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‘Miyetti Allah is an evil association, can’t be compared to Afenifere, others,’ Fani-Kayode replies Presidency

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has reacted to comment by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, is like Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo socio-cultural groups. . Shehu also spoke in defence of the meeting between the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah. In his words, “It is ...

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Atiku’s Nationality: APC trying to divert public attention, says Afenifere chieftain

The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere on Saturday rubbished claims by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate was a Cameroonian and not a Nigerian. Spokesperson of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin described the claim by the ruling APC as total rubbish and an attempt to divert attention, DailyPost reports. The Afenifere spokesperson wondered why APC ...

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Buhari’s successor will come from South West- Afenifere

The Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, in Ekiti State, has disclosed  that the next President of Nigeria would come from the Yoruba nation. The Ekiti State Coordinator of ARG, Bunmi Awotiku, made this intimation when he spoke with newsmen in Ado-Ekiti. According to him, the body would play a significant role in rallying the Yoruba nation for the realisation of the ...

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Afenifere group advocates for e-voting, restructuring

Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) on Sunday advocated implementation of electronic voting in the country before the next general elections. It also asked that current voters register be cleaned up before contemplating conduct of the next elections. The group says it will continue to agitate for the restructuring of Nigeria’s governance architecture without compromise. This stance was conveyed ...

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Afenifere faction endorses Atiku, states reasons

The cracks in Yoruba socio-political apex group, Afenifere, yesterday as a faction endorsed the candidature of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday’s Presidential election , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The pan- Yoruba group made this known in a communiqué issued at the end of a town hall meeting with the theme: “Moving Nigeria Forward”, at Jogor Centre, Oke-Ado, Ibadan ...

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Presidential Election: Afenifere endorses Buhari

The Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) on Tuesday formally adopted President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo for re-electìon in the February 16 presidential election. The group in a motion moved at the Pan-Yoruba Summit with the lecture: “Restructuring for Harmonious and Optimal Socio-economic Development: Prospects and Challenges” in Ibadan by Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye and seconded by ...

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2019: Afenifere endorses Buhari/Osinbajo for second term

Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-cultural and political organization, has endorsed the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the 2019 Presidential election. The group announced the endorsement through its spokesperson, Chief Biodun Akin-Fasae, after a meeting of delegates and elders from the six Southwest states held on Thursday at the House of Chiefs, Ibadan. The group, ...

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Ayo Adebanjo to Tinubu: Yoruba people are not stupid, you can’t deceive us to vote for Buhari again

Afenifere chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo, has told the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu that he can’t deceive Yoruba people to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari next year. In a special interview with Daily Independent, Adebanjo, revealed that he is giving his full support to Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). ...

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2019: Obasanjo holds closed-door meeting with Afenifere group

Members of the Pan Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun, over the 2019 polls. The meeting which started around 3.30 p.m lasted about two hours. Yinka Odumakin, who addressed journalists on behalf of the group after the meeting, said the group was in Abeokuta to pay a return visit ...

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2019: We have not endorsed Atiku or any other person as a presidential candidate – Afenifere

The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has said it has not endorsed any candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

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