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Yoruba elders back Soyinka’s call for state of emergency in South West

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 11, 2019
Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has thrown its weight behind the call by Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka for a declaration of emergency in the Southwest, owing to the level of insecurity in the region. According to the elders, the forests in the region have been invaded and the people are in danger. Soyinka, a […]

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, […]

NDDC Chairmanship: Yoruba elders make u-turn, advise Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 22, 2019
Ondo state elders yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Delta State indigenes as the next Chairman and Managing Director of the Commission. The elders, who spoke spoke in Akure, said the position of the managing director was the privilege of the four leading oil producing states of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Akwa Ibom. […]

Gani Adams: it’s time to stop kidnapping, others in Southwest

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 21, 2019
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, is worried about the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery, herdsmen invasion and banditry in the Southwest. Adams said the time has come to put a stop to the rampaging activities of those disturbing the peace of Yorubaland. He called on governors in the six states of […]

Gani Adams Riot Act to Fulani herdsmen: Enough of campaign of blood in Yorubaland

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 17, 2019
The Aare Onakakanfo in Council, at an extraordinary session, on Sunday, June 16, 2019, chaired by Iba Gani Adams, appraised the security situation in Nigeria, especially in the South West, and resolved as follows: 1. The campaign of blood by Fulani herdsmen, who have been ravaging our land, kidnapping, killing, maiming and raping our people […]

Police fault YCE on herdsmen siege in Ogun

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 8, 2019
Ogun State Police Command has faulted a statement credited to the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) that herdsmen had laid siege to the Southwest, including Ogun State The state police command said that adequate security necessary measures had been put in place to guarantee safety of lives and property as well as prevent herdsmen – […]