Needless to say that the measures created tough times generally for the Ijebu and, as would be expected, they protested. To which Chief Akintola, typically in one of his iconoclastic broadcasts, retorted that “Ìjß║╣╠Çbú nsß╗Ź pé kò s'owó l'òde, nwß╗Ź╠ün nra
Sometime earlier this year, Lai Mohammed, the nation’s Minister of Information and Culture, had claimed that the violent herdsmen were not Nigerians but that they migrated from countries like Mauritius and others.
All their economic talks are attracting the wrong kind of attention, and really there's little being done by leadership because they are insulated and for a fact the populace are stuck in their docile train.
Few days ago, president Muhammadu Buhari gathered a group of Southern youth corp members in his hometown of Daura. And his message to them goes thus: "Tell your colleagues who are agitating for Biafra to just forget about it!
IPOB, TRIPOB and RE-IPOB are indigent evil spirits that are incapable of discerning the unfolding political realities in Nigeria. How then can they invoke the spirit of our Chi-Ukwu in an attempt to hold us hostage? So, tell them “chiri ise!!!”
Bishop Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, is a man who is well known as one who does not speak lightly or play to the gallery on any matter especially as it concerns, faith, politics and governance.