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The Pan-Yoruba sociology-cultural group, Afenifere, on Sunday accused the Federal Government of not being fair in its handling of the Kanu issue, noting that such was not good for the country.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why he is opposed to those who are advocating for the restructuring of the country.
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to Service Chiefs as a wrong approach towards maintaining peace and unity in the country.
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.
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.
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.
A coalition of Southwest socio-cultural organisations, at home and in the diaspora, will meet in September to decide status of Yoruba in Nigeria.
A group, the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, on Thursday threatened to resume attacks on oil installations in the region.
Elder statesman and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has condemned the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for kicking against restructuring since becoming the ruling party saying it was part of what they campaigned with during the 2015 general elections.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has flayed the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for allegedly making rude comments on late Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s popular reference to Nigeria as not being a nation, but a “mere geographical expression.”
The Southern Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the National Assembly to reject devolution of powers in its ongoing constitution amendment.
Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday faulted the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinabjo, for describing those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.
The Chairman, House of Representatives, Committee on Power, Hon Magaji Da’u Aliyu, has said the over 40 years old Mambilla Hydro-Power project only existed on papers because there was nothing on ground to show that the project has commenced before the coming of this administration.
Electricity consumers on Monday opposed the planned tariff increment by Ikeja Electric (IE), demanding that 90 per cent of customers should be metered before any upward review of tariff.
South Africa has cancelled a men’s under-23 friendly against Japan over concerns about the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Japan Football Association revealed Sunday.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta/Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.
Three people, including a woman and her daughter, have been killed as bandits invaded some communities in the Rafi Local Government area of Niger State last weekend.
Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
After a series of speed dating sessions, nominations have begun in the ongoing MultiChoice’s Ultimate Love reality TV show, which launched on February 9.
Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.
A civil rights movement under the aegis of Coalition for the Sustenance of Democracy (CSD), has called on the Supreme Court to return power to the All Progressives Congress (APC) after sacking all its elected officials during the 2019 general elections.
The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.