List Of Top Five Hausa Language Newspapers In Kano State

 

Hausa language is a major channel of information dissemination among the media in in Northern Nigeria. This is why BBC Hausa service and numerous other Hausa language programmes on radio and television are powerful tools for impacting the north through the media. Hausa newspapers are still very popular in Northern part of Nigeria today; some of them are even more sought-after than English language newspapers. Here is a list of top five Hausa language newspapers in Kano State.

 

1. AMINIYA (WEEKLY NEWSPAPER )

Aminiya is the Hausa language newspaper published by Media Trust, a privately held Nigerian newspaper publishing company based in Abuja. The company also that publishes the English-language Daily Trust, Weekly Trust, Sunday Trust, as well as a new pan-African magazine, Kilimanjaro. It is one of the leading Media companies in Nigeria.

Aminiya is the most widely read Hausa language newspaper in Kano State. It is very popular among readers of all classes in the state. It is also read online.

2. LEADERSHIP A YAU (DAILY NEWSPAPER)

This is the Hausa language edition of Leadership newspaper, a national daily in Nigeria established in 2004. It is the second most popular Hausa language newspaper in Kano State. It is very unique because it provides news stories in Hausa language every day. Readers love it. This newspaper is also read online.

3. Premium Times Hausa

This is the most popular Hausa language online newspaper among Hausa-speaking  readers in Nigeria. It is an online-only newspaper published by Premium Times Srervices, who are the publishers of Premium Times Newspaper, the most widely-read online newspaper in Nigeria.

4. ALBISHIR NEWSPAPER

AlBishir is a Hausa language newspaper published by The Triumph Publishing Company Limited based in the ancient city of Kano, Kano State and owned by the state government. The organisation founded the Triumph newspaper in 1980 but this English language newspaper ceased publication in 2012 while the it’s sister publications, AlBishir and AlFijir are still in circulation.

AlBishir is another popular Hausa language newspaper in Kano State. It keeps readers up to date with news written in Hausa language.

5. ALFIJIR JUMMA NEWSPAPER

AlFijir is a Hausa language newspaper also published by The Triumph Publishing Company Limited based in the ancient city of Kano, Kano State and owned by the state government. The organisation founded the Triumph newspaper in 1980 but this English language newspaper ceased publication in 2012 while the it’s sister publications, AlBishir and AlFijir are still in circulation. While Alfijir Jumma is published in Arabic Hausa language, the Albishir is published in normal Hausa alphabets.

Alfjir Jumma is a popular Hausa language newspaper among readers in Kano State. Its content presents variety of news that interests readers, making it one of the most sought-after newspapers in Kano State.

 

Written By Ifeoma Irechukwu 

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. Obiechina Ifunanya Vivian

    That’s good

  2. Chukwuanu Ekpereamaka Peace

    This IS GREAT you know

  3. What a great way to bring information to their doorstep so that everyone will be carried along

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