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Igboho: Waheed Adetunji Petitions Police Over ‘Fraudulent Act’
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Igboho: Waheed Adetunji Petitions Police Over ‘Fraudulent Act’

A real estate agent in Ibadan, Oyo State, Alhaji Waheed Adetunji, has said the recent police invitation to Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a. Sunday Igboho was meant to question him over his involvement in alleged criminal acts, not because of his agitation for Yoruba nation. Adetunji, a complainant, provided some documents to reporters, which he said are evidence of his allegations against Ighoho. He berated the police in Oyo State for allegedly shielding him (Igboho) from arrest and prosecution. The spokesman for Igboho, Olayomi Kioki, had said that the Inspector General of Police sent a letter to his boss for an invitation, which he refused to collect, alleging that it might be a letter bomb. Ighoho’s spokesman gave an impression that the Yoruba ‘activist’ has become a target o...
IGP Under Pressure To Arrest Igboho As Activist Snubs Police Invitation
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IGP Under Pressure To Arrest Igboho As Activist Snubs Police Invitation

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, is believed to be under serious political pressure to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, for calling for the secession of the Yoruba from Nigeria. It was learnt that the police may again attempt to carry out a covert operation to take Igboho into custody having failed to arrest him last month. Findings indicate that the police authorities are in a dilemma on how to contain the activist who has been demanding the secession of the Yoruba from the country, following the failure of the Federal Government to curb the insecurity in the South-West. Security sources said the police are being careful not to upset the delicate security situation in the South-West, which may become aggravated if Igboho is for...
Why I Refused To Accept Inspector-General Of Police’s Invitation – Igboho
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Why I Refused To Accept Inspector-General Of Police’s Invitation – Igboho

Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho has explained why he did not accept an invitation by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. In a press statement issued by Igboho's media aide, Olayomi Koiki, a letter was sent on Thursday to his boss via a courier service and another with about 15 police officers. Olayomi explained that both were not received by Igboho's security operatives due to safety reasons as such a letter had purportedly led to the death of Nigerian journalist, Dele Giwa. The statement read, “We would like to tell the international communities and every Nigerian that this morning 1st of April, 2021, a letter was sent via DHL to Chief Sunday Igboho but the letter was not received by his security operatives. “Later arou...
The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK
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The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria is the "plan by some hardliners in the Federal government to kill or arrest" Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho. Igboho has been pushing for the actualization of Oduduwa republic, a country for South Westerners. He was also in the news for the eviction notice he gave Fulanis residing in the Southwest region. FFK in a post shared this morning, said Igboho has committed no crime and that it will be counterproductive for the government to arrest him. Read his post below ''I will say this just once. The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan by some hardliners in the Federal Government to kill, arrest or detain my friend and brother Chief ...
It’s Very Difficult To Sell A Bad Product – Hakeem Baba-Ahmed Mocks Garba Shehu On Live TV
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It’s Very Difficult To Sell A Bad Product – Hakeem Baba-Ahmed Mocks Garba Shehu On Live TV

Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has come down hard on Mallam Garba Shehu, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari. When he featured on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme on Friday, Baba-Ahmed said he sympathises with Shehu because “It is very difficult to sell a bad product”. Shehu, who was also a guest on the programme, had said some persons would fail in their bid to bring down the government of Buhari. While reacting to the secession moves of agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo, Shehu said some “charlatans” were being sponsored to bully the president, thinking he will be forced into submission. Igboho had recently declared that the SouthWest is no longer a part of Nigeria and Dokubo also announced establishment of...
Nobody Can Bring Down Buhari’s Government – Garba Shehu
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Nobody Can Bring Down Buhari’s Government – Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has said no one can bring down the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. While reacting to the secession moves of agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo, Shehu said some “charlatans” were being sponsored to bully President Muhammadu Buhari, thinking he will be forced into submission. Igboho had recently declared that the SouthWest is no longer a part of Nigeria. During his declaration, the self-acclaimed activist said the major resources of Nigeria were in the hands of Northerners, stressing that Yorubas were being killed and their lands taken over. Dokubo also announced establishment of Biafra Customary Government in which he incorporated some parts of the South East and Sout...
‘We’ve Invested So Much In Nigeria’ – Yoruba Elders Disown Igboho Over Secession
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‘We’ve Invested So Much In Nigeria’ – Yoruba Elders Disown Igboho Over Secession

