Queen Amina, the fearless worrior queen of Zazzau

Queen Amina was born around 1533, she was was the eldest daughter of Bakwa Turunku, a high-ranking government official of the king of Kufena. She (her mother) seized political power in 1536 and made herself ruler of Zazzau later to be known as Zaria( in present day Kaduna state in Nigeria). A book named Amina, […]