2023 Presidency: CNG Blasts Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Middlebelt, Says North is Not a Spare Tyre

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The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG has thrown its weight behind the remarks by Northern Elders Forum spokesman, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed hinting that the northern region would use its voter superiority to retain political power at the centre beyond 2023. Baba-Ahmed made the remarks at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria on Saturday during the inaugural of […]

New Measures Will End Insecurity

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In an effort to end insecurity in the country, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has supported the new measures taken by the federal and northern state governments to curve the lingering insecurity that pervades most of the northern region. CNG also noted the renewed fighting spirit by the federal troops and improved cooperation from […]

Insecurity: Check Movement of People Across Borders, CNG Advises Governors

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The Coalition of Northern Groups, (CNG) has called on all northern governors, especially those of states immediately neighboring the current operational areas to take immediate steps to check the movement of people across their borders. The group noted with sincere optimism the new measures taken by the federal and northern state governments to curve the […]

NDA Attack: Buhari has failed Nigerians

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The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has come down hard on the federal government following the invasion of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, saying Nigeria’s political body has disintegrated to a point where basic conditions and responsibilities of a sovereign government no longer function properly. A statement by its spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman on Wednesday, said […]

Statement in Reaction to the Unprovoked Ambush and Massacre of Innocent Travellers in Jos, Plateau State

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has taken stock of the incessant attacks and unrelenting deadly highway ambushes and cold blood massacre of innocent Nigerians travelling through most Plateau State communities and major highways. CNG notes especially, with utter perplexity and concern the recent incident when unarmed Muslims who were in a convoy of five […]

Kyari: CNG writes US, demands fairness

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has petitioned the United States Embassy in Nigeria urging for fairness in the matter of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. The CNG in a letter served and endorsed by the American Embassy on Saturday in Abuja said it did not […]

CNG, Others Demand Review Of Abba Kyari’s Suspension

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) and other Arewa Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have demanded a review of the suspension of DCP Abba Kyari. The Police Service Commission had suspended Kyari following his indictment by the FBI. The FBI had alleged that suspected billionaire fraudster, Ramon Abbas, better known as Hushpuppi, paid a bribe to […]

PIB will destroy our economy, must be stopped

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The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has declared that the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, would weaken the Northern economy. CNG said the PIB would have a devastating effect on the economy of the North because residents would be forced to buy fuel at “disabling inflated prices.” Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the group’s spokesman, made the remark while […]

CNG wants Afenifere proscribed as terrorist

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Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has asked Federal Government to immediately proscribe Afenifere and other cultural tribal organisations undermining peace, security and peaceful coexistence of the country as terrorists. CNG, in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, by its spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said any individuals as Adebanjo and others associated with such groups or organisations that […]

Southern Nigeria Leaders Determined to Set the Country on Fire

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The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG notes with dismay and perplexity the determined efforts by Southern Nigerian leaders to set the country on fire by exploiting cleavages of religious and ethnic nature to needlessly foment unrest. Having failed to achieve their nefarious objective through the secession agitations for Oduduwa republic and Biafra, and the violence […]