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Governors of the 17 southern states under the aegis of the Southern Governors Forum have called on the federal government to convoke a national dialogue as a matter of urgency to address widespread agitations among Nigerians for greater inclusiveness in governance.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enock Adeboye over the death of his son, Dare.
Apex northern socio-cultural body, the Arewa Consultative Forum, has expressed reservations about paying money to secure abductees.
Apex northern socio-cultural body, Arewa Consultative Forum, has expressed reservations about paying money to secure abductees.
The apex northern sociocultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has again praised the Zamfara State government for exposing the security men who are working for bandits in the State.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has said that as dastardly as the actions of the bandits in the Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue state were, the reaction of the Army was out of proportion.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF and other conveners of the Northern Peoples Summit have described restructuring as a vital necessity for survival as one united entity.
The federal government yesterday stated that the general state of insecurity in the country has triggered a rising call for secession as well as politicisation of ethnic and religious differences.
One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, said yesterday that herders are facing many challenges from hostile host communities, including vigilante groups and other criminal elements who rustle cows in the country.
The governor made the statement a few hours after traditional rulers in the state told the service chiefs, who were visiting in the state, that there were over 30,000 bandits in Zamfara forests, a number that far outweighs the less than 10,000 troops deployed to the state to tackle the age-long insecurity.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has appealed to the Federal Government to extend its “no-fly zone” order on other states with security challenges like Zamfara.
Arewa Consultative Forum has called on the security agencies to investigate Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle and make him reveal the identity of those behind the abduction of the 317 Jangebe school girls.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has called on the leadership of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and cattle dealers to put a halt to their so called embargo and blockade.
The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, its South-East counterpart, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, among others, yesterday, condemned stoppage of the supply of foodstuffs and cattle to the south from the north by the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuffs and cattle Dealers of Nigeria.
But Sani, in an newsmen with newsmen said the divergent views on the insecurity currently coming from state governors are signs of what is to come if the country is restructured but insisted that such must not make Nigerians feel they are living in different countries.
The National Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday, disclosed that as of February 15, the commission had received 9,777 requests from across the country for the establishment of additional polling units.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has said that millions of eligible Nigerian voters may not have the opportunity to cast their votes in the 2023 general elections if additional new polling units are not established.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has condoled with Gov. Umaru Zulum of Borno state, over the death of three members of his entourage, an official ACF statement, made available to newsmen on Wednesday, in Kaduna, has said.
Tuchel made this known in an interview with Sky Sports, where he stated that he has learned from his PSG’s mistakes and will be prepared to search for players that will blend with his philosophy.
Former Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi has revealed he was confirmed the Khalifa of Tijjaniya in Nigeria by Sheikh Mahy Ibrahim Nyass, when he paid him a visit in Senegal on Monday.
Two transgender Cameroonians were sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison in Cameroon, where gay sex is illegal, for "attempting homosexuality", their lawyer told AFP.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Kampala, Uganda, to represent Nigeria at the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
The German arrived at the Stamford Bridge club midway through the season, replacing the sacked Frank Lampard.
House of Representatives has given its approval for the establishment of a federal university of agriculture, Sabon Gida in Langtang Federal Constituency of Plateau State.
Workers’ umbrella body, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday condemned reported moves by the Federal Government to adjust payrolls as part of measures to tame the expenses of running the country.
The police n Jigawa State on Wednesday said they recorded 35 rape cases in the state between January and April this year.
Haaland has established himself as one of the most prolific frontmen in Europe since joining Borussia Dortmund in January 2020, and is attracting attention from a number of top clubs heading into the summer transfer window.
A British academic, who was detained in the United Arab Emirates two years ago on spying charges, has launched legal action against a number of senior officials from the Gulf state, accusing them of assault, torture and false imprisonment.