Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan
 

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Prominent Yoruba people and other eminent Nigerians are now in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for the mega summit of the Yoruba Standpoint on Restructuring that is ongoing at the main bowl of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba. The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo,...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

OPINION: NOW THAT RESTRUCTURE IS DEAD, SEPARATION REMAINS ONLY OPTION FOR YORUBA

OPINION: NOW THAT RESTRUCTURE IS DEAD, SEPARATION REMAINS ONLY OPTION FOR YORUBA
 

As expected, I met with a barrage of flaks mostly from Northerners for my article “If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani… Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!” published July 14, 2017 in SaharaReporters. Little minds are happy to stuck in little ruts, smugly resisting change. Of all the ...

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 9, 2017

Yoruba Better Off During Regional Govt, Say Governors

Yoruba Better Off During Regional Govt, Say Governors
 

Governors subscribe to 25-year master plan Governors of the six southwest states yesterday agreed to work in line with a 25-year master plan. The 11-point communique read by host Governor Ibikunle Amosun,said the governors would set up an inter – State security task force to tackle the menace of f...

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 25, 2017

All Yoruba Who Supported Buhari’s Election Are Now Crying Behind Closed Doors – Fani-Kayode

All Yoruba Who Supported Buhari’s Election Are Now Crying Behind Closed Doors – Fani-Kayode
 

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, (THEWILL) – A former minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has stated that Yoruba politicians who supported the ambition of Muhammadu Buhari’s ambition to be president in 2015 are deeply regretting the decision, adding that “they are all crying behind closed doors...

Posted on May 19, 2017 - Last updated on May 19, 2017

Fani-Kayode Can’t Speak For Yoruba, He Should Surrender To Tinubu – Group

Fani-Kayode Can’t Speak For Yoruba, He Should Surrender To Tinubu – Group
 

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, (THEWILL) – A group, Concerned Om’Oduwa Progressive Youth Assembly, COPYA, has warned ex-Aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode over his unguarded comments regarding the health condition of President Muhammadu Buhari, requesting him to surrender to the supremacy of Asiw...

Posted on May 12, 2017 - Last updated on May 12, 2017

Ife Crisis: Arraignment of Yoruba Suspects Delayed Again

Ife Crisis: Arraignment of Yoruba Suspects Delayed Again
 

By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—For the second time, the arraignment of the five suspects including Oba Ademola Ademiluyi arrested in connection with recent clash between the Hausa and their Yoruba host community in Ile-Ife was yesterday put on hold. CHAOS: One of the scenes of the crisis in Ile-Ife, y...

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 27, 2017

Adeleke’s Death a Huge Loss to Entire Yoruba, South-West Zone- Gov. Ambode

Adeleke’s Death a Huge Loss to Entire Yoruba, South-West Zone- Gov. Ambode
 

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday expressed sadness over the death of the first civilian governor of Osun, Sen. Isiaka Adeleke. Late Isiaka Adeleke Ambode, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Habib Aruna, said Adeleke’s death was a huge loss to the entire South-West...

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 24, 2017

Arewa Forum Warns Yoruba Elders Against Giving Ethnic Coloration To Ile-Ife Clash

Arewa Forum Warns Yoruba Elders Against Giving Ethnic Coloration To Ile-Ife Clash
 

BEVERLY HILLS, March 27, (THEWILL) – Northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has urged Yoruba elders not to give ethnic coloration to the crisis that erupted in Ile-Ife, Osun State so as not to deepen the hatred and division among Nigerians. Some persons and groups in the Sou...

Posted on Mar 28, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 28, 2017

Christians, Muslims Major Problems of Yoruba Tradition – Don

Christians, Muslims Major Problems of Yoruba Tradition – Don
 

A Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Danoye Oguntola-Laguda, has said that Christians and Muslims were the major problems of Yoruba tradition because they create a negative mindsets in individuals. Mr. Oguntola-Laguda of the Department of Religions and Peace Studies, Faculty of Arts, Lagos State U...

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 2, 2017

Shehu Sani, Yoruba Monarchs Mourn Late Gov. Kure

Shehu Sani, Yoruba Monarchs Mourn Late Gov. Kure
 

From Femi Oyelola , kaduna Senator representing Kaduna Central at the Upper Chamber; Shehu Sani has expressed shock over the demise of former governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kure, describing him as a fearless and upright politician that put his people above self. He stated this in a state...

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 14, 2017

Veteran Yoruba Actress, Toyin Majekodunmi, is Dead

Veteran Yoruba Actress, Toyin Majekodunmi, is Dead
 

The Yoruba movie industry has recorded its first death of 2017 as one of its own, Toyin Majekodunmi, died on Monday. The veteran actress, popularly known as Iya Kike in Yoruba movie circles, died on Monday. The cause of her death is not yet officially announced. Married to a fellow actor, Solomon Ma...

Posted on Jan 2, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 3, 2017

Jonathan sidelines Yoruba in key appointments -Akande

Jonathan sidelines Yoruba in key appointments -Akande
 

A national leader and former chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has said President Goodluck Jonathan is marginalising the Yoruba in all constitutional appointments in the country. He also pointed out that the president had not hidden  his disdain for Yoruba leaders, who h...

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 15, 2014

Suspected pipeline vandals reject trial, want Yoruba interpreter

Suspected pipeline vandals reject trial, want Yoruba interpreter
 

The eight men currently standing trial for pipeline vandalism on Tuesday objected to being tried without a Yoruba interpreter. Their arraignment at the Federal High Court in Lagos was billed for Tuesday, but the accused persons stunned the prosecutor, Mr. Justin Enang, when they claimed they don’t...

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 30, 2014

Alaafin decries alleged relegation of Yoruba

Alaafin decries alleged relegation of Yoruba
 

•Grand Finale of Oranyan Festival holds in Oyo Town  The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has decried what he described as “relegation of Yoruba to the background in the country’s scheme of things.” The paramount ruler spoke at the “Grand Finale of Oranyan Festival” at...

Posted on Sep 14, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2014

DAWN signs MOU with Yoruba Movie Academy Awards

DAWN signs MOU with Yoruba Movie Academy Awards
 

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the organiser and executive producer of Yoruba Movie Academy Awards (YMAA), Mr. Tunde Oshinibosi aka Laface. Signed on Thursday July 31, 2014, the agreement is geared towards the actualization and c...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 22, 2014

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