AFENIFERE chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo has renewed the group’s call for restructuring of the Nigerian federation for proper functioning of the Nigerian federalism.Read More
If there were ever a man that were worthy of celebration in the context of Nigerian history, power and politics that man is Baba Ayo Adebanjo.Read More
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Governors of Ogun, Oyo and Osun States, Ibikunle Amosun, Abiola Ajimobi and Rauf Aregbesola and other eminent Nigerians, yesterday, eulogised Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, who turned 90 years old yesterday.Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated elder statesman and legal luminary, Chief Ayo Adebanjo on his 90th birthday.Read More
When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun state today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will be honouring a radical and progressive politician, a lawyer, elder statesman, a patriot, and a nationalist of Yoruba extraction, who is without doubt, one of the most remarkable politicians of his generation and a voice of reason in the Nigerian politics of the 20th century and early 21st century. In a country where life expectancy is 53, “one of the most dangerous places to give birth” according to Bill Gates, a house which Karl Maier describes as “fallen”, the attainment of the nonagenarian grade is no mean feat.Read More
THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, described one of its leaders, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, who turns 90 today, as one of Nigeria’s most consistent, forthright, dedicated, trusted and tested icons.Read More
His education in the first and most prestigious secondary school of the era, C.M.S. Grammar School, prepared him for a life imbued with public spiritRead More
Adebanjo continues to point to us, the path of federalism our fathers took at independence and nudges us to return to that path rather than live in the delusion that we can continue to impose an unjust unitary system on the diverse and freedom-loving Nigerian peopleRead More
I’m not a thug. I’m a lawyer! Is that the question you wanted to ask since and you’ve been dancing round?Read More
In finding permanent solutions to the root causes of the herdsmen-farmers clashes in some parts of the country, this administration has indeed shown its commitment to ending the impunity of violenceRead More
CHIEF Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and staunch follower of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in this interview, tackles claims made by fellow elder-statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai on the issue of restructuring as published on these pages last Monday.Read More
Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo Sunday, faulted the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinabjo for describing those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.Read More
EMINENT Nigerians from the southern parts of the country, yesterday, backed clamour for restructuring and opposed secessionist moves, saying dismemberment of the country would not benefit anyone.Read More
A host of Nigerian leaders, yesterday, looked at the state of the nation, 55 years after independence and returned a grim verdict: the country has under-achieved.
Noting that Nigeria started on a promising note on October 1, 1960 with huge potentials to become a super-power within a short time, they identified where the country went wrong, the challenges and direly-needed changes.
Afenifere and The Patriots chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has thrown his weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan’s move to convene a national conference, saying that no efforts should be spared in making the exercise a success. holding the currently processed national conference means to postpone 2015 elections that it is worth it.Read More