Call Miyetti Allah to order, YWC tells Buhari
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC), led by emeritus professor and leader, Banji Akintoye, has described a recent statement credited to the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo...
Banji Akintoye: Beyond Yoruba triumphalism as UNPO member
In July 2011, this writer was one of the starry-eyed guests invited to witness the birthday fanfare organised for Otunba Gani Adams, now Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.
Yoruba leaders hold colloquium on security Dec 6
Prominent Yoruba leaders, including Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye and the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, will join other stakeholders on Friday, December 6
Akintoye constitutes executive council to steer affairs of Yoruba group
In realisation of a new Yoruba reality, the newly elected leader, emeritus professor of History, Banji Akintoye, has announced the constitution of an “Executive Council” to steer the affairs of Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural, self-determination and advocacy groups in and beyond Nigeria.
‘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.
At Awo’s lecture, Fayemi, Fasanmi, Akintoye advocate true federalism
A second Republic Senator, Prof. Banji Akintoye, has advocated true federalism as the only weapon that can wipe out marginalisation and poverty in the country.
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.