Kunle Olajide, secretary-general of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), says Sunday Adeyemo, a Yoruba youth leader popularly known as Sunday Igboho, does not represent the Yoruba people in his call for secession. Igboho had recently said Yoruba is no longer part of Nigeria, calling on people of the ethnic group residing in the north to go back home. Speaking with TheCable on Wednesday, Olajide said Nigeria would be stronger if it remained as a unit. He said the Yoruba people had invested so much in Nigeria’s formation and unity, and it would be unwise for them to seek secession. Olajide said: “It is his (Igboho’s) personal desire but the present circumstances in our nation do not favour and will not make it achievable, and the fact that Yorubas have invested so much in the unit...
Secession Must Be By Consensus – Governor Akeredolu
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Secession Must Be By Consensus – Governor Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said the people’s consensus rather than individual’s agitation will determine the success of any secession bid. He explained that few people can’t declare the establishment of the “Yoruba nation” without considering the general interest of the South-west. The governor spoke on Wednesday when he featured on a Channels Television programme monitored by The Nation. Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho), had declared that the Southwest would no longer be part of Nigeria with the establishment of “Yoruba Nation”. Akeredolu said: “It is a group of individuals who are raising this issue; they are entitled to it. Everybody is entitled to his own position. But when you come to the issue of nation or you want to leave...
Igboho Denies Plan To Attack Alake Of Egbaland
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Igboho Denies Plan To Attack Alake Of Egbaland

Yoruba secessionist agitator Sunday Adeyemo, otherwise known as Sunday Igboho, has distanced himself from a statement that angry Yoruba youth would invade the palace of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo. Igboho’s spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, had in a viral video, threatened the Oduduwa agitators would soon attack the monarch in his palace and other traditional rulers unsupportive of their agitation. But Igboho’s Senior Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dapo Salami, said the statement was made solely by Koiki. The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, had last week, warned that it was in the best interest of all Nigerians to remain one, regardless of the current challenges. The monarch said Nigeria could not afford another civil war nor could any nation absorb the hu...
“We Are Coming For You”: Army Chief, Attahiru Tells Dokubo, Igboho
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“We Are Coming For You”: Army Chief, Attahiru Tells Dokubo, Igboho

The army will soon move against separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru said on Monday. Attahiru’s warning was delivered in Uyo at the first Commanding Officers’ Workshop 2021. Igboho recently unilaterally declared that the South west part of the country was no longer part of Nigeria. Dokubo had also announced the establishment of Biafra Customary Government in which he incorporated some parts of the South east and South south as part of the territory. But Attahiru promised that the Nigerian Army will deal decisively with every form of security threats confronting the nation, including those posed by the secessionist agitators like Igboho and Dokubo. Attahiru assured the nation that the Nigerian ...
Oluwo Of Iwo Dares Sunday Igboho, Holds Rally In Solidarity For One Nigeria
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Oluwo Of Iwo Dares Sunday Igboho, Holds Rally In Solidarity For One Nigeria

The paramount ruler of Iwo, Osun State, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has said he is not in support of those calling for the disintegration of Nigeria. He said this at a rally organised on Saturday to canvass for one Nigeria in reaction to what Sunday Igboho said that any Yoruba traditional ruler not in support of Oduduwa Republic should do a video recording and identify himself or herself as an enemy. Akanbi further buttressed his point by issuing a press statement through his Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem, saying those in the vanguard of the breaking up of Nigeria should stop such a movement. "Nigeria is indivisible, unbreakable, inseparable and impenetrable nation and the Hope of the Black race and its weaknesses must be properly and technically managed. "Any attempt ...
Yoruba Nation: Stay Away From Ondo, Akeredolu Warns Igboho, Others
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Yoruba Nation: Stay Away From Ondo, Akeredolu Warns Igboho, Others

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has warned Chief Sunday Igboho and others agitating for a sovereign Yoruba State to stay away from the state. Akeredolu said Ondo people have elected to stay in the Federal Republic of Nigeria as constituted at present. He said no part of the entire state, known and delineated as Ondo State, would permit any gathering or agitation which may suggest, however remotely, that the people are in support of what he termed ‘unthinking rabble rousing. Akeredolu who spoke while swearing in Princess Catherine Oladunni Odu as the new Secretary to the State Government and other Special Advisers said the state would not subscribe to banditry and recklessness in putting forth its demands. He said the right of citizens to discuss, agitate and eve...
Herdsmen Caught At Sunday Igboho Mother’s Home – FFK
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Herdsmen Caught At Sunday Igboho Mother’s Home – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode wrote on Facebook: I just spoke to Sunday Igboho and he told me that three foreign Fulani terrorists were apprehended in his mother's home in Igboho, Oyo state this evening. Their mission was to harm Mama. Two of them escaped whilst the other is with the police (see below). Those that sent them are playing with fire! First of all they burnt down Sunday's house in Ibadan. Secondly a soldier and a fake soldier were caught spying on his Ibadan home. Thirdly two terrorists are caught sneaking into his mothers home with a clear intention to harm her. This is a man whose input brought peace to our nation just two weeks ago and helped to bring to an end the Northern embargo of food to the South after he guaranteed the peace and security of...
Alake Of Egbaland Tackles Igboho, Others, Warns Against Calls For Breakup
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Alake Of Egbaland Tackles Igboho, Others, Warns Against Calls For Breakup

