Tag: Northern Nigeria

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Sani Abdulrahman: Defying the odds – Girl child education in Zamfara

It’s a particularly humid April morning at the Government Girls Day Secondary School in Gusau, Zamfara State, where Mariam and ...

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Mallam YeroSeptember 7, 2015

Northern Nigeria and the subjugation of women’s rights

With acrimony in my heart, I watched in silence as nineteen-year-old Hajara recounted her ordeal to me, left arm in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 9, 2014

Herbalists are angry! They want Federal government to probe Sheriff and Ihejerika, or else….

by Azubuike Azikiwe Herbalists have given the Federal government an ultimatum to probe the alleged sponsors of Boko Haram, else ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 30, 2014

Ikemesit Effiong: The Iraqi Christians and Northern Nigerian Christians are equal (Y! FrontPage)

by Ikemesit Effiong Last Thursday, Olaiya Phillips, the chairman of the Northern Christian Elders Forum, movingly asked the world in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

#DailyNewsVlog on Chxta’s corner: Boko Haram’s take-over of Buni Yadi

Hello Folks, Greetings! Today, Mazino Appeal and Cheta Nwanze talk about the capture of Buni Yadi, a town in Yobe ...

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July 25, 2014

Army arrests Kaduna bomber disguised as a woman

by S’ola Filani The Nigerian military  has taken into custody a suspected bomber connected with the Wednesday’s bomb explosion in ...

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March 14, 2014

Opinion: 5 reasons why striking oil in the North may remain a mirage

by Zainab Suleiman Okino In a nutshell, striking oil in the North is becoming a mirage and a political tool ...

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February 7, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: For every Dangiwa Umar, there is Ango Abdullahi

by Akin Osuntokun Personally I cannot wait for the day when my sense of dignity will be enhanced by the ...

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January 7, 2014

Opinion: The centenary of an Amalgamation that never existed

by Jibrin Ibrahim It was the Sardauna of Sokoto who first referred to the amalgamation as “the mistake of 1914”. ...

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November 19, 2013

Explosions, shooting in Kano as troops and militants clash

by Adeola Balogun The Kano metropolis was wracked with violence this morning after multiple explosions and gunshots were heard in ...

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September 9, 2013

Opinion: Regulating religious preaching in the North (1)

by Ibrahim Waziri …I submitted, with emphasis on Northern Nigeria, that  the Nigerian nation must be interested in regulating religious ...

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August 28, 2013

Opinion: Male chauvinism, sexism, and feminism in northern Nigeria

by Ibraheem Waziri Even if there is the male chauvinism that should be dismantled, it is not found in a ...

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August 4, 2013

T.B. Joshua receives peace award from Arewa Youth Forum

by Akan Ido The Arewa Youth Forum were at the Synagogue Church Of All Nations to present Prophet T.B. Joshua ...

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May 15, 2013

“We will win this war…”: President Jonathan’s address on state of emergency in 3 states (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu On Tuesday President Jonathan declared a state of emergency in the three states which included, Borno, Yobe ...

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May 14, 2013

BREAKING: GEJ ignores governors, declares state of emergency in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

by Hauwa Gambo In a terse show of force just a few minutes ago, President Goodluck Jonathan ignored the advise ...

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May 14, 2013

Get ready, people: President Jonathan will address you at 7pm tonight

by Hauwa Gambo The Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan will today at 7: 00pm address the nation. The address will air on ...

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April 21, 2013

Report: Polio vaccine campaigners change methods to win over cynical Islamic community in Nigeria

by Rachel Ogbu A new report has revealed the various reservations and fears people in Northern Nigeria have against polio ...

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March 27, 2013

Mark Amaza: There is blood on the Plateau

by Mark Amaza Since 2001, the serene nature of Jos, Plateau State and surrounding areas, a place renowned for its ...

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March 11, 2013

YNaija Editorial: No country for amnesty

by Editorial Board       Surely, the rise of militancy in Nigeria demands action that is more carefully conceived ...

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February 21, 2013

John Campbell: Kidnapping comes to Northern Nigeria

by John Campbell Recent Ansaru activities may indicate that the wider Boko Haram movement is evolving from a movement focused on ...

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December 8, 2012

Temie Giwa: We need to talk about the North (YNaija Frontpage)

When death comes in waves to people who look like us all, it cheapens the lives of the living; and ...

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June 22, 2012

Opinion: Reversing Boko Haram’s Somalialisation of Northern Nigeria

by Sumner Shagari Sambo Therefore, the North must press the reverse break from the road to Somalia. In the wee ...

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January 24, 2012

Slow and steady? Police “foil Boko Haram attack”

    By Kemi Omosanya Security agencies may just be on their way to curbing the activities of the Boko ...

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