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CULTURE

African Countries That Speak The Yoruba Language Apart From Nigeria

The Yoruba are among the most storied groups in Africa. Their ancestral homeland cuts across present-day southwest Nigeria, Benin Republic and Togo in West Africa. They number between 35 and 40 million. Their dynamic culture, philosophy, arts, language, sociology and history have attracted numerous studies.

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African Countries That Speak The Yoruba Language Apart From Nigeria

JUSTICE

How A Pastor Who Was Jailed In Benin Republic For Defending Nigeria's Sovereignty Was Awarded By FG

It was on Thursday 30th June 2021, when a Nigerian Activist and pastor named Kunle Garb was forcefully dragged by Benin Republic Troops from a Nigerian territory, specifically from a market in the Igbokofi community in Ogun State. Garb was fighting for Nigeria's sovereignty against the way the Beninese troops have been exploiting and encroaching Nigeria's territory.

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How A Pastor Who Was Jailed In Benin Republic For Defending Nigeria's Sovereignty Was Awarded By FG

SOCIETY

Important Lessons Every Activist Should Learn From Sunday Igboho's Predicament

The predicaments of the Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, have not gotten any better since his arrival to Benin Republic. Upon his arrival to the Francophone country, the 49-year old activist was arrested and charged with different charges including illegal migration, dubious connivance with immigration officers and an attempt to cause civil unrest in Benin Republic.

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Important Lessons Every Activist Should Learn From Sunday Igboho's Predicament

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: APC Youths Promise To Support Young Candidate In 2023, Igboho Rushed To The Hospital

APC youths vow to support young Presidential candidate in 2023 PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in North West Nigeria, on Wednesday vowed to support any youth willing to contest as a presidential candidate in 2023. APC youth leader in North West, Honourable Abubakar Sadiq Fakai speaking during a press briefing at the party’s Zonal Office in Kaduna on Wednesday, noted that statistics have shown that women and youths constitute about 70% of the 40 million APC registered members nationwide.

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Today's Headlines: APC Youths Promise To Support Young Candidate In 2023, Igboho Rushed To The Hospital

MILITARY

OPINION: What Buratai Meant When He Said That Boko Haram Has Been Defeated

Nigerian Ambassador to the Benin Republic, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai (Rtd), has stated that Boko Haram has been defeated by the Nigerian Army. He stated this while he was commending President Muhammadu Buhari for his support to the Nigerian military. However, a report from Premium Times has disclosed that some armed men suspected to be members of Boko Haram recently attacked a Nigerian military base in Katarko village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

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OPINION: What Buratai Meant When He Said That Boko Haram Has Been Defeated

SPORTS

3 African Countries That Could Qualify For Their First Ever World Cup

Africa hasn't been given a lot of slots at the World Cup until just recently when it was increased to 5 slots. As a result of the little representation, only the best of the best in Africa have qualified for the world cup. However, there are some countries who might be headed for the first world cup in their country's history.

  11 months ago ago
3 African Countries That Could Qualify For Their First Ever World Cup

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Benin Republic Vote To Legalise Abortion, NYSC Extends 10 Corps Members’ Service

Benin Republic vote to legalise abortion Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalise abortion in the West African country, where it was already authorised under restricted conditions. Under the new law passed late on Wednesday women can terminate a pregnancy within the first three months if it is likely to “aggravate or cause material, educational, professional or moral distress, incompatible with the woman or the unborn child’s interest”.

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Today's Headlines: Benin Republic Vote To Legalise Abortion, NYSC Extends 10 Corps Members’ Service

SOCIETY

Why Benin government should allow the transfer of Sunday Igboho to Europe for better treatment.

Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho who is currently in detention at Benin Republic is reportedly in a critical health condition and this has been generating lots of mixed reactions from his followers and many Nigerians. The Yoruba activist has been in detention since July, 2021 after he was arrested at Cotonou airport while trying to flee to Germany.

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Why Benin government should allow the transfer of Sunday Igboho to Europe for better treatment.

JUSTICE

Sunday Igboho's Lawyer Reveals Cause Of His Illness In Benin Republic Custody

Sunday Adeyemo, the separatist activist known as Sunday Igboho, is critically ill, according to Yomi Aliyu, one of his lawyers. Igboho, who is currently detained in the Benin Republic, was transported to the hospital after becoming ill, according to Aliyu. He believes the Yoruba Nation agitator is suffering from "kidney and lung problems."

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Sunday Igboho's Lawyer Reveals Cause Of His Illness In Benin Republic Custody

HEALTH

Don't Solicit Funds For My Medical Treatment - Sunday Igboho Warns

Yoruba Nation Convener, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has warned that he has not asked any persons or group to solicit funds for his medical treatment. Igboho said this while reacting to claims that he had asked some people to raise funds and collect voluntary donations from members of the public to assist him access medical care.

