A group known as The "Oodua Action Movement" (OAM), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately begin the process for an autonomous Yoruba nation as a federating unit in Nigeria, as granted the Western Region before and after independence in 1960. The group, speaking through its Global Coordinator, Demola Edward, during a press briefing … Continue reading New group demands autonomous Yoruba nation
May 25, 2017 A leader of the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Ayo Adebanjo, has countered claim of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, who had cited the unity in multicultural US as an example of how Nigerians should live. Citing how the US with its diverse people and cultures had been able to evolve to become the … Continue reading Nigerians can’t be forced to live together – Afenifere leader, Adebanjo replies VP Osinbajo.
Bayo Oluwasanmi, points out that the Yoruba region has a lot to gain by being alone as an independent nation rather than in Nigeria and gave historical points to support this. The coming of Oduduwa nation In our present political predicament, we have three options: a federalism with an all-powerful central government, a decentralized federal … Continue reading Oduduwa Republic – An inevitable eventuality.
As calls for separation and absolute dissolution of the evidently failed Nigerian state continue, Makajuola Adigun Muhammad, a leading voice for the emergence of Oduduwa Republic has lent his voice to the barrage of voices calling for Nigeria's break-up. He said this in a piece titled 'Oduduwa Republic, the key to unlocking Yoruba greatness.' In … Continue reading ODUDUWA REPUBLIC – “The only key to unlocking Yoruba greatness” – Makanjuola Adigun gives 7 reasons why Yoruba states must secede.