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Banji Akintoye

1 Jun 2020
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.
29 May 2020
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.
3 Dec 2019
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
1 Nov 2019
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.
13 Sep 2019
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.
24 Aug 2019
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.
8 Mar 2019
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.
2 Apr 2018
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.
11 Feb 2018
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.
6 Sep 2017
A foremost African historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye and the National Coordinator of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, yesterday urged Nigerians leaders to reconsider regionalism as the best arrangement for the country.

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