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Arziki

Arziki

Arziki Also known as: Bagwariya Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori spirit At her best, Arziki brings abundance to devotees. Her name ...
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Barade

Barade

Barade Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori Barade means “mounted warrior” and is the title for the Bori spirit whose personal name ...
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Judika Illes

Barhaza

Barhaza Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori Barhaza is Inna’s younger sister and Wanzami’s mother. Her husband is unclear. She may be ...
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Bori

Bori

Bori Also known as: Aljan; Ishoki Origin: Hausa Maguzawa is the indigenous pre-Islamic religion of the Hausa people of Nigeria ...
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Dan Galadima

Dan Galadima

Dan Galadima The Prince Also known as: Dan Galadina Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori Dan Galadima is the handsome prince, playboy, ...
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Danko Dan Muso

Danko Dan Muso

Danko Dan Muso Sudden Visitor; Drawer of the Belly Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori Danko Dan Muso is head of the ...
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Duna

Duna

Duna Also known as: Baleri Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori Duna belongs to the Seventh House of Bori spirits. He and ...
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Gizo

Gizo

gizo Hausa (Niger, Nigeria) The spider, a trickster hero. Gizo’s exploits contain elements common to tales about other African tricksters, ...
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Inna

Inna

Inna Mother Also known as: Mai-Inna; Doguwa; Ha diza; Bafilatana Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori According to some versions of Hausa ...
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Nakada

Nakada

Nakada The Striker; Causer of Downfall Origin: Hausa Classification: Bori Nakada, son of Malam Alhaji, renounced Islam and was banished ...
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Sarkin Aljan Biddarene

Sarkin Aljan Biddarene

Sarkin Aljan Biddarene Sarkin Aljan Biddarene, the head of the second house of Bori spirits, is the younger brother of ...
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Sarkin Aljan Shekaratafe

Sarkin Aljan Shekaratafe

Sarkin Aljan Shekaratafe Son of Water Also known as: Sarkin Fagan Sarkin Aljan Shekaratafe is the head of the seventh ...
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Sarkin Aljan Suleimanu

Sarkin Aljan Suleimanu

Sarkin Aljan Suleimanu Sarkin Aljan Suleimanu translates as “Solomon, King of the Djinn.” He is the ruler of Jangare, the ...
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Sarkin Aljan Zurkalene

Sarkin Aljan Zurkalene

Sarkin Aljan Zurkalene Sarkin Aljan Zurkalene is the chief of the sixth house of Bori spirits, which incorporates the House ...
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Sarkin Arna

Sarkin Arna

Sarkin Arna Sarkin Arna is the chief of the ninth house of the Bori spirits, which comprises Pagan Bori spirits ...
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Sarkin Fulani

Sarkin Fulani

Sarkin Fulani Also known as: Filani Sarkin Fulani is chief of the fifth house of Bori spirits, the House of ...
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Sarkin Gwari

Sarkin Gwari

Sarkin Gwari Sarkin Gwari is the head of the tenth house of Bori Spirits, the Gwari Spirits. The Gwari are ...
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Sarkin Rafi

Sarkin Rafi

Sarkin Rafi Chief of Well-Watered Lands Sarkin Rafiis the son of Sarkin Aljan Suleimanu, but he lives in the Second ...
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