In this article I shall bring you stories of a few lovely northerners that have graced your screen as contestants on the big brother naija reality show platform. 1. Katung Aduwak born on 21st March, 1980, this Kaduna born multi talented personality actually won the first edition of the big brother show in 2006.
Criminology had in the past been placed under law in most Nigeria universities. Only few universities in Nigeria had it as an independent course of study. Nigeria was able to produce her first professor of Criminology in the year 1985. After his arrival from overseas, he joined Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State as a senior lecturer of Criminology and sociology.
Ahmadu Bello University is known to have produced many prominent figures in the country. Ranging from politics to other walks of life, the university has really produced great alumni that have contributed greatly to the growth of this great nation. Below are some of them. 1.
The former Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Daniel Saror has alleged that the insecurity in different parts of Nigeria is a deliberate strategy initiated by Islamic extremists to spread Islam in the country. He insisted that Boko Haram terrorists are intelligent people who are highly connected to stakeholders in Nigeria and other countries in the world.
As 2023 draws closer, the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Northern Elder Forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed has insisted that the north will continue to rule the country because of its voting strength, and won't allow anyone to strangulate its economy. Photo: Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed
Nigeria is filled with innovative and creative youths who are making the country proud with their handworks. However, it's a thing of joy to see how these skillful youths are encouraged through scholarships, grants and other means which indirectly serves as an encouragement to others to discover their talent and utilize it.
According to a report by Guardian, the Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, lent his voice to the growing criticism of the new maize variety developed by researchers at the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, named TELA Maize and was certified by the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), the Federal Government agency mandated to regulate genetically modified products in the country.
1 vital fact NEF failed to consider when they said the North will keep ruling due to voting strength
Recent media reports had quoted the northern elders forum (NEF) bragging that the north has the numerical capacity to decide who becomes the next president of the country noting that in a democratic dispensation, the majority decides the winner. This statement was made by Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed who is the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Northern Elders Forum while speaking at the maiden Maitama Sule lecture series organized by the student wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups, held at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on Saturday.
The first generation universities are the universities that were established before the end of the first republic in Nigeria. There are five institutions in this category namely University of Ibadan (UI), University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) and University of Lagos (UNILAG).
The Fine Art department, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is set to hold its Association of Fine Arts Students week between 11-16th October, 2021. In an interview chat with the president of the association, he disclosed that the AFAS week comprises of lots of activities and amongst it, is the artwork exhibition which is the highlight of the week.
The Federal lawmaker Shina Peller (APC-Oyo) has scold the Northern Elders Forum over comments that the region has the capacity to perpetually retain power in the country. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, NEF’s spokesman had in an interview with Arise TV on Tuesday reiterated that the North had the population to dominate Nigeria for decades.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has passed on at the age of 64. Mailafia who was a columnist with The Punch, was said to have died at midnight after a brief illness. The former deputy governor, who was the Presidential candidate for the African Democratic Congress in the 2019 election, was a known government critic and had advocated for public sector and exchange rate reforms.
Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia is dead. Obadiah Mailafia, 64, died on Sunday morning from an unrevealed illness. The family lawyer verified the immediate death of Mailafia on Sunday morning. Dr Mailafia died at the National Hospital in the early hours of the day in Abuja.
Bandits can be your friend if you show them respect and understanding, a popular Islamic Cleric identified as Sheikh Ahmad Gumi. Sheikh Ahmad Gumi revealed that his interaction and relationship with the bandits who have been racking havoc in the Northern region of Nigeria has been going safely because he has been making use of the authentic and reliable means to communicate with them.
The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), has rejected the call; that the 2023 presidency should be zoned to the South. Claimed that leadership is their inheritance, and that the Northerners will not succumb to intimidation to give up the presidency in 2023. This was made known, through the spokesman of the NEF, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, while addressing his audience, at the Maitama Sule Lecture Series, organized by the students’ wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), held at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, last weekend.
Ahmad Gumi, the controversial islamic cleric has advised people living in the North on how they can live in peace with the bandits always attacking them. According to the cleric, people can develop a cordial relationship with the bandits without being harmed by them. While delivering a lecture at the Ahmadu Bello University on Thursday, the cleric revealed that his interactions with the bandits has always been easy because he goes "through the door".
The Ex Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has been reported dead at the age of 64 at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness on 19th September, 2021. Mr Obadiah Mailafia was ace vanguard columnist and public intellectual. He was a member of All People Congress Party (APC), Nigerian development economist, international polymath, central banker, statesman and the 2019 Nigeria Presidential election Candidate of African Democratic Congress.
President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Ezra Yakusak as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC). This was contained in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, on Tuesday, 12th of October, 2021 in Abuja, and reported by the News Agency of Nigeria.
Image Credit: Google The Northern Elders Forum NEF) has said the North was in the process of rebuilding itself and was not prepared to play second fiddle in a Nation where it clearly enjoys numerical strength. This was made known on Saturday by the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, while delivering a keynote address at the maiden, Maitama Sule Lecture Series organized by the students’ wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups, held at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The prominent Islamic cleric, Ahmed Gumi, says insecurity is caused by collective failure and as a result of misplaced priorities instead of ensuring good governance. Ahmed Gumi spoke on Wednesday, at a public lecture with the theme, Insecurity in Nigeria: The Causes and Youth’s Panacea.