Jaruma’s Top 25 Northern Bachelors 2017
1. YUSUF BUHARI
“Yusuf Buhari is the man for you if you have a sweet tooth… Sweet guy that dresses to kill with a face of gentility and shoulders for you to lean on… even the president approves.”
Yusuf Buhari is the son of President Muhammadu Buhari. He graduated last year from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. Then proceeded to get his master’s Degree a year after.
“Mark Amaza dresses to kill and his mind runs on Duracell Batteries. He is a confident feminist.”
Mark Amaza hails from Maiduguri. He is a brand and communications strategist, a writer, as well as a volunteer for the Young Legislators Advocacy Project (YLAP).
He is a graduate of Engineering and Technology from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
“Arafat Bage is your go-to man if you fancy a stylish northern element… with a face to die for.”
Arafat Bage is the owner of Levels Label – a brand the well-known in Abuja for its luxury yet affordable clothing and food truck. The Nassrawa native graduated from Aston University, Birmingham.
Bage is also part of the FBS Project, a charity organization that hosts a yearly charity event called Ole where all of the proceedings go to various community projects and orphanages.
4.BELLO UMAR AJIYA
Bello Umar Ajiya is the founder of Kreamy Kones, Ice Cream Van. He attained is bachelor’s degree from a university in Dubai. He is in his mid-twenties and is one of Jaruma’s top 25 eligible bachelors.
“Nasir Yammama ehn… his brain has 24 hrs electricity. UP NEPA!!!”
Nasir Yammama is the 27 year old Katsina born founder of Verdant Agritech LTD. As an agricultural enthusiast, his hard work has earned him several awards including the Queens Young Leaders awards presented to him by none other than the Queen of England herself! Nasir Yammama is no doubt, one of Arewas most eligible bachelors.
- HASSAN MUHAMMAD
Hassan Muhammad is a graduate of chemical engineering with an MSc in petro- chemical engineering. He is from Niger State and is currently the technical manager in a top international agricultural firm.
“Praiz will have you praying for deliverance with his thoughtful lyrics and angelic voice… and his body is strong enough to protect you from SARS.”
Praise Ugbede Adejo, was born in Lagos State, Nigeria though originally from Kogi State. The 33 year old musician emerged second runner-up in the first edition of Project Fame West Africa. He has won several awards including Best Pop and R&B artist of the year in the 2015 edition of Nigeria Entertainment Awards. The video of ‘That Stupid Song’ is the first African video to make a world premiere on BET’s 106 & park.
MC Tagwaye will have you rolling on the floor so much with his sense of humour you won’t notice he has stolen your heart. He also has Presidential accent.”
Comedian, Obinna Simon was born and raised in Katsina State and is popularly known as MC Tagwaye. He is usually referred as President Buhari’s doppelganger because of how excellently he talks, dresses and acts like the president.
Muhammad Kam-Selem is a graduate of Business from Coventry University, UK and attained his master’s degree from the University of Bedfordshire.
The Borno native currently works at the Federal Inland Revenue Service and is a director at MARKS & CO LTD.
“Mustapha Gwary can give Romeo a run for his money when it comes to his poetic flows”
A man from Borno state, Mustafa is a writer and a poet. He attained his postgraduate diploma in Strategic studies from the University of Maiduguri and also has a certificate in Public management from Florida International University. Gwary is the founder and Executive director of WAFSIL or Water for Sustainable Water Initiative.
Best known for his vigorous workouts and constant fitness, Usman is the grandson of the first and only president of Nigeria to serve during the second republic, Shehu Shagari. The Sokoto native graduated from Regent’s University London and is the son of former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State and former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shagari.
“Gimba Kakanda will stimulate your mind with his objectivity and insight… if you want to be stimulated by a handsome man with a sweet personality, Gimba na ya guy!”
Being a popular modern day Nigerian writer and poet, Kakanda takes a spot on the list for being known for his smooth flowing words and use of poetic licence. This year, he returned from an International Writing Programme (IWP) at the University of Iowa, located in the US. He is also a columnist.
