I am a journalist with LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPERS as BURUEA CHIEF (North-West) a popular and prolific Author with not less than twenty best selling Hausa Novels. An Analyst, a film producer, Columnist, Media consultant, as well as Publisher/Editor of SARAUNIYA MAGAZINE (Famous online Hausa Magazine) based in Kano, Nigeria, My books (novels, films, columns and biographies) have been published in English and Hausa. With enormous experience of managing a self employed NEWS, MEDIA and PUBLISHING company SIRRINSU MEDIA NIGERIA LIMITED. Writes a number of complicated and successful Hausa Home Videos. Travelled to many state in Nigeria including some African countries like Niger Republic and Cameroon. Writing a weekly Column SIRRINSU in Leadership Hausa Newspaper. Mainly focused on mending broken homes, motivating youths to be educated, strive for their rights and have a brighter tomorrow.
No. 123 Halliru Road Hotoro Tsamiyar Boka,
Nassarawa LGA Kano,
Tel: +2340803 8529 660.
Work Experience and Positions held with dates.
(a) Marubuciya Magazine, Kano, Reporter, 2001-2002
(b) Bidiyo Magazine, Kano, Columnist, 2004
(c) Jamhuriya Newspaper, Sports Writer, 2005
(d) Fim Magazine, Kano, as special writer, 2003-2006
(e) Leadership Hausa Correspondent, 2006 to date.
(f) Arewa 24, Kano, Script Writer 2014.
Reading, Writing, Travelling and indoors sports
2. Babbar Magana
3. Fata Na Gari
4. Gidan Kashe Ahu
6. Hannu Da Shuni
9. Mun Ji Mun Gani
11. Shakka Babu
17. Wata Miyar
18. Zazzabi and many more.
2. Awa 24
4. Jamilun Jidda
5. Matan Gida
8. Dodon Gona
10. Yan Mata
11. Uwar Gulma
12. Kowa Darling
15. Ki Je Kya Gani
17. Yar Mai GANYE
18. Talle Sarkin Fawa
19. Hangen Dala
20. Jakar Magori etc
DADIN KOWA with Arewa 24 Channel.
Extra Curricular activities
(a) Member, Kano State Guild of Script Writers
(b) Member, Nigerian Union of Journalist
(c) Member, Nigerian Correspondent Chapels
(d) Member Associations of Nigerian Authors
(e) Member, Kannywood Script Writers Association
Awards and Certificates of Honour
Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA)
Emerged as winners of Hausa Literature Award. The investiture of the prize took place at an impressive ceremony organised by the Abuja chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) came third with My novel Kankana given certificate of Honour and cash prizes respectively. The prize was endowed by the widow of the late Mohammed Bashir Karaye, a former commissioner in Kano State and an ardent lover of the arts. The widow, Mrs Bilkisu A. Bashir, who is the Executive Secretary of National Judicial Service Commission, Abuja, was inspired by a desire to immortalise her husband's memory. The Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi; a former Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais and a former minister and ambassador, Professor Iyorwuese Hagher were some of the dignitaries that graced the occasion that took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
Iyan-Tama Multimedia Nigeria Limited
I was honoured 25 October 2010, along with many other journalists and media houses with an Iyan-Tama Multimedia Award in Recognition of Support and Contribution to the Growth and Development of the Hausa Film Industry. Iyan-Tama Multimedia Iyan-Tama Multimedia is a reputable limited liability company run by a team of communication professionals. One of the oldest film production outfits in the sprawling Hausa film industry largely based in Kano, known as Kannywood. It was established 13 years ago and through its usually qualitative and meaningful productions as well as innovative stands, has contributed immensely to the growth of the industry till date.
Equal Access Nigeria Limited.
Successfully participated in the workshop, of writing and developing a TV Soap Opera for Social Change. From 25th January to 13 February 2014 in Kano State. It was organized by an International non-profit organization Equal Access Nigeria Limited. Which provides information and education on healthcare and social issues through radio in developing countries. The organization is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Kathmandu, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Nepal; Kabul, Afghanistan; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; and New Delhi, India. Certificate of Participation obtained.
Name: Maje El-Hajeej Hotoro
Lives in: Kano, Nigeria
Occupation: Manager, Producer, Publisher, Screenwriter and Script Consultant