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Isuwa Dogo: Not all revolutions are violent

Isuwa Dogo, a public relations officer of Middle Belt Forum, says it is not all revolutions that are violent.

Ohanaeze: Why we shunned peace meeting

Ohanaeze Ndigbo said it shunned the Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar roundtable on insecurity because the group and other socio-cultural organisations like PANDEF, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum, were lumped together with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and killer herdsmen.

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: We’ll resist those trying to detach our communities

The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.

Benue groups reject Fulani settlements

The three main socio–cultural organisations in Benue State, the Mdzough U Tiv, Ochetoha K’ Idoma and Omi Ny’ Igede have jointly rejected the proposed construction of Ruga settlements in Benue State.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Middle Belt Forum condemns police for invading Taraba governor’s residence

The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.
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PANDEF blasts Miyetti Allah over call for Fulani youth vigilante in South East

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has tackled the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) over its call for the establishment of Fulani Youth Vigilante in the South Eastern part of the country
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Afenifere asks President Buhari to end herdsmen killings in South West

Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.
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Islamisation: Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode attacks ex-Governor Lamido over statement on ex-President Obasanjo’s comment

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has knocked a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, for criticising former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his belief that Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram are out to ‘Fulanise’ West Africa and Islamise Africa, respectively.

Islamisation: Don’t let your disappointment with President Buhari turn you into a bigot –...

A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

BSO urges ex-President Obasanjo to accept President Buhari’s victory

A group, Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to accept the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recently held presidential elections.

Bayelsa PDP, APC biker over Clark-led Elders group’s comments

The Bayelsa Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have bickered on recent comments of Chief Edwin Clark’s group on the outcome of the 2019 General Elections.

Junaid Muhammed: Northern Elders’ Forum didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
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Edwin Clark: Why we adopted Atiku Abubakar

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader Chief Edwin Clark has given his insight into why the Nigerian Leaders and Elders Forum have endorsed PDP candidate and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for president ahead of the February 16 presidential election.

Tony Momoh: Elections riggers will be crushed

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Monday said Nigeria’s unity will not be threatened by the conduct of the forthcoming general elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Regional groups reject ethnic leaders’ endorsement of Atiku Abubakar

Some regional and professional groups from the six geo-political zones have dissociated themselves from the recent endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by leaders of socio-cultural groups in the country.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

CUPP: Atiku Abubakar’s latest endorsement, fatal blow to President Buhari

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Monday expressed delight at the Sunday’s endorsement of the candidature of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by the Northern Elders Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the Middle Belt Forum.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Presidency: Atiku Abubakar’s defeat inevitable

The Presidency on Sunday night described as irrelevant the reported endorsement of the People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the Feb. 16 general elections by some socio-cultural groups in the country.

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