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To a True Son of the Niger by Ojo Aderemi

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Opinion: IBADAN, Honour to the undeserving. By Wole Arisekola

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Odumakin stood for all, justice and equality – Yorùbá Summit Group

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To a true son of the Niger First of all, we should see it this way, that Yinka Odumakin was killed by promises not fulfilled. Would he have died if he had been admitted to the London Metropolitan Hospital, or the UCH of the ages past even. We may never know. Different allegations have risen …

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The President Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this to State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. Baba is taking over from Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure Buhari extended for three months on February …

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  According to an American lawyer and politician, who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929; Calvin Coolidge, said ‘no person was ever honoured for what he received but honour has been reward for what he gave.’ All over the world, conferment of chieftaincy titles on deserving personalities is …

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  The Yorùbá Summit Group is deeply saddened that we have lost our pioneer Publicity Secretary, Comrade Yinka Odumakin. For the period leading from 2017 to 2019, Comrade Yinka Odumakin was our Indefatigable spokesman. Undoubtedly, Comrade Yínka Odumakin, was a most Forthright, a most Steadfast, as he also was as diligent in serving the Yorùbá …

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South West Zonal Congress: PDP  Warns Detractors  Oyo PDP Chieftain and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company Chairman, Dare Adeleke has expressed disgust over a press statement issued by Dr Sikirulai Ogundele.  In the statement, Ogundele had warned Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to stop threatening the PDP NWC, saying that he was not the …

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… says Task Force will serve as ‘War Room’ Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated the state’s Security Task Force to tackle all forms of insecurity within the state. The governor, while inaugurating the Task Force inside his office at the Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan, said that the committee will serve as the …

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  *Urges FG to untilize funds for the benefit of Delta State and Nigeria. *Asks Prof. Itse Saygay to Resign as PACAC Chairman before taking Delta State Job. A foremost civil right lawyer and activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has frowned at the Government of Delta State and some of its associates who have insistently been …

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Yorubas Remain Foremost Advocate of Freedom and Fair Justice, Release Arrested OPC Men Now, Ajulo Urges Police A foremost civil right lawyer and activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has again faulted the arrest of the three Oodua People’s Congress’ Members, OPC, who were involved in the arrest of the kidnap kingpin allegedly to be terrorising the …

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Some members of Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, loyal to Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, who arrested Fulani warlord, Isikilu Wakili have been transferred by the Oyo State Police Command to the Force Headquarters in Abuja, allegedly on the orders of a top presidential aide. The OPC members were part of a joint …

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Press Release The Yorùbá Summit Group has been reliably informed with concrete evidence in audio and visual formats of the successful operation carried out this morning within the Ibarapa axis of Ọ̀yọ́ state, in the arrest of the notorious villain, terrorist, killer, Wakili. The operation as carried out by the members of the Oòduà Peoples …

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The International Alliance for Justice and Peace (IAJP) has congratulated the men of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) for their exceptional courage matched only by great discipline in their latest intervention in the Ibarapa area of Oyo state.   On Saturday, 6th March 2021, the men of OPC effected the arrested of one Isikilu Wakili, a …

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS’ FORUM WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF MIYETTI-ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MACBAN) AND THE HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES ON EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE SOUTH-WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE, HELD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND EVENT CENTRE (DOME), AKURE, ONDO STATE ON MONDAY, 25TH JANUARY, 2021. …

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The appointment of 40-year-old Abdulrasheed Bawa by President Muhammadu Buhari as the head of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), no doubt ushers in a new dawn at the anti graft agency that has over the years been riddled with leadership crisis since its establishment many years ago during the second term of Chief …

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PRESS RELEASE The trending story that herdsmen went to attack Prof Wole Soyinka in his house in Abeokuta is not true. Herdsmen did not break into his house. There were no attacks and no attempts to attack the Nobel Laureate. What happened was that herdsmen led their cattle to graze in Prof Soyinka’s unfenced compound …

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Following the meeting held with representatives of Igangan, Ibarapaland, which was attended by security stakeholders including the recently appointed Commissioner of Police of Oyo State, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko, Governor Makinde has come up with a security strategy for that zone. He revealed this on his official Facebook timeline on Wednesday. The strategy includes: Deployment of …

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