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has appealed to those calling for Nigeria's secession to shelve the idea. The monarch warned that those beating the drum of war in Nigeria are calling for chaos in the country and in Africa at large. Oba Gbadebo spoke when he played host to the National President of the National Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Musa Maitakobi, the Chairman of RTEAN in Ogun State, Titilayo Akibu, and other members of the association in his palace in Ake, Abeokuta. The visit was part of activities marking the first anniversary of Akibu as the state chairman of RTEAN in Ogun state. Alake's statement was against the declaration of Yoruba nation and South-West secession from Nigeria by a Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly calle...
DHQ Reacts To Report Of Soldiers Arrested By Sunday Igboho
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DHQ Reacts To Report Of Soldiers Arrested By Sunday Igboho

RE – SUNDAY IGBOHO APPREHENDS ALLEGED SOLDIERS, ACCUSES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPYING ON HIM 1. The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to a trending video clip on the Social Media, and some other media reports with the above headline, alleging that some Nigerian Military personnel were on a spying mission to the residence of one Sunday Adeyemo otherwise known as “Sunday Igboho” before they were apprehended. 2. In the viral video which was released on Friday 19 March 2021, the alleged “soldiers” were seen being accused of having been sent by the Government to do a ‘survey’ of Sunday Igboho’s Soka residence in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The self acclaimed ‘Yoruba activist’ also alleged that the action of the so-called “soldiers” was orchestrated by the Federal Gov...
Agitate For Oodua Nation Within Ambit Of Law, YCE Cautions Igboho, Others
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Agitate For Oodua Nation Within Ambit Of Law, YCE Cautions Igboho, Others

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday, appealed to rights activist Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday ‘Igboho’, and other youths to let agitation for an independent Oodua nation be within the ambit of the law. It would be recalled that Adeyemo had, on Wednesday, during a press conference organised by the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-determination (NINAS) in Ibadan, said there was no basis for a continued one Nigeria but an independent Yoruba nation. Igboho also said he would open all South-West borders for goods to come in. Chairman of NINAS, Prof. Banji Akintoye, also spoke at the press conference. Reacting, however, Secretary-General of YCE, Dr. Kunle Olajide, appealed to the Yoruba freedom fighter to operate within the law. Olajide ...
We Have Declared Yoruba Sovereignty— Professor Banji Akintoye
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We Have Declared Yoruba Sovereignty— Professor Banji Akintoye

Popular Yoruba Historian, Banji Akintoye alongside freedom fighter Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) have declared the sovereignty of the Yoruba nation. In a video circulating the social media, Akintoye and Igboho, along with some Yoruba leaders stated that the Yoruba nation could be independent and yet, thrive. Akintoye said the most important thing for the Yoruba nation is to learn to work towards its sovereignty. According to him, this is not a time to discuss issues surrounding restructuring, resource control or a new constitution but rather to secede from Nigeria. He urged all Yoruba patriots to work together for the independence of the Yoruba nation, urging the young ones not to involve violence but peaceful deliberations. “We have declared that sovereignty now but we must w...
Igboho: Arewa Youths Give Yorubas 72 Hours To Leave North
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Igboho: Arewa Youths Give Yorubas 72 Hours To Leave North

The Arewa Youth Assembly, AYA, has given Mr. Sunday Igboho 72 hours to move his Yoruba people from the north or be forced to take necessary actions by personally taking the responsibility of getting them back home. The group explained, “We are hereby giving him the ultimatum of 72 hours to move his people out or we will be forced to take necessary actions by personally taking the responsibility of getting his people back home.” Mohammed Salihu Danlami, Speaker, Arewa Youth Assembly, in a statement, noted that the entity of Nigeria is nonnegotiable and called on all stakeholders in the country to reject anything that would cause confusion in the land. He lamented, “One Mr. Sunday Igboho issued a press statement in which he was quoted as saying enough is enough that the time for...
We Want Yoruba Nation, We Don’t Want One Nigeria Again – Sunday Igboho
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We Want Yoruba Nation, We Don’t Want One Nigeria Again – Sunday Igboho

