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Miyetti Allah: We protect economic interest, speak for nomads

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.

Group: Governors must back OPC to check South-West herdsmen’s excesses

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.

Governor Ortom: Open grazing law in Benue operational

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.

Omu-Aran community warns against attempt to distort its history

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.
Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello

Oga Bello: I don’t want my mother to bury me

Actor Adebayo Salami, popularly known as ‘Oga Bello,’ has said that his biggest fear was that he does not want his 104-year-old mother to bury him.

Mike Adenuga recommends ‘Omoluabi’ values to Nigerians

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.

Yoruba group backs Senator Ndume’s for senate president

The group made this known in a statement signed by their secretary Ismail Olarenwaju and made available to newsmen in Osogbo yesterday.
The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

Oba Adetona: Governor Amosun doesn’t like Ijebu

The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni asks historians to research on Yoruba-Igbo family ties

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.

Tonto Dike reacts to reports of her vowing not to marry Igbo

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.
Enoch Adeboye

Pastor Adeboye urges single ladies not to marry jobless men

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned single ladies to avoid marrying jobless men.

Gani Adams advises Nigerians to impact society positively

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.
Herdsmen

Illegal cattle market shut down in Ondo

Ondo state Government has ordered the immediate closure of a cattle market purportedly opened by a faction of Akure Cattles Dealers Association at Uso, in Owo Local Government Area of the state.
Ayo Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo: I won’t recognise President Buhari’s victory

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.
The Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom, Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, has promised to crown more kings from the diaspora.

Olugbo: I will crown more kings from diaspora

The Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom, Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, has promised to crown more kings from the diaspora.
Veteran Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has finally arrived the U.S. for medical treatment.

Veteran actor Baba Suwe in US for medical treatment

Veteran Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has finally arrived the U.S. for medical treatment.

Gani Adams, Olubadan and others charge Nigerians on poverty

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.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni reafirms Igbo-Yoruba family ties

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reaffirmed his position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, saying the two major ethnic groups in nigeria are inseparable members of the same family.

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