I woke up the other day to the news that certain youths from the northern side of the country are allegedly blocking food trucks from ferrying goods down south.
12 Apr 2020
As Coronavirus continues to kill people globally, popular Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Mahmoud Gumi has called for arrest and punishment of any Muslim cleric preaching to people
29 Nov 2019
Sir: 2023 may well give Nigerians the chance to choose between progress and status quo but going by the way citizens are reacting to some names that are already gaining traction in the circle of presidential hopefuls...
2 Sep 2019
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNGs) has hinted that it had concluded arrangements to reclaim job opportunities in the North occupied by southerners in the northern part of the country.
30 Aug 2019
Disturbed by the security challenges in the north which have spread to other parts of the country with destructive effects on lives and property, Arewa intelligential and other leaders have resolved to chart a pathway to end the regime of fear and uncertainty in Nigeria.
31 Jul 2019
Creativity is ‘thinking up new things’, innovation is ‘doing new things’. In any society, there is no shortage of creativity or creative people; what is in short supply are innovators. These scarce people are the ones, who have the know-how, energy, daring and staying, power to implement ideas’—Professor Thomas Riskey Odhiambo.
21 Jul 2019
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje alongside Igbo leaders in Kano, has rejected calls by some Northern political leaders that Fulani herdsmen in the Southern part of the country relocate to the North.
6 Jul 2019
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, on Saturday described the Northern part of Nigeria as backward, uneducated and unhealthy. El-Rufai said during the Northern Youth Summit organized by Northern Hibiscus Initiative in Kaduna, that the region has made Nigeria a country of nations. “Looking at the statistics, Nigeria appears to be a middle income country,…
4 Jul 2019
The controversy that trails the RUGA resettlement scheme begins with the word RUGA itself. Some say it is an abbreviation of the title given to the scheme—Rural Grazing Area; others argue that there is no difference between it and Ranching. While others say it is generally regarded as Fulani settlement which in Hausa language is…
15 Mar 2019
Top leaders from the United States Africa Command, Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America as well as regional and international organisations gathered in Lagos yesterday for the opening ceremony of the 2019 multi-national sea drills tagged ‘Exercise Obangame Express.’ The yearly event is to improve…
3 Mar 2019
The Southern Kaduna has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and political juggernauts from Kaduna North to, within 24 hours, explain what led to the party’s woeful performance in the northern part of the state during the presidential election, or they might be left with no option to align with another party, possibly All Progressives Congress…
8 Dec 2018
A Pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the reported ban from travelling for the 2019 election by Igbo speaking Nigerians resident in the 19 Northern states as disclosed by a socio-cultural club – Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA) in Kaduna. HURIWA accused the socio-cultural club of displaying either crass…