Chief Reuben Fasoranti
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said that efforts are ongoing to broker peace between Chief Reuben Fasoranti and Pa Ayo Adebanjo of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere.
The last may not have been heard on the crisis rocking the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, over the outcome of the 2023 presidential election held on February 25, 2023.
3 Nov 2022
Afenifere is in the news again for its own sake. What has triggered the latest soul-searching for the pan-Yoruba political and cultural organisation was the public visit of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress...
22 Jun 2022
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae; former National Leader of Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti and Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari on the nomination...
18 Jan 2022
In 1966, a similar futile plea was made for the release of Major Isaac Jasper Adaka-Boro (1938-1968). Also in 1995, another futile global plea was made for the release Chief Kenure Beeson Saro-Wiwa (1941-1995).
31 Jul 2020
One of the prominent leaders of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, is dead. He was aged 94 years.
30 Jun 2020
More trouble for federal government and her agencies as Lagos based human rights lawyer, Joe Nwokedi files N20 billion suit at the federal high court, Lagos against them for excluding South-East Geopolitical Zone from $22.7 billion loan distribution.
23 Sep 2019
Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has expressed displeasure over what it described as the lackadaisical gesture of the police in the investigation of the murder of Mrs. Olufunke Olakunrin, daughter of its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
6 Aug 2019
In the ’50s the Michael Okpara government of Eastern Nigeria had farm settlements. Farmers lived in those settlements close to their farmlands and there were facilities in these settlements that supported family life. They had water and electricity. Schools and dispensaries were not far away.
28 Jul 2016
To check the ceaseless attacks on citizens in the South West region by militants, Yoruba leaders have urged the people to resort to self-defence. At a meeting of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere held in Akure, the Ondo State capital...