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n. - A member of a Muslim people in a region of northeast Nigeria.

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  • The Kanuri people of Nigeria, Niger and Chad say, "hope is the pillar of the world."
  • Trans World Radio broadcasts every day in the Kanuri language to the people in Nigeria.
  • Nigerians are not Xhosa; Nigerians speak Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Kanuri and English, among others.
  • Julebba was speaking to these men in Kanuri, and Ki-Gor knew Kanuri as well as any African tongue. for more
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