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IPOB: June 12 Democracy Day a Greek gift to pacify Yoruba

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the re­cent declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari in honor of late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential election.

June 12: President Buhari’s Greek gift to woo Southwest – IPOB

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncement of June 12 as Democracy Day in honour of the late Chief MKO Abiola as a Greek gift, meant to woo people of the South-west of the country.

Biafra: MASSOB berates President Buhari over civil war comment

The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereignty State of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment that Nigeria soldier had mercy on the people of Biafra during the civil war.

IPOB congratulates Biafrans for successful sit-at-home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has congratulated the people of Biafra for the successful sit-at-home exercise it declared to honour the fallen heroes of civil war and those who died in the cause of the struggle for the restoration of Biafra state.

IPOB sit-at-home: Arewa CF warns against infringement on others’ rights

Foremost Northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), on Monday, frowned at press statement by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) declaring May 30 as a sit-at-home day in honour of not only for a Biafra state, but also for those alleged to have been killed by herdsmen in 20 states of Nigeria.

Northern group denies asking President Buhari not to re-election

Mr Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, spokesman of CNG, said in a statement issued in Lagos on Wednesday that the CNG did not discuss individual aspiration at its two-day summit in Kaduna as reported in the media.

Biafra: IPOB restates plan to disrupt Ohanaeze summit

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has restated its plan to disrupt the proposed summit on restructuring by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo scheduled for May 21, 2018 at Awka, Anambra State.

2019: Arewa youths to conduct mock election for northern presidential hopefuls

Following the re-election of Comrade Kabiru Yusuf as the President of Arewa Consultative Youth Movement (ACYM), the body says it would conduct a mock election to determine which aspirant’s vision is in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of Northern Youths .

2019: Arewa youths vow mobilize support for President Buhari’s re-election

The Arewa Youth Assembly, on Monday, declared that it will “widely” mobilize support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of 2019.

Northern Christian elders disown Arewa pastors

The Northern Christian Elders Forum, on Saturday, dissociated itself from the Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria, whose visit by its members to the Presidency recently generated a public outcry from Christians.

Arewa CF dissociates itself from communiqué expressing vote of no confidence in President Buhari

Arewa Consultative Forum has distanced itself from a communiqué passing a vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari and other Northern politicians.

Ijaw elders caution ex-militants over General Boroh’s removal

Co-ordinator of Ijaw Monitoring Group, Mr Joseph Evah, on behalf of the group and Ijaw elders, has cautioned Ijaw youths over the ultimatum given the Federal Government to recall the Co-ordinator of Amnesty Programme, Maj.Gen Paul Boroh (retd).

Lagos govt assures Arewa communities of inclusion in governance

Lagos State Government has assured Arewa communities in the state of their inclusion in the governance of the state.

Arewa CF rejects proposed creation of state police

The Arewa Consultative Forum has rejected the proposal for the creation of state police, saying the privilege will be abused.

Arewa CF expresses shock at Senator Shagaya’s demise

The Arewa Consultative Forum on Sunday described as shocking the death of its Vice Chairman Board of Trustees, Senator John Shagaya.

2019: Northern elders move against ex-President Obasanjo

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.

Herdsmen attacks, a national challenge – Governor Ortom

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, described attacks on farmers by Fulani herdsmen as a national challenge that required the cooperation of all Nigerians to surmount.

Arewa CF sets up committee on anti-grazing law

Pan-Northern socio-cultural group, the Arewa Consultative Forum, said it had constituted a committee on how best to handle the anti-open grazing law which has been a bone of contention in some parts of the North.

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