According to information gathered from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC Yoruba), officers from various Nigerian security outfits have stormed the Mapo Hall area in Ibadan, Oyo state, where a rally for Yoruba Nation (also known as Oodua Nation) was scheduled to hold.You may recall that there has been calls for self-determination among some Yoruba people who predominantly occupy the South-west of Nigeria. The agitation for Yoruba nation has been echoed by various socio-cultural group and some leaders
There have been highs and ups regarding the authentic descendants of the city, Ilorin. A city which located in the region of North Central part of Nigeria came into existence after the migration of brave warrior, Afonja and his empire, from the old Oyo city to Ilorin in almost two centuries ago. He was believed to be a very strong and unbelievable warrior who fought for the protection of his people. The Afonja Though he had just rebelled against Oyo empire with the assistance of some races like Nupe, and Fulani
Gunmen abduct 15 Oyo residents in one month, collect millions of naira as ransom Facts have emerged on how some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers stormed Ibadan and other major cities in Oyo State to kidnap no fewer than fifteen (15) people. DAILY POST reports that no fewer than fifteen (15) residents of the state have been kidnapped in the last one month. Recalls that the victims were kidnapped at different locations in Ibadan and other cities, including Fiditi town. Majority of those kidnapped were abducted
2023: Why We’re Expanding Voters’ Access To Polling Units – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that its quest to expand the existing polling units (PUs) across the country was to bring the units closer to the people, particularly at public places. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, said this on Friday in Abuja at a technical workshop for heads of its electoral operations department on the implementation
The popular Nigerian born stand-up comedian, On-Air Personality cum actor Bayegun Oljwatoyin well known as Woli Arole broke the usual tradition by turning what was supposed to be his honeymoon into a praise concert which he titled: "Worship Moon" Woli Arole was born in Ibadan, Oyo state in 1990 and took his secondary school education at the prestigious Government College, Ibadan and later proceeds to another prestigious higher institution Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State where he studied Psychology.
Heavey presence of security agents have denied Yoruba Nation Agitators who are to have Ibadan Mega Odua Nations rally today. The rally which have been scheduled to hold at Mapo Hall in Ibadan the Oyo State capital as part of their ongoing awareness campaign for the actualization of Oodua nation. Men of " Operation Puff Adder " in Oyo state were seen at Strategic places in Mapo area of Ibadan while the Mapo Hall entrance in Ibadan was put under lock and key. The reasons for this act may not be Unconnected with
The Yoruba rally that is slated for today 17th of April has been the discussion for many news media in Nigeria, the young adults and youth in the south west has chosen today to sensitize the Yoruba people about their intentions. Few days ago, Sunday Igboho and some other youth made it known that the Yorubas will not allow any presidential election in the south west come 2023, and as such a rally that has been fixed for today which will take place in Oyo and Shagamu, so as to create more awareness about Oodua
The palace of Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III yesterday 15th April, 2021 played host to faith based organization, The Jerusalem Ministry Worldwide that organized prophetic prayers tagged: ‘Breaking of the 400 years Generational Curses’. The prayers that was conducted by team of clergies led by Prophet Johncrownfit Kayode Anifowose was attended by the top chiefs and kitchen cabinets of the respected Yoruba monarch, the ‘Oyomesis’, Royal Princes and Obas and Baales from Oyo and environs.
In Ibadan the capital of Oyo state today, thousands of youths, men, women and yoruba people have stormed some streets in the city, in demand for Oduduwa Republic. This protest was supposed to begin immediately at 9.am but couldn’t start until 11.am due to the presence of security agencies at the entrance of the venue of the rally as there are more than 20 police vehicles including patrol vans in Mapo hall and its surroundings. Reports has it that police took over Mapo hall in Ibadan with armed men and personnel
Today's Headline: "North Is The Safest Place For Igbo People"- Ohanaeze, Makinde Suspends LAUTECH VC
North is the safest place for igbos- Ohanaeze : The Igbo Anex Sociocultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo sends strong message to the igbos telling them that North is the safest place for them . Augustine Amaechi, the chairman of the group noted that the northern region have accommodated Igbo People with love and beyond measures and they accounted for their prosperity . Makinde suspend Lautech VC : Seyi Makinde the incumbent governor of Oyo state have taken a strict decision, he has suspend the Vice Chancellor of
Today's Headlines: Another Strike Begins Today; Fulani Hersmen Hack Farmer To Death In Oyo Community
Another Strike Begins Today.Commercial drivers plying the 100 km Gusau-Dansadau road in Zamfara state have gone on strike to protest incessant kidnappings and armed robbery, Daily Trust gathers.The highway stayed empty of commercial vehicles for a fourth day on Thursday as drivers refused to work.
1.Ghana: They Yoruba in Ghana are settling good and they are sustaining their culture and living in harmony.There is a bold incription on their king palace, "Chief of Brimah", that this is the very prestigious ruling dynasty of the Yoruba race in Ghana.
Still on the south west zonal congress and conference of the people’s democratic party, PDP, the rifts and internal issues in the party at the zonal level is still firing up as allegations and name calling keeps going on.On the note of the alleged rigging of the south west congress election of electing zonal leaders to represent the zone at the national level, the Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state has made a big allegation against the governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde.
2023 is gradually gaining momentum as the citizens of Oyo state will be excited to partake in the next Governorship Election.We have seen several Politicians from various parties making efforts to make sure they come out victorious in the election.However, I think by 2023, the citizens of Oyo state might want a tested and proven political gladiator like Alao Akala, who will be able to make their political promises come true.
Sheikh Muhyideen Ajani Bello, a well-known Islamic scholar, said yesterday that Oyo State has returned to the era of hooliganism.He claims that nothing has changed in the state for the better since Ajimobi stepped down as governor.Sheikh Bello made the remarks at the 1st Annual Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Memorial Ramadan Lecture, which took place at the Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Central Mosque in Oke-Ado, Ibadan, the state capital of Oyo.
Two secondary school students have been reported dead, following the attack by unknown gunmen on Thursday, April 15, at a bank located at Ogbunike, in Oyo Local Government Area of Anambra State.According to a source, nothing was stolen from the bank, but two vehicles were reportedly burnt and stray bullet hit the two students who were returning from school.
Politics cannot be in existence without tensions, disagreements, banters and disapprovals.Amidst these, one of the hallmark of politics in Nigeria is that there is no permanent friend or enemy.You wine and dine with anyone dancing to your tone at the moment.The Southwest region of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has been in discord for sometime now.
The National Youth Service Corps has given thoughts to deploying Corp Members to states of the Economy Community of western African States corps. Pro oka Obono, a lecturer of the university of Ibadan, Oyo state gave this proposition to the NYSC management during the retreat in Suleja, while delivering his lecture titled;" Strategies for sustaining the NYSC in a changing world of Corp members". Pro Oka said that redeployment to other African sub region can increase the youths exposure and help to eradicate Joblessness
It is globally known that alot of people are bitterly complaining about the odd activities of the herdsmen in their communities, sometimes I began to wonder what is actually the cause of all these and why it is that everyone is pointing fingers on the herdsmen.It was garthered that on Wednesday, an indigene of Tapa town in Oyo state was murdered by the suspected Fulani Herdsmen around 7pm while coming back home.
Following the latest information that was released this evening by the Oyo state ministry of education science and technology, office of the honourable commissioner. The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde has asked that the Vice-Chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Prof. Michael Ologunde to step down until further announcement and he has requested that the person who is next in line to the VC should take over. According to the memo dated 16th April 2021, which was signed by Barrister Olasunkanmi