He is a columnist, social media activist, poet and journalist. Abdulbaqi Jari is a Fulani man from Katsina State. He holds a BSc Biochemistry and a diploma of Law both attained from the Usman Danfodiyo University Sokoto. Also having a diploma in Computer Sciemce (ICT), Jari is the founder of Jaracor, an all Nigerian social networking App, a host on Nishadi TV, as well as the President of CASREF.
Known as A.A Nabage on twitter, Anas is a young entrepreneur and environmentalist. He has a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry.
As one half of the co-founders of Sabali Fashion, Munir is a young business man who started putting effect into his ideas before he even finished with his schooling.
He graduated with a BSc in International Business from the Gediz University, Turkey. As a marketer and a “hustler”, Munir is a driven young man who doesn’t believe in boundaries. Sabali, which founded in August 2012, is one of Abuja’s most famous brands with its yearly fashion shows and events.
17.MUSTAPHA ISA OZO
“Mustapha Isa Ozo is your go to guy if you are the adventurous spirit… with a charming personality to steal your heart away.”
The indigenous Kogi man is a Content editor of Nija.com and a Director of Content Development for Pioneer Monuments Solutions, a platform for business development which is aimed at providing IT solutions and brand management to various organizations and cooperation’s.
Ebra by tribe, the 25 year old is the founder and creative director of Abuja Facts, as well as the brand ambassador of Jumia foods and the associate director and curator of Wired Nigeria.
“Morell will leave you adjusting your gele with his smooth lyrics and velvet voice… He will make you his sauraniya and take you to aure idan safiya ta yi.”
Musa Akila, most popularly known as his stage name Morell is a singer and entertainer all the way from Nothern Nigeria.
The Bauchi born was first introduced to Nigerian music lovers when he was featured in Rugged Mans 2007 album. His hit track ‘Anti-social’ in which he featured Olamide stands to be his most popular single till date. The singer dropped his debut album earlier this year titled ‘Musa Jikan Musa”.
Most popularly known as Mr Quickshakes, Aliyu is a renowned entrepreneur that hails from Gombe state. He is the owner of the well-known milkshake and bubble shop Quickshakes that has stalls across Abuja.
The 26 year old is also part of the Global Shapers of the World Economic Forum.
20. THEO DANJUMA JR
“Theo Danjuma will have you reeling with his smouldering looks and gentlemanly charm… His smile has been known to cause chaos…”
The 31year old Taraba state indigent is the owner of the world acclaimed Danjuma Collection. As an art fanatic, Danjuma was able to collect over 400 art pieces in less than 7 years. His collection, which he exhibits often is one of the best collections by a Nigerian.
As the son of former Nigerian Lieutenant General, Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma – a man once named the 29th richest African man by Forbes – Theo Jr is able to use his wealth and family connections to achieve his dreams and make anything possible.
21.AHMAD RUFAI ISAH
Born and raised in Kano, Ahmad is a graduate of Bayero University Kano with a degree in Mass communication. He presently works with Reboot – a social impact firm that works with governments, civil societies and foundations – as a program coordinator.
He is also an M&E at WAFSLI, a water for sustainable living initiative and a Multimedia Communications Specialist.
22. Aliyu Sadiq
He is an electrical and electronic engineer. Sadiq works for Wuta Engineering, a company that specializes in electrical services, solar and inverter installations.
“Hafiz Bayero is guaranteed to leave you feeling like premium jellof rice… with his charming personality and sharp suits.”
Hafiz is the Special Assistant to Kaduna state governor Nasir Elrufai on Job Creation. He studies at the University of Aston, UK where he attained his BSc in Chemical Engineering and also has an MSc from the University of Warwick in Process Engineering and Business.
Bayero is also the Head of Investor Relations Department at the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA).
24. AMINU WAZIRI
Aminu is a graduate from a university in the United Kingdom. The Bachelor currently works with House of Senate Bukola Saraki.
25. MUATAPHA MUHAMMAD BABA
“Angry Ustaz is anything but his fiery online persona… offline he is a sweet and charming brother looking to sweep you off your feet with all the Sunnah he can remember.”
The owner twitter famous handle @angry_ustaaz is well known for his religious, humbling and mind opening tweets. This arewa man is also accountable for many charity projects to help the less fortunate, with the latest one being ‘Build a well’ and ‘Fix a borehole’ to help people in communities that are suffering from lack of water.