Igboho not part of Ilana Omo Oodua’s threat to Ekiti, Osun elections – Counsel

January 3, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), lead counsel to Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, Monday, said his client was not part of the threat against the planned conduct of governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states by Professor Banji Akintoye. Chief Alliyu (SAN) in a statement entitled ‘Reaction to the imbroglio between Ilana Omo Oodua and Pelini Olajengbesi’ he personally Read More

Yoruba nation unveils Pajawiri mobile app to fight insecurity

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Monday, announced the unveiling of a mobile application designed to track kidnap victims and expose dangers across in Yoruba land. Speaking at the virtual unveiling ceremony held in Ibadan, leader of Ilana Omo Oodua, Prof Banji Akintoye, said the emergence of PAJAWIRI is an evidence that the Yoruba people are Read More

Soun’s death, great loss to Yorubaland, Nigeria – Minister

December 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, Sunday said the passing away of the Soun of Ogbomosho, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi, was a huge loss to Yorubaland and Nigeria. Chief Dare who is the Agbaakin of Ogbomosoland in a condolence message described Oba Oyewumi as a leader with capacity, influence, affluence and wisdom, who was the architect Read More

Self-determination: Sunday Igboho ready to embrace FG’s option if… – Counsel

November 12, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, has expressed his readiness for the  the olive branch extended to him by the Hon Attorney General of Federation, Malam Abubakar Mallami (SAN), over the face off on self-determination bid Chief Adeyemo Igboho in a statement Friday by his lead counsel, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), consented to the possibility of political solution Read More

Breaking: Gunmen ‘attack’ Yoruba nation agitator’s house in Ekiti

November 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), on Tuesday raised alarm of an alleged attack by unknown gunmen on the house of its leader, Professor Banji Akintoye. Ilana Omo Oodua in a statement by its Communication Secretary, Mr Maxwell Adeleye, in Ibadan, said Prof Akintoye’s house in his Ado Ekiti country home was allegedly attacked on Read More

2023: ‘Igboho hasn’t endorsed any one as mouthpiece with Presidency’

October 22, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The lead counsel for the Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), on Friday declared that “a discredited politician with disreputable pedigree in Yoruba race and a retired security officer are now pressurising” his client and his wife for endorsements on the 2023 general elections. Alliyu, in a statement in Ibadan, said the discredited politician and Read More

Breaking: FG reveals Sunday Igboho’s major sponsor, exposes Nnamdi Kanu

October 22, 2021 Editor 0

The federal government on Friday said it has uncovered major financier of the Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho. Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami who disclosed this revealed that a member of the National Assembly is capable. Malami, who was silent on the identity of the federal lawmaker, said a Read More

Pardon my foolish question

October 7, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

These are confused and confusing times for our nation. Nothing seems to add up. Our political leaders are torn between what would swell their swollen bank accounts and what would make for a united, peaceful nation in which everyone enjoys the basic human and legal rights guaranteed them by the Nigerian constitution and cynically abused by the same leaders. At Read More

Gbajabiamila’s patriotic counsel

September 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, stirred the hornet’s nest when he said recently that the refusal of “miscreants and criminals masquerading as separationist activists” in the South-east and South-west to come forward for debate and accommodate dissenting views simply gives them away as Boko Haram and ISWAP elements. Although the speaker, who made the statement last week in his address Read More

Afenifere to Gumni: Your visit to Igboho inciting Yoruba race

September 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Pan Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere on Sunday accused Islamic preacher, Sheikh Dr Ahmed Gumi of allegedly provoking and inciting the Yoruba race with his recent visitat to Igboho in Oyo state. Afenifere in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Jare Ajayi, described the statement credited to Dr Ahmed Gumi and Prof Yusuf Usman when they visited Igboho as Read More

Olubadan, Soun, other Yoruba monarchs reject secession

September 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Prominent traditional rulers in the six states of the South-west geo-political zone have enjoined all Yoruba sons and daughters to embrace peace and eschew acts that can lead to the disintegration of Nigeria. The royal fathers, who are the custodians of Yoruba culture and tradition, also kicked against violent agitations for the secession of Yorubaland from the rest of Nigeria. Read More

Despite Igboho’s detention, Yoruba Nation agitators set to resume rally

September 10, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barring any last-minute change, agitators have announced plans to resume Yoruba Nation protest on Saturday, September 11. Blueprint learnt the rally is based on solidarity and support for embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho currently in detention in Cotonou. Yoruba Nation’s rallies had taken place in Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Lagos and Oyo States respectively. Yoruba Nation agitation is a Read More

DSS urges court to cancel bail granted 4 Igboho’s aides

August 24, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Department of State Security (DSS) has asked the Federal High Court Abuja, to cancel the bail granted four of the 12 detained aides of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, (aka Sunday Igboho). The agency made the new plea in a fresh application. When the matter was called, Tuesday, counsel to the DSS, Idowu Awo told the court that the Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Breaking: Again, DSS bars Journalists from covering Sunday Igboho aides’ trial, coalition demands arrest of operatives

August 4, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The operatives of Department of State Security (DSS) have again barred Journalists from covering proceedings at the trial of associates to Yoruba nation activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. This is happening on Wednesday inside the federal high court arena in Abuja. The court had adjourned the trial of Igboho’s associates till August 4, 2021. Meanwhile, the Coalition in Defence Read More

UNGA: Yoruba group petitions UN, others against pro-Igboho groups

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has petitioned the United Nations, its five permanent members, the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and other powerful countries across the world over a plan by the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, to present a petition against the Nigerian government at the 76th Read More

Kanu, Igboho: End to agitations in sight?

July 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), MaziNnamdi Kanu and Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, are presently facingprosecution from the federal government over various offencesbordering on treason, incitement, among others. With both standingtrial in different courts, PAUL OKAH wonders if their prosecution willput an end to agitations by various groups for secession. Since independence, Nigeria has faced agitations Read More

Breaking: Yoruba nation agitators released from Police detention in Lagos

July 27, 2021 Editor 0

Forty-seven protesters arrested by the Nigerian Police during the Yoruba Nation Rally held July 3, 2021, in Lagos State have been released from detention. The remaining person is still detained by the police after allegedly killing someone during one of their protest, 47 otherswere released after meeting their bail conditions. A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State had on July Read More

Agitations: Court orders DSS to produce Igboho, others July 29

July 23, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Justice Obiorah Egwuatu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce 12 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested and placed in detention since July 2. The court gave the order following an ex parte motion moved by Pelumi Olajengbesi on behalf of the applicants. The motion was dated 7th July and Read More

Benin Republic Court remands Igboho in custody, orders release of wife, hearing adjourned

July 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, where Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) and his wife, were arraigned on Thursday has ordered the wife to be released this evening. According to SaharaReporters, court officials that the court ruled that Igboho should be returned to custody. Igboho was taken to court on Thursday afternoon. Benin Republic police on Monday night Read More

Breaking: Finally, combined security operatives arrest Sunday Igboho

July 20, 2021 Editor 0

Combined security operatives in West Africa have reportedly arrested a popular Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho in Cotonou, Benin Republic. Reports say Igboho was arrested Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by the Department of State Services (DSS). According to Sahara Reporters, a source privy to his departure from Nigeria said he had perfected Read More

Clampdown on Yoruba nation protesters unfortunate -Ekiti NBA

July 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikere-Ekiti branch, has described as unfortunate the clampdown on Saturday’s peaceful protest by the Yoruba nation agitators in Lagos. The body, after condemning the police invasion, described the act as antithetical and unknown to any democratic settings across the globe. Speaking through its chairperson at the 2021 press week of the branch with the theme, Read More