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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 Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called on the Federal Government to save schoolchildren from the scourge of rape, murder, kidnapping, cultism, homosexuality and sundry vices that are ravaging schools in the country.
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At a carnival-like mega rally, yesterday, at The Cenotaph, Asaba, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State chapter, assured that there would be a free...
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I saw an opportunity to impact my people positively and contribute my quota to the development of Ekiti and our people. I have been involved in the government of Ekiti, holding different positions ...