Tag: Northerners

‘Northern Politicians Close to Jonathan Not Doing Enough to Sell His Candidacy’

Zonal Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party Youth Frontier (PDPYF) North-west, Alhaji Yusuf Dingyadi, on Friday accused some Northern politicians close to President Goodluck Jonathan of lacking the political strategy, media management and genuine commitment to market him to Nigerians. Speaking at a one-day sensitization seminar for the PDP Youth[Read More…]

Opinion: ‘What Do Northerners Want?’

I don’t know about you, but prenatal amnesia has denied me the recollection of the details of that crucial conversation I had with God in heaven before I became a swimming zygote looking for a willing host. However, in the 21st Century I am forced to make a recollection of[Read More…]

Calling Northerners ‘Parasites’ Is The Highest Level Of Insult – Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria Former Head of State General Muhammadu Buhari  is not happy with the stereotype used by some Nigerians when describing persons of Northern Origin and took out time to address those who are still on it. Buhari Friday in Sokoto on a visit took a swipe at those calling northerners ‘parasites’[Read More…]

We’ll No Longer Tolerate Further Insult On Ihejirika —Biafran Groups Warn Northerners

Groups from eastern states of the federation unanimously condemned some northerners for levelling frivolous allegations against former Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd), to the effect that he sponsored Boko Haram insurgents during his tenure. Among the groups are Igbo Youth Vanguard, Voice of the East[Read More…]

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Yoruba Alliance With The Northerners Is A Fool’s Gold

“There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious[Read More…]

Mohammed Danjuma: Embracing The Realities Of An Ideological Falsehood; The Boko Haram Cover

When the first bomb went off on October 1st 2010 many could not fathom the possibility of a bomb going off anywhere in Nigeria let alone being targeted at innocent civilians on the streets of Abuja but in effect, that was the dawn of a new era in our dear[Read More…]

Opinion: Don’t Ignore The Arewa Youth Voices

By Gbogungboro A week ago, hundreds of members of Arewa Youth Development Foundation went on a peaceful protest demonstration in Kano. They took their demonstration to a most eminent Nigerian leader – Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi ll, Emir of Kano. A couple of days later, they took it to one of[Read More…]

“Products Of Baby Factories” Youths Give Southerners 2 Weeks Ultimatum To Leave The North

Youths under the auspices of Arewa Youth Development Foundation for the division of Nigeria as a political entity, Wednesday besieged the palace of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, calling on all Southerners to go back to their region. The protest held outside the palace of the Emir[Read More…]

Tahir Sherrif: That Violent HAUSA Man Holding A Knife

What is really going on in the mind of this meat seller with his sharp knife? Is that the same knife he uses to hack human parts during their riots he’s using to sell me meat? At the extreme, thoughts like these have become common place in the minds of[Read More…]

Security Agencies Probe Movement Of Northerners Ahead Of 2015 Elections

Security agents have launched a probe into the movement of northerners to the South-East and the South-South regions of the country with a view to find out if it has any link with the 2015 general elections. A security source, who spoke with select journalists in Abuja on Saturday on[Read More…]