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Yoruba groups set June 12 as referendum date

Yoruba nation will be achieved peacefully through the building of a consensus and mobilisation of the people.

Nigeria needs system and constitutional restructuring—Ogunsetan, Lagos fiery lawyer

Nation building is a structural process, a multi-dimensional concept in which people are galvanised to believe in a shared vision of a future, a future of prosperity in perpetuity. Such a task can only be undertaken by fine minds and not by a bull in a chinaware shop.

We have declared Yoruba sovereignty— Professor Banji Akintoye

These herdsmen go about to destroy our crops and then end up selling food to us, is that not slavery? The average Seriki Fulani palace is bigger than that of a Yoruba king. We thank the Olubadan for disempowering a Seriki Fulani and placed him under a Baale. What the Fulanis do here, no Yoruba citizen can do such in the North. Why are we slaves in our land?

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Chad president seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

Deby, a former army commander-in-chief, first came to power in 1990 when his rebel forces overthrew then-President Hissene Habre, who was later convicted of human rights abuses at an international tribunal in Senegal. Deby has continued to win re-election over the years, last drawing 61.5% of the vote in the last 2016 election.

Yinka Odumakin: The exit of a convinced humanist

I said we had a remarkable relationship because Yinka was consistent in standing up to fight for democracy, federalism, justice and rule of law. These to me are the factors for defining the dignity of man. Whoever has this commitment is an ally and a humanist.

The Nigeria’s Predicament: nepotism, corruption and calamitous tragedy of leadership

"The pessimist complains about the wind while the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails." –John Maxwell.

Resident doctors suspend strike

The decision to suspend the strike comes after the signing of a new agreement with the federal government, concerning issues raised in NARD’s 13-point demand.