Nigeria on brink of collapse, Afenifere insists
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has again raised the alarm that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse. In a communiqué issued yesterday at the end of its national leadership caucus meeting in Akure...
Buhari’s June 12 speech lacks what democracy stands for, say Afenifere, analyst
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere and a public affairs analyst, Bola Bolawole, yesterday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s June 12 address as lacking in what democracy stands for and that he was not interested in a free and fair election. National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, Mr. Yinka Odumakin and the analyst, who spoke with The…
SMBF urges Buhari to confirm NJC’s nominee as appeal court president
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the National Judicial Council’s (NJC) nominee as substantive President of the Court of Appeal without going through another acting term.
Afenifere faults composition of federal character commission
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday faulted the composition of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), alleging that it was skewed in favour of a particular geo-political zone.
Buhari’s stay-at-home directive raises constitutional issues, say lawyers
Yoruba socio-cultural organisation Afenifere and some legal practitioners have expressed mixed reactions over the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari on cessation of all movements for two weeks in Lagos and Ogun States and the Federal Capital Territory
Senate, constituents in wild goose chase after regional development commissions
It’s been an admixture of rush and rash. And in what has now become a rush by every geo-political zone in the country to have its own development commission...
Granting amnesty to Boko Haram kingpins wicked, say Southern, Middle Belt leaders
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum yesterday expressed its support for the conscientious objection by Nigerian Military Widows Association against the continuous policy of the Federal Government on “recycling of Boko Haram cadres.”
Not long ago Yinka Odumakin, a columnist of Vanguard, reported JP Clark’s query relating to our country-people’s attitude to reading.
Amotekun a waste of time, South West needs true federalism – Odumakin
You are in bondage; in a cage, and instead of looking for your freedom, you are looking for something else. Which ‘ekun’ (lion) are you looking for? You are in a cage, and instead...
Nigeria slipping into lawlessness, IYC, Afenifere, others warn
The apex Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, again warned yesterday that the country is sliding into a state of despotism.“If Nigerians do not assert constitutionalism with all peaceful and democratic means, this country might well be resting in pieces...