Idris Shaaba Jimada

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Idris Shaaba Jimada
Idris Shaaba Jimada

Kwara State, Nigeria
EducationUniversity of Ilorin Ahmadu Bello University

Idris Shaaba Jimada is a Nigerian academic and the Director of Arewa House in Kaduna. He is a professor of history and the deputy dean of the Faculty of Arts at Ahmadu Bello University.


Jimada hails from Kwara State. He earned an MA and PhD from Ahmadu Bello University. His research focuses on intergroup relations and contemporary and comparative national and international studies on political and social movements.[1][2]

Jimada was appointed Director of Arewa House to replace Professor Sule Bello. Arewa House is the former state house of the northern Nigeria region and the residence of Premier Sir Ahmadu Bello. It is now the headquarters for historical research and documentations for Ahmadu Bello University.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "Buhari Reviving Education". Retrieved 2020-04-09.
  2. ^ Malumfashi, Muhammad (2019-07-11). "Yadda cibiyar tarihin Arewa ke shirin karrama Shugaban kasa Buhari har abada". - Nigeria news. (in Hausa). Retrieved 2020-04-09.
  3. ^ .. (2018-02-23). "Prof Jimada is now Director of Arewa House". Daily Trust. Retrieved 2020-04-08.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Arewa House to honour notable men of integrity". Daily Trust. 2018-09-03. Retrieved 2020-04-08.
  5. ^ "Buhari canvasses sound education sector built on values". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2019-07-10. Retrieved 2020-04-08.

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