It should be our culture to commemorate our fallen heroes once a while to bless their memories for they lost their soul while trying to secure ours.History has it that Funsho Williams was a Nigerian politician through the thin and thick of building this nation to a better perspective he had envisaged but death had cut his vision short.
"The Way Bola Ige Was Killed, That's How You'll Be Killed" - See The Threat Message Sowore Got Following the planned #OccupyLekki toll gate protest scheduled for Saturday February 13, 2021 at the Lekki Toll Gate for and against the opening of the Admiralty Toll Gate, Omoyele Sowore has shared a threat message he got from one of those that are against the protest. Sowore shared the screenshots of the threat message on his social media page few hours ago and people didn't find the whole thing funny. Few days ago,
The Awareness Campaign train of the renowned Yoruba activist, Cheif Sunday Adeyemo Igboho is waxing stronger day by day, just days after the Awareness was taken to Ondo state, a place that proverbially can be called a forbidden state, going by the warning which the state Governor ,Ogbeni Rotimi Akeredolu
Social Democratic Party has suffered another big blow as its stalwarts defected to APC in Osun State.
There is no Permanent enemies in Politics but permanent interest. People Fighting one another because of Politicians don't know who Politicians are? Politics should not be a do or die affairs. During the era of Late chief Obafemi Awolowo and Late S L Akintola, People that fought on their behalf then we're not there again by the time the crisis settled. The same cenerio happened between chief Bola Ige and Chief Sunday Micheal Afolabi, their followers we're not there either when the crisis were settled. Therefore,
Chief James Ajibola Idowu Ige, SAN, simply known as Bola Ige, was a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He also served as Federal Minister of Justice for Nigeria. He was murdered in December 2001. an eminent patriot who would have impacted this troubled country immensely had he been alive today. Bola Ige, a man of several parts, was killed on December 23, 2001. Bola Ige was a Commissioner for Agriculture in the now-defunct Western Region of Nigeria (1967–70) under the military government of General Yakubu Gowon
There is a particular man Among Yoruba Elders that always support Tinubu's course. He's a famous Elder in the Southwest who hail from Osun State. Tinubu believes so much in him and he also believes Tinubu. Tinubu always see him as his blood when it comes to Politics. When you cut Tinubu's flesh, This man's blood will be flowing in it. This Man has sacrificed so Much for Tinubu in Politics. Tinubu and the man never leave the Progressive family since 1999. They use to fight the same course. Both of them worked
Chief Niyi Akintola is not a greenhorn in Nigerian politics, he had seen it all while working with Chief Bola Ige and other Progressives to mould the future of Nigeria. He was a member of the House of Assembly at age 29 and he rose to the peak of his career when he became a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and one of the best in the wig and gown profession. The politician was a guest of Southwest Group of Online Practitioners (SWEGOP) in Ibadan recently and he fielded questions on the aftermath of the last elections,
Chief Bola Ige SAN, until his assassination by gunmen at his Bodija, Ibadan home on December, 23, 2001, was the deputy national leader of the pan Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere. His death greatly shook the political firmament of Nigeria and was the precursor of the numerous deaths that were to follow in the fourth republic. He accepted the invitation to serve in the government of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo first as the minister for power and steel and later as the Attorney-General and Minister for
A fashionable and cultural ambassador of Yorubaland, Oloye Lekan Alabi has bagged 'OBA ASA Ti 'LE' ODUA' Award. Ekefa Olubadan of Ibadanland, Chief Lekan Alabi was in joyous mood when the Grand Council of Yoruba Youths presented him with the award. At the event which held at the prestigious International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan had in attendance first class traditional ruler, Aláàfin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Olubadan of Ibadanland was represented by Olori Sherifa. It was a gallery
19 Years Ago Today that Chief Bola Ige Was Assassinated, See What FFK Said About Him & His Pictures Speaking of James Ajibola Idowu I've, SAN, according to Wikipedia, he is simply known as Bola Ige. He was a Nigerian Lawyer and Politician. Bola Ige also served as Federal Minister of Justice for Nigeria. He was murdered in December, 2001. He was born on 13th September, 1930, in Osun State. He got married to Atinuke Ige and they gave birth to 3 children. Remembering today marks the 19th year of his death, Femi
