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The Middle-Belt Region

By our Correspondent. Most people in this country get confused, or ignorant, of the Middle-Belt Region. Some of the print media in Nigeria went into publicity that the Middle-Belt seeks identification. Which identification, when each and every grown-up Nigerian knows that the Middle-Belt is as old as Nigeria. The Region had members

Map showing Cultural Middle-Belt Region

…As compiled by our Research Department. ETHNOLOGY / ETHNOGRAPHY (The Middle-Belt people are the Aborigines of Central Nigeria). Benue. Plateau. Kwara. Kogi. Adamawa. Niger. Taraba. Nasarawa. Gombe. FCT Abuja. Southern Borno. Southern Yobe. Southern Bauchi. Southern Kaduna. Southern Kebbi. It is the host and home of Rivers Niger and Benue in Nigeria.It is interspersed by upland and broad valleys and plateau.It is covered by high grass (low-tree Savanna) and acacia-tall grass Savanna and acacia

UN-Tolerance Day: Christian-Muslim scholars call for religious tolerance to promote peace, unity

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna As the world celebrates United Nations International Day for Tolerance 16th November, a Christian cleric, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has called for better understanding among different faith-based institutions in the country with a view to strengthening peaceful co-existence among all religious believers in the country. Buru made the call during an interview with the Press in Kaduna, while commenting

REPORT OF CONFERENCE: Voice of The Persecuted (2)

TOPIC: GENOCIDE IN NIGERIA: IS THERE HOPE OF JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS? Sunday 20th September 2020 PREAMBLE In furtherance of its advocacy for persecuted Christians in Nigeria, Christian Social Movement of Nigeria (CSMN), conducted another edition of its “conversation of conscience” tagged VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED on Sunday 20th September 2020. In the second edition,

RAIL TO MARADI: Is Nigeria A Colony?

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) wishes to express alarm at the news that the Federal Executive Council (FEC), during its meeting of Wednesday 23rd September, 2020 approved the sum of $1.9 billion to construct rail line from Kano-Dutse-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi in Niger Republic. This project is not only insensitive

Job Opportunities: Why Buhari Should Reopen Akassa Seaport Now

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna BAYELSA STATE – The promise made by President Muhammad Buhari administration to create million job opportunities for the teaming youth may not be a dream pipe or a myriad as being speculated in some quarters by millions of Nigerians. The impression on the “promise” has gained popularity and had been projected in

Corruption: Katsina In The Eyes Of The Storm

…As Business mogul writes EFCC over billions spent on security, others; …Vows to continue exposing them; …Questions Buhari’s sincerity in ‘anti-corruption’ fighting. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A Katsina born billionaire business mogul-cum Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Dialogue Group Limited, Kaduna, popularly known as Mallam Mahdi Shehu, has exploded, saying that Katsina state governor and his cabinet should resign with all

ZANGO KATAF CRISIS: S/Kaduna natives reject El-Rufai’s white paper C’tee

 …Atyap community says, “Governor has ulterior motives.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Governor Nasir el-Rufai KADUNA STATE - The age-long crises rocking Zangon-Kataf local government area of southern Kaduna in Kaduna state has taken a new dimension, following the acrimony and outright rejection, by the Atyap community, of the current white paper set

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