Tag: north

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June 6, 2013

Terrorism: Northern elders kick against ban on Boko Haram, Ansaru

by Akan Ido Not minding the support expressed by the National Assembly for the proscription of  two Islamic militant groups, ...

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May 11, 2013

Opinion: It’s time to talk, this silence is killing us

by Mark Amaza If we want to build a Nigerian nation that is going to be stronger than our individual ...

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May 10, 2013

Opinion: We are about to finally lose the North…

by ‘Dayo Olaide Without implementing the recommendations and bringing perpetrators of violence and killings to justice, there cannot be forgiveness and ...

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May 4, 2013

APC merger: The Yorubas are committing political suicide – Asari Dokubo

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujadid Asari Dokubo, has declared that the emerging merger ...

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April 26, 2013

Opinion: Education in Nigeria – The Northern (dis)advantage

by Femi Owolabi In Nigeria, I think we see more scholastic achievements in the study of Islamic religion than any ...

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April 16, 2013

Opinion: Zoning amnesty to (the North) Boko Haram

by Godson Ogheneochuko Despite all this, we must learn to forgive those who have hurt us and our loved ones. ...

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November 24, 2012

Temie Giwa: The Nigerian political opposition’s poison (YNaija FrontPage)

The opposition’s strategy is to steal the Sout-West and the North from PDP by presenting a northern favorite through CPC ...

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October 4, 2012

TICKER: Nothern Muslims demand N105bn from FG as compensation for failing to protect them

Muslims members of Southern Kaduna community in Kaduna State has asked the ECOWAS Court of Justice sitting in Abuja to ...

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September 17, 2012

Report: Boko Haram spokesman, Abu Qaqa, killed in Kano

by Isi Esene There are strong indications that Abu Qaqa, the spokesman of the militant Islamic sect, Boko Haram is ...

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September 9, 2012

Hello NITEL? Telecoms operators threaten to leave North

by Stanley Azuakola There are fears that the telecommunications sector in Nigeria, especially in Northern Nigeria will be set back ...

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August 12, 2012

Fear: Bishop laments marked drop in church attendance

by Mayowa Salami Church leaders are beginning to voice out their discontent over the shortfall in attendance in church services ...

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July 5, 2012

At last: NYSC bows to Reps, to re-post ‘corpers’ sent to troubled states

by Hauwa Gambo The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has given in and and will now be re-posting those 14, ...

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July 5, 2012

At last: NYSC bows to Reps, to repost ‘corpers’ sent to troubled states

by Hauwa Gambo The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has given in and and will now be re-posting those 14, ...

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July 4, 2012

Opinion: The conversion of a Jonathan critic

by Ikeogu Oke Following the publication of my article titled “Jonathan as Nero: a Misplaced Analogy,” on page 66 of ...

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June 30, 2012

Opinion: Why every church in the North needs to be closed now

by Gbenga Osinaike These are trying times for the Christian community in the country. For those of us in Southern ...

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June 28, 2012

Food shortage hits rural northern Nigeria hard

by Tolu Orekoya The beginning of the rainy season usually hits subsistence farmers hardest: Their crops from the previous year ...

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June 28, 2012

How about that? Nigeria denies visas to 31,556 foreigners

by Stanley Azuakola Very often, the kind of news Nigerians hear is of one foreign country or another deporting Nigerians or ...

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June 19, 2012

Boko Haram is not responsible for all the bombings, says Niger State governor Aliyu

by Tolu Orekoya The economic impact of the unceasing wave of attacks occurring in the North is devastating the economy ...

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May 13, 2012

Doctors without Borders: Nigeria government ignores lead poisoning that killed 400 children in Zamfara

by Seyi Lawal  Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has criticised the Nigeria’s government for lack of action to tackle a lead ...

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May 11, 2012

North loses N25 billion daily due to Boko Haram

by Lekan Olanrewaju Chairman of the Conference of Northern States Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture has stated that the ...

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OluwapelumiMay 7, 2012

Elnathan John: Beyond Boko Haram: Working for a more tolerant North

by Elnathan John The heat of the Sunday sun is sweltering. I have wound down all four of my glasses ...

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