FFk has decided to mourn chief Bola Ige again after 19 years of his death. Chief James Ajibola Idowu Ige, simply known as Bola Ige was a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He served as Federal Ministry Of Justice for Nigeria. Chief Bola Ige was assassinated in his home in Ibadan in December 2001. Femi Fani-Kayode took to his twitter handle to express his pain as he recalls how chief Bola Ige was assassinated and murdered in the confine of his Ibadan home. Femi Fani-Kayode marks that today is exactly 19 years he
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been touted to be a leader, but not the leader of Yoruba Ethnicity. This information was disclosed by Yinka Odumakin, the spokesman of Yoruba socioeconomic group called Afenifere. Recall that Afenifere was formed as a sociocultural organization for the Yoruba's, with Chief Abraham Adesanya as their leader and Chief Bola Ige as the then deputy leader. The group has been like the mouth piece of the Yoruba race when it comes to politicking in Nigeria. As of recent, Afenifere have declared
The former governor of Osun State and the current minister of interior in a recent interview said that some killers have joined APC.Although he did not mention any name because that was going to be unprofessional of him.
Chief Niyi Akintola of All progress Congress (APC) has vows to contest 2023 governorship poll in his state . The Oyo state prominent lawyer and ApC chieftain made this know at program organized by online publisher in ibadan on Tuesday. Akintola who compared his situation in 2019 as that of late chief Bola Ige is not ignorance of benefits of goodwill but is embittered at the level of betrayal metted on him by the party he so much worked for . He wondered why Bayo Akindele who joined a party barely 4 months should
It was the night before the night before Christmas, that 23rd December of 2001, when we heard that Bola Ige had been assassinated. Bola Ige was the only one of all the 1st & 2nd Republic politicians whose persona, speech & legacies were closely reminiscent of the leader of the progressives, the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo himself. And, since Bola Ige died, that vacancy has remained closed. I was a little boy, but I can never forget the two incidents I came close to the man. One was while walking home from
December 23 2001 it was a sad when former federal Minister of Justice for Nigeria Bola Ige was murdered. Bola Ige , was a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He also served as Federal Minister of Justice for Nigeria at his at his Bodija residence in Ibabdan Oyo State Nigeria while serving as a federal government minister. Today makes it 19 years that he was murdered,the brutal murder of Bola ige still remains one of the unanswered questions till today.Bola Ige was a Nigerian lawyer and politician. Bola ige studies
Three Years Blackout: Osun CSDP Presents Cheques To Esa-Oke Community For Procurement Of Transformer
Following the blackout that has engulfed the residents of Erinjiyan community in Esa Oke for about three years, the Osun Agency for Community and Social Development Project has presented cheques for procurement of two transformers. The two 500kv transformers were facilitated by a son of the soil and a former Commissioner in Osun State, Architect Muyi Presentation of the cheques was done by the General Manager of the CSDP, Funmi Abokede who was accompanied by the top officers of the agency on Friday. Speaking
Every arrangement has been concluded by the Bola Ige Centre for Justice to stage the 19th year Bola Ige Memorial Symposium on Thursday 17th December 2020. The event is bill to hold at Osun Hall, Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State, by 11 am prompt, with participants, majorly Youth and Student Leaders who are drawn from the 6 Geopolitical Regions of Nigeria. The Topic “19th year after Bola Ige: Assessment of Security Situation in Nigeria”, will be discussed by Mr Ade Ajakaiye, former AIG Zone 6, Calabar,
The 303 abducted school boys in Katsina State has raise so much controversy in Nigeria, recalled the abduction of Chibok girls that several months before their abductors released then. So this time around, the parents of the said Katsina boys that were abducted and Nigerians at large has been extremely worried about the incident arguing that we have Security out fit, comprising of the Army, Airforce, Navy, police, DSS and so on and forth, how come the Boko haram has kept on terrorising the entire Country without