Yoruba nation: Ilana Omo Oodua slams Aregbesola for tagging agitators foolish

June 7, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, has slammed the Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, for allegedly calling agitators of Yoruba nation ‘foolish.’ Ilana Omo Oodua in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan late Sunday by its Media Communications Secretary. Maxwell Adeleye, condemned the utterances of the minister. The body said with such a Read More

Guber poll: APGA has collapsed in Anambra – APC aspirant

June 7, 2021 Editorial II 0

A leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo, said his enterance into the race to become the next governor of Anambra state has collapsed the state ruling party; All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Nwankwo, however, promised to ensure absolute peaceful coexistence in the state by engaging the youths through gainful employment across the state. Addressing Read More

Biafra: Call for referendum now, Northern women tell Buhari, NASS

June 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following persistent agitations for the Biafra nation, some Nothern women under the aegis of Amalgamation of Northern Women Association in Nigeria (ANWAN) have staged a protest asking President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly to immediately call for a referendum and allow Igbos to go. The women in their hundreds held the protest at the Unity Fountain Read More

National dialogue‘ll end agitations – Ortom

May 24, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Monday, advocated for a national dialogue which he said is the panacea for various agitations in the country. Governor Ortom stated this at the Benue Government House, Makurdi, when he received participants of the Senior Executive Programme of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, during a courtesy call.The governor said the Read More

Buhari, govs, other leaders ‘ll determine June national convention – APC

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that national leaders of the party, including the President, Governors, National Assembly leaders among others will determine whether the party’s national convention will hold in June or another time. Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen John James Akpanudoedehe, told Read More

Nigeria needs national dialogue now – Adegoke

May 15, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

The Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland, Oloye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke has declared that Nigeria urgently needs national dialogue to address agitations by groups and individuals calling for secession and restructuring of the country. Oloye Adegoke who said this on Thursday while speaking with journalists said “restructuring of the country is not the first thing to do but to first come to Read More

Breaking: Yoruba nation agitation rocks Osun as Sunday Igboho joins rally

May 15, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Protest in agitation for Yoruba Nation is currently ongoing in Osogbo, the Osun state capital. The protest apparently organized by ‘Omo Oduduwa United’ commenced in the morning with some youths and became large in the afternoon.  The agitators converged at the ‘November 27 Bridge’ along Ibadan expressway, Osogbo with placards of various inscriptions.  They moved in numbers to the town Read More

We need weapons to tackle insurgency, others – Attahiru

April 22, 2021 Benjamin Samson, 0

Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru has said  it will be difficult to tackle the nation’s security challenges  such as banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and threat of secession without the necessary weapons. To this end, the army chief pleaded with members of the National Assembly  to urgently consider these critical needs while appropriating funds. Gen Attahiru stated this  Wednesday Read More

Still on separatist agitations in Nigeria

March 31, 2021 Administrator 0

The first notable agitation for balkanization of Nigeria began in 1953 during the pre – independence debate between the Northern and Southern political leaders. The Northern elite had sought for secession in an “Eight Point Programme” adopted in Lugard Hall, Kaduna, in response to the aftermath of the Southern leaders proposed motion for self governance in 1956. The rejection of Read More

Tinubu to Buhari, NASS at 12TH colloquium: Nigerians need economic stimulus not austerity measures

National Leader All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said what Nigerians needed now is stimulus expenditure and not austerity measures. The former Lagos state governor also urged the recruitment of fifty million Nigerian youths into the Army to curb unemployment and end the nation’s security woes. Tinubu spoke in Kano Monday at the12th Colloquium to mark his Read More

My Kano colloquium to prove secessionists wrong – Tinubu

March 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said the choice of Kano for his 12th colloquium and 69th birthday was to prove that Nigerians are one. He said it was douse ethnic tension and promote peaceful co-existence. The All Progressives Congress(APC) chieftain said Nigerians were better off together, faulting secessionists groups’ agitations. He said: “Why are we in Kano? It is Read More

We never declared Yoruba secession – Ilana Omo Yoruba

March 24, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The umbrella body of Yoruba self- determination groups, Ilana Omo Yoruba, Tuesday lashed out at Gov Rotimi Akeredolu, over his comment that Yoruba people seeking self-determination should stay clear of his state. Ilana Omo Yoruba in a statement signed by its Homeland Secretary, Basorun Kunle Adesokan, and one of its leaders, Otunba Folashade Olukoya, stated that the body is not Read More