HOW NORTHERN ELITES DRAW NIGERIA BACK BY MOGHALU

Northern elite responsible for region’s poverty, underdevelopment, says Moghalu Guardian Nigeria / 2 hours ago [File] Kingsley Moghalu Presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) in the 2019 general elections, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, yesterday blamed northern political elite for the region’s poverty and underdevelopment. Besides, Moghalu, a former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) questioned the quest of northern leaders to constantly hold on to power at the central when an average citizen in their region still live in abject poverty. He made the assertion as guest speaker at…

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KILLINGS IN THE NORTH HAS NO RELIGIOUS CONNOTATION – ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said the continuous killing of innocent persons by insurgents, armed bandits and militia groups in the North and Nigeria at large has nothing to do with tenets of religion. ACF spokesman, Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, in a Sallah message on behalf of the forum, called on all elected public officers in executive and legislative positions to hit the ground running by delivering on their campaign promises. Biu, who lamented that security situation in the country has become more worrisome, said: “ACF wishes to observe that…

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SHAME, SHAME, SHAME ON YOU NORTH, ABUJA PASTOR SARAH OMAKU LAMBASTS NORTHERN LEADERS IN NEW VIDEO

A video of Nigerian Pastor, Sarah Omakhu calling out Northern Leaders over failed educational system in the north has gone viral. She compared the north with Yorubas and Ibos in terms of education and stated that the north is lagging behind and the northern pupils and students can’t really speak English. She said “Shame Shame, Shame On The North” Sarah Omakwu is a Dynamic Christian Speaker and Senior Pastor Family Worship Centre, Abuja. See reactions here, Watch Video Below, http://www.thenaijafame.com.ng/2019/05/shame-on-north-pastor-sarah-omakhu.html?m=1 (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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WHY IGP MET NORTHERN TRADITIONAL RULERS, WHAT HE TOLD THEM

A file photo of acting IGP, Mr Mohammed Adamu. The acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has revealed plans by the force to implement community policing. He made the disclosure at a meeting of the Forum of Northern Traditional Rulers on Tuesday in Kaduna State where critical security issues were discussed. He noted that the police have achieved major successes in addressing security and safety threats in recent times, especially since the launch of Operation Puff Adder. The police boss believes a citizen-centred and community policing approach will…

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EL RUFAI MEETS IGP, SULTAN, DEFENCE MINISTER OVER SECURITY PROBLEMS

 Don Silas  Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is currently meeting with the acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar over security issues in the state and other parts of the north. The meeting, which started around 11:30 am, is holding at the Arewa House in Kaduna. Others in attendance are; Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, the Defence Minister, and Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, made this…

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NORTH’S POVERTY: DANGOTE, NEF SCAPEGOATING NORTHERN GOVERNORS

Minabere Ibelema Given the widespread corruption and mismanagement in Nigeria’s governance, I never thought I would come to the defence of any group of political leaders being chastised for failing to alleviate poverty.  Yet, here I am coming to the defence of Northern governors against that blame This defence would seem even more impetuous given that the criticisms came from northern industrial and intellectual stalwarts. But then my counterpoint is backed by armour provided by yet another northern policy standout and traditional leader. So, I trudge more boldly than would…

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TRANSFORMATION OF ALMAJIRIS FROM BEGGARS TO BANDITS

By Dele Sobowale “No revolution is the fault of the people but the fault of the government.”—Johann Goethe, 1749-1832, VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ. A revolution is underway in the northern states of Nigeria. The downtrodden constituting 99.9 per cent of the population, hitherto docile beggars, saying rankaindedeto the privileged 0.1 per cent, are sick and tired of begging. They are now demanding for their own share of “the national cake” to be delivered to them – at gun or cutlass points. Nigeria will never be the same again. The North…

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STOP DISPARAGING OUR LEADERS, AREWA YOUTHS WARN TINUBU

By Henry Ojelu The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum(AYCF) has sounded a note of warning to Chief Bola Tinubu against “disparaging” the region’s leaders, especially Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara. Tinubu Rising from an emergency meeting in Kaduna Wednesday night, the group took a swipe at the Southwest APC chieftain, in a media release signed by the National President of the group, Alhaji Yerima Shettima. “Let Chief Bola Tinubu bear in mind that gone are the days when any Southwest politician would take Northerners for granted. It is…

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INSECURITY: NORTHERN NIGERIA IS NOW UNDER SIEGE- SHEHU SANI

[FILE PHOTO] Senator Shehu Sani Sen. Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central) on Tuesday urged governments to take more proactive measures to address the overwhelming security challenges facing the Northern part of the country. Sani spoke while receiving groups from Birnin Gwari, Chikun Local Government Areas and representatives of Zamfara indegines resident in Kaduna. The groups presented a letter of complaint on the insecurity challenges facing them in their various communities for onward submission to the National Assembly. Sani said the entire Northern region was currently under siege and being faced with…

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INSECURITY WEAKENS NORTHERN NIGERIA ECONOMY

Northern Nigeria is in dire need of direct foreign and local investments. The north with its arable lands good for agriculture and abundance of solid minerals have not attracted much investment due to myriad of problems, most important of which is insecurity. According to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics, which oversees and publishes statistics in Nigeria, 10 states are the poorest in the country with over 70 per cent poverty rate. Most of the states, indeed nine of the states are Northern States and the exception was…

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