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Yinka Odumakin

23 Jun
“Yinka could not have died now. That was not the plan. Yinka had only achieved 1% of what he planned to do. This was not our understanding…”
24 Apr
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on Saturday named Ife-Moro road after the late Afenifere Spokesperson, Mr Yinka Odumakin.
23 Apr
With the demise of Yinka Odumakin, Nigeria lost one of her most courageous and patriotic citizens, and the Yoruba nation lost an illustrious son.
15 Apr
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Yinka Odumakin at Omole, Ikeja.
14 Apr
A delegation of Igbo and Yoruba leaders led by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nzuko Umunna, Prof. Pat Utomi, and former minister, Modupe Adesanya Adelaja today visited the families of Messrs Yinka Odumakin and Innocent Chukwuma to commiserate with them on the death of the leading activists. Speaking during the visit, Utomi…
14 Apr
Sir: I saw him some months ago when he came to our office at Lugard purposefully about the condition of the national union. It was always about the state of the Union.
12 Apr
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, says the body of her husband, late Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, will be laid to rest on Saturday, April 24.
6 Apr
The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, yesterday, paid a condolence visit to Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, widow of the late activist and columnist, Yinka Odumakin.
5 Apr
He was “…a committed fighter for democracy, dedicated civil society activist, courageous and outspoken defender of whatever ideals and principles he believed in and a patriotic citizen in every sense of the word.”
5 Apr
Prominent Nigerians have continued to mourn the passage of the Spokesman of Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, who died at the weekend.
28 Feb
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) has condemned attempted arrest of Yoruba rights’ activist, Mr. Sunday Igboho by a combined team of security forces.
24 Feb
Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) yesterday raised the alarm over alleged plot by the Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Yahaya, to impose a new Mai Tangale.


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