Tag: northern elders

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2018

The Late 5: Northern elders begin consultation for 2019, Frenchman wins Lagos City Marathon and other stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Some politicians and elders from the northern part of the country have ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Northern elders condemn Ohaneze for opposing Kanu’s arrest

The Northern Elders Forum on Sunday condemned Ohanaeze Ndigbo, for speaking against the Federal Government’s move to re-arrest leader of the Indigenous ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Northern elders express concern over FG’s resolve on herdsmen

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has expressed concern over the federal government’s silence on intermittent clashes between herdsmen and farmers ...

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AzeezAugust 17, 2017

Igbo quit notice: Shettima meets Northern elders, youth

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday met with a group of Northern Elders and key members of the ...

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AzeezJune 14, 2017

Full text of Osinbajo’s warning to Arewa youth over Igbo quit notice (READ)

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday held a meeting with northern elders over an ultimatum by youths in the region ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. P. DIDDY, BEYONCÉ, CRISTIANO RONALDO AMONG TOP FIVE HIGHEST PAID ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

We will take any attempt to disrupt peace seriously | Osinbajo tells Northern elders

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Federal Government will deal with anyone attempting to disrupt the peace of the ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Arewa youth ultimatum: Osinbajo to meet northern, Igbo leaders

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is  expected to meet with Northern elders on Tuesday over an ultimatum given by some northern ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. ANTI-IGBO THREAT: “WE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THEM” | POLICE ...

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AzeezJune 9, 2017

BREAKING: ‘They always look down on us’ | Northern elders say Igbos should leave

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has supported the call for Igbos to leave the North within three months by Northern ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 21, 2017

Simon Kolawole: What happened to transparency?

by Simon Kolawole I need your help please. At the annual Nigerian jamboree to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in ...

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AzeezMay 18, 2017

Tinubu made Buhari president, not you | Reno Omokri tells northern elders

by Azeez Adeniyi Former Special Adviser to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has said the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 17, 2017

Osinbajo can’t replace Buhari if he dies – Northern elders

by Omoleye Omoruyi Chairman of Northern Elders Forum, Professor Ango Abdullahi, has insisted that if President Muhammadu Buhari’s dies, and is not re-elected ...

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Janeth JAugust 2, 2015

Northern elders shy away from getting involved in Senate crisis

Even as the crisis in the senate continues, elders of the North have said they would not step in and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 23, 2015

Some northern elders want Buhari to grant amnesty to Boko Haram terrorists

by James Sambo Prominent northerners have implored the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to declare amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents when he ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 17, 2014

So, Jonathan should produce Chibok girls or forget 2015 ambition? (Y! FrontPage)

by Deji Adeyanju “The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has issued an ultimatum to President Goodluck Jonathan to bring an end ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 13, 2014

Opinion: Dear Northern leaders, we have ruled this nation for long, it’s time to stop blaming others

by Oche Otorkpa It is important to note that these disgruntled self imposed Northern “elders” have never proffered any reasonable ...

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May 28, 2014

Opinion: Pres. Jonathan, patience taken too far is cowardice

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju In trying to shame Jonathan, the power grabbers have polarized Nigeria along religious lines. It is now clear ...

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May 4, 2014

Pius Adesanmi: These so-called northern elders need to shut up

by Pius Adesanmi It is obvious that they are unaware of – or grossly underestimate – the degree of national ...

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May 9, 2013

“How can the President begin to worry governors simply because of their regular meetings?” – Northen elders

Northern Elders Forum (NEF), yesterday, examined the rift between President Jonathan and governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ ...

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