Afenifere accuses government of paying lip service to restructuring
A Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has berated the Federal Government for paying lip service to the clamour for true federalism and restructuring of Nigeria. The prominent Yoruba leaders under the leadership of Chief Reuben Fasoranti, who spoke at a summit organised by Oyo State Chapter of Afenifere in Ibadan yesterday, noted that it is better…
Afenifere asks Akeredolu to hold dialogue on clashes
The Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday urged Ondo governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, to convoke a colloquium where stakeholders could dialogue on the recurrent herdsmen’s attacks in the state. The chapter chairman of the group, Basorun Seinde Arogbofa, in a communiqué at the end of a meeting in Akure, implored the governor to emulate his Ekiti…
Ayo Afolabi: Ever serving, never asking for compensation
He was the quintessential leg man. For Afenifere he was there. For its offshoot, the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), he was the one bearing the head pan. For Alliance for Democracy (AD), ACD, ACN, APC, he was the site worker. Even the SDP that preceded those parties, Ayo Afolabi played a key role. He was in NADECO.…
Herdsmen attacks a ploy for ethnic cleansing, Afenifere alleges
The wave of killings by herdsmen across the country amounts to ethnic cleansing by the minority Fulani group, stated pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, yesterday.
El-Rufai panel report a hoax, Nigerians insist
Prominent Nigerians across diverse platforms are united in their submission that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is at its wits’ end and so is using the report of the Nasir el-Rufai...
Ohanaeze, Afenifere chieftains list dangers of not restructuring
Chieftains of two socio-cultural groups have expressed fear on what might befall the country if it is not restructured by 2018.A Second Republic politician and Ohanaeze chieftain, Chief Guy Ikokwu, who spoke with The Guardian in a telephone interview.....
INEC registers 73.2 million voters for elections in 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 73.2 million voters for the 2019 general elections while the exercise continues.
Restructure now or implode, Dickson, Bakare, Afenifere warn
Mixed reactions yesterday trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day broadcast, especially as regards the call for the restructuring of the country.
Government, Afenifere, Arewa youths, others disagree over PRONACO
Since the Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) announced a plan to reconvene its constitutional confab adjourned in 2007, speculations are rife that the Federal Government may have instigated the development to downplay the ongoing demand for the restructuring of the country.
Afenifere, Ondo government condemn attack on Sunshine Stars FC
The Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has condemned the transfer of aggression from politics into football by Ondo and Osun states, saying it violates the spirit of sportsmanship and unity in the game.
Afenifere chides Osinbajo over remarks on Awolowo’s statement
The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has urged Acting President Osinbajo to be mindful of his utterances whenever he is criticising those calling for the restructuring of Nigeria.