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Central Mosque (Abuja)

N Federal Secretariat (Abuja)

N Tortoise masquerade in carnival parade (Abuja)

N Horseman masquerade in carnival parade (Abuja)

N Two buckets, street view (Abuja)

N Signboard by street (Kaduna)

N Wall design (Kaduna)

Zangon Aya village (Kaduna State)

Village2 with mud houses (Kaduna State)

Zuma Rock with white patch 'face' (Abuja)

Rain water running down a hill, Kotonkarfe (Kogi State)

TukurTukur Hill -Zaria  (Kaduna State)

Making mud bricks (Kaduna State)

  Termite hill (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Pond of sacred fish - locals say they cannot be eaten and big fishes and snakes come out during Friday and Sunday prayers (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Pond of sacred fish, closer shot (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Marketplace (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Monday Market (Maiduguri, Borno State)

  Monday Market with clay pottery (Maiduguri, Borno State)

  Monday Market with mats, wooden pestles and mortars, wooden writing boards hung from rope (Maiduguri, Borno State)

Traditional processing of harvested grains - Zaria (Kaduna State)

Local community, Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Farmland, Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Farmland, another view, Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Ankpa sunset (Kogi State)

Mud hut home (Kogi State)

More huts (Kogi State)

Sunset at the beach, Eko Tourist Resort at Akodo (Lagos State)

Palm trees on the beach, Eko Tourist Resort at Akodo (Lagos State)

The sea, Eko Tourist Resort at Akodo (Lagos State)

 View of Lagos from the Third Mainland Bridge (Lagos State)

If you have a breakdown on the bridge... (Lagos State)

Tranquility

Industrialization providing Kaduna with clean fresh air (Kaduna State)

Girl selling groundnuts, road side, notice the small movable shelter behind her made of straw (Kaduna State)

Potatoes for sale - Zaria (Kaduna State)

  Shehu of Borno's palace (Borno State)

  Local perfumes and incense shop with shop owner mixing (Maiduguri Monday Market, Borno State)

  Dusty road through neighbourhood (Bauchi State)

  Neighbourhood treetops (Bauchi State)

  Rocky hills (Bauchi State)

Nm Meat stall with a variety of animals at a market in Katsina Ala - a lot of people enjoy eating meat here (Benue State)

Nm Meat stall at a market in Katsina Ala (Benue State)2

Nm Meat stall at a market in Katsina Ala - don't ask me which animals these are! (Benue State)3

  Mud-brick homes (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Mud-brick houses and farm (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Cattle grazing (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  Cattle grazing with herdsman watching (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

Smoked fish market, Lokoja (Kogi State)

Longest bridge in northern Nigeria, [up ahead] - Ajaokuta (Kogi State)

Returning from the farm, Ankpa (Kogi State)

Newly built College of Islamic Studies, Ankpa (Kogi State)

College of Islamic Studies, Ankpa (another view)

Kogi State University from the road side (Kogi State)

Corn farm and hills, Kaduna-Zaria highway (Kaduna State)

Corn farm and hills, Kaduna-Zaria highway (Kaduna State)

Cattle grazing on land close to Kware (Sokoto State)

Granary in Gwadabawa (Sokoto State)

Granary and onion store at a home in Gada (Sokoto State)

Onion stores made completely of stacks of onions covered with thatched roofs in Gada near the border with Niger (Sokoto State)

Onion stores in Gada near the border with Niger, closer view (Sokoto State)

Onion stores on a farm at Kware, also made up of stacks of oions covered with roofs of hay (Sokoto State)

Onion stores on a farm at Kware, a closer view (Sokoto State)

Households in Rabah (Sokoto State)

Trucks and trailers being washed at the Rima River (Sokoto State)

 


N Old Lady with Calabash of Fresh Butter

N Harvesting grains

N 'Kick Malaria Out' football team

N 'Kick Malaria Out' performers

N Traffic warden making mobile phone call

Parents (old picture)

Engineer (father)

Madam (mother)

Hajiya (grandmother)

Grandpa

Innocence

Harvesting ginger

Harvesting ginger2

Cracking oil palm nuts

Village kitchen

  Firewood

Boys dressed up for festivities

Family during festivities

Mother and baby

Couple at a wedding in traditional dress

T at a wedding

Two sisters & a cousin

Friends dressed in native styles

National Youth Service Corps (for Nigerian graduates)

National Youth Service Corps2

Brother in a kaftan

Taekwondo boy

More native styles

Cultural procession at festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Cultural procession at festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)2

Cultural procession at festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)3

Buying carpets

Nm Newly appointed Sheikh (Sokoto State)

Nm 'Mean guy' pose

Nm 'Mean-er girl' pose


N Chilli pepper plant

N Fresh mangoes

N Mortars and pestles for sale

N Yam farm with palm trees

N Harvested yam tubers and farm surrounded by mango tress

Chicken boy

Grace

Ancient decision

Nm A shop in Gboko with a name that might mean something else to the owner - pronounced 'c' 'men' (Benue State)

 Camels1 (Sokoto State)

 Camels2 (Sokoto State)

 Camels3 (Sokoto State)

Girl with henna designs on hands and feet

  Heavy chick, heavy purse - Fulani girls and women (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

  More  Fulani girls  - one with chewing stick in her mouth, cleaning her teeth (Kagarko, Kaduna State)

Masquerade, Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Young dancers during cultural festivities, Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

More young dancers during cultural festivities, Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

  Baby eating paper

  Cultural group with rattles and drums (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2002 convocation ceremony)

  Cultural group with dancers and snake charmer (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 2002 convocation ceremony)

'Horned' performer at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

'Horned' performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Drummer at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Drummer at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)2

Performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

Performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)2

Performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)3

Performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)4

Performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)5

Performers at cultural festivities in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)6

Pounding millet while chickens eagerly await spilled grains

  Weaver-bird on gauva tree with fruits

  Weaver-bird on gauva tree with fruits, another view

  Birds feeding on grains of millet

Yakuwa (Hausa languauge)/Agolo (Igala language) plant - its flower petals used for making soup and the popular beverage, tsobo/zobo

More Yakuwa/Agolo plants

Bananas and chicks

  Moth and flowers

Pawpaw (Papaya) plant

  Pawpaw (Papaya) bunch 

  Sweet Sop plant with fruits

Coconut and shells on the beach, Eko Tourist Resort at Akodo (Lagos State)

Compound with a 'cactus fence'  in Fadan Kagoma (Kaduna State)

ęSa'adatu T. Sule 2001 - 2009.