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Northern Elders: What will determine who we vote for

The Northern Elders Council has reeled out the factors that will determine who to back for the 2019 presidential election, according to a report.

Restructuring: Ohanaeze Ndigbo attacks Tanko Yakasai

However, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Chuks Ibegbu, Ohanaeze warned “Yakasai and people like him who have kept the country down for years due to their antiquated and fixated stand on national issues to stop their antics and allow the present generation of Nigerians whom they want to stagnate to work out a progressive nation for all.”

Tanko Yakasai: Afenifere conceived restructuring to destabilise the country

Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, says restructuring was conceived by Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, to destabilise the country.

Tanko Yakasai: Only way President Buhari can lose next election

Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the police and other security agencies may work against President Muhammadu Buhari’s defeat in 2019.

June 12: Arewa CF hails President Buhari’s declaration

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.

Tanko Yakasai urges President Buhari to issue executive order to validates June 12 election...

Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue executive order to validates the results of June 12, 1993 elections.

Tanko Yakasai: President Buhari has only performed well in noise making for three years

Elder statesman and Chairman, Northern Elders Council, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has only done well in the area of noise making in his three years in office.

Tanko Yakasai: Muslims in Kano, Nigeria’ll miss Isyaku Rabi’u

Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, on Thursday, gave graphic details of how Muslims in Kano and in Nigeria, including the whole of the sub Sahara-Africa, would miss the departure of late Khalifa Isyaka Rabiu.

General Babangida: Young Nigerian must lead the country in 2019

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd), has again urged Nigerians to ensure that only the younger generations were voted to power in the country.

General Babangida: I’ll support anything targeted at One Nigeria

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said he will support any project, organisation or body whose objective is to achieve one Nigeria.

General Babangida pledges support for Northern Leaders Stakeholders Assembly

Former Military President, Retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has lauded the Northern Leaders Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) for ensuring the advancement of the country and pledged his support for the assembly.

2019: President Buhari’s declaration to re-contest is no surprise – Tanko Yakasai

A prominent Northern Elder Statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, said in Kano on Monday that he is not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking a second a second mandate for the Presidency.

Tanko Yakasai faults General Danjuma’s self-defence remarks

Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, has expressed huge disappointment at the remarks credited to a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Y. Danjuma (rtd), that Nigerians should defend themselves in the face of attack by Fulani herdsmen.

Northern leaders inaugurate committees on 2019 election, restructuring, others

The Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly have inaugurated five standing committees to strategise on a peaceful conduct of the 2019 elections, restructuring and security in the North.

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.

2019: Northern elders brainstorm on consensus candidate

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.

2019: Northern elders rally for unity, justice, equity

Some Northern political elite have started consultations preparatory for political alliance with other geo-political zones based on unity, equity and justice.

Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme a strong pillar in national development – Tanko Yakasai

An elder statesman in Kano, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has described the late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a very meticulous and hard working person who contributed a lot toward the development of the country.

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