Northern leaders urge overhaul of security infrastructure to contain insurgency
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for the overhaul of the nation’s security infrastructure to end the prevailing insurgency in the land, maintaining that the current strength...
ACF begs security agencies to secure Borno, Yobe roads
Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has condemned incessant attacks and killings along the Maiduguri/Damaturu road in Borno and Yobe states, appealing to the army and other security agencies
Northern CAN knocks MURIC for linking Christianity with kidnapping, banditry
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and Abuja yesterday faulted the Muslim Rights Concerned (MURIC) for linking Christianity with kidnapping, banditry and other crimes in the country.
Ethnic and religious loyalty have supplanted national solidarity, says ACF’s Anthony Sani
The journey so far has experienced ups and downs typical of a growing nation, including a civil war that constituted a cog on the wheel of nation-building.
ACF scribe, Sani, urges Buhari to petition AU over assault
The Secretary-General of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Anthony Sani, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to petition the African Union (AU) over the attack by South Africans on Nigerians before it degenerates into a diplomatic crisis.
Rising voices of socio-cultural groups as alternate regional governments
Increasingly, Nigeria may have started a gradual return to the old regional framework upon which the country gained independence. This is more so with the rising stridency of voices from the regional blocks that not only make input to the national discourse but vehemently act as opposition to the centrist government in Abuja.
To allow RUGA is to surrender to worse fate suffered by Hausas
Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in this interview with LEO SOBECHI, says the climate of insecurity and bloodletting in Nigeria shows the country is beyond redemption, stressing that the conflict in values in the country precipitated Brexit from the European Union.
Arewa leaders task FG on measures to ameliorate plight of Fulani Herdsmen
The Arewa leaders, under the aegis of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) have called on the Federal Government to immediately initiate measures that will ameliorate the sufferings of the Fulani herdsmen since President Muhammadu Buhari suspended the RUGA policy. According to the northern socio-cultural group, the decision of the government to suspend Ruga is a welcome…
Why we back plan to settle Fulani herders, by governement, ACF
While the controversy rages over its plan to settle herders, the presidency has reeled off reasons why this move has become inevitable. The defence of the scheme, also referred to as Ruga, came from Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.