Arewa Youth Consultative Forum
Osinbajo, Atiku’s wife, Igbo presence and South West votes
A total of 72,775,502 Nigerians would tomorrow design a new political map for the nation with their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) as they cast their ballot for two major Muslim presidential candidates from the northern part of the country. It would be simplistic to believe that incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari would retain dominance of his…
Nigerian youths unite against thuggery, political violence
Barely one month to the commencement of this year’s general elections, a cross section of Nigerian youths from different parts of the country have vowed to resist any attempt to use them as thugs or engage in political violence. The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), in a bid to stem the tide this election season,…
Northern, southern youths give FG 14 days to tackle insecurity
Over 200 ethnic groups, including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), Yoruba Youth Council (YYC), Ethnic Nationalities of Niger Delta (ENND), have given President Muhammadu Buhari a two-week ultimatum to resolve the nation’s security challenges. They regretted that bands of killers, including herdsmen, now move freely with sophisticated weaponry to wreak…
Attack me first, before you evict Igbo, sultan tells northern youths
The sultan, who is also the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), spoke when the leader of World Igbo Union, Dr. Ahanta Meshach, accompanied by other prominent leaders residing in Sokoto paid him a courtesy call.
The Kaduna declaration
“From today, the 6th of June, 2017, when this proclamation is signed, the North, a critical player in the Nigerian project, hereby declares that it will no longer be disposed to coexisting with the Igbo...
Nigeria sees a surge in separatist sentiment
Nigeria's government is calling for national unity after southerners were given an ultimatum to leave the country's north, triggering renewed calls for independence elsewhere.
Northern youths insist on October 1 ultimatum for Igbo
The northern youth groups that gave an ultimatum to Igbo to leave their region latest on October 1, 2017 reaffirmed their stand yesterday.
16 northern groups give Igbo October 1 to vacate region
The action of the northern youths shows that the agitations for self-determination are spiraling out of control. The nation’s leaders need to immediately intervene to stop these agitations from resulting in violence that may consume the entire nation.