Concepts and strategies for repositioning Northern Nigeria for sustainable socio-economic growth - Humanity stands at a defining moment in history and the north is at a crossroad. We are confronted with a perpetuation of disparities between us as a nation and within us as eloquently put, “Yan Arewa” meaning northerners. But we have a choice...READ ON>>

Why Citizen Engagement is a game changer for national development and very critical for maintaining national security? - Whether formally integrated in documents such as the Magna Carta and the Code Napoleon, or informally presented at local levels, the concept of citizen engagement is widely global. Going back in history, the first Islamic State has based its “Medina compact”... READ ON>>  or Download PDF Version (full)

Nigeria to borrow US$100 billion to finance the budget, already We have the Money If we only look within…Part 1 & 2 - To look within, we need to look at some nations that have already developed, the circumstances, challenges and the responses that caused them to develop, and most...READ ON>>


AREWA Center for Regional Development (ACRD)

ACRD was founded based on the United Nations (UN) documents of UNCRD - ECOSOC resolutions 1086 C of 18th June 1971 with the vision to achieve a sustainable living environment, safe, secure, equitable and inclusive development in harmony with the environment. ACRD is a Center of Excellence that helps to promote Local and Regional Economic Development (LRED) as a distinct and self-governing profession in Nigeria. The Centre’s mission is to promote economic development-focused research, evidence-based analysis, ICT training and other development services to private, public and not-for-profit organizations. It has formal collaborative agreements with the Global Economic Institute of Canada and the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in the areas of learning, development of networks, information sharing between organizations and members, policies, standards and programming. In particular, the Centre collaborates with local, state, and federal governments, chambers of commerce, ICT stakeholders in the country, universities, non-governmental organizations and a variety of other institutions across the region, in the country and around the globe to explore and share development Best Practices.


Human Rights and Terrorism - Terrorism has a very real and direct impact on human rights, with devastating consequences for the enjoyment of the right to life, liberty and physical integrity of victims. In addition to these individual costs, terrorism can destabilize Governments, undermine civil...READ ON>>

How to map-out and solve the Boko-Haram terrorism, kidnappings, banditry and herdsmen-farmers crisis - To effectively address these complex Protracted Social Problems (PSPs), there is need for a proactive intelligence collection strategy in place, a comprehensive monitoring approach to the diverse threats ...READ ON>>

Presidents/Heads of States of Nigeria - Past and Present

Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its …READ ON>>

1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

World Bank data statistics about Nigeria

Dr Baba J Adamu President of ACRD





Domestic threat of violent extremism and radicalization through social media

  Humanitarian Crisis: the IDPs




Girl Child Education




Reforming the Almajiri System




Terrorism & Insurgency in Nigeria




Islam and Terrorism or Islam versus the West Connotation




Interview on Anti-Terrorist Agency in Nigeria




Engage Talent & Strengthen Collaboration and Innovation Networks




Farmers-Herders crises




Social Change Builds Community-Based Responses and Conflict Mapping




Humanity stands at a defining moment in history and the north is at a crossroad




Solutions to northern Nigerian problems




Quality, affordable education, skills development, access and equal opportunities for everyone




Youth banditry & kidnappings, youths’ explosion & drugs, gun crisis and ethnic conflicts in Nigeria





Citizen Engagement Initiative




Engage Talent & Strengthen Collaboration and Innovation Networks




Create anti-terrorists agency of Nigeria (ATAN)




Development of Regional Identity, the Agitation for Restructuring,  Access and Equal Opportunities for Everyone




Nigeria to borrow US$100 billion to finance the budget, We have the Money If we only look within…Part 1 & 2




Northern Education Initiative Plus


Building trusting relationships among key players that spur the movement of ideas into action in an agile manner for the Arewa region




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 The Hausa-Fulanis 

The Yorubas  The Igbos




President Buhari

Tribute to Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello (1909 - 1966)

Congratulates President-Elect Biden-Harris


 Kaduna State Gombe State

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

KASU, Kaduna,  BUK, Kano


Arewa House, Kaduna

 SAESI - Kaduna Safety

 Environmental Health

 EU Environmental Agency

 Climate Change

 US Environ Organization


 iNetworks  GedeFoundation

 MustyDigital  Aajimatics

Dr. BJ Adamu  Dr. BJ Adamu2


Northern Nigeria Tourism

State Governors List in Nigeria

 CO2 data is 'wake-up call' for Paris climate deal





Liman Adamu

Abubakar Imam


Investment Opportunities between CANADA - NIGERIA

National ICT Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan


Nigeria needs structural and monetary policy reforms to unlock potential according to IMF, Dec 2020

ICT Integrated Master Plan & Roadmap for Nigeria [pdf]


Development of a Centralized Demographic Database

El-Rufai did not come to fill a vacuum; he goes instead..


Emir of Kano Lamido Sanusi wants Nigeria restructured

We are Ready for break-up,  – Prof Ango A..


How the North tamed Yoruba ambition – Tanko Yakasai

Atiku launches educational progra..


Issues in Restructuring Corporate Nigeria 

Why partnership agreement with EU is..


Facilitating Knowledge & Community Development through Information ...

Issues in restructuring by Emir of Kano Sanusi


Citizen Engagement initiative in detail and the reasoning..




Northern  Growing Disenchantment


Biafra: Breaking up Nigeria has consequences – Junaid Mohammed




Arewa SMEs to acquire requisite skills to trigger..


Restructuring the country is in the interest of all – Ex-VP Atiku says


“Given the emergence of new regional dynamics in development policy and practice, Arewa region MUST fine-tune current regional development perspectives and to develop new ones that are not only more in sync with the present and future global context but with the governance systems being currently adopted that are becoming more and more decentralized and grassroots oriented. States Governors within the Arewa region must come together to create and adopt the Arewa Regional Economic Plan with emphasis on a balanced approach to development and opportunity for all diversity irrespective of one’s tribe, social class, religious belief and even political affiliation; and establish targets for economic growth of the entire region taking advantage of our Demographic Shifts, which will fuel the growth of new sectors, markets, and service lines in our communities. The ability of our diversity to build strength and unity is the power that will propel the region and consequently, the Nigerian industry, into new dimensions of performance and inclusive growth. Catalyzing Inclusive Growth Through ICT-enabled solutions in healthcare, education, financial services and public services can drive socio-economic development and inclusion of more than 30 million citizens each year, faster, cheaper and more effectively than traditional models. The economic plan should be built on current regional opportunities, collaboration and innovation linking States macroeconomic models with regional development and economic plan termed: Regional Econometric Model”President ACRD 




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