Lagos — in a new twist to the seemingly unending ife/modakeke crisis, the modakekes, having waited in vain for the implementaion of the recommendations of the bode george led peace panel, decided to create their own local government. The modakeke people are generally considered strangers, tenants, and migrants in ife historical accounts suggest that they migrated and settled in ife in the aftermath of the collapse of the old oyo empire in the nineteenth century, causing a refugee crisis to the south and resulting in the occupation of their contemporary location. All across nigeria there is an ever-lengthening thread of ethnic violence: ife/modakeke, ogoni and andonis, sagamu, kano, zango-kataf, jukons/tivs, etc these are not isolated events but are interconnected. 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.
The event, which held between november 7 to 8, though heart-rending, was indeed, another opportunity for victims of the ife/modakeke crisis to re-appraise what has become their lot ever since the . The ife/modakeke crisis: an insider view (2001), and babajimi (2003) ese studies have examined the history, causes and consequences of ife- modakeke crisis . Ethnic conflicts in nigeria: a case of ife-modakeke in historical perspective r a asiyanbola keywords: the ife – modakeke crisis: an insider view ife .
He buttressed his point with the ife/modakeke crisis which he said never touched the hausa community according to him yoruba and hausa did not engage in any fight but the crisis was caused by miscreants from both sides of the divide. The ife/modakeke crisis an insider view the history of ile-ife, the ancient capital city of yorubaland is mythical no one can say about the origin and the year it was created. Ife east local government area office, modakeke-ife was created as a child of necessity following the recommendation of chief olabode george committee set up by chief olusegun obasanjo to broker peace between the people of ile-ife and modakeke communities. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status the ife-modakeke crisis, had secret meetings with . Resolve the crisis by implementing an 1886 treaty which recommended the expulsion of modakeke from ile-ife since becoming the ooni , oba okunade sijuade has also spent much of his energy and time in resolving the crisis.
Birom and hausa in plateau and the ife-modakeke crisis in osun state, south west nigeria just the root causes of ethno-religious crisis in the issues of ethno . Lagos — in a new twist to the seemingly unending ife/modakeke crisis, the modakekes, having waited in vain for the implementaion of the recommendations of the bode george led peace panel . A critical study of the history of the ife-modakeke crisis has revealed that the bloody clash has occurred several times in different period the causes of this . He recalled with nostalgia the ife-modakeke crisis that lasted a few years which, according to him, ‘’had no record of a single hausa casualty either by mistake or intentionally as the yoruba .
Home / communal crisis / the ife and modakeke the ife and modakeke conflict is well the protracted ife and modakeke conflict read also: 10 causes of . Some youth groups in modakeke have called on the osun state governor, mr rauf aregbesola, and security agencies in the state to intervene in a fresh crisis brewing between residents of ile ife and modakeke over allegations of land encroachment. Thus, this paper examines the intensity of the crisis, strategies to curb the violence and why these strategies have failed it therefore proposes an integrated education premised on contact theory to resolve ife-modakeke conflict. Tory, causes and consequences of ife-modakeke crisis the causes of the conflicts gin of ife-modakeke crisis as stated by al-bert, (1999:144-145) is that an ife . Armed policemen have been deployed to ensure that fresh fight does not break out between ife and modakeke people in osun state sources gathered that policemen deployed in the area to ensure peace were still monitoring the situation as at sunday the fresh crisis which has been nipped in the bud was .
a major communal clash has erupted between the people of ipetumodu and asipa, two of the six principal towns in ife north local government area of osun state. Causes of ife and modakeke crisis the two communities also examined is the relationship between perception of the conflict social interaction and attitude towards violence/conflicts/use of weapons. The role of mass media in crisis resolution (a case study of ife- modakeke crisis) to examine causes of communal crisis in nigeria 2 to know how effective are . The ile-ife/modakeke crisis has a long history (asiyanbola, 2010) whose main cause has been traced to differences over land ownership and the payment of royalties for such land (agbe, 2001 toriola, 2001).
The ife and modakeke conflict is well captioned by foremost yoruba historian rev samuel johnson who described in details the events that occurred in his book, history of the yoruba: from the earliest times to the beginning of the british protectorate. Published works on the history of the peoples of ife and modakeke were consulted to provide a scholarly guideline on the causes, course and effects of the ife-modakeke crisis and its overall implication on peace building in nigeria.