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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.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa: Ohanaeze, Afenifere, others are separatist groups

Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, and a leader of the Peoples Redemption Party, (PRP) Balarabe Musa, has described Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, as separatist organizations
Mujahid Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo asks herdsmen to leave Southern Nigeria

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader Asari Dokubo has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the herdsmen in South-South to also leave the zone.
President Buhari at the event

We’ll hold you responsible if herdsman are killed in the South – Northern groups...

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has declared that it will hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if any northerner is attacked in the south.

Southwest governors flay calls on Fulani residents to leave for north

Governors in the Southwest states on Friday reacted to a statement credited to the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), asking persons of Fulani extraction resident in Southern parts to return to the north.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari urges herders to ignore NEF’s unauthorised quit order

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all Nigerians to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to Fulani herders, asking them to leave the southern part of Nigeria.

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.

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.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

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.
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.
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.
Muhammadu Buhari

2019: Arewa Youth endorses Muhammadu Buhari

The Northern Youth under the auspices of the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has resolved to use its structures across the country to garner support for President Muhammadu Buhari and return him into power come 2019.

Northern elders call for free, credible polls in 2019 to avoid conflict

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) warns that it would be dangerous to deny Nigerians free, fair and credible elections in 2019, a situation that might result in political conflict

Arewa: No regrets working against Goodluck Jonathan

The Arewa Consultative Forum and the Northern Elders’ Forum on Wednesday defended their opposition to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan when he contested the 2011 and the 2015 presidential elections.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Yoruba group defends President Buhari against allegation of incompetence

Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, says allegation of incompetence against the Federal Government by leaders of some groups across the country is deceptive.

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Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

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