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2 Feb 2021
The Baale of Ekotedo, Dr Taiwo Ayorinde, has honoured some Nigerians with chieftaincy titles for contributing towards the development of Ibadanland.
16 Sep 2020
Not many Yoruba people would have reckoned that Yoruba World Congress (YWC) that was launched in August 2019 and which elected Emeritus Professor, Banji Akintoye...
15 Sep 2020
Akogun Tola Adeniyi is a media guru and one of the founders of Yoruba World Congress (YWC). In this interview, he spoke with MUYIWA ADEYEMI (Head, South West) on the infiltrations of politicians with intent to hijack YWC, the mission and vision of the global group, which is apolitical and why its protem leader, Prof.…
6 Sep 2020
The leadership crisis rocking the Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural, self-determination, and advocacy groups in Nigeria and the Diaspora...
2 Sep 2020
Elders and leaders of the various groups under the aegis of Yoruba World Congress (YWC), yesterday, re-affirmed their unalloyed confidence in the leadership of Prof. Banji Akintoye amid suspected leadership issues rocking the Yoruba group.
24 May 2020
There are speculations the Yoruba World Congress (YWC) formed in August, last year, and headed by Professor Emeritus, Banji Akintoye to protect and promote Southwest interest
12 Mar 2020
Yoruba World Congress is founded to address the problems and the expectations and aspirations of the Yoruba nation worldwide.
24 Feb 2020
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC) has urged the six South-West states to recruit only competent personnel in each local government into “Amotekun” to defend and protect their respective areas.
19 Jan 2020
A socio-cultural organisation, the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday called on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu
1 Nov 2019
In realisation of a new Yoruba reality, the newly elected leader, emeritus professor of History, Banji Akintoye, has announced the constitution of an “Executive Council” to steer the affairs of Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural, self-determination and advocacy groups in and beyond Nigeria.


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Enjoy Some Prawn Spring Rolls By Following This Recipe  Love some spring rolls? You can enjoy your favorite snack as a vegetarian or non-vegetarian option.  Enjoy the taste of the ocean wrapped in your rolls by making some prawn spring rolls this Sunday. You’ll no doubt enjoy it. Prawn springroll ingredients Spring roll wrapper Prawns …