Bridging claims northern fuel marketers cry foul

July 28, 2023 Bashir Mohammed 0

Bridging Nigerians could see another round of fuel scarcity in the near future if the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) fail to pay over N250 billion outstanding bridging claims to Northern Independent Petroleum Marketers Forum. It could be recalled that bridging claims represent the cost of transporting fuel from Pipelines and Products Marketing Company depots to approved Read More

Senator Monguno: A new dawn for Northern Borno

June 20, 2023 Umaru Yakubu Kirawa 0

Northern Borno state has been one of the worst-hit in Nigeria due to the insurgency that has ravaged the area for over a decade. The zone has experienced untold hardship, with thousands of people being displaced and others paying the supreme price. However there is a flip of hope as now many communities have been resettlled and on the verge Read More

Northern insecurity: Memo to Tinubu

June 20, 2023 Ibrahim Mustapha 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has hit the ground running since his inauguration on May 29. Tinubu has proven he is fully prepared to take tough decisions in the interest of the country. The supersonic speed with which he removed petroleum subsidy, the appointments he has so far made all point his readiness to put the country on the pedestal of Read More

Northern group tasks president-elect on unity, harmonious coexistence

April 10, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Concerned Northern Forum (CNF) has tasked president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to engender national unity and harmonious coexistence to seal the emergent ethno-religious cracks across the country. Chairman of the forum, Aliyu Muhammadu Sanni, in a statement Monday congratulated Tinubu on his victory, while urging that key offices currently held by northerners should shift to the south, while offices Read More

Northern Nigeria and the Tatsuniya culture

March 14, 2023 Emmanuel Ayuba 0

Northern Nigeria is dominated by the cultures of the 14 kingdoms that comprised the region in pr-ehistoric times. These cultures are also deeply influenced by the culture of over 100 ethnic groups that still live in the region. Northern Nigeria inherited much of the literary legacy of the old Sudanic states. The Hausa sultanate from the 9th to 18th century Read More

Stop underrating almajirai

March 7, 2023 Aminat Adebesin 0

Almajirai, popularly known as the “street children”, is a common sight in Nigeria majorly in the northern states. They are identified by their loose and dirty wear, a dangling bowl on their necks, and sometimes barefooted while roaming the streets. The stereotype and dislike about these pitiful children keep growing stronger by the day. They are sometimes seen as uneducated, Read More

Proudly Arewa

February 28, 2023 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

“We are Northern Nigerians. We are proud of our humble origins and remarkable history. We are the children of Sir. Ahmadu Bello Sardauna, Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Sir. Kashim Ibrahim, Aminu Kano, J S Tarka, Shettima Ali Monguno, and Ibrahim Imam. We pray for the souls of Brig. Zakari Maimalari, Brig. Sam Ademulegun, Col. Yakubu Pam, Col. Kur Mohammed, Gen. Read More

2023: Northern youth group adopts Atiku as presidential candidate

February 22, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Joint Action Committee of Northern Youth Associations has adopted People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as it’s presidential candidate. The youth said their decision was based on the fact that Atiku as “the leading candidate” has high amount of experience, understanding of the people, vast interconnection and political Read More