Untold Magical Treasures of Northern Nigeria
Way before the name ‘Nigeria’ was chosen, in the period that saw the rise and reign of powerful empires and kingdoms, the belt of Northern Nigeria was once a cradle of civilization and superiority. One of its major advantages was the ‘Sahara desert’; its major trade route that allowed the influx of Arabian Merchants and many…
The giant north weeps
We may all pretend all we want but no one can deny this, even if the temptation to be untrue to oneself for a mess of pottage cannot be resisted: Northern Nigeria is in distress...
Nexus between insecurity and children
A Nigerian northern monarch recently decried the growing numbers of children who are orphans in Northern Nigeria. He said that the increase in insecurity in Nigeria has significantly contributed to this trend
When the regions were autonomous and free - Part 2
In the Constitution of Northern Nigeria, Section 6—1and 2 states that the Adviser on Moslem law shall be appointed by the Governor, acting in accordance with the advice of the Premier; (2) A person holding the office of adviser on Moslem
Malaria mortality highest in Northern Nigeria — NMEP
Contrary to the popular belief that regions with more rains such as the South should have higher presence of malaria vector, the North possesses higher rate of mortality...
NNPC discovers oil in Northern Nigeria
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, announced the discovery of crude oil and gas in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin.
Maternal mortality in Northern Nigeria still at an alarming rate
Nigeria is one of the youngest countries in the world - not in terms of when it was founded but in terms of the age of its population. According to the 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects, there are 19.9 million children in Nigeria and 44% percent of the population is below the age…
Unifying ethnic, religious, political, economic, youths, and other social groups in Nigeria - Part 3
The language of the communiqué issued by the Forum at the end of its Katsina Meeting betrays, perhaps unwittingly, a certain confrontational stance.