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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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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Dec. 15 to rule on the admissibility of the confessional statement of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, who is facing allegations
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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Thursday said he would not impose any governorship aspirant of his choice on the people of Rivers come 2023.
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Streaming giant Netflix will release the final five episodes of its Spanish hit series Money Heist on Friday. Created by Spain's private Antena 3 network, the thriller about a gang of thieves and their elaborate heists fast became Netflix's most-watched series not in English after the platform picked up the show in December 2017. The robber characters…
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The IMF on Thursday urged advanced economies in the G20 to extend and improve its debt relief initiative, warning that many countries face a dire crisis without the help.
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Gambians will go to the polls to pick a president on Saturday, in the first election in the poor West African country since ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.