Saturday, 30th September 2023


19 Dec 2022
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC) has endorsed the candidature of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for the 2023 presidential polls.
2 Feb 2021
The Baale of Ekotedo, Dr Taiwo Ayorinde, has honoured some Nigerians with chieftaincy titles for contributing towards the development of Ibadanland.
26 Oct 2020
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC), yesterday, announced a change of its name to Ilana Omo Oodua, saying it took the decision to honour the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and other Yoruba leaders.
23 Sep 2020
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC) has said that everything possible would be done to ensure the liberation of the region from the current challenges of under-development and insecurity pervading the land.
17 Sep 2020
The Yoruba World Congress (YWC) is set to commence a mentorship programme aimed at guiding about 300 Yoruba youths that will put them at the centre of personal and community development.
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...
21 Aug 2020
The Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), a socio-political group, has kicked against secession of South-West region from Nigeria.
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
30 Apr 2020
An umbrella body of all self-determination groups and socio-cultural organisations of Yoruba Descent Worldwide, the Yoruba World Congress (YWC), has said that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
21 Apr 2020
The Leader of the Yoruba World Congress, Prof. Banji Akintoye, yesterday lamented that Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari was being run like a personal estate of a small cabal
12 Mar 2020
Yoruba World Congress is founded to address the problems and the expectations and aspirations of the Yoruba nation worldwide.


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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has opened Kyiv's first International Defence Industries Forum, in a bid to attract more manufacturers to build arms in Ukraine.
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The US government on Saturday was hours from shutting down after the far right of the Republican Party scuppered final attempts at a temporary budget agreement, throwing into doubt everything from access....
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Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was a career politician unexpectedly propelled to the presidency after other contenders were jailed or exiled
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The United States urged Belgrade to pull its forces back from the border with Kosovo on Friday after detecting what it called an "unprecedented" Serbian military build-up.
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Pope Francis will on Saturday elevate 21 clergymen from all corners of the world to the rank of cardinal -- most of whom may one day cast ballots to elect his successor.
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The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) has partnered with the Stanbic IBTC bank to plant 30,000 trees across 10 states of the country.
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Mr Kayode Akinmade, a Consultant on Media to Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, says the governor is committed to ensuring the preservation of the rule of law.
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The Nigerian Export Promotion Council has trained exporters in Imo on snail farming, processing and packaging for exportation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the one-day training took place in Owerri on Friday.
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Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, are now highly unsettled following widespread insecurity around the city centre and some outskirts, characterized by frequent and indiscriminate robbing and abduction of motorists and commuters.
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Five audacious women, Uzoamaka Izukanne Igweike, Tarebi Alebiosu, Adedotun Akande, Ndidi Nwuneli and Mimi Ade-Odiachi...