‘Those who have voiced opposition to Tinubu 2023 project are behind the seccession plan’ – Yoruba Welfare Group

…Says ‘Tinubu 2023’ is the reason behind Yoruba nation agitation The National President of the Yoruba Welfare Group, Comrade Adegoke Alawuje,has revealed that those who are against the coming of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in 2023 are the brains behind the orchestrateded agitation for the Yoruba nation and many other crises in Yoruba land. Picture caption: Comrade Alawuje Comrade Alawuje made the submission at the weekend, when he formally responded to the arrest of the self-atyled Yoruna nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho, in the Republic of Benin. Recall that…

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Power Shift: Yoruba Group Cautions Southern Govs, Politicians

By Godwin Amunde A group, the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), has cautioned governors and other politicians from the southern region of Nigeria over the ongoing national debate arising from the resolutions of last Monday’s meeting of the Southern Governors’ Forum demanding for power shift to the region in 2023. The group expressed concerns that the resolutions of the southern governors has generated tension in the polity, and alleged that certain actions by some powerful politicians and individuals from the southern region since the Lagos meeting of the governors could spark…

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Yoruba leaders occupy Ibadan streets, demand Oduduwa Republic 

Thousands of youths, women and leaders of Yoruba extraction yesterday occupied some streets in Ibadan in demand for Oduduwa Republic in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to reports, the protesters at the front of Mapo Hall, led by a Yoruba group, “Ilana Omo Oodua”, clamoring for self-determination, was led by a former Senator, Professor Banji Akintoye. The protest, which was supposed to start around 9.am, could not start until 11.am due to heavy security presence at the entrance and around Mapo Hall. The protesters having sensed heavy security presence…

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“We are not part of Oduduwa Republic” – Northern Yoruba communities

The Yoruba ethnic communities in the 19 Northern States have said that they have nothing to do with the calls in some quarters for Oduduwa Republic.  President of the Yoruba Welfare Group Worldwide, AbdlHakeem Adegoke, told newsmen yesterday in Kaduna, during a peaceful protest, that, “We don’t believe in the existence of a Republic inside a Republic”.  Flanked by other officials of the group in the Northern States, Adegoke added, “We are talking on behalf of all the Yoruba in the 19 Northern States, that we hereby dissociate ourselves from…

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We’d mobilise against troublemakers in South-West – Yoruba group vows

By Godwin Amunde A group, Yoruba Appraisal Forum, YAF, has given stern warning to all those fomenting trouble under the guise of fighting for the freedom of the South-West to desist or risk the wrath of its millions of members across the region. Speaking against the backdrop of the recent violence in Ibarapa town in Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State, the YAF National Coordinator, Adesina Animashaun, in a statement titled, “Yoruba Appraisal Forum will resist vendors of violence in the South-West. Enough is enough!” warned that it would…

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