CNG National Officials Picked in Kaduna

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The BOT, Chairman of CNG, Nastura Ashir Shariff and the National Coordinator, Balarabe Rufai have been picked by unidentified persons in Kaduna on Thursday. Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Spokesperson of CNG told journalists that reasons for their arrest were not yet known as “we are still working to establish connection with them or trace where they are […]

Thugs disrupt Kaduna Security Summit

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Thugs numbering over 100 had disrupted the Northern security summit expected to hold at Arewa House between Monday and Tuesday. Recall, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) had earlier hinted about the summit expected to attract, Northern Elders, civil societies, ex-servicemen, retired civil servant, pressure groups traditional rulers, security experts, stakeholders, women, youths, among others […]

#EndSARS Protests: CNG Write UN Over Instigated Acts of Hate, Other Concerns

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The Secretary General, United Nations Organization, UN Headquarters, New York, USA Sir, EndSARS Protests and Instigated Acts of Hate, Aggression and Terror Against Northerners and Nigerian State INTRODUCTION The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), representing the vast circle of rights and civil organisations in northern Nigeria, once again, writes to call the attention of the […]

#EndSARS protest being manipulated to cause anarchy

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The Coalition of Northern Group (CNG), on Wednesday, alleged that the EndSARS protest was being manipulated by unpatriotic people to cause anarchy in the country. The CNG spokesperson, Suleiman Abdul-Azeez, made the assertion at a news conference in Kaduna on the violent nature of the protest in parts of the country. Abdul-Azeez said though the […]

Our Stand on the Ongoing Citizens Action on Security and Other National Concerns

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has followed developments around the bold and necessary steps taken by Nigerian citizens in some parts of the country including some northern states to call attention to the deteriorating national security and other pressing concerns around the dwindling economy, prohibitive commodity prices, rising inflation amidst mounting poverty and  prolonged […]

Northern Groups Write NLC President, Express Anger Over Strike Suspension

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Comrade Ayuba Wabba, mni. The President , Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Paschal Bafyau Labour House, Central District Area, Garki, FCT, Abuja. October 6, 2020 Dear Comrade President, RE: THE JUST SUSPENDED MASS PROTESTS AND NATIONWIDE STRIKE ACTION AGAINST THE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED HIGH INCREASES IN PETROLEUM PUMP PRICE AND ELECTRICITY TARIFF The Coalition of Northern Groups […]

Insecurity: Ohanaeze, Ijaw, OPC, Arewa, Others Form New Youth Group

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The mismanagement of the national economy and global corruption index, which places Nigeria in a ridiculous position, is among factors the group said triggered the formation of the new platform. Over 60 associations in Nigeria have come together to form of a non-partisan, broad-based national platform for all citizens with the aim to promote peace […]

Clampdown on opposition won’t stop criticism of government’s blunders, Arewa groups tell Buhari

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Condemns DSS invitation of Na’Abba Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said that no amount of clampdown by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government on the opposition will suppress criticism against its missteps. Spokesman of CNG, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, stated yesterday that the group found it worrying that the Buhari administration was becoming more intolerant of opposition and […]

Ghali’s DSS Invitation: Buhari Exposing His Failure – CNG

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The Coalition of Northern Groups(CNG) has revealed that the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari is exposing its failure on statesmanship and craftsmanship following the recent invitation extended to former Speaker, Ghali Na’abba by the Department of State Services (DSS). Recall that the former Speaker of the House of Representatives was invited by the Department […]