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Enact law to stop cattle movement from North to South, Ganduje tells Buhari

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State is seeking to have a law enacted, which would place a ban on the movement of herdsmen and...

North is the most denigrated, most abused part of Nigeria – Dauda Birma

Malam Dauda Birma, a former minister of education, a technocrat and a thoroughbred politician needs no introduction in Nigeria's political and bureaucratic spaces. In...

You can’t impose your will on us, Southern, Middle-belt leaders tell Northern Govs

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) on Wednesday reacted to the recent meeting of Northern governors with their emirs and Arewa leaders,...

1,126 killed, 380 kidnapped in 8 northern states in 2020 – Amnesty International

Amnesty International on Sunday said Nigerian authorities have left rural communities at the mercy of rampaging bandits.

COVID-19: We can’t lockdown our region, Northern Governors say

The nineteen governors of northern Nigeria have disclosed that they will not be able to lockdown the region completely due to the COVID-19 pandemic as such will come at a high cost.

CAN Northern scribe, Danladi Yarima is dead

Danladi Yarima, secretary general of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 northern states and the federal capital territory (FCT), is dead.

Group decries high rate of donkey skin trade

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has frowned against the rate at which the national donkey herd is being decimated.

Ganduje being used to destabilise North, CNG warns

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has described what is happening in Kano as symptoms of a deliberate agenda for the destabilisation of the northern region and warned that it must be resisted.

Nigerian govt blames ‘traditional leaders’ for violence in North

Mr Dan Ali in a Tuesday morning statement to pressmen, said; unnamed but high-profile traditional leaders had been identified as culpable in the violence, and vowed that they would not be sparred.
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