Tag: Afenifere

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Bernard DayoJuly 31, 2019

The Late 5: WAEC official disowns Buhari’s Cambridge credentials; Shiite group suspends protests, drags FG to court over proscription | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Your policies can break up Nigeria, Afenifere tells Osinbajo The pan-Yoruba socio-political ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the Weekend Roundup

Follow the links to read our weekend stories on YNaija:     In Case You Missed It: On Apple Music’s ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 27, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 27th of June

Follow the links to read our latest stories on YNaija:   New Senate President Ahmed Lawan says his monthly salary ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 29, 2018

Suspected killers of former CDS, Alex Badeh nabbed; Buhari slams wife again over statement on cabal frustating his govt | Other top stories this week

These were the stories that drove the conversation this week: Nigeria’s first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari, passed on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 30, 2018

The Late 5: As bloody Shi’ites protest continues for 3rd straight day; Buhari meets Wike, 3 other PDP governors behind closed doors | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The clash between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 10, 2018

The Big 5: PDP’s VP slot has since been zoned to the South East – Ben Obi; Nigeria needs a President with sound knowledge of the economy – Obasanjo | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and immediate past National ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

Afenifere, Ohanaeze knock Gov Shettima for his comment on restructuring

The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has said the Governor of Borno, Kashim Shettima, is ignorant of the outlines of restructuring – ...

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AzeezNovember 2, 2017

Like Oke, you must also invite Babachir Lawal | Afenifere tells EFCC

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has questioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for not inviting sacked Secretary to Government of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

Restructuring becoming new form of opposition – Presidential aide

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina Friday, said the ongoing call for the restructuring ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

Nigeria at 57: Afenifere, Arewa disagree on President Buhari’s broadcast

The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, and the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) Sunday, disagreed on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day’s broadcast. ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

Deploying soldiers to tackle civil matters may lead to a coup | Afenifere warns FG

The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has said it is dangerous for the military to be deployed to tackle civil matters in ...

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AzeezSeptember 26, 2017

IPOB thanks Afenifere, Yoruba elders for speaking against Operation Python Dance

The Indigenous People of Biafra has commended Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere for its stance against Operation Python Dance in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2017

Operation Crocodile Smile will tackle Badoo, cultism, others – Army

The Nigerian Army Wednesday, said the Badoo group, cultism are some of the reasons Operation Crocodile Smile II would take ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 14, 2017

Opinion: Disunited, the Yoruba nation will crumble

by Bayo Oluwasanmi     These are heady days for Yoruba unity. The Yoruba Summit,which held last week in Ibadan, ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Opinion: The Yoruba political advance and Afenifere’s sabotage

by Dele Awogbeoba     The Yoruba have come a long way since the days of Goodluck Jonathan. Goodluck Jonathan’s ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Opinion: The problem with the Federal Government’s plan to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu

by Jideofor Adibe   The move by the Federal Government to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

FG’s plan to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu is a clear case of double standard – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere on Sunday said the Federal Government was being biased in handling the case of leader of the Indigenous ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

PDP, Afenifere rate Osinbajo’s performance in Buhari’s absence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari back to the country; also giving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Pres Buhari has previously supported restructuring – Odumakin

Spokesperson of the Buhari/Bakare Presidential Campaign in 2007, and mouth-piece of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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AzeezMarch 29, 2017

Ife crisis: Afenifere asks police to return suspects to Osun

The pan Yoruba Socio-political group, Afenifere has asked the police to return suspects arrested for the clash between Hausa traders ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 24, 2017

Ile-Ife crisis: Why we arrested only Yoruba suspects – IGP

by Dolapo Adelana The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday said crime has no tribe nor identity. Idris said ...

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AzeezMarch 23, 2017

Ile-Ife clash: Afenifere to defend Yoruba suspects with 100 lawyers

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has said it would hire over 100 lawyers to defend the 20 indigenes of Ile-Ife, ...

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AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Northern governors defended killer Fulani herdsmen in the past – Afenifere

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has accused the Northern Governors’ Forum of defending killer Fulani herdsmen in the past. In ...

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AzeezOctober 26, 2016

Afenifere wants Buhari’s ministers accused of corruption to resign

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has asked serving ministers who were fingered by some arrested judges for alleged corruption should resign. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 9, 2016

Opinion: The question of ‘restructuring’ and the government’s reluctance

by John Danfulani In my Op Ed of 29th July 2016 titled ” LET IS TALK, NOW IS TIME”, I ...

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AzeezJuly 13, 2016

Osinbajo responds to critics, advocates for state policing and true federalism

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed his support for state policing in the country even as he advocated a “deep understanding” ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Opinion: Dear President, Nigeria’s unity is negotiable

by Chido Onumah Since the public presentation of the book We Are All Biafrans and the intervention of a former ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Opinion: The Yoruba people, Ijaws and true federalism

by Shenge Rahman Akanbi The recent meeting between some Yoruba politicians in old and new Afenifere and some leaders of the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: N139bn saved from new fuel price in 2 months | Osinbajo missed the point of restructuring Nigeria | UK gets new PM | More

Pat Utomi believes everything in Nigeria has been turned to politics YNaija Afenifere, Ezeife come for Osinbajo for opposing the ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 12, 2016

Restructuring Nigeria: ‘VP Osinbajo missed the point’ – Afenifere

Foremost Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Wednesday, lambasted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for alleged saying that the call for Nigeria’s ...

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