The Hausa people are believed to have migrated from Bagdad. That one prince from royal families of Bagdad came and settled at Daura in Northern Nigeria very close to Niger. It was from Daura the people started spreading to other parts of the core North. Hausa language is spoken in most Northern Nigeria except Kogi, Benue and Kwara states.
Hausa language are spoken in Northern Cameroon, Niger, Sudan, Ivory Coast among the Fulani, Tuareg, Kanuri, Gur and Shuwa Arab.
The language is also spoken in Togo, Chad, Northern Ghana and Senegal. They are homogeneous people found in the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa and Garbon. They are good set of people but dogmatic in their religious believe. Daura is the oldest city in Hausa land.