Home Topics Afenifere

Afenifere

Kanu: Fed govt engaging in double standard – Afenifere

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.

Why I’m not in support of restructuring – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why he is opposed to those who are advocating for the restructuring of the country.

Don’t treat IPOB as Boko Haram – Afenifere tells Buhari

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.

Presidential broadcast and other stories

“If you are this excited about President Buhari’s return, then why didn’t you go to Abuja to welcome him when he arrived from England on Saturday.”

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.

Nigeria now in intensive care unit – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, on Sunday, expressed happiness that finally, President Muhammadu Buhari, was able to survive major illness having been certified okay by his medical doctors in London.

Osinbajo did well in Buhari’s absence – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has given Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo a pass mark on his performance during President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical sojourn in the United Kingdom.

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.

Restructuring: Yoruba to decide region’s future in Sept – Odumakin

A coalition of Southwest socio-cultural organisations, at home and in the diaspora, will meet in September to decide status of Yoruba in Nigeria.

We must be conscious of our past – Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has urged Nigerians to be conscious of their past to avoid mistakes that coulf affect the country negatively.

Niger Delta militants give northerners, Yoruba quit notice

A group, the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, on Thursday threatened to resume attacks on oil installations in the region.

APC making fool of themselves on restructuring – Adebanjo

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.

Afenifere flays Osinbajo for ‘dishonoring’ Awolowo

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.”

Southern leaders berate N’Assembly over devolution of powers

The Southern Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the National Assembly to reject devolution of powers in its ongoing constitution amendment.

Afenifere chieftain faults Osinbajo on restructuring

Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday faulted the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinabjo, for describing those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.

Recent Stories

Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.

House of Reps: Mambilla hydropower project only on papers

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.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Electricity consumers oppose tariff increment by Ikeja Electric

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.

South Africa pulls out of friendly with Japan over coronavirus concerns

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.

Imo governor terminates abandoned road contract

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.

Bandits kill three, kidnap ten, take petrol as ransom

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.