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…It’s demeaning for govs to respond to herders’ group, says Akeredolu’s aide One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has alleged that South-West governors are “hiding” wanted Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. Spokesman for the group, Saleh Alhassan, stated this in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH on Continue Reading
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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the judgment of the Appeal Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, restoring Hon. Subday Bisi as the party chairman in Osun State, describing the judgement as “another affirmation of supremacy of the party over and above anyone, no matter how highly placed.” The Court of Appeal sitting in […]Continue Reading
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Prof. ‘Femi Meyungbe Olufunmilade I look at politics and politicians in my part of Nigeria ( Southwest) today and I cannot but remember Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s brand of politics longingly. I am a believer in the approach of Chief Obafemi Awolowo to politics and governance because that approach, precisely, was responsible for his tremendous success. […]Continue Reading
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Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has attributed the growing sectional activism  to what he described as faulty and twisted federalism. He lamented that sectional agitations had displaced “national patriotism”, adding that the unitary structure may continue to provoke sectionalism. Akeredolu pointed out that most Nigerians were losing faith in “unity in Continue Reading
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Some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South West, yesterday, stormed Ogun State to seek support for a national leader of the party and former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for the party’s 2023 presidential ticket. A former Minister of State for Works and Chairman of South West Agenda 23, […]Continue Reading
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Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed on Thursday said Fulani herders have no option but to carry AK-47 for self-defence because they are being attacked and killed by cattle rustlers. He also condemned South West, South-East Governors, and also Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the manner in which they are handling farmer-herder clashes. “The […]Continue Reading
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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS’ FORUM WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF MIYETTI-ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MACBAN) AND THE HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES ON EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE SOUTH-WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE HELD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND EVENT CENTRE (DOME), AKURE, ONDO STATE ON MONDAY, 25TH JANUARY, 2021. […]Continue Reading
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Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams has warned Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association and Arewa Consultative Forum not to turn the South West into a war zone. Adams said this in a press statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi. “The apex organisation in the North and the herders association should […]Continue Reading
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The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned the attack on a Fulani community in the southwest, insisting that such an act was a social upheaval that may destabilize the country. ACF also alleged that security agents did nothing when the attack was carried out. Emmanuel Yawe, National Publicity Secretary, Arewa Consultative Forum, in a statement […]Continue Reading