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Herdsmen destroy ex-Naval chief Samuel Afolayan’s farms

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, said on Wednesday that herdsmen had destroyed about 45 hectares of his 500-hectare farm.

Southern, North Central leaders want killer herdsmen declared terrorists

Delegates to a rare conference of South-east, Sout-west, South-south and North-central political leaders have demanded that the Federal Government declare the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders group, and Fulani herdsmen as terrorist groups.

Benue killings: APC leadership should cover their faces in shame – Ayo Adebanjo

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and chieftain of Afenifere, on Sunday said the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should cover their faces in shame over the handling of the recent killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state.

Afenifere visit: New rapprochement or re-alignment?

Some surmised that the visit was a new political rapprochement between the leaders of the Yoruba socio-political group and All Progressives Congress National Leader. Some labelled it a re-alignment of forces.

Peace’ll elude Nigeria until we restructure – Ayo Adebanjo

Leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has said the national question on the unity of Nigeria should be addressed else peace will elude the country.

INEC registers 73.2 million voters for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 73.2 million voters for the 2019 general elections while the exercise continues.

Alaafin of Oyo names Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.

PRONACO to reconvene conference in January

Barely 24 hours after the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) canvassed a return to the 1963 Constitution, the Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) has announced plans to reconvene its national confab adjourned in 2007 following calls for the restructuring of the country.

Nwabueze, Anyaoku, others set for national consensus on restructuring of Nigeria

Notable Statesmen and Eminent Leaders of thought across the country have concluded plans to mobilise national consensus and popular harmony on the agitations for the restructuring of Nigeria to forestall possible degeneration of the festering ethnic political acrimony in the country.

Buhari can’t restructure by military fiat – Presidency

The Presidency yesterday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has no powers to restructure the country ‎by military fiat.

Military’s unitary constitution created problems for Nigeria – Yoruba leaders

A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.

Restructuring call, not attack on the North – Mimiko

The former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has lent his voice to the call for the nation’s restructuring, saying it is not an attack on the North.

Restructure Nigeria, give each region separate constitution – Adebanjo

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has advocated a restructuring of Nigeria that would allow each region of the country to have a distinct Constitution to reflect the autonomy and differences among the regional units.

Osinbajo denies calling proponents of restructuring political jobbers

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed surprise at the news report, quoting Chief Ayo Adebanjo as saying he described those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.

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