Shaihu Umar (Topics in World History)By Abubaker Tafawa Balewa
- Author: Abubaker Tafawa Balewa
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishers
- Published: 2016-02-14
A family saga, written by the first Federal Prime Minister of Nigeria. It focuses on the struggles of Umar and his mother, and describes Umar's dramatic journey across the desert with a slave caravan. It provides a glimpse into the lives of women and children in a black Islamic society.