Yoruba United Worldwide, Inc. USA, also known as ``YORUBA UNITED`` for short, is a nonprofit 501(c)4 advocacy group based in Texas-USA. We focus on the empowerment and freedom of our people, the Yoruba/Oodua race, home and abroad. The Yoruba/Oodua people have a population of over one hundred and fifty million dispersed all over the world. Our homeland is located within seven degrees north of the equator. A population of people fraudulently and forcibly merged by an Act of Amalgamation under the British colonial government. The population consists of more than 11.5 million heads of households and their unmarried children as of the 1963 Census of Nigeria. Today, that population has grown considerably to more than 150 million people worldwide. One of the other two major tribes with which we were merged are the Ndigbo people, who are also clamoring for their separation from the expired country of Nigeria.Learn More
Our vision is to serve as a socio-political and economic action group for all Yoruba people, home and abroad! Yoruba United is organized exclusively as a Nonprofit Corporation
Our mission as a socio-political and economic advocacy group is to push for the betterment of Yorubaland and Yoruba People, home and abroad.
Our BIG WHY at ``Yoruba United Worldwide, Inc. USA,`` or ``YORUBA UNITED`` for short, as set forth in our articles of formation, includes, but not limited to the followings: (1) advocate for self-preservation and self-determination; (2) empower people of Yoruba/Oodua descent worldwide; (3) promote security and safety of all people on the Yoruba/Oodua ancestral land; (4) promote the welfare of our people; (4) promote peaceful coexistence of all peoples; and (5) revive the beautiful Oodua/Yoruba cultural heritage and value system for the common good of a united people.Learn More
The Yoruba leader, Prof Akintoye also said that the launching of Amotekun was not to break up the country, and commended the governors for the initiative, saying: “What is happening today is that Yoruba people under the leadership of their elected governors have stepped forward to provide higher level of protection to their people in […]READ MORE
Operation Amotekun was formally launched by the governors of South Western states on Thursday, January 9, 2020, signaling the commencement of new era in the security architecture of the six states in the Southwest region and by extension Nigeria as a whole. The launching took place at the Car Park of Oyo State Governor’s Office, […]READ MORE
Operation Amotekun: Real reasons Yoruba leaders created regional security outfit In the beginning, there was relative peace across the six states in the Southwest. People could travel from one part of the region to the other with ease of mind and peace. Some travellers who enjoy night journeys did not have any reason to […]READ MORE