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Yorubaland: These [Nigerian] times call for an Ààrẹ Ọ̀nàkakanfò; Aláàfin found a worthy Yoruba son in OPC’s Gani Adams – Tola Adenle

October 17, 2017

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The Alaafin of Ọyọ, Ikú Baba Yèyé Ọba Lamidi Adeyemi III has announced Ọ̀tunba Gani Adams as the new Aarẹ Ọ̀nàkakanfò of Yorubaland. Ikú Baba Yèyé Ọba Lamidi Adeyemi III [Google Images] The Aarẹ is Yoruba’s Generalissimo which dates back centuries to the ethnic group’s period of internecine warfare, and has always been conferred on courageous, patriotic and courageous Yoruba […]

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NIGERIA [Restructuring]: Is a Government the creation of a Constitution or vice versa? – Goke Adeniran

October 10, 2017

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… the Yoruba Nation is a multi-religious society hence all of her citizens and residents shall have the freedom of worship, more-so when the Yoruba Society has a tradition and reputation of religious tolerance within itself… Therefore, the CYN believes that the only solution is Autonomy for the Nations, whose formal Architecture of State would be a Federation of Nationalitixes.   What […]

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Nigeria’s Restructure: “… those who make peaceful change impossible make violent change inevitable” – Ṣẹgun Gbadegẹṣin echoes Kennedy’s immortal words

October 9, 2017

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The matter of political restructuring continues to generate political heat in the public domain. It is not unusual to have the kind of robust debate that we have had especially since the beginning of the new administration of President Buhari. There have been many attempts at obfuscation … There has been fear-mongering of the worst […]

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Remembering [Adékúnlé Ajáṣin]the gentle giant of Action Group – Tátalọ̀ Àlàmù

October 9, 2017

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But every social phenomenon has its time and sell-by date. If the admiration and adulation of Chief Adekunle Ajasin in the hall last Monday were to be believed, and if the current national unease and clamour for restructuring and return to regionalism were to be factored into the equation, it should be clear to those […]

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NIGERIA: Video [M’óhùn m’áwòrán] on restructuring worth sharing – Afrospace TV

October 1, 2017

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Dear Blog visitors, You’d need to pardon my inability to translate into English Language the address of Peter Ayodele Fayose, one of the state governors in Yoruba’s Southwestern Nigeria homeland at a Summit on Restructuring: The Yoruba Agenda 2017.  The summit was held under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural organization,  under the Chairmanship of Elder Statesman, […]

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NIGERIA: Regardless of huge population, peace & unity possible if all Nigerians are treated as equals – US Ambassador to Buhari

September 30, 2017

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BENIN CITY—THE United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to treat Nigerians as equals irrespective of their ethnic back ground so as to ensure peace and unity of the nation. … Despite the challenges that may come with a huge population, the onus lies on Nigerian […]

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Yoruba Voices on Restructure: “Rather than working on the next mega party …” preventing a “sinking Titanic” through dialogue is the way to go – Tola Adenle

September 21, 2017

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Rather than working on the next mega party or rearranging the sitting and feeding order in a sinking Titanic, what is now imperative is for the nation to sit together in order to chart a new course for the Nigerian people. With economic sabotage bringing the country to its knees and with centrifugal forces seizing […]

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Nigeria: “Wẹ́rẹ́ wẹ́rẹ́ ni ikán njẹ ilé”: A blog regular challenges Yoruba leaders on “Biafra”-Kanu’s purported incendiary statement – Ajipeya Afunleyin

September 18, 2017

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Wẹ́rẹ́ wẹ́rẹ́ ni ikán njẹ ile, an old Yoruba says: the termite destroys a building imperceptibly/in bits.To borrow an English saying which is very apt like the Yoruba saying above, ”eternal; vigilance is the price of liberty/freedom. This saying is so commonplace that many great people have been erroneously credited with it including American President, Thomas […]

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Nigeria: Resources sharing formula, power devolution, et cetera on Communique from Yorubas’ Summit on Restructuring – Tola Adenle

September 11, 2017

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A Yoruba Summit on Restructuring, under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural organization, was held on September 7, 2017 at Ibadan, the political capital of the Yorubas of Southwestern Nigeria under the Chairmanship of Elder Statesman, Chief Afe Babalola, a legal luminary and Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. Dr. Kunle Olajide chaired the Planning Committee. […]

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Nigeria: Political restructuring Summit brings out rent-a-crowd “protesters” in Lagos – Tola Adenle

September 10, 2017

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A huge gathering of southerners gathered at Ibadan, the political capital of the Yorubas this past week towards the continued growing Southern calls for restructuring. Before going forward, here is a list of a few attendees at the Summit which was held under the aegis of Atayese, a Yoruba socio-cultural group. A list becomes necessary […]

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