Yoruba freedom fighter, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as ‘Sunday Igboho, has said there was no bases for continued one Nigeria, when peace was lacking in Yorubaland, adding that the only solution was for the Yoruba Nation to stand. Igboho, made this known, Wednesday, during a press conference in Ibadan, charging all Yoruba youths to support Prof. Banji Akintoye in the drive for a Yoruba Nation. His words: "We don’t want Nigeria again, but Yoruba nation. There is no essence for one Nigeria when major resources in the country is in the hands of the Northerners.” TRANSLATION: "Why are we being slaves in our fathers' land, why are we being enslaved in our own land? The people that call themselves Senators & leaders will be going in traffic & see 4 & 5 year...
Miyetti Allah Alleges Murder Of Fulani Leader, Wakili
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Miyetti Allah Alleges Murder Of Fulani Leader, Wakili

The most wanted Fulani herdsman in Ibarapa Local Government of Oyo State, Iskili Wakili was allegedly killed in the early hours of Sunday. According to reports reaching DAILY POST, he was killed along with his wife, and three children, while his house and cattle were burnt to ashes. The operation was allegedly led by Sunday Igboho and his group. Recall that Sunday Igboho championed the eviction of the Sarkin Fulani, Salihu Abdulkadir in Igangan, following the quit notice issued him and his people recently in the Ibarapa Local Government Area. Salihu relocated to Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, following his eviction. Reacting to the latest development, the coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Kwara State, Aliyu Mohammed, described it “as unaccepta...
Food Blockade: I Have Spoken To Igboho, Buhari Is Next – Yahaya Bello
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Food Blockade: I Have Spoken To Igboho, Buhari Is Next – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said he had engaged with controversial Yoruba activist, Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, over the demands made by Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria to lift their food blockade to Southern Nigeria. Bello spoke to journalists late on Wednesday in Abuja after the Union made up of cattle and foodstuff traders agree to resume foodstuff supplies to southern Nigeria, following his intervention, according to Kogi Flame. Bello who was in company of former aviation minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode commended the traders for calling off their strike. Aside Igboho, Bello said he would also engage with President Muhammadu Buhari, governors and other stakeholders to ensure peaceful co-existence among Nigerians to ...
Killing Of Hausa Traders Would No Longer Be Tolerated In South – Femi Fani-Kayode
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Killing Of Hausa Traders Would No Longer Be Tolerated In South – Femi Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who spoke on behalf of the West and Southern geo-political regions, said the impact of the strike was too heavy to ignore, adding that the killing of any Hausa-Fulani or traders engaged in legal business activities would no longer be tolerated or accepted. “On behalf of the so many people in the South-West, especially Sunday Igboho (Yoruba activist), our commitment to you today is that people of the Hausa- Fulani extraction cannot and will not be attacked in the south.” Fani-Kayode, however, appealed to the FG to address the menace of armed Fulani herdsmen in the forests, whom he said were known to perpetrate all forms of evil, including killing, raping and maiming of Nigerians. Bello, Fani-Kayode presents AFUCDN’s demands to Pr...
Northern Traders To Resume North To South Movement As Yahaya Bello Intervenes
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Northern Traders To Resume North To South Movement As Yahaya Bello Intervenes

After about six days, the Leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, on Wednesday, agreed to resume the movement of food supplies from the northern part of the country to the southern region. It was gathered that the agreement was reached when the leadership of the trade union met with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in Abuja. Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode was also at the meeting. About a week ago, northern traders had embarked on strike over the alleged killing of their members in the southern part of the country. Prices of food commodities like pepper, tomatoes, beef, yam, garri, amongst others, had gone over the roof with many southerners groaning and complaining about the incr...
Some Yoruba Politicians Conspired To Get Me Assassinated – Sunday Igboho
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Some Yoruba Politicians Conspired To Get Me Assassinated – Sunday Igboho

A Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, says he remains unflinching in his fight against killer Fulani herdsmen terrorising the South-West region. He also affirmed that he would not allow any Yoruba politicians to sway him with money or material wealth, adding that he was committed to the cause. Igboho said this in a live broadcast on a programme, CityTalks with Reuben Abati, monitored by SaharaReporters on Saturday. Igboho was accosted by security personnel on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday, in a attempt to arrest him. In a viral video of the attempted arrest by the security agents, Igboho and his lieutenants who were on their way to Lagos for a meeting with the leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, ...
Afenifere, Gani Adams, Igboho To Launch Campaign Against Beef; “Anything But Cow Day”
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Afenifere, Gani Adams, Igboho To Launch Campaign Against Beef; “Anything But Cow Day”

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho; the Are Ona Kankanfo, Gani Adams; and the Odua Peoples Congress under the leadership of Prince Segun Osinbote are set to launch a campaign against cows. This is according to an advertorial published in The PUNCH on March 1, 2021. The campaign which is tagged, ‘Anything But Cow Day’, will launch on Friday, March 5, 2021, and is being held in response to the boycott of the South by northern traders. The boycott has entered its 4th day. The campaign, which is themed, ‘A one-day symbolic beef boycott towards terminating the cow pandemic- End COWVID-21’ is expected to trend on Twitter with the #endcowpandemic.org’ and will be streamed live on Odua Peoples Communications Youtube channel. Meanwhile...
Don’t Demonise Sunday Igboho, Akintola Warns Makinde
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Don’t Demonise Sunday Igboho, Akintola Warns Makinde

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Niyi Akintola, has urged Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde not to demonise the Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as ‘Sunday Igboho,’ but rather be proactive than being reactionary. Akintola, who spoke with journalists, at the weekend, in Ibadan, said it had become rather unfortunate that those who should lead have not been proactive to national issues, but become reactionary to issues. He said: “I gave Makinde advice. I said your Excellency, call this guys (Sunday Igboho and Seriki Fulani). Security vote is not meant for jamboree; it is meant to take care of security and you need to be proactive. “You don’t need to demonise Sunday Igboho, as a drastic event sometimes requires drastic solution. Sunday has hi...
DSS Attack Was An Attempt To Assassinate Me – Sunday Igboho
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DSS Attack Was An Attempt To Assassinate Me – Sunday Igboho

Popular Yoruba rights activist , Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho , says the recent assault on his person by the operatives of the Department of State Services was an attempt to murder him . The activist also said he pulled off his shirt because one of the DSS operatives rough handled him and violently held onto his shirt around his neck area. Igboho stated this on Saturday while featuring on a radio programme, ‘ City Talks with Reuben Abati’. The PUNCH had earlier reported that pandemonium broke out on Friday along the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway when Igboho and his supporters were on their way to meet with 93-year -old Afenifere chieftain , Ayo Adebanjo. In a viral video , a shirtless Igboho was seen with his men daring the security operatives and throwing expleti...
“Invite Gumi & Shekau First Before Disturbing Me” – Sunday Igboho To FG
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“Invite Gumi & Shekau First Before Disturbing Me” – Sunday Igboho To FG

Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, has advised the Federal Government to channel its energy towards arresting Boko Haram leader, Ibrahim Shekau, and Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, who has been holding meetings with bandits. Igboho said this during an interview with The PUNCH on Friday while reacting to the face-off between him and security agents around the Guru Maharaji bus stop along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Yoruba rights activist, who has been in the news for serving a quit notice on Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the South-West, said he was never invited before they attempted to arrest him. When asked if he would honour a police invitation, Igboho said, “Go and ask them to invite Gumi and Shekau first before disturbing me. ...
Don’t Touch Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns FG
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Don’t Touch Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns FG

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the alleged attempt by security operatives to arrest Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. The Nation had reported some security operatives attempted to arrest Igboho at Guru Maharaji bus stop on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Reacting to the development, Nnamdi Kanu on his Twitter handle, warned that Sunday Igboho should not be touched. “I condemn in totality the pathetic attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho earlier today. “This is yet another deliberate act of provocation by the Fulani Caliphate. No #Fulani mass murderer, Miyetti Allah or bandit is under arrest. Nigeria is on the brink! Igboho should not be touched,” he warned.
DSS Denies Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho
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DSS Denies Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied attempting to arrest Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. Some security personnel allegedly attempted to arrest Igboho on Friday. However, in a statement, DSS denied that they made a grab for Igboho. In the statement by Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer, DSS described the reports as “misinforming” and “fake”. The statement read: “The Department of State Services wishes to refute the news that it attempted to arrest one Sunday Igboho, today (Friday), at Ibadan, Oyo State. “The said news is misinforming and should be taken as fake and, therefore, be disregarded.”
DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK
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DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says there was an attempt by security forces to arrest activist Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho on Friday. “I just spoke to my brother Sunday Igboho. He told me there was a violent attempt to arrest him this afternoon by a joint team of soldiers, DSS operatives & policemen numbering about 40 on the Ibadan/Lagos Expressway whilst he was on his way to see Baba Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos,” he tweeted. Mr Fani-Kayode condemned the alleged attempt to arrest the activist. “I condemn this attempt to ambush& abduct him. It is not only reckless but also very dangerous. If the security agencies want to see him all they need to do is to invite him to their office. I am not aware of any crime that he has committed & I urge restraint on all...
Sunday Igboho Is A Rascal, Not Fit To Fight Yoruba Battle – Rafiu Kolawole
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Sunday Igboho Is A Rascal, Not Fit To Fight Yoruba Battle – Rafiu Kolawole

