Shehu Sani has expressed his displeasure in the recent claims that the Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum, Hakeem Baba Ahmed is from Mauritania after his recent view concerning the zoning of the Presidency, VAT, security and poverty situation in the Country. Angered by his comments, some people were of the opinion that Hakeem is not a Nigerian as he was said to have gathered his sibblings and Uncles to celebrate a family get-together in Mauritania in the month of April, 2021, as such it is believed that he is hitting up the political arena so that he will later abscond to his original Country.
"So Far The North Is Concerned We Wouldn't Be Intimidated To Hand Over Presidency To The South"~ NEF
A coalition group of Northern elders under the umbrella of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has come out to tackle the recent decision of the Southern governors that the next president of the country must come from the South. It is no longer news that the 16 southern governors had convoked a closed-door meeting in Lagos state yesterday where they brought up a communique which agreed that the next president of Nigeria come 2023 must emerge from the South.
Ahead of the upcoming 2023 presidential election which the Southern governors has already agreed that the next president of the country must come from the Southern region, the Northern Elders Forum has come out to state clearly that nothing will happen if a Northerner replaces President Buhari in 2023 when his tenure expires in office.
The title of this article is credited to Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spokesman for the Northern Elders Forum. He is an erudite spokesman who makes no pretenses about his position on issues. According to reports, Dr. Hakeem spoke to the students' wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on Saturday, September 18th, at Ahamadu Bello University in Zaria.
Following insinuations by some Nigerians over the ongoing murder case involving Chidimma Ojukwu, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has assured the public that the law will certainly take its course. There was a rumor that Chidimma Ojukwu, who is the prime suspect in the murder case of Ataga Usifo, appeared free and refreshing when granting an interview, depicting a favor from the police operatives.
The issue of VAT (Value Added Tax) has caused a lot of arguments within the nation. This issue started after a federal high court in Port Harcourt gave a judgement that state governments should be collecting VAT revenues in their states instead of FIRS (Federal Inland Revenue Service).
The 2023 presidential election has caused a lot of misunderstandings and arguments among different regions within the country. The Southern Governors forum has insisted that the Southern part of Nigeria will produce the next president in 2023. (Southern Governors. Credit: Infogist) However, Hakeem Ahmed-Baba (Spokesman of Northern Elders Forum) countered this decision taken by the Southern Governors forum over the 2023 Presidency.
With the 2023 presidential election in sight, leaders and politicians of southern lineage have been campaigning for a change in power, insisting that the region must give the nation’s successive leader. In a recent declaration made by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), they insisted that the North has more advantage numerically to determine who rules Nigeria and that nothing would transpire if a northerner succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Their have been so many African basketball ballers to play in the NBA and today we will take a look at them. No 3: LUOL DENG Deng, who hails from South Sudan, is the only other Africa-born player other than Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo to have been selected as an All-Star, where he represented the Eastern Conference in 2012 and 2013 while with Chicago Bulls.
The 2023 elections in Nigeria has raised a lot of arguments among different political groups within the country. The two major political parties in the country (APC and PDP) have not selected their 2023 presidential candidates and many Nigerians are curious to know the people that will represent these two parties.
Many Nigerians are doing well in different parts of the world and making the country proud. Some of these Nigerians have gone to the international stage to showcase their talents and win the prestigious Grammy Award. Award-winning Nigerian rapper, Hakeem Seriki, popularly known by the stage name, Chamillionaire, is one of the Nigerians who have made their mark in the music industry and made Nigeria proud.
The commissioner of police in charge of Lagos Command (Hakeem Odumosu) has stated that Chidinma Ojukwu, the suspect arrested for killing the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV still has all her fundamental human rights intact. The CP while making some clarifications into the criminal case today in Lagos also speaks on the viral video where Chidinma who had earlier accepted killing Micheal Usifo Ataga, made a u-turn.
Reports released to newsmen by the Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Saturday revealed that, a suspected kidnapper was shot dead during a gun battle between, a gang of kidnappers and policemen around Mologede Area of Odeda Local Government Area of the state.
A 21-year-old Lagos University undergraduate identified as Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu explained how she stabbed the CEO of Super TV (Usifo Ataga), near Lekki, Lagos State. After being listed as a suspect by the state police chief Hakeem Odumosu, she spoke at the headquarters of the Lagos State Police Command in Ikeja on Thursday.
The Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) simply identified as Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has said heaven will not fall if a northerner is elected the next Nigerian President after President Muhammad Buhari tenure in the year 2023. Recall that President Buhari was elected in the year 2015 and will be completing his eight years administration in the year 2023, while Hakeem Baba-Ahmed further maintained that northerners are not second-class citizens in Nigeria, added that the north will not accept to serve as a second fiddle in 2023 after the region has the population to go to clinch the first position.
"It Is Not About Holding Meetings, But About Those Ruling And Those Who Will Continue Ruling"- CNG Speaks On Presidency Rotation
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has spoken out about the issue of rotation of presidency once again and in their words, they said that the matter of presidency rotation should not be about holding meetings without inviting the main people who are making things work in the country.
Spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has said the Northerners inherited leadership and being honest about it is not being stupid. He stated this while delivering an address at the Maiden Maitania Sule Leadership Lecture Series organized by the students wing of Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) at the Ahmadu Hello University (ABU), Zaria, at the weekend.
The Second leg summit of the Southern Governor's forum which was held on Monday in Lagos has generated a lot of mixed reactions over the media particularly in regards to the zoning of the Presidency to the South which was one of the resolutions of the Southern Governor's forum.
Family Of Jumoke That Was Allegedly Killed By A Stray Bullet Threatens To Sue Lagos State And Police
The family of Jumoke Oyeleke, a salesgirl who was killed by a stray bullet at a Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos on Saturday, allegedly threatened to sue the Lagos State Government and state Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu for the cause of her death. On Saturday, Yoruba agitators gathered at Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota amid the presence of armed Policemen and Soldiers.
#EndSARSMemorial: Tear gas fired at hoodlums, not protesters, Says Lagos CP The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday, said hoodlums were dispersed at the Lekki tollgate, the venue of the #EndSARSMemorial protest in Lagos. CP Odumosu, who spoke to newsmen at the tollgate, stated that the #EndSARSMemorial protesters had already left the location, adding that those who hung around were hoodlums with intentions to steal and cause destruction.