languages: Urdu, Hausa, English, French, Thai, Indonesian, Chinese, Spanish, Malibari, Russian, Turkish, German and Albanian.
Leveraging the satellite's Ku-band footprint that sweeps across sub-Saharan Africa, the channel is shifting towards a new and higher quality of broadcasting service to solidify its position as Northern Nigeria's premiere Hausa language channel.
The colloquial term for a typical northerner is"aboki" or"malam"; the words literally mean"friend" or"mister" in Hausa, but saying"You're behaving like an aboki" is a way of telling someone off for acting daft.
In his fascinating account of the Nigerian military's time in government, historian Max Siollun writes about the well-known fact that the leader of Nigeria's first coup, a young military officer, Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, was Igbo by origin, but grew up in the north, speaking fluent Hausa, and considering himself, effectively, a northerner--and his is not a rare Nigerian story.
Did you hear the one about the Ibgo, the Yoruba, the Hausa, and the
HAUSA announced to continue their protest till the resolution of their demands.