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Protest rocks Sango-Otta market over sack of Babaloja by Olota

Scores of market leaders, traditional chiefs, youths and members of Sango-Otta community in Ogun State, on Wednesday protested against what they termed “illegal suspension and attempted removal” of the Babaloja of the popular Sango-Otta market, Shakiru Olasege by the Olota of Ota, Oba Abdul-Kabir Obalanlege.

Senator Akintoye: Why Southwest should continue to resist Ruga

Renowned historian and Second Republic Senator Banji Akintoye on Tuesday urged the people of the Southwest to strengthen the resolve of the six governors from the region to reject the proposed Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA).

Gani Adams tackles President Buhari on insecurity

The Aare Ona Kankafo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, Tuesday, described President Muhammadu Buhari’s comments that those criticizing him on insecurity in the country are unpatriotic, as most unwelcome from a leader.

US seeks Gani Adams’ view on Nigeria’s insecurity

The United States of America has sought the views of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on the security situation in the country.

Stop blaming a tribe for nation’s insecurity – Sultan tells Nigerians

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has charged Nigerians to stop blaming a particular tribe for the insecurity challenges facing the country.

Gani Adams: I’m a warrior, I can still roll out one million Yorubas for...

The Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has warned Fulani herdsmen that he is a warrior and can still roll out one million Yoruba people for battle.
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Obas read riot act to Fulani herdsmen in Yorubaland

The Yoruba Obas Forum, an association of Yoruba monarchs, has sounded a warning to Fulani herdsmen involved in killings and other atrocities in Yorubaland.
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Afenifere slams VP Osinbajo over comments on kidnapping, insecurity

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday condemned the statement credited to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the issue of insecurity, especially kidnapping in the South West and some other parts of the country.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.

Ooni of Ife: We’ll kick killer herdsmen out of Southwest

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has decried the high rate of crimes linked to Fulani herdsmen in the South-West geopolitical zone and declared that criminal elements among the herders in Yorubaland would soon be kicked out.

Gani Adams: It’s time to flush out kidnappers, armed robbers, out of Yorubaland

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Thursday said the time has come to halt the unlawful activities of cultists, kidnappers, bandits and the rampaging herdsmen that have been terrorising Yorubaland.

DSS arrests three, stops June 12 rally in Ibadan

Three activists working under a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Coalition Against Insurgency and Kidnapping in Yorubaland, have been arrested and detained by men of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) after dispersing the June 12 rally in Ibadan on Wednesday.

Yoruba groups to rally against killings, kidnapping in Southwest

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Koya Movement, has declared tomorrow as a national day of protest against the ongoing killings and kidnapping across Yoruba-speaking states, including Kogi and Kwara.

PDP: Jimi Agbaje’s attack on Bode George disgusting, unfortunate

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday urged Mr Jimi Agbaje, its governorship candidate in the last election, to show respect for the party leadership or face sanction.
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Afenifere asks President Buhari to end herdsmen killings in South West

Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Yoruba elders urges President Buhari to check herders to prevent anarchy

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Presidency to check the killing spree of the herders, especially in Yorubaland to prevent people from resorting to self-defence and anarchy.
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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.

IPOB declares sit-at-home May 30

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30 a sit-at-home day in commemoration of not only the fallen heroes of the civil war but also all those killed by insurgents in different parts of the country.

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