Members of the Northern Elders Forum, (NEF), met with President Goodluck Jonathan late Wednesday at the Aso Rock Villa where they condemned the activities of the Joint Task Force in states across the north, accusing them of gross human right abuses and escalating the insecurity situation in the region.
Apparently frustrated by their inability to capture political power in Nigeria especially after a disappointing outing at the recently concluded PDP General Conventiowhitish outcomes are a pointer to the likely shape of things in 2015, the Northern Elders Forum has lashed out what it termed Southerners calling for the restructuring of the country saying that they arereader for Nigeria’s break up.
NORTHERN leaders and elders, yesterday, called on President Goodluck Jonathan to resume talks with the Boko Haram sect and prosecute the issue to a logical conclusion if their activities must be brought to a halt.
The elders, however, expressed great concern on the deteriorating security situation in the country and the Northern region in particular,…
From NOAH EBIJE, Kaduna Sunday, April 15, 2012
Political agitation by Niger Delta Elders to ensure their kinsman, President Goodluck Jonathan, takes a shot again at the presidency in 2015 appears to be gaining momentum across the country.
Besides recent comments by leader…
A northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, on Friday in Kaduna carpeted the President of Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, over his comment on the Boko Haram Islamic sect.It said it was wrong for an individual or groups to politicise the current security challenges in the country.
By Razaq Bamidele Monday, April 02, 2012
Elders of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), in Lagos State have urged the former governor of the state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to go beyond local politics and aspire to be president of the country.…