Tag: Northern Group

Northern Group alleges Nnamdi Kanu responsible for the ‘killing’ of more than 1,230 northerners in the East

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has rejected Igbo leaders call on President Muhammadu Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Igbo leaders had visited the president at Aso Rock on Friday, demanding that Kanu should be released. Buhari, who described their request[Read More…]

Northern Group Warn Yoruba Leaders To Stop Exploiting Buhari’s Health

A group, Northern Patriotic Assembly (NPA) has warned politicians in the country to stop exploiting President Muhammadu Buhari’s ill health situation for political and personal gains. In a statement issued in Kaduna Wednesday the group said such actions by politicians was “immoral and despicable”. The statement signed by its President,[Read More…]

“Buhari Is Not The President of Northern Nigeria” – Group Condemns Northern Youth’s Threat Over Buhari

Niger Delta Security Watch Organization, NSWO, has criticised the threat by Northern youths that they would not condone any more attack on the image of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that former President Goodluck Jonathan was called all sorts of names during his tenure and nobody raised eyebrows. President of the[Read More…]

Northern Group Against Buhari’s Decision To Exchange Chibok Girls For Arrested Terrorists Bomb Experts

Some prominent groups and leaders in the North have advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to proceed with caution in granting Boko Haram’s request for the release of its bomb maker, who is in detention, in exchange for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. The groups and leaders, who backed President[Read More…]

Northern Group Gives Saraki 3-Days Ultimatum To Resign As President Of The Nigerian Senate

The Northern Ethnic Nationalities Unity Congress (NENUC) yesterday called for the resignation of the Senate President Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki. The call came just as the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) secured a bench warrant for the arrest of the embattled Senate President by the CCB Tribunal over allegations of[Read More…]

Northern Group Calls For ICC Prosecution Of Buhari At The Hague Over 2011 Election Violence

A group, the Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice, has called for the prosecution of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the International Criminal Court, ICC, The Hague for “orchestrating” the 2011 post-election violence in some parts of Northern of Nigeria. The group, said to be[Read More…]

Northern Group Endorses Goodluck Jonathan For 2015 Re-election

A group, the Northern Alternative Forum (NAF), has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 presidential election. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the Chairman of the group, Alhaji Gidado Ibrahim, said the endorsement of Jonathan was based on his achievements in office since 2011. Ibrahim said his[Read More…]

Northern Group Asks Mbu To Release 320 Boko Haram Suspects

The Arewa Consultative Forum has asked the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joseph Mbu, to release the 320 persons arrested in the state on Sunday as Boko Haram suspects. The northern group said the people arrested by the Rivers State Police Command were traders. South-South and South-East Coordinator of[Read More…]