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AYCF: Femi Adesina lacks respect for elders

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, over his comment against the Northern Elders’ Forum.

Presidency blasts NEF leader Ango Abdullahi

The presidency has carpeted Prof. Ango Abdullahi, leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) describing him as a General without troops.

Nigerian governors playing pranks with coronavirus to get money – Northern elders

NEF, which made the allegation in a statement signed by Prof. Ango Abdullahi in Kaduna yesterday, noted that it was public knowledge that what the country needed was good policies that could turn around things when the current resources in the Nigeria were managed transparently.
Kabir Bala, a professor, has formally taken over as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, with a passionate appeal to all staff of the institution to unite and work hard for the advancement of the university.

Prof. Kabir Bala takes over as new ABU vice-chancellor

Kabir Bala, a professor, has formally taken over as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, with a passionate appeal to all staff of the institution to unite and work hard for the advancement of the university.
The Kano State High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Kano kingmakers challenging the creation of four new emirates and the appointment of first-class emirs.

Kano court dismisses kingmakers suit challenging creation of new emirates

The Kano State High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Kano kingmakers challenging the creation of four new emirates and the appointment of first-class emirs.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

Cracks in Northern Elders Forum as member distances Board of Trustees from verdict on...

A member of Northern Elders Forum (NEF) Board of Trustees, Abubakar Tsav, said the board was not aware of the statement issued by some of the forum members on President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency carpets Northern Elders Forum

The presidency in a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has carpeted the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) describing it as lacking credible membership.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

Northern elders pass vote of no confidence in President Buhari

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Sunday has passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari has failed Nigeria – Northern elders

The Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.

2023: North Elders Forum states condition to support candidate

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) says by 2023 the North will only support candidates with genuine commitment to deal with its problems and political will to meet the region’s aspirations.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Operation Amotekun: Northern elders commend South-West governors over security outfit

Convener of Northern Elders’ Forum and former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Ango Abdullahi on Sunday commended governors of the Southwest geopolitical zone for establishing the ‘Operation Amotekun’ to tackle insecurity in the region.

2023: Northern leaders’re not God – Maxi Ukuta

Second Republic politician and former commissioner in old Anambra State, Chief Maxi Ukuta, has picked holes in comments of some northern leaders including Professor Ango Abdullahi that the presidency would remain in the North after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a United States diplomat, has likened Nigeria’s political circle to an old men’s club.

Nigeria’s zoning arrangements may create challenge for 2023 elections — US diplomat

A United States diplomat, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has said the ”gentleman agreement” of zoning of leadership in Nigeria may prompt a tougher electoral process in the next general elections in 2023.

Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Pandef, others boycott General Abubakar’s peace meeting

Leaders of Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pan-Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and the Middle Belt Forum, yesterday, made good their threat to boycott the meeting initiated by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna to find solutions to myriads of problems facing the country.

Northern elders urge herdsmen to relocate from south

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has asked herdsmen in the southern part of the country to relocate if their safety is no longer guaranteed.

NEF: North under threats of bandits

Northern group, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has lamented that the region is under threats of bandits.

Ango Abdullahi-led NEF slam President Buhari, leaders over northern security crisis

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has attributed the current state of insecurity in the North to the failure of leadership at the three ties of government to address and arrest poverty and underdevelopment.

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The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ex-SSG: I’m not leaving APC, but won’t support Governor Akeredolu’s re-election

Former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Honourable Ifedayo Abegunde, said he would not defect to another party and would also not support Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection.
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NSE market capitalisation opens week with N162 billion loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation opened the week on Monday with a loss of N162 billion in a day.

Festus Keyamo to appear again in National Assembly over 774,000 jobs controversy

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, will appear before the National Assembly Joint Committee on Labour on Tuesday to defend the 774,000 job recruitment across the country.
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No factions in Oyo APC – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State says there is no division within its fold.
No fewer than 201 health workers have tested positive to Corona disease since the outbreak of the pandemic in Edo state.

201 health workers test positive for coronavirus in Edo

Okundia who reaffirmed government’s commitment towards the protection and welfare of the state’s health workforce, especially frontline workers who are putting their lives on the line to support the government’s efforts at containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the state, urged them to ensure safety precautions are taken when treating any patient.