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The Arewa Consultative Forum has said the conferment of national awards by President Muhammadu Buhari on the late Chief MKO Abiola; his running mate, Alhaji Babagana Kingibe; and the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, will heal the wound of the annulment of June 12. 1993 presidential election by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.
The Convener, Arewa Consultative Forum, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, has expressed the North’s readiness to debate whether Nigeria should remain as a country or not.
Arewa Consultative Forum has distanced itself from a communiqué passing a vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari and other Northern politicians.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, has asked the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), to expose criminal herdsmen among them.
Prominent northern stakeholders Saturday floated a new group- Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPLF) – aimed at enabling the region to take its destiny in its hand ahead of next year’s elections, especially the presidential poll.
Taking measures to produce a consensus presidential candidate for the 2019 elections, some elders of the north have also constituted some committees to find solutions to the challenges facing the region.
Elders and key political actors in the North on Saturday brainstormed in Abuja to pick a consensus presidential candidate from the zone for the 2019 general elections.
The Northern Senators’ Forum rose from its two-day retreat in Katsina State, on Wednesday, urging proponents of restructuring of the country to desist from intimidating the region with the proposal.
National chairman of Northern Nigeria Union (NNU), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that President Muhammad Buhari will have to earn the endorsement of the North for re-election in 2019 through his performance in his first term.
Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Dr. Paul Unongo, has said that the 1914 amalgamation of Nigeria by Lord Frederick Lugard was not a mistake.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday condemned the planned arrest of members of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) by Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, saying it is not in support of the decision.
The National Publicity Secretary of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has thrown his weight behind the military operation in Abia State under the on-going operation tagged Operation Python Dance II.
Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday.
Iceland’s dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his teammates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.
Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor earthquake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup.
Mario Balotelli would be well suited to a move to Marseille according to agent Mino Raiola, who said the Italian striker can "marry well with the Marseillais mentality".
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba claims he has gone from "the biggest transfer in the world to the most criticised player in the world".
An al Qaeda affiliate in Mali has released a video of a French aid worker and a Colombian nun kidnapped in separate incidents in 2016 and 2017, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
David de Gea remains “world class” in the eyes of Spain team-mate Nacho, with a rare mistake which gifted Cristiano Ronaldo a goal in a 3-3 draw with Portugal quickly shrugged off.
The average price per litre paid by consumers for petrol decreased by 0.8 per cent to N150.2 in May 2018 from the N151.4 recorded for April 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.
Manchester City are set to dominate Premier League competition for years to come, says Bacary Sagna, with Champions League success also only a matter of time.