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NIGERIA POLITICS: Disunited Yoruba Will Stumble

NIGERIA POLITICS: Disunited Yoruba Will Stumble

We must stick to the 16-point demand reached at the Yoruba Summit. Buhari administration has chosen a time and a moment that would prove to be a great calamity if it fails to act wisely and promptly. To the agents of disunity, history will hold you accountable for the rupture of a dream of Yoruba people. That will be the inscription etched deep on your tombstones.

The die is cast. The revolution has begun. There’s no turning back!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Yoruba Advance And The Afenifere Attempt At Sabotage

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Yoruba Advance And The Afenifere Attempt At Sabotage

Afenifere supported Buhari in 2007 at a time when Buhari’s running mate was non-Yoruba and at a time his ethnocentric impulses were at its worst. This same Afenifere also supported GEJ in 2015 when it became clear to the Yoruba nation that the government of GEJ was implementing an insidious anti-Yoruba agenda. Today, Afenifere is doing all to Sabotage the current alliance between the Yoruba and the Buhari government not because of any matter of principle but because of its jealousy about the success of that one time governor Govenor of Lagos state whose party has morphed into the party of governance at the Federal level and whose Yoruba contingent hold positions of power and influence under Buhari.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Now That Restructure Is Dead,  Separation Remains Only Option For Yoruba

NIGERIA POLITICS: Now That Restructure Is Dead, Separation Remains Only Option For Yoruba

The central quality in Yoruba’s life is pain – pain so old and deep that it shows in almost every moment of our existence. Separation remains the only viable and realistic option for Yoruba. All peoples have the right to self-determination.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani…  Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!

NIGERIA POLITICS: If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani… Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!

Nigeria is false to the past. Nigeria is false to the present. Nigeria is solemnly binds herself to the false in the future.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA

NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA

The Igbimo Odo Yoruba have watched with utmost dismay, the growing threat and assault to free speech, by some elements, from a section of the northern region of Nigeria.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Ijesha Oba of Lagos and His Confused History of Lagos

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Ijesha Oba of Lagos and His Confused History of Lagos

“Oba Ado fell in-love with a beautiful woman whose father was Awori and mother a daughter to one of the chief, they had two sons and also a daughter Erelu Kuti, who begat Ologun Kutere who later became King.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ile Ife Crisis: Between Ethnic Conquest and the Glorification of “Yeyerity”

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ile Ife Crisis: Between Ethnic Conquest and the Glorification of “Yeyerity”

It is time for Nigerians to begin to speak up against selective application of our laws to issues based on some mundane considerations that only end up dragging us centuries backwards.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Thinking With You… Nigeria Break Up Imminent Oduduwa Republic Inevitable

NIGERIA POLITICS: Thinking With You… Nigeria Break Up Imminent Oduduwa Republic Inevitable

Our separation will not lead to another civil war. Times are different now. We should be discussing how to dismantle the country and let each group go its own way instead of advocating for a restructure that will be diluted and watered down, that will not make any difference at the end of the day. As a nation, we have gone down the wrong path with all that’s wrong with bad central government.

For the Yoruba people, we would act to realize the only option that looks viable and doable to take our destiny on our hands. And that’s having our own country.

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NIGERIA: Yoruba Race Under Siege From Tanko Yakasai And Hausa-Fulani Hegemonic Oppressors

NIGERIA: Yoruba Race Under Siege From Tanko Yakasai And Hausa-Fulani Hegemonic Oppressors

For 2019, the battle lines are drawn. We’ll not be used – never again – by the Hausa-Fulanis. Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola was used by the northerners…

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NIGERIA: Yoruba, Ndigbo Hatred Ought To Stop Now

The Igbo tar the Yorubas with the brush of Awolowo, who they label as “the father of ethnicity in Nigeria.”

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Can The Igbo People Play Opposition Politics in Nigeria for 10 Years?

The Igbo will not die if they are not in APC or part of the government in power. After all, the Yoruba have been in opposition for a long time. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Madam Efunroye Tinubu Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Madam Efunroye Tinubu Biography And Profile

Madam Tinubu, the royal wife, political advisor, nationalist, and economic powerhouse remains a key figure in Nigeria.

It is incontrovertible that Madam Tinubu played an active role in the affairs of Yorubaland in 19th century and her place may not have been properly accorded in the historical annals of Western Nigeria. But her legacy stands and in the words of historian, Oladipo Yemitan, Tinubu was “an able politician, tactician, business woman, king-maker, philanthropist, a good manager of men and materials, arms and ammunition supplier, a slave dealer, war leader and a nationalist.”

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