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19 Dec 2021
Some Prominent Yoruba leaders, yesterday, cautioned all the stakeholders affected by the recent book, entitled: “My Participation” authored by the former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, to place the interest of the Southwest geo-political zone...
24 Sep 2021
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 Yoruba self-determination groups, Baale Ekotedo Taiye Ayorinde of Yoruba World Assembly (YWA), the Secretary-General of Yoruba K’oya, Kola Onodipe, Mr. Seye Oyeleye of…
27 Apr 2021
A Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), has urged all paramount traditional leaders, especially the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, to convene a meeting of Yoruba leaders.
9 Feb 2021
The question that keeps pumping in my heart is whether our political leaders in Yoruba land are cowards, sold out, or heartless because of their political ambition.
9 Nov 2020
Yoruba leaders, yesterday, told President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently make practical moves to return the country to true federalism to avert resurgence of the mayhem that characterised the recent #EndSARS protests and save the nation from disintegration.
3 Dec 2019
Prominent Yoruba leaders, including Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye and the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, will join other stakeholders on Friday, December 6
South-West Nigeria
26 Jan 2018
Southwest leaders, under the aegis of Yoruba Summit group, have condemned the activities of herdsmen in South West and parts of the federation.    Rising from a meeting yesterday in Lagos, they warned that the region might resort to self-defence if protection of lives and properties was no longer guaranteed. Present at the gathering were…
8 Sep 2017
Yoruba leaders, traditional rulers and various interest groups yesterday demanded for an immediate restructuring of Nigeria towards regionalism as contained in the 1960 and 1963 constitutions.
20 Mar 2015
THEIR divergent political agenda notwithstanding, two groups of Yoruba leaders, who met in Lagos and Ibadan yesterday found a common voice on the need to restructure Nigeria to ensure true federalism.


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