BREAKING: Dogara, northern elders, aggrieved APC leaders endorse Atiku

After several months of political permutations, the Northern Elders Consultative Forum, including the Christian leaders in the All Progressives Congress in the North on Friday formally adopted the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar for the 2023 election. According to them, Atiku was adopted following the resolve of the Northern Christian leaders to work with their Muslim counterparts to adopt one of the presidential candidates in a bid to defeat the same-faith presidential ticket of the APC. The PUNCH reported that a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, who had been a member

By |December 2nd, 2022|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Northern Elders Blast Buhari, Says Govt Has Failed Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has been blasted by the The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, stressing that the current insecurity in the North showcases leadership failure and irresponsibility of governance. Speaking to newsmen after the forum’s meeting in Zaria, the NEF Chairman, Prof. Ango Abdullahi called on President Muhammadu Buhari to demonstrate higher level of concern and sensitivity to the plight of traumatised citizens, especially in Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Benue, Niger, Plateau and Taraba States. Daily Post reports that apart from the Presidency, the NEF also slammed other tiers of government for failing to address and arrest the abject poverty and under-development

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Power Brokers In Northern Nigeria Rejected Buhari’s Second Term

-- As Nothern Elders Divided over the President second term bid The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said the 2019 presidential election will be won and lost based on the capacity, performance and incompetence of the candidates rather than sentiments as was the case in 2015. According to Sahara Reporters, the convener of the forum, Prof Ango Abdullahi, also revealed that power brokers in the North will not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in the 2019 polls because he has woefully failed to address abject poverty and underdevelopment in the region. He said, “No one should take the North for granted,

By |December 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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