Tag: ACF

No one has the right to expel any Nigerian from any part of the country – Arewa group dare Ondo Governor

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has warned that no one has the right to expel any Nigerian from any part of the country, adding that the constitution guarantees freedom of movement to all Nigerians within the country’s borders. The ACF, in apparent response to Rotimi Akeredolu’s seven day quit notice[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum said it is tired of advising President Muhammadu Buhari

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said it is tired of advising President Muhammadu Buhari on security matters because the government appears not to be serious in taking proactive measures to end the ugly situation – the resolution was reached after the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting on Tuesday. Speaking to[Read More…]

Fredrick Nwabufo: Amotekun & how the north bullies any section of the country which does not bend to its thrall

In my column article of January 6 – a riposte to Isa Funtua’s prejudiced utterance on the Igbo — I wrote: ‘’Funtua’s statement reeks of corpulent arrogance, bigotry and acute sense of entitlement. It reinforces the stereotype that his section of the country bullies any region that does not kiss[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum Reply Former President Obasanjo

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), the foremost northern socio-cultural group, says it is the prerogative of President Muhammadu Buhari to decide on whether or not to re-contest. ACF said this in response to the opposition of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to the re-election bid of Buhari. Obasanjo had advised the president[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum Come For Aisha Yesufu For Asking Buhari To Resign

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described as unnecessary, the call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation by Aisha Yesufu, Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) co-convener. Yesufu had said Buhari, who’s battling health issues, should step down as he could no longer discharge his duty as president. “Things are stagnating in[Read More…]

“Govt Should Be Nationalistic” – Arewa Expresses Reservation Over Buhari’s Lopsided Appointments

President of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima has expressed his reservations over the recent appointments made by President Buhari. According to him, it appears the appointments are lopsided and that government should be seen as nationalistic not sectionalised. “It is unfortunate the way the situation is, because one[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum Condemns Igbo Leaders Silence Over Biafra Radio

Nigeria’s Northern based socio-political group , Arewa Consultative Forum ACF has come out strongly to condemn Igbo leaders for their silence over the renewed agitation for the creation of Biafra Republic by some Igbo elements in South-East Nigeria, using the Biafra Radio , as megaphone. ACF , which noted that[Read More…]

“Stop Peddling Lies” North Is Not 80% Of Nigerian Population, Afenifere Tells ACF

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has faulted the claim by Arewa Consultative Forum on the reports of the 2014 national conference. The group particularly asked the ACF to “stop peddling the funny claim of the North being 80 per cent of Nigeria in land mass and with a higher population” because[Read More…]

Most Northern PDP Leaders Behind Buhari’s Presidential Bid, Says APC

The Deputy National Chairman (North) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Lawal Shuaibu, has said that most northern leaders, especially those who are card-carrying members of the Peoples Democratic Party, are fully in support of the current bid by General Mohammadu Buhari for the presidency of the country in[Read More…]

New Polling Units Confer Undeserved Advantage On States In The South -ACF

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo As if to counter the allegation by some southern leaders last week that the new polling units created by the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) favoured the North, the Arewa Consultative Forum has argued that it rather favours some state in the south. A communiqué signed by[Read More…]