Problems of ife and modakeke conflict in nigeria

In both communities ethnic attachment is high, and, inter-personal relationship among the people of the two communities is not that very cordial.

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Johnson The paper present preliminary report of a survey study carried out on urban ethno-communal conflict in Nigeria: the case of Ife-Modakeke. Historical accounts have it that Ifes and Modakekes are sons and daughters of the same parents. Modakeke has thus existed as a town for more than two hundred and fifty years Rev. It is proud of its record of healthy growth demographically, economically, culturally and its contribution to national development in all spheres. This is why I share the concern and wish of all men and women of goodwill that everything should be done to put an end to these periodic clashes. They owe a sacred responsibility to defend and protect all interests concerning the Yorubas, Modakeke inclusive. Not only does this position bestow on Ife and Ifes a pride place in Yoruba. Ife is the source of all that is Yoruba and the Ooni the father of all Yoruba people which today spreads over eight contiguous states of the Federation of Nigeria; be they Modakekes, Ifes, Ibadans, Ekitis, Ketus and so on. We have all watched in distress and anguish as our people in the two communities of Ife and Modakeke unleashed mayhem on each other. Ile-Ife, the cradle of Yoruba race, occupies a pride place in Yoruba history; as such its traditional ruler, the Ooni of Ife, is seen as the Arole custodian of Oduduwa, the progenitor of Yoruba. In both communities ethnic attachment is high, and, inter-personal relationship among the people of the two communities is not that very cordial.

History shackles them as well. Johnson Not only does this position bestow on Ife and Ifes a pride place in Yoruba.

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As Yorubas, their ancestry is traced to Oduduwa the progenitor of Yoruba race. They owe a sacred responsibility to defend and protect all interests concerning the Yorubas, Modakeke inclusive. Ife is the source of all that is Yoruba and the Ooni the father of all Yoruba people which today spreads over eight contiguous states of the Federation of Nigeria; be they Modakekes, Ifes, Ibadans, Ekitis, Ketus and so on.

Five root causes of conflict in ife modakeke conflict

They owe a sacred responsibility to defend and protect all interests concerning the Yorubas, Modakeke inclusive. Historical accounts have it that Ifes and Modakekes are sons and daughters of the same parents. Johnson which caused a flood of refugees down south, leading one of the displaced Oyo group of people to settle down in the area known today as Modakeke. It has its own traditional system with a traditional ruler and hierarchy of chiefs. Modakeke has thus existed as a town for more than two hundred and fifty years Rev. Ife is the source of all that is Yoruba and the Ooni the father of all Yoruba people which today spreads over eight contiguous states of the Federation of Nigeria; be they Modakekes, Ifes, Ibadans, Ekitis, Ketus and so on. Ile-Ife, the cradle of Yoruba race, occupies a pride place in Yoruba history; as such its traditional ruler, the Ooni of Ife, is seen as the Arole custodian of Oduduwa, the progenitor of Yoruba. Johnson

Johnson which caused a flood of refugees down south, leading one of the displaced Oyo group of people to settle down in the area known today as Modakeke. Modakeke has thus existed as a town for more than two hundred and fifty years Rev.

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Ife is the source of all that is Yoruba and the Ooni the father of all Yoruba people which today spreads over eight contiguous states of the Federation of Nigeria; be they Modakekes, Ifes, Ibadans, Ekitis, Ketus and so on. Negative relationship is found between ethnic attachment and inter-personal relationships among the people of the two communities. Historical accounts have it that Ifes and Modakekes are sons and daughters of the same parents. History shackles them as well. As Yorubas, their ancestry is traced to Oduduwa the progenitor of Yoruba race. Abstract Observation from the literature shows that the role of ethnicity as a mobilizing agent is among the most important questions of this century as conflicts linked to ethnicity have led to significant loss of life and injuries in many cities, and become major elements in impoverishment, undermining human security and sustainable urban development. It was the collapse of Old Oyo Empire in the 19th century Rev. This is why I share the concern and wish of all men and women of goodwill that everything should be done to put an end to these periodic clashes. Johnson It has its own traditional system with a traditional ruler and hierarchy of chiefs. Not only does this position bestow on Ife and Ifes a pride place in Yoruba.

The loss of lives and destruction of properties that have resulted from these clashes sadden us all.

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The Ife/Modakeke Crisis: An Insider View