Yemi Farounbi

[FILES] Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Peace Laureate, drinks some water during a service at St. GeorgeÕs Cathedral to celebrate his 90th birthday, in Cape Town, on October 07, 2021. (Photo by RODGER BOSCH / AFP)

Ramaphosa, Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan mourn as Desmond Tutu dies at 90

Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa, Muhammadu Buhari, ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan and former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Farounbi....
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Sudanese security forces keep watch as they protect a military hospital and government offices during protests against a military coup overthrowing the transition to civilian rule on October 25, 2021 in the capital's twin city of Omdurman. - Sudan's top general declared a state of emergency and dissolved the authorities leading the country's democratic transition today, after soldiers detained civilian leaders in what the UN condemned as a "coup". (Photo by AFP)

Suspending Sudan by AU not enough, says Farounbi, Adepoju

A former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Farounbi and former Nigerian Ambassador to Moscow, Amb. Adedotun Adepoju said suspending Sudan from the African Union (AU) is not enough deterrence to
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Member, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), Laoye Sanda (left); representative of Leader of Yoruba Self-Determination Group (Ilana Omo Odua), Dr. Kunle Hamza; Chairman, ARG, Wale Osun; Secretary, Ayo Afolabi and Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Seye Oyeleye, during the celebration of 135th anniversary of Kiriji Peace Treaty of 1886 “Celebration of Unity” organised by ARG in Ibadan… yesterday. PHOTO: NAN

Yoruba leaders urge unity to achieve self-determination without bloodletting

Yoruba leaders, under various organisations and groups, yesterday, called for unity to achieve self-determination and restructuring without bloodletting. The leaders include Wale Oshun of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), Ambassador Yemi Farounbi of
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Former Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Farounbi (left); Chairman, Impact Business Radio (IBR 92.5FM)/IATV, Deacon Owolabi Oladejo; Editor-In- Chief, The Guardian, Martins Oloja; Major Gen. Chris Olukolade (rtd);  security scholar, University of Ibadan, Prof. Olawale Albert and Rev. Biodun Aladekomu at the Foundation for Ibadan Television Anniversary Celebration (FITAC) 2021 seminar on National Security in Ibadan, Oyo State...yesterday.

Farounbi, Olukolade, Oloja, others kick against equating national security with regime protection

A former Director of Defence Information, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade (rtd), international scholar on Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Ibadan (UI), Prof. Olawale Albert...
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