Akintoye accepts leadership role, seeks unity among Yoruba
Second Republic Senator, Prof. Banji Akintoye, has accepted the position of Yoruba leader and promised to work towards unifying all groups and politicians in the interest of the region.
‘How Jukun-Tiv conflict represents defective structure of Nigerian federation’
Banji Akintoye is a retired Professor of History and an Afenifere leader. In this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, Akintoye, who served as a senator in the Second Republic on the platform of the then Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), dissects the lingering conflict between the Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups in the country.
South, Middle Belt groups unite, urge restructuring
Nigeria will remain in perpetual turmoil of misery, poverty and violence unless the country is urgently restructured, representatives of Southern Nigeria and Middle Belt peoples that met in Lagos have said.
Akintoye, Ihekire raise alarm over proliferation of Fulani settlements
Despite demand by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari for cattle colonies, it has been discovered that dozens of Hausa/Fulani settlements are currently scattered in the South West and South East regions.