Secessionist agitations: Northern Youths insist on referendum

…Says Igboho, Kanu arrest not enough The Coalition of Northern Groups, (CNG), said the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho is not the solution to separatist agitations insisting that referendum is the way to go.  The Coalition, in a press statement issued by the spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said, “ From the outset, we wish to be categoric that the arrest of Igboho and Kanu should not be mistaken as bringing about the end to the uprisings and disturbances over self-determination perpetrated by southern Nigerian elites and governments who use…

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Northern youths commend INEC, Police over Edo election

A group, the Northern Youth Initiative for Peace and Good Governance, NYIPGG, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies for ensuring the conduct of a free and fair gubernatorial election in Edo state last weekend. The group advised that the same performance be replicated in the coming Ondo governorship election and future elections in the country. Addressing the media in Makurdi in commemoration of the International Peace Day celebration, President of NYIPGG, Comrade Umar Lawan said the outcome of the election was a clear indication that…

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