Among the prominent conflicts in Nigeria are: Ife-Modakeke Crisis in Osun State; Yoruba-Hausa Clashes in Shagamu, Ogun State;. This article describes how the Ife and Modakeke conflict- two prominent tribes in Yoruba land- started; and how it was eventually resolved. Fresh facts have emerged on why the people of Modakeke and Ife are planning another round of war against each other. It was gathered that.

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This page was nodakeke edited on 19 Decemberat However, it is still The Innjoo Halo is a budget smartphone. It was the collapse of Old Oyo Empire in the 19th century Rev. Whichever way it is, the community is not likely to win.

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Secondary sources were also sourced to enrich this research work. The question here is whether the problems can really be politically solved. Since then the war between Ife and Modakeke has continued. Abstract We are all painfully aware that the most recent communal clashes between Ifes and Modakekes ate mkdakeke into the very fabric of the Yoruba race. They were hardy as soldiers and industrious as farmers.

They sought to change this but the Lagos Authority would not go through the embarrassment of the Queen of England by trying to reconcile the already signed document.

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While it is true that not all conflicts lend themselves to conflict resolution techniques, the Ife-Modakeke crisis makes an exception. The signatories knew it was impracticable to achieve this, since the people of Modakekes had lived in Ife for movakeke long time and it has practically become their home.


Were there to be a referendum in Ife today whether Modakeke should be allowed to have its own local government, the verdict is likely to be a resounding no. The first casualty was the council itself.

The area remained a volatile one until when the madness resumed. Related Items ife and modakeke.

The Ife And Modakeke Conflict And How It Was Resolved

That local government council never functioned for one day. It took some time before some semblance crisiw normalcy could be restored but some of those areas are yet to be re-occupied up till today by residents.

The Ifes and the Modakekes might be locked in a brutal fratricidal war, but in the political equation of the present Osun State, the two communities belong to the same camp: The city is located in the present day Iife State. Modakeke, which has been embroidered in an age-long fratricidal war with Ife, added a new dimension to the crisis when the town decided to implement the recommendations of the peace panel set up by President Olusegun Obasanjo and headed by Olabode George, a crsiis naval commodore and Vice-Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the South-west.

Nigeria is a large multi-ethnic country where ethnic cleavages remain a critical problem and ethnic violence has erupted periodically.

Legend has it that Obatala on his way to create the earth drank palm wine and became drunk as a result, Oduduwa had to ctisis over his assignment. The impacts of these vrisis have led to loss of lives, displacement of people, destruction of properties, etc. Adelekan was bent on ensuring the Modakekes were evacuated from Ife to Ibadan by his constant victimization.


The Modakekes do not seem to believe that they are still tenants.

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Like some of his mldakeke that are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea in their bid to remain in power after the expiration of their three year term next month, Awopetu is not likely to have that fears.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Oduduwa took the three items of creation from Obatala, climbed down from the heavens on a chain and threw a handful of earth on the primordial ocean, and then put a cockerel on it so that it would scatter the earth, thus creating the land on which Ile-Ife would be built.

They started growing and producing different types of food crops on farmlands given to them by their hosts. And there are possibilities that the community might have successfully pulled a masterstroke on both the state and federal governments ostensibly to achieve one aim: As related as Crrisis and Modakeke are, however, both have engaged in protracted conflict for over a century.

Nigeria: Ife, Modakeke Crisis: the Modakekes Raise the Stakes

These conflicts have provided a pattern that makes scholars to attribute their causes to greed, power and wealth distribution. Buy the complete project. Their phones are usually Having lost all their possessions in their hasty flight, they started life in Ife by doing menial jobs to enable them eke out modakekw living.