‘Northern leaders caused North’s backwardness’

National President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima| credits: File copyThe President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima, has criticised all former heads of state from the North for the backwardness the region is experiencing at the moment, while condemning delegates at the national conference who are against establishing a special fund…

Clueless President Jonathan re-assures on winning war against terror, better life for Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan has reassured that his administration was committed to winning the war against terrorism and ensuring better living conditions of Nigerians. In his Eid-el-Fitri message to the nation, the President stated that his government would not be deterred from its goal of positively transforming the country into a strong, united, progressive, stable, secure…

Ebola: The enemy at your door

West Africa is gripped by the worst outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)  in history. The deadly virus, which has over 90 percent fatality, could cross borders to more African nations and even Europe. Last week, Nigeria recorded the first ever suspected case of Ebola. What implications does this development portend for Africa’s most populous…

Zaria bloody clash death toll hits 35

The leader of Islamist Movement of Nigeria, the Shiites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazzakey, yesterday, said the death toll from the bloody clash between soldiers and members of the movement in Zaria, Kaduna State on Friday, has risen to 35 as against 5 earlier reported. Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazzakey disclosed this at a news conference in Zaria yesterday…