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Yinka Odumakin

22 Dec 2019
You are in bondage; in a cage, and instead of looking for your freedom, you are looking for something else. Which ‘ekun’ (lion) are you looking for? You are in a cage, and instead...
9 Dec 2019
The apex Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, again warned yesterday that the country is sliding into a state of despotism.“If Nigerians do not assert constitutionalism with all peaceful and democratic means, this country might well be resting in pieces...
25 Nov 2019
- Praises Ugwuanyi’s leadership style Edwin Clark University (ECU), Kiagbodo, Delta State, at the weekend bestowed on former President Goodluck Jonathan its highest honour, D.Sc (honoris causa). The degree was awarded to the former president by the chancellor, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, during the maiden convocation of the university after the governing council found him…
14 Oct 2019
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has reiterated that the only option that can guarantee Nigeria’s survival today is restructuring.
15 Aug 2019
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) have lampooned Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Walil Jubril over his stance on the suspended Federal Government’s Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) settlement policy.
4 Aug 2019
Some leaders in the South West have expressed displeasure with what they described as the “cold feet” of the Presidency and security agencies in curbing alleged...
31 Jul 2019
That is the distinctive element that marks Ruga apart from cattle colony. Whilst there is so much quibbling about the nature and purpose of a cattle colony, there is no such quibbling that RUGA is meant as a place for the settlement of Fulani and their families...
8 Jul 2019
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) have demanded outright cancellation of the Ruga Settlements project initiated by the Federal Government.
13 Jun 2019
Pro-democracy activist and National Publicity Secretary of Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin told OLAWUNMI OJO that major occurrences in the country at the moment are not in the spirit of June 12. And for him, unless the country returns to the ideals and virtues of that special day, setting it aside as Democracy Day…
3 Jun 2019
A Yoruba socio-cultural group, Apapo O’odua Koya, (AOKOYA), has alleged that dozens of Yoruba and Igbo youths were about being framed up by the police high command with kidnappings.
28 May 2019
The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, yesterday warned the Federal Government against acts capable of throwing the nation into a large-scale genocide, accusing some officials of the current administration of allegedly....
22 May 2019
The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, yesterday faulted the Federal Government’s reaction to comments by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the activities of Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP).


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The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
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Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
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Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.