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Don't Solicit Funds For My Medical Treatment - Sunday Igboho Warns

POLITICS

Abortion vote: Why the Benin Republic parliament should not legalize abortion

picture.credit.punchnews.ng It is a significant issue in Africa that some Western practices are not welcomed. It is a worry that some of the African traditions are becoming outdated, while western culture is gradually being welcomed here. In the western world, it's hard to see where they embrace African culture, no matter how effective the culture may be.

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Abortion vote: Why the Benin Republic parliament should not legalize abortion

JUSTICE

Sunday Igboho diagnosed with possible Lungs or Kidney illness - Lawyer says

Yomi Aliyu, lawyer to the popular Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho has confirmed that Igboho has been diagnosed with an illness linked with the lungs and kidney which would need immediate medical attention The Yoruba activist manage to escape an invasion from DSS officials in the early hours of July 1,2021 in his hometown Ibadan, Oyo State.

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Sunday Igboho diagnosed with possible Lungs or Kidney illness - Lawyer says

HEALTH

How Sunday Igboho Can Be Allowed By The Beninese Government To Travel Overseas For Medical Care

Recent revelation from Sunday Igboho's lawyer revealed that the activist is in urgent need of medical care. Yomi Alliyu during an interview with BBC Yoruba disclosed that Sunday Igboho is probably battling kidney and lung illnesses. This statement is coming days after Sunday Igboho's spokesman called on the Beninese government to grant Igboho permission to receive urgent medical attention overseas.

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How Sunday Igboho Can Be Allowed By The Beninese Government To Travel Overseas For Medical Care

HEALTH

Sunday Igboho hospitalized over possible kidney or lung ailment

One of the characteristics of human beings is movement. In order to be healthy, we need to be moving from one place to another or be active. According to science, lack of movement can surely lead to various sicknesses and failure of body organs such as the kidney.

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Sunday Igboho hospitalized over possible kidney or lung ailment

HEALTH

Reactions as Sunday Igboho Is Diagnosed With Kidney Illness

The Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Igboho has been allegedly diagnosed with a likely kidney illness. According to his lawyer, Yomi Aliyyu during his interview session with BBC Yoruba, “Igboho was not diagnosed with this illness before he was arrested in Cotonou.” Recall that Igboho the Yoruba nation agitator was arrested earlier this year in Cotonou, Benin Republic on the 16th of July.

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Reactions as Sunday Igboho Is Diagnosed With Kidney Illness

SOCIETY

Sunday Igboho Rushed To Hospital

Sunday Igboho, Yoruba Nation activist, has been rushed to a hospital in Benin Republic after he was reportedly diagnosed with possible kidney or lungs illness. Yomi Aliyyu, his lawyer, made this known to the general public in an interview with BBC Yoruba, noting that the rights activist developed the illness in Benin Republic prison custody.

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Sunday Igboho Rushed To Hospital

SOCIETY

Sunday Igboho Is Getting Ready To Be Repatriated To Nigeria - Kemi Olunloye Claims.

A well known Nigerian investigative journalist, Dr Kemi Olunloye has once again spoken. According to a tweet she made earlier today on her verified twitter handle, she claimed that a well known Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Sunday Igboho is getting ready to be repatriated to Nigeria.

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Sunday Igboho Is Getting Ready To Be Repatriated To Nigeria - Kemi Olunloye Claims.

JUSTICE

Foremost Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Adeyemo Rushed To Hospital In Cotonou, Benin Republic

The foremost Yoruba Nation agitator Mr. Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho is currently receiving treatment in a hospital in Cotonou, Benin Republic. One of Chief Sunday Igboho's lawyers Mr. Yomi Alliyu disclosed this during an interview with BBC Yoruba. He noted that the rights activist developed a kidney problem in Benin Republic prison custody.

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Foremost Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Adeyemo Rushed To Hospital In Cotonou, Benin Republic

SOCIETY

Sunday Igboho reportedly down with illness

Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, has reportedly been diagnosed with an illness in Beninise prison. Barrister Yomi Aliyyu, who is representing the activist, said Igboho developed the illness in Benin Republic prison.It was so critical that they had to rush him to the hospital.

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Sunday Igboho reportedly down with illness

POLITICS

REVEALED: "Buhari told me to warn Igboho but our son had wrong advisers" -Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Yoruba foremost traditional ruler, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has stated that Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, was advised to exercise patience before his arrest in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The monarch said if he had listened, he would not have found himself in his current travail.

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