Tag: Arewa

Ado AminuMarch 11, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I wanted my baby to shut up, forever.” | Women’s Month Special

As difficult as it is to believe, nay conceive of, while we talk about women’s achievements in Nigeria over the ...

Ado AminuDecember 28, 2020

Saudi Arabia bans underage marriage – a move that protects the rights of children

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken a step in the right direction, like its neighbours, with an unspoken caveat. ...

Ado AminuNovember 30, 2020

It appears the Northern States Governors Forum has gone AWOL as insecurity worsens

It is common knowledge to most Nigerians that politics in the country of over 200 million is more about protecting ...

Ado AminuNovember 27, 2020

Black Friday: A section of Nigeria playing by its own rules remains dangerous for everyone

Every other day an item of news or two will make its way out of Northern Nigeria and shock the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 5, 2018

The Big 5: Arewa youth accuse Dino Melaye of impersonation, populist parties rise in Italian election and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

Yoruba elders, Northern governors, others rally support for Buhari in 2019

Having seen Lauretta Onochie’s tweet, “We’re working on Buhari’s return to power in 2019,” Northern APC governors and the governor ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

Northern youth, Igbo leaders committee meeting ends in deadlock

A committee that had been set up to review the quit notice given to Igbos in the North met on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: On Kaduna Declaration we stand, but… – Arewa Youth, Trump okays $600m bombers for Nigeria | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. How devolution of powers will affect FG institutions – YNaija PDP shall be all-inclusive, no ...

EzinneJune 27, 2017

The Thread: “Talk is cheap” “Can a leopard change to squirrel overnight”? | Nigerians call out IBB

Former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida has come out to say that Nigeria needs to be retructured. He ...

Op-ed EditorJune 24, 2017

Dele Momodu: Biafrans, hear the voices of reason and wisdom

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that this is a season of acute paranoia and ...

AzeezJune 21, 2017

Igbo quit notice: Counsel the misguided elements among our youth | Osinbajo tells Northern rulers

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday urged Northern traditional rulers to always speak against hate speeches in their domain. Osinbajo ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 20, 2017

African leaders lack the mental capacity and discipline to rule | IPOB tackles Osinbajo over his comment on hate speech and secession

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday attacked Yemi Osinbajo over his comment on those who promote hate speech ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. “Soldiers burnt our village and took away our ...

Op-ed EditorJune 13, 2017

Reuben Abati: Igbo haters, the Arewa ultimatum and our nation

by Reuben Abati   Fifty years after the civil war ended, Igbos do not yet feel a sense of belonging, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: MASSOB visits Arewa, insists on peace | Sessions won’t reveal information about conversations with Trump | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. MASSOB visits Arewa, insists on peace – YNaija “Soldiers burnt our village and took away ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

MASSOB visits Arewa, insist on peace

The leader of MASSOB, Ralph Uwazurike, has called for peace as he meets with Northern groups in Kaduna. Uwazurike, who ...

RoqeebahJune 11, 2017

“On October 1, 2017 we shall declare our independence” | See our top 10 quotes from the past week

What a dramatic week it has been. From Nigeria -where several groups have openly threatened the sovereignty of the nation ...

Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

Opinion: Kaduna declaration and the brazen insensitivity

by Ahanonu Kingsley The call for all the Igbos of South-eastern Nigeria to leave the North by an coalation of ...

AzeezJune 8, 2017

Kaduna Declaration: ‘S’East governors hold emergency meeting’

South-East governors on Wednesday held a meeting over ultimatum extended to Igbos in the North by coalition of some Northern ...

EzinneJune 7, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: El Rufai, Audu, Maikori, Tolu Ogunlesi, Prof. Osinbajo and others [The North-East war edition]

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

EzinneJune 7, 2017

The Thread: This is who the Northerners are coming for on Oct 1st

In case you have not heard, the ‘confederation’ of pan- Northern youth have served notice on Igbos residing in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2017

Atiku blasts Northern, South-East groups over statements

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has, On Wednesday, condemned the planned action of “The Kaduna Declaration” and the consequent response ...

EditorJune 7, 2017

Are IPOB activities to blame for the Kaduna Declaration?

by Alexander O. Onukwue One can speculate that the ‘Arewa’ meeting which took place in Kaduna, Tuesday, and produced a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 21, 2017

President Buhari won’t resign – Arewa Consultative Forum

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said on Saturday that President Muhammad Buhari won’t resign over his ill-health ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: The question of ‘restructuring’ and the government’s reluctance

by John Danfulani In my Op Ed of 29th July 2016 titled ” LET IS TALK, NOW IS TIME”, I ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

Northern Arewa backs Buhari, insists Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable

The northern socio-political forum, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on the unity of Nigeria ...

Mazi EmekaJune 28, 2016

According to Niger Delta Avengers, this is the map of a broken Nigeria

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, has called for the fragmentation of Nigeria into separate republics. The group has in the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 11, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers are calling for another civil war – Arewa

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has labeled the actions of militant group, Niger Delta Avengers as ‘madness’ and an invitation ...

Janeth JMarch 12, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘Agatu death toll exaggerated’ | Democrats’ best choice is Obama | Violence escalates in Trump’s rallies | More stories

DPR, IPMAN clash over fuel scarcity. Punch Saraki to wear #MadeinAba clothes at resumed plenary. Vanguard Gunmen burn houses, kill ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2016

Biafra: ‘Cry of marginalization is more of emotion, than logic’ – Arewa

Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Ibrahim Coomassie, has said that the recent upsurge in for the independence of Biafra ...

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