Arabic Literature of Africa Online

Get access

Ibrāhīm Dābo
(87 words)

d. 1862, often known as Dābo Cigari “the sacker of towns”.

Sources

SM, iii, 128-9; Hogben & Kirke-Greene (1966), 198-200; Sa’id (1978).

Biography

Second Emir of Kano, reg. 1819-46.

Works

1. Kaff al-ikhwān.

Publ. Kano: Native Authority Press, n.d. [c. 1955].

2. Shīmat al-ikhwān.

MSS: Niamey, 1412.

Kani (1984/5) notes a work in Niamey by Ibrāhīm Dābo entitled Shamsiyyat al-ikhwān and says it is on the virtues of the Tijāniyya and Aḥmad al-Tijānī. For a work of this title and content attributed to Muḥammad Salga, see below.

Cite this page
“Ibrāhīm Dābo”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20007_2_1>
First published online: 2016



▲   Back to top   ▲