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1. A simple list of rulers drawn up by al-ḥājj ʿUmar b. Abī Bakr al-Ṣalghawī, and published by H. Sölken as “Die Geschichte von Kabi nach Imam Umaru”, Mitteilungungen des Instituts für Orientforschung, vii/1 (1959), 123-62.

2. Labarin Kanta da na Sarautar Kabi.

Publ. in East (1933), i, 36-40.

3. Two other lists have been published, though without indication of the documents they may be based upon. One is by E.J. Arnett and appears in his Gazeteer of Sokoto Province, London, 1920; the other is in Hogben & Kirk-Greene (1966), 253-4—a genealogical tree complete with regnal dates from M…

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“Kebbi/Kabi”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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