Buhari’s June 12 speech lacks what democracy stands for, say Afenifere, analyst
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere and a public affairs analyst, Bola Bolawole, yesterday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s June 12 address as lacking in what democracy stands for and that he was not interested in a free and fair election. National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, Mr. Yinka Odumakin and the analyst, who spoke with The…
Afenifere faults composition of federal character commission
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday faulted the composition of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), alleging that it was skewed in favour of a particular geo-political zone.
Adebanjo, others want country restructured
Chieftain of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday said the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has really exposed the weaknesses
Police arrests killers of Fasoranti's daughter Funke
Police operatives have arrested the killers of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of the Yoruba Afenifere group, Reuben Fasoranti. The arrested persons are Lawal Mazaje, Adamu Adamu, Mohammed Shehu Usman and Auwal Abubakar. Spokesman to police Frank Mba in a statement narrated how the security operatives arrested the murderers of Funke who died in…
Afenifere, YCE, YUF call for caution over political activities around Sanusi
Yoruba socio-cultural organisations, Afenifere, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), and Yoruba United Front (YUF) have urged political leaders and elders of Southwest geo-political zone to be wary of their involvement and meddlesomeness in the ongoing political activities....
‘Why U.S. attached conditions to return of $308m Abacha loot’
In spite of President Muhammadu Buhari winning the 2018 African Union (AU) Anti-Corruption Champion Award, the United States seems not to trust the Nigerian government to properly utilise the $308 million Gen. Sanni Abacha
Knocks for Tinubu over comments on Amotekun
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress national leader Bola Tinubu has been criticised for his moderate views about the security outfit, Amotekun, set up by the South-West governors. Amotekun, launched early January, was kicked against by the Nigerian government through the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami stating illegality. His objection, despite several security challenges…
Operation Amotekun: Yoruba elders challenge Tinubu to speak up
A socio-cultural organisation, the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday called on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu