‘Whether you’re talking of the first republic or current one, nothing much has changed’
Bode Adediji, a renown professional and former president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and principal partner of Bode Adediji Partnership (BAP), a multi-disciplinary real estate firm, spoke to CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM on his career, issues bothering on politics and real estate sector. What is your perception about life? Life is about…
Any big deal on OAU courses dis-accreditation?
Sir: Few days ago, the media, social in particular, was awashed of the sorry-story of the lost accreditation of prestigious courses like Law, Dentistry and two others, at the acclaimed ‘Africa’s Most beautiful campus’; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife by the National University Commission (NUC). At first, it came as a huge joke! My bewildered-self contacted…
Akinruntan: I occupy oldest throne in Yoruba history, making me first among equals
Oba Akinruntan demonstrated that not only was he grounded in Yoruba cosmology, but that he also has a deep insight of cultural and historical background of the Yoruba people, especially that of Ugbo andconnection and origins.
Osun panel on Ile-Ife crisis receives 104 memoranda
Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the Disturbance of Peace at Sabo Area, Ile-Ife, set up by Gov. Rauf Aregbesola has commenced sitting and received 104 memoranda from victims.
Tensions simmer after Ile-Ife ethnic clashes in Nigeria
For his whole life, Hausa trader Bashiru Tanko has lived peacefully alongside the Yoruba people of Ile-Ife in southwest Nigeria.
Storm of the elders
We need to pay keener attention to the uneasy calm in Ile-Ife, the ancient capital of the Yoruba nation which recently was convulsed by ethnic violence.
Afenifere to enforce rights of Ife indigenes indicted in ethnic clash
Worried about what it described as illegal and unconstitutional arrest of 21 indigenes of Ile-Ife, Osun State over the recent clash between the community and the Hausa, Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has vowed to intervene in the issue.
Ile-Ife, small arms and light weapons
An unpleasant exchange between a Hausa man and a Yoruba woman recently culminated in armed conflict in Ile-Ife. Several human lives and property of inestimable worth have since been destroyed.
Aregbesola declares curfew in Ife after deadly clash
The Osun State government has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ile-Ife after clashes in the city claimed lives and led to the destruction of properties, a media to the state governor said on Thursday.