Plateau attacks: Yoruba community decries loss of members, property

Plateau attacks: Yoruba community decries loss of members, property

The Yoruba community in Northern Nigeria has lamented incessant cases of violence in Jos, Plateau State, leading to the loss of lives and valuable property among its members. Last week, Jos erupted in violence, leading to the killing of several persons. Most hit by the violence are, Nasarawa Gwom, Tina Junction, Angwa Rukuba, and Dutse-Uku communities that are dominated by Yoruba in the state. Reacting in a statement signed by the President-General of the group,…

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Igbo, Yoruba have common enmity against Hausa – Tanko Yakasai

Igbo, Yoruba have common enmity against Hausa – Tanko Yakasai

An elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has said the agitation for restructuring was borne out of the hatred the Yoruba and Igbo have for the Hausa. He said it was a Yoruba agenda promoted by uninformed Igbo people in order to destabilise the country. Yakasai said the agitation was another attempt to foment trouble in the country He said this at a public lecture organised by Africa Research and Development Agency, ARADA, in Kano. His words,…

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Afenifere supports Trump’s statement on Buhari, says President in ‘Vegetative state’

Afenifere supports Trump’s statement on Buhari, says President in ‘Vegetative state’

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere on Monday said Nigeria needs a young, strong and agile president come 2019, Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere said this while reacting to the alleged statement by US President, Donald Trump that President Muhammadu Buhari is “lifeless” Trump made the statement shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times reported on Monday. Reacting, Odumakin in a statement said Buhari is not qualified to be…

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