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Ile Ife killings: More Northern Groups Tackle Yoruba Elders

The Arewa Youth Development Foundation has joined other northern groups in condemning the reaction of some Yoruba leaders to the arrest of some hooligans in connection with the recent violence in Ile Ife. Aminu Adam, leader of the group, in a statement circulated to press men in Kaduna, said: “the obvious gang-up by some Yoruba leaders to frustrate the course ...

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Ile Ife Killings: Northern Group Backs Shettima Yerima

AbdulAZEEZ Suleiman

The Northern Emancipation Network has thrown its weight in defence of the position of Alhaji Shettima Yerima of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum on the Ile Ife crisis. In apparent reaction to the response of a Yoruba group to Shettima in which they made generalized uncomplementary remarks against the North, the Northern Emancipation Network frowned at what it called, “the ...

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Arewa Youths Speaks on ‘Gang-up to Pervert Course of Justice in Ile-Ife Killings’

Alhaji Yerima Shettima

That a clash had occurred on 8th March 2017 in Ile-Ife between Yoruba residents and their Northern Hausa neighbors is no longer news, but the gang-up to harass and intimidate the courts and the police from investigating and punishing those found guilty so that a repeat of this sad episode would be avoided. In view of what is happening at ...

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