Ndigbo slams northern elders for opposing Southern governors demand for presidency
Ndigbo on Wednesday reacted to the rejection of power shift to the south by Northern elders, insisting that those who love the corporate existence of the country must incline to truth, equity and justice. It advised the northern elders to take wise counsel and ensure that its actions and utterances do not lead to the…
Southeast should be allowed to secede - Northern Elders
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said in other to prevent another civil war in Nigeria, the Southeast should be allowed to secede from Nigeria if the movement is popular among the people in the region. “The Forum has arrived at the difficult conclusion that if support for secession among the Igbo is as widespread…
Insecurity: Our refusal to speak truth from beginning worsened our situation – Northern elders
Northern elders have blamed the festering insecurity in the country, especially in the Northeast and North West geopolitical zones, on some leaders and elders of the region, who they said saw the danger in the beginning...
Northern group dissociates from Gumi’s comment on military
Northern elders, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD), have dissociated from recent comments credited to an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, wherein he accused the military of triggering the raging banditry in parts of the North.
Northern elders restate support for Buhari, APC government
Northern elders, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD), have restated their unflinching support for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress..
Northern elders blame service chiefs for South West attacks
The Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD) has blamed failure of intelligence for the rising insecurity in the South West and parts of the federation.
Northern elders threaten to mobilise against APC over insecurity
Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD) has cried out in alarm that the northern part of the country is under siege by Boko Haram, bandits and kidnappers, whose criminal activities have grounded educational, economic and socio-political activities in the region.
Northern Elders slam HURIWA over opposition to removal of service chiefs
The Coalition of Northern East Elders for Peace and Development (CNEEPD) has accused the Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) of insensitivity to the plight of thousands of people in the region suffering the misfortune of worsening insecurity in the country. According to the respected elders, only individuals and groups that were anti-people and anti-progress, would…
Pick fresh service chiefs, increase defence budget to solve insecurity, northern leaders tell Buhari
Northern elders have described President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message as empty for failing to address calls by Nigerians demanding the disengagement of his security chiefs over the nation’s worsening security situation.
Northern elders to Buhari: Sack service chiefs as New Year gift to Nigerians
The Northern elders operating under the auspices of Coalition of North East Elders for Peace and Development have expressed disappointment in the New Year message of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it does not align with the demands of calls for the sack of security chiefs over worsening security problems in the country. The elders, who…