Tag: Northerners

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Michael IsaacMay 25, 2020

Arewa Twitter is trending and there’s a huge note to be taken

One of the things that Nigeria Twitter is very popular for is the random banter and persistent dragging across tribes ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

After the war, Igbos rebuilt their region but northerners still live in mud houses – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar said despite fighting a war, Igbos have rebuilt their region while northerners still live in mud ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

PANDEF commends N’Delta militants for withdrawing quit notice to northerners, Yorubas

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Friday applauded the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators for withdrawing the quit notice ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2017

N’Delta militants withdraw quit notice to northerners, Yorubas

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators on Thursday withdrew its quit notice to northerners and Yoruba living in the region. ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Our quit notice to northerners, Yoruba still stands – N’Delta militants

The coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has said its quit notice to northerners and Yorubas in the region to leave ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 28, 2017

Opinion: Between Nigerian Igbos and Biafran agitators – A Northerner’s perspective

by Yushau A. Shuaib The sweet memory of my youth service year in an Igboland of Asaba, Delta State in ...

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AzeezJune 21, 2017

Igbo quit notice: Arewa youth will be arrested no matter how long it takes – El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said he would arrest members of the northern coalition groups that gave the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 16, 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. WHY EL-ZAKZAKY IS STILL IN CUSTODY – LAI MOHAMMED ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Igbo ultimatum: Protect lives of Nigerians everwhere, Osinbajo tells security chiefs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed security chiefs to protect lives and property of all Nigerians irrespective of region. Special ...

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EditorJune 7, 2017

The Kaduna Declaration: How every Nigerian Northerner should respond?

by Alexander O. Onukwue How does, as a Northerner, who does not see Igbos as unruly, uncultured, ingrates and solely ...

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AzeezJune 7, 2017

Kicking Igbos out of the North will have grave consequences – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said violence against Igbos in the North will have “grave consequences”. Fani-Kayide said ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

‘Send your girls to school, stop early marriage’ | Sanusi tells northerners

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II  on Thursday called on wealthy individuals in the North to use their ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2016

Northern elites disagree over restructuring

A chieftain of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Mohammed Abdulrahman, on Saturday stated that northern elites, who are opposing the restructuring ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2015

‘Northerners own 83% of oil blocks in Nigeria’

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Business and Rules, Senator Ita Enang, revealed on Wednesday, that 83% of oil blocks ...

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July 24, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: How Northerners are teaching Southerners a lesson in arrogance

by Abimbola Adelakun What is objectionable about the idea is ethnic profiling. For a country like Nigeria, where our ethnic ...

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July 3, 2014

Garba Shehu: “Jews (Read: Northerners) unwelcome” – The dangers of ethnic/religious profiling

by Garba Shehu Profiling of citizens in accordance with their religion and ethnicity is wrong and condemnable.  As the Nazi leaders ...

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October 22, 2013

Opinion: 33 reasons why southern Nigerians are foolish – and Northerners are not

by Eccentric Rowland The North have ruled the country legally(democratically) and illegally (military) for 37 out of the 53 years. The ...

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