ACF blames Northern woes on Jonathan, past leaders

By Luka BinniyatKADUNA—The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, yesterday, accused all former Nigerian leaders of northern origin as well as incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of being responsible for the past and present economic, social, security and political problems of Northern Nigeria.In a communique issued yesterday, after an emergency meeting of all northern groups, called by the…

We’ve redoubled efforts to fight Boko Haram, others –ECOWAS president

By AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja… Closing borders not solution to Ebola –EU  President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Kadre Ouedraogo, yesterday, recounted the efforts made by the regional body to curb insecurity in West Africa, particularly, the Boko Haram menace.Speaking with Daily Sun during the opening ceremony of the 10th annual…

The Mohammedan emirate of the North to form united front for 2015 polls

The North has resolved to form a united front with the intention to vote en bloc in next year’s general elections, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said yesterday.The decision was taken after a two-day meeting of the ACF and the North’s stakeholders in Kaduna. Many non-governmental organisations were represented.

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram ambushes soldiers in Kogi

About 850 soldiers shortlisted for a counter-terrorism course at the Nigerian Army Training Centre in Kontagora, Niger State narrowly escaped death when they were ambushed by suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram islamist sect.Four of them were however seriously injured in the incident which took place at a location between Okene and Lokoja, Kogi State on Sunday night.

Air Marshall Ademola Amosu Missing jet: We should be able to provide credible information soon

The Chief of  Air Staff, Air Marshall Ademola Amosu has said that the Air Force has credible information on where the Alpha Jet which crashed while on a mission in North-eastern part of the country may be.An Air Force jet with two pilots on board, while on a mission from Yola to Maiduguri, disappeared from radar since Friday and a search and rescue operation has been dispatched to locate and rescue the pilots.

Ohanaeze to take stand on President Jonathan Sept 29 on 2015 presidential election

THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, will on September 29, take a stand on its support for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election.Anambra State president of Ohanaeze, Dr. Chris Eluomunoh, said at a news conference in Awka yesterday that the organization would also use the occasion