Rafiu Kolawole Abdulrasaq, a security expert and former PA (Security) to former Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, former, Chairman FIRMA Lagos and later SURE-P under President Goodluck Jonathan amongst others, speaks with Gboyega Alaka on the ongoing battle against Fulani herdsmen being championed by Sunday Adeyemo (AKA Sunday Igboho), the danger of ethnic profiling, how he once orchestrated Igboho’s arrest back in 2010 and why he is not fit to carry the light for the Yoruba. You have quite a reputation working with politicians, especially in the area of security. Tell us about it. My name is Abdulrasaq Rafiu Kolawole aka OTO (for Authority). I attended St Paul’s Primary School and Archbishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School, both in Idi -Oro Mushin; I later attended Olabis...
What I Told Sunday Igboho After My Son Was Murdered By Herdsmen – Aborode Father
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What I Told Sunday Igboho After My Son Was Murdered By Herdsmen – Aborode Father

Below is a recent interview granted by the father of the late Fatai Aborode, where he blamed herdsmen for his son's murder. Why is Makinde now telling a different story? In this interview by KEHINDE OYETIMI, Alhaji Lasisi Folohunso Aborode, father to deceased Dr. Fatai Aborode who was allegedly murdered by herdsmen in December, 2020, speaks about the long history of herder settlements in Ibarapa axis of Oyo State, the advent of unrest in the zone and the death of his son. How long have you lived here in Igangan? I am an indigene of Igangan. I am retired as chief environmental health officer. I am the father of the late Dr. Fatai Aborode. I am also the Baba Adinni of Igangan land which means that I am one of the religious leaders of Igangan. I was on January 16, 1942. I clocked...
Femi Fani Kayode Visits Sunday Igboho
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Femi Fani Kayode Visits Sunday Igboho

Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has visited Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho at his residence on Thursday. Taking to his Twitter handle, Femi Fani Kayode shared photos of the visit with the caption; "I had a wonderful lunch and a very fruitful and productive meeting with my friend and brother Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) in his beautiful Ibadan home today. He is truly impressive and very passionate. May God be with him, his family and his entire household."
Sunday Igboho is a victim of circumstance – Gov. Akeredolu
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Sunday Igboho is a victim of circumstance – Gov. Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has spoken about popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemi “Igboho” who triggered a controversy few weeks ago over the quit notice he issued to Fulani herdsmen in the South-West region of the country.   The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum who got interviewed on Channels Television on Monday February 15, described Igboho as a child of circumstance and further added that the situations that led to his interventions in security issues should be examined.   Akeredolu also affirmed that he does not support illegality and people taking laws into their hands.   He said, “Sunday Igboho is a child of circumstance. We must look at the circumstance that led to each of these interventions. “I for one, I’ve alway...
Sunday Igboho Appoints Olayomi Koiki As Spokesman, Says He Won’t Grant Interviews Again
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Sunday Igboho Appoints Olayomi Koiki As Spokesman, Says He Won’t Grant Interviews Again

Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has refuted trending reports of civil war attributed to him. Igboho denied calling for any civil war in the interview he granted. He said: “This fight is not about civil war, it is about the killer herdsmen who are killing are people.” Igboho, in the short viral video, also introduced his spokesman, Olayomi Koiki, to speak on his behalf henceforth. He said: “I have been seeing fake news flying here and there, some said I’m not scared of civil war, any news that you see henceforth that is not from Koiki don’t believe it. “Anything Koiki says about me is true because we sleep and wake up together every day.” Igboho said he will no longer grant interviews, stating any news that comes from Koiki is authentic.  ...
Unfreeze My Bank Accounts Or Serious Protests In South-West – Sunday Igboho
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Unfreeze My Bank Accounts Or Serious Protests In South-West – Sunday Igboho

