Posts Tagged ‘SouthWest’

Ekiti Gov Fayemi under attack over APC ‘may collapse’ remarks

by Seun Adeuyion January 20, 2020
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State is under attack in the southwest over his remarks that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may collapse after the exit of Nigerian Ruler Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Some chieftains of the APC in Lagos who spoke with our journalists yesterday believe that is Fayemi’s opinion, saying the stakeholders […]

Northern Elders To Fulani Herdsmen: Return home if South no longer Safe To Live

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 17, 2019
The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) says it is time all Fulani herdsmen living in the south of Nigeria returned to their ancestral home in the north if their lives and properties cannot be protected by the government. The farmers-herders violent conflicts among other issues have continued to polarize the two parts of Africa’s most populous […]

Yoruba Council orders Fulani herdsmen out of Southwest with immediate effect

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 25, 2019
Herdsmen terrorizing towns and villages in the South West have been ordered to vacate the region with immediate effect. The order was issued by an umbrella body of youths in the Southwest geo political zones, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, (YCYW). The group in a statement issued on Monday and signed by its President General, […]

Akeredolu now SouthWest Governors Forum chairman

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 8, 2019
Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has emerged the chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum. Akeredolu emerged chairman of the group at a Special Security Meeting of Governors from the South West region, held at the Ondo State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja. The meeting was held to address the growing spate of insecurity in the […]

Fulani Herdsmen own 1,123 cells in Southwest Nigeria – Yoruba Elders Cry out

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 27, 2019
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has urged the federal government to checkmate the invasion and unprovoked attacks by herdsmen across Nigeria. The YCE advised the presidency to check the killing activities of the herders, especially in the south west to prevent people from resorting to self-defence and anarchy. Vanguard reports that the elders said […]

March 9 Polls: OPC Leadership vows to protect Igbos in South West

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 6, 2019
President of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) Worldwide (the OPC faction of late Dr. Fedrick Faseun), Prince Osibote Oodua, has assured all Igbos living in the South West of safety before, during and after the forthcoming general elections slated for Saturday, 9th March. This was in reaction to insinuations in some quarters that South Easterners […]