Tag: Yorubas

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 15, 2020

Here’s all we’ve gathered from the Igbo and Yoruba trend on Twitter

by Toluwanimi Onakoya The word “Igbos” trended on Twitter today but for a variety of reasons. The microblogging site was ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2017

Opinion: I stopped addressing my older cousins by uncle or aunty and this happened

Tonye Altraide   Many Africans refer to anyone older than them as an uncle or aunty. This is meant to ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

Yorubas, Hausas no longer need Igbos to win elections – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said other ethnic groups no longer need the help of the Igbos to win ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Opinion: The Federal Government and IPOB’s terrorist threat

by Dele Awogbeoba     For the last two years, any constant listener of Radio Biafra, when hosted by Nnamdi ...

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 ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

PANDEF commends N’Delta militants for withdrawing quit notice to northerners, Yorubas

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Friday applauded the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators for withdrawing the quit notice ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

We are not part of it | Igbos in Southwest react to Nnamdi Kanu’s statement

The Igbo residing in all various parts of Yorubaland yesterday, disassociated themselves from the statement credited to the leader of ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 22, 2017

Opinion: Igbos, do not mistake Yoruba kindness for weakness. We’re not weak!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   Churchill Okonkwo’s article “Ndigbo Will Conquer And Rule In Oduduwa Republic” published August 7, 2017, in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

N’Delta youth condemn, dissociate self from quit notice given to Northerners, Yorubas

Niger Delta Youth under the auspices of Niger Delta Youth Congress (NDYC) Friday, condemned and disassociated itself from the quit notice by ...

EzinneAugust 8, 2017

“Who is this imbecile?” “Wet Oshogbo weed talking” | TwitterNG reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s wannabe

Is madness in the air? We heard Lauretta Onochie fire off balderdash recently. Then this fellow comes along with his ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2016

Just In: RRS rescues abandoned baby in Lagos ethnic clash

The Lagos state Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Wednesday said it rescued an abandoned baby during an ethnic clash in ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 27, 2015

Remember the PDP chieftain that said Tinubu will destroy himself? – APC has addressed his matter

by Kolapo Olapoju Earlier today, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ebenezer Babatope, stated that the National Leader of the ...

July 17, 2014

Demola Rewaju: NBA elections – How the Yorubas got it wrong (Y! Superblogger)

by Demola Rewaju The mistakes of the core Southwest (Egbe Amofin) lawyers in this case is clear: they failed to ...

June 1, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: The Northerner and the rest of us

by Tunde Fagbenle  Has anyone wondered, for example, how and why the powerful media machine of an Atiku Abubakar remains ...

February 18, 2014

Opinion: Igbo leaders are responsible for the ill-treatment of the Igbos

by Fredrick Nwabufor The fact is a scrum of Igbo penny leaders feed fat on the emaciated condition of the ...

January 26, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: In visionary leadership, Obafemi Awolowo was above his peers

by Tunde Fagbenle Amongst the majority of the Yoruba, then and now, the image of Awo looms large; he is ...

January 8, 2014

Femi Aribisala: Jonathan’s open letter OBJ, his dear Godfather

by Femi Aribisala I need more time to persuade the National Assembly to add five or ten billion naira to ...

January 5, 2014

Simon Kolawole: Rethinking the mistake of 1914

by Simon Kolawole But what was the “Mistake of 1914”? Was it the fact or the act of amalgamation? Those ...

December 16, 2013

Opinion: Why Nigeria is still the best country around

by Udofia Joseph People boast of the beauty of Paris, but I say Paris beauty cannot be compared to the ...

December 1, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Ojukwu betrayed Awolowo and the Yorubas, not the other way around

by Femi Fani-Kayode The greatest irony of all is that, generally speaking, the Igbo detest Awolowo so much and have done everything that is physically possible to malign and discredit him since 1967. Yet this was the man whose ...

October 3, 2013

Demola Rewaju: The truth about the Yorubas

by Demola Rewaju There is a Sango grove in Ile-Ife where the fiery god entered the earth. There is a ...

October 2, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Nigeria at 53 – A time to think

by Femi Fani-Kayode Other than the usual congratulations, platitudes, expressions of joy and offerings of thanks to God I believe ...

August 15, 2013

Opinion: Deportation of destitutes is lazy, but Fashola is not an Igbo hater

by Steve Nwosu I am not one of those who believe Lagos is a no-mans-land. It is insulting to the indigenes ...

August 11, 2013

FFK will fail like others before him: A rejoinder to Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘Lagos, the Igbos and the servants of truth’

by Sam Eleanya One thing is certain. FFK will fail. In this venture. To divide another generation of Nigerians the ...

August 11, 2013

Opinion: The bitter truth about Femi Fani-Kayode

by Obi Nwakanma Lagos belongs as much to the ethnic Igbo as to the Yoruba, Ijaw, Hausa, Fulani, Efik, Idoma, ...

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