Self-acclaimed freedom fighter, Mr. Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, on Tuesday, accused the Federal Government of freezing his bank accounts, following his attack on the killer-herdsmen in Oyo State. Igboho, who spoke to Vanguard, confirmed that all his bank accounts have been frozen by the Federal Government because some people were collecting donations. However, Igboho said he had no hands in the said donations, warning that his accounts must be unfrozen to avoid nationwide protest by youths across the South-West region. His words: “They have frozen my bank accounts because I am fighting a just course. I know Yoruba people are behind me. “I will not relent. I must achieve my aims by putting an end to criminalities in Yorubaland. “If they refuse to release ...
Sunday Igboho Warns FG Over Frozen Bank Accounts, Rejects Award By Yoruba Youths
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Sunday Igboho Warns FG Over Frozen Bank Accounts, Rejects Award By Yoruba Youths

The Yoruba activist and warlord, Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Ighoho yesterday warned the Federal Government over his frozen bank accounts and rejected award of recognition from the Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) . Speaking at a meeting with the leadership of the Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) in Ibadan, Igboho had alleged that all his bank accounts have been frozen by the Federal Government due to the fact that some people were collecting donations, saying he had no hands in it. Igboho warned that his accounts have to be unfrozen to avoid nationwide protest by youths across the southwest region. He also frowned against those collecting donations on his behalf, saying that he never asked anybody to request for money from the ge...
You Are Forgiven, Ooni Replies Sunday Igboho
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You Are Forgiven, Ooni Replies Sunday Igboho

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has accepted the apology tendered by popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho. He said Igboho, who apologised on Wednesday in a viral video for declaring the Ooni disappointed Yoruba nation for not speaking the truth on herdsmen killings in South West during a recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, is forgiven. Director of Media and Public Affairs, Ooni’s palace, Mr Moses Olafare, told The Nation Sunday Igboho remains the son of Ooni. He said: “He has forgiven him as he had tendered an apology via a video clip he produced via social media yesterday evening. “Before tendering the apology, it was the Olugbon of Ile-igbon that first called and informed Arole Oodua on the phone that he had scolded Sunday on ph...
Herders Crisis: Ooni Replies Sunday Igboho
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Herders Crisis: Ooni Replies Sunday Igboho

The Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi, has described the comments made against him by the acclaimed Yoruba warlord, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, as irresponsible. In an exclusive telephone interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Ogunwusi, who spoke through his spokesman, Moses Olafare, said the palace was not ready to engage Mr Adeyemo formally on the matter but the issue of the threat of violence against the monarch would be handled appropriately. Mr Adeyemo, while taking part in a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday morning with Nigerians in the diaspora, attacked some South-west leaders including the former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu; Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, and traditional rulers including the Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, and the Ooni. He...
Gofundme Page Opened For Sunday Igboho By Yorubas Abroad
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Gofundme Page Opened For Sunday Igboho By Yorubas Abroad

Yorubas in the diaspora have opened A GoFundMe Page for controversial activist Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo, saying it was to aid a struggle for the Oduduwa Republic. The campaign is aimed at funding a fleet of vehicles and other equipment for Igboho and his followers, who have been at the forefront of a renewed agitation for the actualisation of Yoruba’s secession from Nigeria. The campaign could add another layer of complication to the raging national conversation about Nigeria’s unity under President Muhammadu Buhari, whose governing style has been evidently sectional and divisive. Already, pro-Biafran sentiments have gained widespread popularity amongst the Igbo ethnic stock occupying the country’s southeast. Igboho has been in the news lately over his campaign to drive Fula...
Herdsmen: No Ethnic Group Should Lord Over Others – Gbajabiamila
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Herdsmen: No Ethnic Group Should Lord Over Others – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamiala, on Wednesday said federal lawmakers would come up with legislation to address the current unhealthy relationship between herdsmen and their host communities, especially in the South-West. Gbajabiamila disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting he had with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Tension is currently rising in the South-West with Sunday Adeyemo popularly called Sunday Igboho asking Fulani herdsmen to leave the zone following cases of kidnapping allegedly traced to some of them. In Ondo State, the state government recently asked herdsmen to vacate the state forest reserves within seven days. When asked for his vi...
Sunday Igboho Finally Apologize to  Ooni of Ife
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Sunday Igboho Finally Apologize to Ooni of Ife

Popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has apologized to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi over unsavory comments made about him. Igboho had earlier stated that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited the President Muhammadu Buhari and refused to discuss with him issues bothering on killer Fulani Herdsmen ravaging the south west. The activist stated this on Wednesday morning at a virtual Townhall With Yoruba In Diaspora, The Punch reports. Igboho said, “The monarchs are now afraid but we must keep praying for them to be united with one voice. They should not be afraid of arrest at their age. Some of them don’t even grant audience at their palaces any longer. So, everything is now in Go...
Ooni Failed Yoruba By Not Telling Buhari Truth About Killer Herdsmen – Igboho
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Ooni Failed Yoruba By Not Telling Buhari Truth About Killer Herdsmen – Igboho

Popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has said the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of recent over the herdsmen crisis rocking the South-West region. The activist stated this on Wednesday morning at a virtual ‘Townhall With Yoruba In Diaspora’ monitored by The PUNCH. According to him, the monarch failed to convey the pains and displeasure of the Yoruba people to the President during the visit. The PUNCH had reported that Igboho issued a seven-day quit notice to herdsmen accused of sundry crimes in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State and enforced same. Oba Ogunwusi after meeting the President, however, urged Igboho not to take laws into his...
Your Ways May Lead To Tribal War, Set South West On Fire – NANS Cautions Igboho
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Your Ways May Lead To Tribal War, Set South West On Fire – NANS Cautions Igboho

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), Ogun State chapter has said the strategy adopted by the Yoruba Rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho, in tackling crime in the South West may lead to tribal and inter-ethnic war if not reviewed. The student body has however advised Igboho to change his approach at tackling insecurity in the region in order not to set Southwest on fire and cause anarchy. The body also called on Igboho to dialogue with SouthWest governors, Yoruba leaders, Afenifere members and other stakeholders in ensuring lasting peace in the region. The chairman of NANS, Ogun Joint Campus Committee (JCC), Kehinde Damilola Simeon gave the advice during a press conference in Abeokuta, the state capital. Simeon advised the Ogun state...
The Northern Elders Forum Warns Against The Demonization Of Law-Abiding Fulani
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The Northern Elders Forum Warns Against The Demonization Of Law-Abiding Fulani

The forum on Tuesday expressed concerns over the ejection notices issued to Fulani herders, noting that the trend is setting the country on a dangerous path. Sunday Adeyemo, a youth leader better known as Sunday Igboho, recently issued an ultimatum to Fulani herders in Ibarapa local government area of Oyo state. Following up on the ultimatum, he visited Ogun state on Monday, vowing to “flush out” killer herdsmen. Reacting to the development, the northern elders called on President Muhammadu Buhari and other security agencies to wade into the matter. “The forum has been receiving reports of attacks on Fulani communities in the south, since the night of Sunday, January 31, and had taken the responsible step by drawing the attention of authorities to the dangers which these att...
One Killed, As Hoodlums Set Seriki Fulani’s House In Eggua, Ogun State On Fire
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One Killed, As Hoodlums Set Seriki Fulani’s House In Eggua, Ogun State On Fire

People suspected to be hoodlums on Monday night set ablaze the house of Seriki Fulani in Eggua, Yewa North local government area of Ogun State, Alhaji Adamu Oloru, killing one person and scores of cows. The attack was allegedly carried out by angry youths who followed the Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho, to the community. It will be recalled that Sunday Igboho, on Monday, visited the state with a promise to flush out killer-herders. The Seriki’s son, Suleiman Adamu, who disclosed this to newsmen in an interview on Tuesday, said one Alhaji Jiji was burnt to death, while his father’s settlement was razed down He added that over 40 cows were killed in the attacked. He said, “right now there is tension everywhere. We managed to get our father escap...
I Won’t Help Ayete In Oyo Fight Fulani Herdsmen Except Makinde Invites – Igboho
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I Won’t Help Ayete In Oyo Fight Fulani Herdsmen Except Makinde Invites – Igboho

Popular Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has said he will not heed calls to help a community in Oyo combat Fulani kidnappers except the state governor gives him approval to do so. SaharaReporters had on Sunday reported that residents of Kajola village in Ayete, in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state called on Igboho to come to their rescue and save them from a group of armed Fulani herdsmen headed by one Iskilu Wakil. The villagers had alleged that Wakil and his fellow armed Fulani men had driven away farmers from the village after the villagers served him a notice to quit. The people also said they had been suffering from incessant attacks and destruction of their farms from Wakil and his gang for long, adding that the...

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