Tag: north

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AzeezJuly 27, 2016

PDP zones 2019 presidency to North

The Zoning Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has placed the 2019 presidential ticket in the North following a report submitted ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 23, 2016

‘It doesn’t make sense to zone chairmanship, Presidency to the North’ – Markafi

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Markafi, on Friday, said that the forthcoming convention ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 21, 2016

Opinion: The one sided nature of President Buhari’s appointments

by Gbemiga Olakunle I belong to everybody. I belong to nobody.” That was the golden statement or word on the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 15, 2016

Opinion: The fallacy of enforcing national unity

by Ugochukwu Amasike The threat of violence and force of arms can not guarantee or enforce Nigeria’s fragile “unity” forever. It ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

DSS agent shoots unarmed woman in presence of her children

On Wednesday, in the Jere area of Kaduna, a woman was shot dead by an operative of the Department of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

‘Buhari is not reading the mood correctly, Nigeria’s unity is negotiable’ | Afenifere, Ohaneze disagree with Presidency

Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the pan-Yoruba socio-political body, Afenifere, have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Donald Trump hails Saddam Hussein | US warn of terror attack | Biafra group wants protest over Grazing Bill | More

From the papers- a tracklist US warns of possible terrorist attacks Punch Over 9,000 ghost workers discovered in Kogi state ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

Boko Haram spy killed by soldiers (VIEWER DISCRETION)

On Tuesday, men of the Nigerian Army ambushed and killed an alleged Boko Haram spy at Barwati village, Kukawa LGA. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 27, 2016

‘If Buhari is not careful with NDA, he will plunge Nigeria into another civil war’

A former adviser to ex-President Shehu Shagari and a foremost northern politician, Junaid Mohammed, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ...

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Mallam YeroJune 21, 2016

These 4 tweets make the case for why lumping the ‘North’ together is foolish

For a nation that boasts of over 200 tribes and languages, generalization can sometimes be dangerous. To many across the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: A wake up call to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

By Bayo Adeyinka My dear Asiwaju, I am compelled to write this open letter to you because of the state ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerians must agree to disagree on the ‘Nigerian question’

By Ayodele Adio Just recently, former vice president Atiku Abubakar made bold proclamations on restructuring the Nigeria’s socio-political land scape. This ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

‘Why must the blood of Biafrans continue to be spilled on Arewa land?’

Secessionist group, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), on Sunday, condemned the killing of ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

Igbo woman killed in Kano was provoked by her killer – CAN

The Northern chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday, reacted to the gruesome murder of Bridget Agbahime ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 27, 2016

Reuben Abati: Tomato scarcity as metaphor

One of the major news items in circulation has been the scarcity of tomato. Incidentally, Nigeria is (was) the 14th ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 23, 2016

Fayose explains why he ‘betrayed’ Ali Modu Sheriff

Not too long ago, Ayo Fayose was a proponent of Ali Modu Sheriff’s candidacy for National Chairman of the Peoples ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

IPOB is now friends with Niger Delta Avengers and Egbesu Water Lions

The two newly revamped militant groups in the Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Avengers and the the Red Egbesu Water ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

Shekarau was arrested by the EFCC, and he sees God’s hand in it

A former minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau has declared that his arrest and detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 28, 2016

PDP zoning committee to submit report in favor of Ali Modu Sheriff

Ahead of its May 21 national convention in Port Harcourt, the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party will ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 15, 2016

PDP zones presidency to the North [DETAILS]

The Peoples Democratic Party in line with its current reforms and upcoming May 21 National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers ...

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Mallam YeroApril 4, 2016

‘We cheated our brothers from the North by helping Jonathan’ – PDP BoT chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees Chairman, Senator Jibrin Wali, on Sunday, said that the party lost the 2015 ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 27, 2016

Opinion: Economic terrorism and curious fire outbreaks in Kano

As I type this firefighters are battling to put out rampaging inferno at the Kano’s major market, Abubakar Rimi Market, ...

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Janeth JMarch 18, 2016

Why North must retain PDP Chairmanship – South West zone

The South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has made its position known on the national chairmanship position of the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 17, 2016

‘They are people of certain classes’ | CBN defends appointment of Buhari’s nephew, 90 others

The Acting Director of Corporate Communications of the Central Bank of Nigeria,  Isaac Okorafor has tried to explain the alleged ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 14, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria, a house divided within itself

We may not have been together if not for the 1914 amalgamation. But since the artificial wedding took place over ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 13, 2016

CAN reacts to forced marriage of Christian girls, Islamic Coalition against terrorism (READ)

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in the 19 Northern States, on Saturday, March 12, questioned the Federal Government’s decision ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Agatu massacre, Ese Oruru’s abduction and the threat to Christianity in Nigeria

The recent weeks have been tough for Nigeria and Nigerians. With the strangest of shameful news making the headlines and ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Opinion: Ese Oruru and the victimization of Islam and the North

There is a usually predictable, almost robotic, pattern of reaction to any story in which an individual or a group from ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 29, 2016

Opinion: Buhari’s futile quest for oil in the North and the promise of diversification

The Nigerian government led by President Muhammadu Buhari allocated a whopping sum of 39.4 billion naira (almost $200 million) for ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 1, 2015

Defying Boko Haram, Muslims embark on Shi’ite march in Kaduna (WATCH)

Muslims have defied the terrorist sect Boko Haram and proceeded with a Shi’ite procession from Birnin-Gwari and some other adjoining towns to Zaria. ...

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