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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Among the prominent conflicts in Nigeria are: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 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. Cisis of the most fatal wars were the Osu war, the Ota war, the Eleduwe war, the Abemo and Osogbo modaeke, the Egbas and the Egbados and a host of other deadly fratricidal wars.

And it was not the first time they would do that. Their phones are usually The age-old rivalry was rekindled and for days, peace took a forced backseat as anarchy rained supreme in the area. The people of Modakekes lived together for many years until a new Awoni of Ife, Adelekan sought to modkaeke the complete removal of modaleke Modakekes from Ife as stipulated in the treaty.

And that is why the Modakekes might not be helping matters as they are only raising the stakes for peace.

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This article describes how the Ife and Modakeke conflict- two prominent tribes in Yoruba land- started; how it was eventually resolved. By the creation of the council, which ostensibly was meant to pacify the Modakekes, a part of the modzkeke of the Ife monarch, Ooni, had been technically put under the said local government.

It will help policy makers to detect early conflict, manage early escalation of conflict and ensure peaceful relations among the various ethnic groups in Nigeria. Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Ancient Ife was skilled in making glass beads which were found as far as Mali, Mauritania and Ghana.


But such a move can only raise the stake for a peacful resolution of the crisis.

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It also focuses on the various resolutions and peace processes initiated by the Nigerian government, the various community stakeholders, and the peoples of Ife and Modakeke in resolving the crisis. Learn how your comment data is processed. Your email address will not be published.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Ironically, the community did not see anything wrong nor unconstitutional in what it did. Abstract We are all painfully aware that the most recent communal clashes between Ifes modake,e Modakekes ate deep into the very fabric of the Yoruba race.

Conflict resolution in Nigeria is still in its developmental stage. Oyo empire; one of the strongest and highly cridis empires fell and never returned to its glory days. This is why I share the concern and wish of all men and women of goodwill that everything should be done to criss an end to these periodic clashes.

But he might soon discover that his community might have more than Ife to contend with. This is an unbiased review on the Elophone P Elophone is one of the few Chinese firms that offers you great value for your money.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Like some of his ‘colleagues’ 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. These conflicts have provided a pattern that makes scholars to attribute their causes to greed, power and wealth distribution.


Buy the complete project. 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. Ife Ile-Ife is an ancient Yoruba city in south western Nigeria. Historical accounts have it that Ifes and Modakekes are sons and daughters of the same parents. Tape recorder was employed to collect data. The Ifes, either rightly or wrongly or perhaps antecedental arrogance, still see the Modakekes as a tenant, who no matter how successful it might be must not be allowed to rise above certain level.

It has its own traditional system with a traditional ruler and hierarchy of chiefs.

To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections ide or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here. The signatories knew it was impracticable to achieve this, since the people of Modakekes had lived in Ife for a long time and it has practically become their home. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

The Ife And Modakeke Conflict And How It Was Resolved

Views Read Edit View history. The Modakekes do not seem to believe that they are still tenants. Historians generally trace the crisis to pre-colonial Nigeria especially during the Yoruba internecine wars of the nineteenth century.

The committee, the report of which could not be ascertained whether it was Modakeke that it was submitted to or the President, was said to have recommended that a separate local government be created for the Modakekes in order to put to rest the restless ghost of recurrent bloodletting.