Northern, Southern leaders should address unprovoked killings to avert reprisals – NEF

May 26, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has urged apex Igbo social cultural group, the Ohaneze Ndigbo, and South East leaders to address issues of unprovoked killings in the region to avert reprisal attacks. In a statement made available to Blueprint in Abuja, Wednesday, by NEF’sDirector for Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the Forum also asked northern leaders to take urgent Read More

2023: Zoning retrogressive, unworkable, anti-democratic, NEF tells southern groups

May 6, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has warned “mischievous’ political groups in the South to desist from campaign of calumny aimed at discouraging politicians from the northern part from participating in the 2023 presidential election. A statement issued Friday in Abuja by the director, publicity and advocacy of Northern Elders Forum, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, noted that “the very vigorous campaigns by Read More

Christians, Muslims must unite to tackle insecurity – NIREC

December 10, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has lamented the incessant killing of innocent Nigerians in the northern part of the country by terrorists.  Also, the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) urged adherents of both Islam and Christianity to unite and tackle the menace of insurgency, banditry and other related crimes. These positions were expressed Thursday during the 4th Quarter 2021 meeting Read More

APC presidential aspirant Ayom lauds Buhari, Xi Jinping bilateral cooperation

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and real estate mogul, Moses Ayom has described the relationship between Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and China’s counterpart Xi Jinping as the standard for bilateral cooperation in the world. Ayom, who is aspiring to succeed President Buhari in 2023, said in a goodwill message to both countries marking 50 years of Read More

Ethnic youth leaders, Yoruba youths describe call for Emefiele’s resignation as baseless, laughable

September 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Nigerian Ethnic Youth Leaders’ Council (NEYLC) and the Oduduwa Youth Assembly have described the call for the resignation of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele as baseless and laughable. Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had on Thursday called for the resignation of the CBN Governor over failure to perform. The groups added that Read More

NEF to Nigerians on 2023: North won’t play second fiddle

September 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The debate around who succeeds Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 continued weekend as the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) insisted democracy is a game of number and nothing stops the region from producing his successor in 2023 if it garnered majority votes. The position came as Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said the South is waiting for the national leader, Read More