Northern Elders’ Forum blames Buhari for insecurity in region
The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has blamed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for the spate of insecurity in north. The Forum, in a statement, yesterday, by its Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, also decried the slow pace of the work on the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Highway.
AIMS’ gender summit targets agric development
The event organized on the sidelines of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and under the framework of the Gender Summit Africa series, will end on December 2, 2020. The theme is “Agriculture through the Gender Lens: From Surviving to Thriving in a Climate Changing World”.
Northern group fires back at Adesina, says he suffers amnesia
A coalition of northern groups have described the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Mr. Femi Adesina, as a direct insult to northerners. It said the description of Northern Elders Forum (NEF) members by Adesina as mere irritants and featherweights could lead to a regional crisis.
You’re lucky this is democracy, presidency tells Northern group
Aso Villa has asked the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) to thank their stars that the country is operating a democratic government where the right of free speech
Northern elders write off Buhari, governments over insecurity
Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and the governors in the region have lost the capacity to end insecurity. NEF, led by Professor Ango Abdullahi, lamented at the weekend that the group was alarmed at the rising insecurity in communities in the North.
You have failed to perform, northern leaders tell Buhari
Arewa leaders, under the auspices of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), yesterday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of failing governance test by allowing insecurity and poverty to thrive in Nigeria.
Northern elders insist on herdsmen return to north, accuses FG of bias
Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, (NEF) Professor Ango Abdullahi said he has nothing to retract from asking Fulani herdsmen rearing cattle in the south to return to the north if they feel unsafe and unprotected. Professor Abdullahi restated his position when he received the senator that represented Kaduna Central in the 8th senate, Shehu…
NEF appoints new convener as Unongo resigns over statement on herdsmen killing
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has appointed another convener, Alhaji Sani Zangon Daura , following Paul Unongo’s resignation after his controversial statement over herdsmen killings in Benue state.
Buhari makes APC take the back seat, furnishes PDP with campaign themes
President Buhari has two things working for him: frankness and resoluteness.And these kind of set him apart, making him look different from the “madding crowd” of the rest of the political class...