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Fulani herdsmen organisation, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has expressed displeasure with the criticisms against the group’s comparison with the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
The leader of the New Era group of the Oodua People’s Congress, Rasak Arogundade, has said the group cannot stop the activities of killer herdsmen and kidnappers among them in the South-West without the backing of the governors and leaders in the region.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says the open grazing law in the state is being implemented as no fewer than 400 persons from various ethnic nationalities have been arrested for violating the law.
The People of Omu-Aran in Irepodun Loca Government Area of Kwara have warned against any attempt to distort its traditional history by any person or group of people.
Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr, Chairman of Globacom, has called for the entrenchment of “Omoluabi” values in all Nigerians if the nation must make worthwhile progress.
The group made this known in a statement signed by their secretary Ismail Olarenwaju and made available to newsmen in Osogbo yesterday.
The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has charged researchers to study the age-long relationship between the Yoruba natives and the Igbo people of South-east Nigeria so as to deepen their knowledge of African history.
Years back, even before she got married to Olakunle Churchill, the controversial script interpreter was quoted to have described Igbo men as “noisy”, and that she cannot settle down with an Igbo.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned single ladies to avoid marrying jobless men.
Iba Gani Adams, Aare-Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, within the week, advised Nigerians to shun vague lifestyles, maintaining that in so doing they will positively impact the society.
Leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has insisted that he would not recognise President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 2019 Presidential Election.
Veteran Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has finally arrived the U.S. for medical treatment.
The Aare Onakakanfo (generalisimo) of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Director General, Ekiti State Council of Arts and Culture, Mr Wale Ojo-Lanre, are among the dignitaries who called for an all-encompassing approach to solving the socioeconomic challenges facing the people.
Dr Saethre May-Guri, the Deputy Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)’s Research for Development, Ibadan, has emphasised the need to eliminate Green House gas to mitigate the effect of Climate Change on the African continent.
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his spectacular strike in a 3-2 victory away at Manchester City.
The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.
The President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chief Chris Isiguzo, says the union is determined more than ever to achieve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country.
Nollywood stars, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Sola Sobowale and two Hollywood stars, have joined in the much-anticipated blockbuster movie, ‘Shadow Parties’.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has stated in clear terms that the NFF will soon institute a welfare foundation for former Nigeria international players in order to guarantee ready funding for them in case of unexpected health challenges.
The Senate has mandated its Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to screen Godwin Emefiele as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez hopes he can continue a successful streak by helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt during July.
Lucien Favre feels the high stakes for both of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich's final-day opponents will be a factor in a Bundesliga title race going down to the wire.