Friday, 9th December 2022
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Northern Nigeria

3 days ago
The official flag off of the long awaited crude oil drilling in the North is a historical landmark that could change the economic landscape in Nigeria if properly managed. Coming¬†66 years after oil was discovered in the Niger Delta, the development is a laudable and indeed, a good omen to have oil in the North.…
22 Nov
Sir: The Advocacy for Alleged Witches is shocked by the killing of over 20 women for witchcraft by the Islamic jihadist group, Boko Haram, in Borno, northern Nigeria.
2 Nov
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has alerted the public of the possible commencement of the dry season otherwise called the harmattan season in most parts of the north. A release issued by NiMet yesterday indicates that "In the next 24 hours, there are good prospects of dust haze (in moderate horizontal visibility, 2000m - 5000m) over…
3 Jun
I lack words to describe the gruesome murder of Fatima, a pregnant woman and her four children, five commercial bike riders and a suya vendor in Anambra State.
20 Apr
Another figure, seen also as a strong organ in interfaith dialogue programme, coincidentally also bearing the name Shaykh Nuru Lemu, although sounding calm
19 Apr
A few days ago while at our university campus here in Rabat, I heard some shouts outside the premises resembling that of a public demonstration - something quite unusual and often carried out orderly in Morocco...
12 Apr
I vividly recall the good old days when we all gather as a family to eat during meal times, stay outside in the evenings with family and friends to play various local games, with the elders bringing out food from their homes to share with neighbors, when we watch TV as a family at selected…
6 Mar
A founding member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu says President Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation to banish hunger from the country. Okechukwu was reacting to comments by Emir of Katsina, Dr Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, on the increasing rate of poverty in northern Nigeria. Usman, had while receiving the entourage of Arewa…
1 Feb
Since the recent exacerbation of terrorism in northern Nigeria, there have not been serious legal actions to punish the culprits. There should be an emergency court for trying the criminals and immediately convict them.
4 Jan
Thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari, the North is actually healing. Once upon a time, the North was bleeding. But today, the narrative has significantly changed. Who says it isn't.
22 Dec 2021
Sir: Many factors have been disrupting the educational sector of the Northern parts of the country but without doubt, the greatest evil bedeviling that sector is examination malpractice, which is a repugnant act that needs radical...
10 Dec 2021
In two previous presidential endeavours by President Muhammadu Buhari, he encountered failure. Then he had banked on his cult-like following in Northern Nigeria.


17 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
22 mins ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
43 mins ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
59 mins ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
1 hour ago
Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…