Tag: Arewa Consultative Forum

Arewa Consultative Forum says Northern Governors are responsible for insecurity in the region

Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has blamed northern governors for the high level of insecurity in the northern region of the country, saying the abandonment of youths in the region over time is a time bomb waiting to explode. The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the group, Ambassador Shehu Malami,[Read More…]

‘The North is sick’ – Arewa Consultative Forum says

Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, on Wednesday has lamented the state of insecurity in Nigeria’s Northen region; citing terrorism, banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling as major problems bedeveling the region. At its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Kaduna, National Chairman of ACF, Chief Audu Ogbeh said; “The meeting will look at[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum issues travel advisory to Northerners

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has cautioned northerners against traveling to southeast due to the security situation in the zone. In a statement issued on Monday, the National Chairman ACF, Chief Audu Ogbe, expressed worry over increasing attacks and killings of northern residents in the southeast or those visiting the[Read More…]

Reveal identities of the terrorists behind Jangebe schoolgirls abduction – ACF tells Matawalle

A socio-cultural group in Northern Nigeria, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle is a terrorism accomplice if he does not reveal the identities of those who abducted the 317 schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School Jangebe, Zamfara State. The governor disclosed that he knew the[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum wants govt to act swiftly and stop the attacks on Fulani communities in the south west

The Arewa Consultative Forum(ACF) has called on the federal government and south-west governors to act swiftly and stop the attacks on Fulani communities in the region. Shortly after Sunday Adeyemo, a youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho, addressed his supporters in Ibarapa on Friday after a 7-day eviction 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…]

‘The tragedy of the North today is that the only industry left is politics’ – says Arewa Consultative Forum

The Arewa Consultative Forum, has lamented the increasing rate of violence in the region, blaming politics as one of the major causes. The forum’s chairman, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said this when he led a delegation to Maiduguri, to meet the Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, according to a statement[Read More…]

Northern Group slam Buhari over Insecurity in the North

A prominent Northern group, Arewa Consultative Forum has expressed worry over the rise of insecurity in Northern Nigeria, and faulted the Buhari-led administration for repeated false claims of defeating insecurity in the region.  The group disclosed this on Tuesday through a press statement released by its national publicity secretary, Emmanuel[Read More…]

Arewa Consultative Forum caution Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to watch his utterances

Anorthern socio-political group, the Arewa Consultative Forum, has criticised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over his recent comments that present cracks could lead to a break up of the country. While the group admitted that there were unhealthy cracks in Nigeria, it, however, said the Vice-President should not make statements that[Read More…]

Our lives “have ceased to be sacred” – North-central leaders pull out of Arewa forum

Some prominent leaders of the north-central region have pulled out of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) to form a new group known as the North-Central Peoples Forum. TheCable Newspaper reports that the leaders said the new group is a part of efforts to tackle the challenges confronting the north-central, particularly[Read More…]