KEBBI STATE

Kebbi State came into being in 1991 and called the 'Home of Ancient' The State was created out of the the old Sokoto State. The capital is Birnin-Kebbi. it's major towns include Birnin -Kebbi, Argungu and Yelwa.

Agriculture accounts for a substantial part of the State's economy. Food crops include Guinea corn, Rice, Onions and Millet whilst cash crops include Groundnut
KEBBI STATE
and Cotton. A large percentage of the people are farmers and has four major tribes, which includes Hausa, Fulani, Dakarkari and Gungawa. Kebbi State is famous for traditional arts and craft like beads, swords and glassware.
Attractions
GERMACHE SHRINE IN ZULU

This is a traditional Shrine close to Zuru in Zuru Local Government Area. This place is a peace of water surrounded by thick trees, and there in the water, there are crocodiles, this is a place of worship, the local inhabitants visit this place with sacrifice and make special request to the shrine.
ARGUNGU INTERNATIONAL FISHING FESTIVAL

The Argungun fishing festival is the culmination of a four-day cultural event in Kebbi State. Thousands of fishermen line up like an ancient army, carrying their traditional nets and gourds at the sound of  gun, they pound towards the narrow river Matan Fada and leap into the water. They have just one hour to catch the biggest fish. The festival is not limited to the fishing alone. During the festival there are various cultural, musical and sporting events as well.
UHOLA FESTIVAL IN ZULU AREA OF KEBBI STATE

Another interesting festival in Kebbi state is UHOLA FESTIVAL in Zuru Emirate; this is a yearly festival of thanks given to God for spearing their lives. The festival is normally held around December/ January in all towns and villages of Zuru Area. It is at this festival that some age group teenage boys are considered matured to go into manhood while some age groups of girls also were considered matured to go into woman-hood. The festival takes two to three days of colorful
events such as: Dances, Music, Wrestling exhibition of works of art and crafts. It holds in the ancient cities of Zuru area. During this festival, the local populace moves to the ancient  city which is normally situated at a hilly area, because of defense against invaders.
KARISHI TRADITIONAL SETTLEMENT

KARISHI town is situated around Sakaba town in Sakaba local Government. This settlement is a traditional one and not yet been changed, the people there still holds to the traditional belief and customs. It is hilly and the people come down for anything, they have a fence surrounding their town and watchmen all the day against invaders. The ruler of these people is seen once a year by his subject, he only comes out once a year during one festival. Infact the subjects’ sees their ruler as the Creator, God and therefore, hails him equal to God.
THE TOMB OF ABDULLAHI FODIO

The tomb of Abdullahi Fodio the brother of Sheikh Usman Danfodio the great jihadist of the 9th century, the tomb is located at Gwandu in Gwandu Local Government Area. Abdullahi Fodio also participated in theJihad and he played a  role in the 19th century jihad, he was the founder of Gwandu Empire and rule this place until his death up to today his descendents still rule this great place.
MUSEUMS

The KEBBI STATE government owns and maintain three museums, these are: KANTA - Argungu in this museum are relics of KEBBI rulers right from the time of KANTA the founder of KEBBI EMPIRE. The other two are the ZURU museum and the YAURI museum.
Other places of interest
ARGUNGU EMIR'S PALACE
YAURI EMIR'S PALACE
ZURU EMIR'S PALACE
GWANDU EMIR'S PALACE

ARTS & CRAFT EXHIBITION
CULTURAL DANCES &  MUSICAL EVENTS
AGRICULTURAL FAIR
TRADITIONAL BOXING & WRESTLING
ARCHERY COMPETITION

RACING EVENTS: DONKEY RACES, BOATING RACES, BICYCLE RACES ETC

MOTOR RALLY
KAMBARI FESTIVAL AT NGASKI, YAURI EMIRATE BY THE KAMBARI TRIBE
IMAGE NOT YET POSTED
OTHER STATES
About
..........................................
About NNT

Our Partners/Sponsors

Sitemap
Northern Nigeria
.................................................
About Northern Nigeria

History

People and Culture

Food and Drinks

Climate

Destinations
....................................
Where To Go

What To Do

Where To Stay
NNT-i
...........................................
I - inspire

I - educate

I - Motivate

I - Tribal Weddings

I - Volunteer

I - Develop/Construct

I - Finance

I - Advocate

Info Center
...............................
Tourists center

Careers

Contacts
Copyright © 2009 NNT·  All Rights reserved.
Powered by Rabia Designs!
Disclaimer  |  Terms  |  Advertisement  | Sitemap
Catering Rest House
Zuru, Birnin Kebbi.Nasara Hotel
Birnin Kebbi

State Hotel and Guest House
Brinin Kebbi.

Nasara Hotel
Birnin Kebbi.
IMAGE NOT YET POSTED
IMAGE NOT YET POSTED
IMAGE NOT YET POSTED
Kebbi State of Nigeria
HOTELS IN KEBBI STATE
IMAGE NOT YET POSTED
FCT ABUJA
ADAMAWA STATE
BAUCHI STATE
BENUE STATE
BORNO STATE
GOMBE STATE
JIGAWA STATE
KADUNA STATE
KANO STATE
KATSINA STATE
KEBBI STATE
KOGI STATE
KWARA STATE
NASARAWA STATE
NIGER STATE
PLATEAU STATE
SOKOTO STATE
TARABA STATE
YOBE STATE
ZAMFARA STATE
Northern Nigeria Tourism