NBA National Election: Yinka Sokoya, A Round Peg In A Round Hole

By Olalekan SOYOMBO Esq In search of a credible voice and a refined personable clear headed character in the body polity of the Nigerian Bar Association at this critical time, YINKA SOKOYA as the BAR NATIONAL PUBLICITY SECRETARY becomes Tropical. My encounter with Yinka could be traced back to our formative years in the student movement while in University fifteen years ago. His lucid stand against oppression and injustice became discursive point of view for me as I immediately found same interesting YINKA SOKOYA Popularly Known as AFRIKA was, though…

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S’West Food Security: Senator Ogunbanjo, LEKRIS Farms offers Land, Training Centre to Yoruba Ko’ya for Food Production, Youth Training on Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship

The pilot Food Production and Youth Entrepreneurship projects of Yoruba Ko’ya Leadership and Training Foundation will soon take off following the donation of land by Senator Ogunbanjo of Erunwon, Ijebu and LEKRIS Farms, Ijebu Ode. In a joint statement on Thursday, Yoruba Ko’ya Secretary-General, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye and Director of Legal Affairs, Barr. Tayo Douglas, said eight hectares of land and a training centre was made available at Erunwon-Ijebu, Ogun State . The Centre is at the Chris Ogunbanjo Foundation which is a Foundation set up by the doyen of…

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Yoruba Ko’ya Gets Certificate of Incorporation in United Kingdom

Foremost Pan-Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Yoruba Ko’ya Leadership and Training Foundation has been officially Incorporated in the United Kingdom as a Community Interest Organization with Registration number 12632152. The Certificate of Incorporation dated May 29th 2020, was issued by the Registrar of Companies for England and Wales under section 1115 of the Company Act of 2006. In a statement jointly signed by the Founder and Vice-president, Yoruba Koya Leadership and Training Foundation and its Chairman in Europe and United Kingdom, Otunba Deji Osibogun and Mr. Olaide Olalere respectively, the group said…

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Yoruba Ko’ya Launches Multipurpose Cooperative to Promote Food Production, Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship In South West

Food shortage, poverty in Yoruba land, our worry – Osibogun A pan-yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Ko’ya Leadership and Training Foundation on Friday in Lagos launched a multipurpose cooperative society to be known as Ijinle Development Multipurpose. The multipurpose society, according to the Director of Finance and Investment of Yoruba Ko’ya, Mr. Olakunle Osuntokun, is to be used to propel knowledge-based Entrepreneurship, Food Production, Trading and Vocational Training among the younger generation and market men and women in the south west geopolitical zone of the nations of Nigeria. Yoruba Ko’ya said…

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YORUBA NATION GAINS UNPO MEMBERSHIP, MAY JOIN ARMENIA, ESTONIA, GEORGIA, OTHERS WHO GOT INDEPENDENCE THROUGH THE INTERNATIONAL BODY

UNPO recognition, first stage towards achieving our goal of self-determination – Akintoye The Yoruba Speaking Nation of Nigeria has been accepted as the 45th member of the Unrepresented Nations and People’s Organization (UNPO), the Yoruba Leader and Leader of Yoruba World Congress (YWC), Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye announced in an electronic statement sent to news men on Tuesday. According to the statement titled: YORUBA NATION GAINS UNPO MEMBERSHIP, Akintoye said the latest development represents a very important step in the collective quest of well-meaning Yoruba people to achieve the goal…

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Ekiti Records Four Fresh Coronavirus Cases

Another Four Patients have tested positive for Coronavirus this afternoon in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti-State. A Doctor in one of the State General Hospitals who confirmed the news to The Elite Times said he feared that the coming week would be a kind of hell for Medical Practitioners in Ekiti State. These new four are contacts of the covid-19 pregnant woman patient that died on Thursday 23rd April at Federal Medical Center, Ido-Ekiti. They are currently being admitted at the isolation centre in the Ajilosun area of the state.

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JUST IN: South West Governors Unanimously Return 10, 800 Bags of Rice Donated by FG as Covid-19 Palliative Back to Lagos

Says Rice Unhealthy for Human Consumption Decision Communicated to FG through VP Osibajo How APC Governors kept mum, used Makinde to fly Story in the Media 85% of Rice sent to Ondo Now Green in Colour By Bankole Adeniyi More facts have emerged on why the Oyo State Government decided to return the 1, 800 bags of rice donated to the state by the federal government to cushion the effect of covid-19 pandemic currently ravaging the World. The Oyo State Government, in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to…

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Banji Akintoye: Abba Kyari Hijacked Government From Constitutional Structures, We Firmly Demand Immediate End To The Running Of Nigeria As A Banana Republic

Having listened carefully on television yesterday 18th April 2020 to the profuse eulogy on the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammad Buhari, Mr. Abba Kyari (may his soul rest in peace) by Mr. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Mr. President, we of the Yoruba World Congress  (YWC ), an umbrella body of all Socio-cultural and Self-determination groups within and beyond Nigeria hereby draw the attention of all Nigerians to the final statements of Garba Shehu’s eulogy. Garba Shehu said that the fact of…

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RE COVID-19 BREAK – BY OMOTAYO IKOTUN, REGISTRAR, KOLA- DAISI UNIVERSITY, IBADAN

This Is To Inform Our Esteemed Parents/Guardians, Staff&Students Of The Koladaisi University, Ibadan ,That Following The Review Of The Current Situation Of The Above And The Fact Of The Information As Released By Both The International And National Health Bodies Clearly Indicating That The Community-Spread Of The Virus Is Just About At Its Peak, While The Curve Is Being Expected To Slide In The Next Two Weeks. The Management Has Therefore Decided That  1). The Safety Of Staff&Students Remains Top Priority. 2). Students To Remain At Home As Directed By…

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Akeredolu Appoints Greenwich Chairman, DeltaAfrik CEO; Falowo, Odumakinde as Heads of Coronavirus Response Fund Committee to Raise Funds, Manage Resources for Ondo

Nigerian Flying Labs Director, Babajide Akeredolu; Ex-AfDB Secretary-General, Cecilia Akintomide; UNIMED VC, Fatusi; JOF Boss, Fagboyegun Completes List Appoints Ernst and Young, SIAO Partners as Fund Advisors; Auditor Pro Bono As the covid-19 pandemic bites harder across the globe with dreaded economic effects, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Saturday announced the appointment of a seven-man committee of eminent professionals of the state origin to, amongst others, raise and manage resources in cash, or in kind from individuals; group of individuals; private and public organizations; local and foreign donor…

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