The impact of hyperinflation on marriage in Northern Nigeria 

February 7, 2024 Abdullahi Abdulqudus 0

In recent times, the Northern Nigeria has witnessed an unprecedented surge in the prices of essential commodities, creating formidable barriers for young individuals aspiring to embark on the journey of matrimony. This economic challenge has sparked a negative effect, pushing some youths towards involvement in various crimes and contributing to the growth of social defects within the community. The escalating Read More

Northern youths and menace of drug addiction

January 11, 2024 Lawan Bukar Maigana 0

After watching a Hausa video from Kano state a few days ago on different social media platforms, I was sad to witness a young man confessing to security officials how he fatally stabbed and murdered his father, saying he committed the act “out of love for him,” forced tears out of my eyes. The most heartbreaking part was when he Read More

High birth rate, poverty as bane of Northern Nigeria

January 4, 2024 Fadeela Mustapha Lawan 0

In Northern Nigeria, a rapidly growing population and lack of access to health care have created a crisis for families, leaving many children malnourished and without access to education. The high birth rate in the North can have a number of negative effects on children’s lives. First, many children are born into families that are struggling to meet their basic Read More

Sani inaugurates 20,000-tonne C-LNG plant to revive northern industries

October 26, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The inauguration of first ever 20,000 tonnes daily capacity Greenville Compressed Liquefied Natural Gas plant along Kaduna-Abuja highway by Governor Uba Sani is set to revive moribund northern industries, and serve as cheap alternative to petrol for motor vehicles and Keke Napep. Inaugurating the C-LNG facility in Kakau, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state recently, Governor Sani, who was Read More

Addressing kidnapping in northern universities

October 13, 2023 Nurudeen Dauda 0

Permit me to add my voice on the issue of the incessant kidnappings in northern Nigeria which is sadly becoming a new normal in our society. Kidnapping in our society is increasingly becoming very alarming which must not be condoned by all right thinking persons. It has crippled many businesses and has frightened many of our farmers away from their Read More

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