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Chief Ayo Adebanjo

22 Jan 2021
Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give Nigeria a new constitution.
26 May 2020
President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo and other eminent Nigerians have reiterated the call for restructuring of Nigeria...
24 Apr 2020
Chieftain of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday said the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has really exposed the weaknesses
20 Feb 2020
President of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, his Ohanaeze Ndigbo counterpart, Nnia Nwodo and Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) yesterday insisted on restructuring of the country.
6 Feb 2020
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
22 Nov 2019
Elder statesman, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has kicked against the closure of the nation’s land borders, saying the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was punishing the citizens for its inefficiency.
21 Apr 2019
I don’t understand what you are saying, but let me correct you that there is nothing like ARG. That group led by Oshun is a combination of rebels...
3 Mar 2019
The Southern and Northern Leaders and Elders Forum has condemned the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections, saying the exercise didn’t represent the true wishes of Nigerian electorate, and that President Muhammadu Buhari was not legitimately elected. The forum said its review of major developments leading to the elections, management of the electoral process…
13 Jul 2018
Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, says anything short of credible conduct of the Ekiti governorship election on Saturday would not be acceptable. The nonagenarian spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Adebanjo appealed to stakeholders that the people’s will must be allowed to prevail in the election…
9 Jun 2018
A cheiftan of the Yoruba social cultural association, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, while commending President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, the late Chief Moshood Abiola, however, told the President that the honour alone cannot rescued him in next year’s presidential poll. Adebanjo, who spoke yesterday in…
4 Apr 2018
Elder statesman, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday assessed the eight years democratic rule of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and passed a grim verdict: It was a monumental error. He also said that Obasanjo was responsible for the inadequacies of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Adebanjo spoke at the unveiling of his autobiography titled “Telling it as…
30 Jul 2016
Yoruba leaders yesterday insisted that restructuring and true federalism remained the key elements to reposition the country at the 50th anniversary of the death of Col. Francis Adekunle Fajuyi ...


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