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TOWNS OF KEBBI: KHALl'LU'S DOMINION. 537
of Birni-n-Gindi), Lets^da (near Gondu), Sobaki (between Gondu and Argungu), Ambursa (between Argungu and Zoro), Ddtsiel (E. of Gondu), Dalijam (N.), Dinau (N. on the faddama-n-Argungu, Ujariyo (E. of Ambursa, between this and Argungu), B. K6sor6 (between Argungu and Zoro), Z6ro or Jeggara (W. of Gondu), KalHul-ladan (E. of Gulma), Gulma (on the gulbi-n-Kebbi), Kalliul Mamma Yidi, Birnin-Gatago, B. Madara (close to Gulma), S6wa(N. of Gondu), Zazagdwa, Kokose* (on the border of the territory of 'Aliyu and Khalilu, and commanding the ford between Gulma and Argungu—therefore called "serki-n-rua"), A'damangutta(W. of Sowa), B. Bunga, B. Mornanga (where natron is gathered), Suru (E. of Bunza, on the gulbi, with a very white kind of salt); B. Geggi, B. Kuka, Tilli, Zogirina, Gotomo, Aluwdsa, FeUinde, Ligi (two towns of the name), Kambasa, Ambursa, B. Tari, Gulumbe, B. Ldga, Kardi, Zoro, Hammdhi, D6go-n-daji, Randali, Fulmungdni, Kermi, Giwa-tazo, Maizumma, Kera, B. Gindi, Kimba, Al£lu, Jadddi, Kalgo, Maddochi, Romo, Dammatli, B. Kaya, Barga, U'mbutu, Girkau, Zabga (close to the frontier of Zoma); back from Kebbi, Kola, Jdggurd, Diggi, Mutubari, Banganna, Samdu, Maidehini, Garadi, Raba, Sabo-n-birni, Basaurn, Matankari (all these on the faddama-n-Kebbi). Sections of the F611ani-n-Kebbi:
Njabtangkoyen, Jogaddnkoyen, Magajiankoyen, Beymkoyen, Ter^bbe, Jarangankoyen, Kalinkoyen, Dikankoyen (the first tribe of the Fulbe who immigrated into Kebbi), Modibankoyen, Gundarunkoyen, Tdrasankoyen, Kamakankoyen (regarded as the most warlike among these tribes), Gumborunkoyen, Degelankoyen, Tafdrankoyen (from Tafara near Gandi), Tammankoyen, Jennankoyen.
TOWNS AND VILLAGES OF DE'NDINA.
The Eastern part of the province of D£ndina, in a political point of view, is now comprised in the province of Kebbi.
Y£lu*, the principal place of D6ndina, at present the residence of a rebel chief. See what I have said, p. 250.
Gayaf, on the east side of the river, a most important marketplace of D^ndina.
* Yelu, one day from Zogirma through forest, one day W. from Bunza, south of the former road, and about 8 m. S. of KalHul, on the dallul Fogha.
From Yelu to Gaya, one day S.W., passing through the following places:—Bamba, a large hamlet, Kahinjanawa, Fatagasu, Ruwa-n-kangwa Zagonji, Pode-bodeji, a hamlet of Fulbe, or rather Zargabe ; then Birni-n-Gaya.
From Yelu to Yauri, S.S.E., 8 short days.
Fond, formerly a large town, which gave its name to a
whole province. Kusari. Windefada.
Bessekuttu, a hamlet belonging to the territory of Yauri.
t Between Gaya and Kirotashi, another town higher up the Niger, about 15 m. S. from Say, lie the following places : — Tara,
J. all along the gulbin-Kebbi.
Komba, an important place
for crossing the river. Karimdmma.
Sandfina, junction of the
Ddki-n-gan. ~\ three important
Kainiki, with a wonderful
tree (an idol ?) B. Seng^lu, with salt, close
to Stiru. B. Ginga, with salt. Bakoshi, with salt, which is
boiled here. Dendene, saltwork, baki-n
gulbi, on the bank of the
Sandfina, and Bdngagd. At Kirotdshi, .the rdfi-n-Zaberma, which skirts the east side of Tdmkala, joins the I'sa, or Niger.
B. Kdtaru, between Keji and
Ungwa M'allcm, east of
Baindi, between the Kwdra
and the fdddama Stiru.
B. Tdre, all these on the east
B. Donubeni (almost deserted).
B. KangnuaVel, between Gaya and Dole.
Ny&nsamd, south of Yelu baki-n-F6gha.
Latakirri, between Bunza and Fogha.
Ge"za, in the wilderness between Bunza and Fingilla.
Tormushi baki-n-F6gha, south of D6be.
Sellowe, between Bunza and Zogirma.
Siri, west of Gode.
Ged6, on a mountain in the f&ddama, between Uede and
Ballebombori, on the Kw&ra, half-day east of Gaya.
B. Wagguru, on an island in the river.
B. Niyaila, on the river.
B. Zagh&y, on the river.
Btila, S.E. of Zagh&y.
B. Yogumu, on an island as large as Egga, and accessible by a ford in summer*.
Gullingdre, S.E. of Yogumu.
B. Mongottere, on an island.
B. Soka, between Jokwa and Toro on the river.
B. Kormissa, between Kdha and Bunza.
Kullwa, an island, many Fulbe.
B. Gabdilo, on the river.
B. Tutubard, on the river S.W. of Dodime.
CMwa, in the faddama west of Tutiibara.
B. Gerkwa, on the Kwdra, S.E. of Daki -n-gari, once the residence of a king of Kebbi, who fled before the king of Zdnfara.
B. Kamag6me, 60uth of Zagha.
B. Jugudi, north of Fond.
B. Ddnia, on the river between Rdha and Nyanga. B. Ndnia, on the fdddama, a rocky eminence with plenty of del6b-palms.
B. Kiria, on the ford where the river is crossed to Flo (baki
n-maiketare-n Flo). B. Modiboji, on the river.
Kullwa, in the Kwdra, biradam gungu. Gungu-n-Gdya
(Ak^teku), island of Gaya. B. Dorowa, between Gdya and Tara, nearer to the former, on
B. Balea, on the Kwdra, a small and populous town.
B. Buldi, between Gdya and Kengakoye.
B. Mdddocln or" Kdhi, south of Tununga, on the Kwdra,
B. Kdttika, south of Siko, on a branch of the Kwdra, with
plenty of river horses. B. Yday on the Kwdra, F611ani-n-Jogaddwa. B. Beli, at a short distance north of Yogumu. B. Kdrufa, also called Jamde and Munday, on the fdddama
of the Kwdra.