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    Police arrest suspected killers of Fasoranti’s daughter

Police arrest suspected killers of Fasoranti’s daughter

The police say they arrested the killers of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, a leader of Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political group. Olakunrin was shot dead in Ore, Ondo state while heading for Lagos in June 2019 Frank Mba, force public relations officer, who broke the news, said investigation revealed that the operation that led to the killing of Olakunrin was carried out by eight [...]

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    Tinubu: Let’s ignore political affiliation and end criminality in Nigeria

Tinubu: Let’s ignore political affiliation and end criminality in Nigeria

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on lovers of peace to unite and put an end to the crimes in Nigeria. Tinubu made the call during the commendation service and night of tribute held in memory of the late Olufunke Olakunri, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader. The event held at the harbour point in [...]

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    Senate to convene another security summit

Senate to convene another security summit

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says the upper legislative will hold another summit in a bid to tackle the country's insecurity challenges. Ahmad disclosed this on Tuesday while commenting on a motion debated upon by his colleagues. Ayo Akinyelure, senator representing Ondo central, had drawn the attention of his colleagues to the killing Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader. The planned summit [...]

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    It’s time to take the war to the enemy, says Oyinlola on Fasoranti’s daughter

It’s time to take the war to the enemy, says Oyinlola on Fasoranti’s daughter

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, former governor of Osun state, says "criminals have declared war on Nigeria", asking the federal government to rise to the challenge of securing lives and properties. Reacting to the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, Oyinlola called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come out and address Nigerians on what his plans are on insecurity. He said [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Is Evans a herdsman?’ — Tinubu speaks on murder of Fasoranti’s daughter

VIDEO: ‘Is Evans a herdsman?’ — Tinubu speaks on murder of Fasoranti’s daughter

Bola Tinubu, a national of leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says those blaming herdsmen for the death of Funke Olakurin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, do not have evidence. Speaking when he paid a condolence visit to the family of Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo state capital, the APC leader said kidnapping is not peculiar to any ethnic group or a [...]

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    Ohanaeze to FG: Don’t exonerate herdsmen in death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Ohanaeze to FG: Don’t exonerate herdsmen in death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural group, says the murder of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, is capable of throwing the country into anarchy.  Olakunrin, 58, was heading to Lagos from Akure, Ondo state capital, when suspected kidnappers targeted her vehicle. In an attempt to escape, the attackers fired at her, and she died while being taken to the hospital.  In [...]

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    Fasoranti’s son: Policemen told me herdsmen killed my sister

Fasoranti’s son: Policemen told me herdsmen killed my sister

Kehinde, one of the sons of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, says some policemen told him that suspected herdsmen carried out the attack which led to the death of his sister. Olakunrin, 58, was murdered along Benin-Ore highway while returning to Lagos after visiting her father in Akure, Ondo state capital, on Friday. Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere, had blamed the incident on [...]

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    IGP orders overhaul of security on southern highways over death of Fasoranti’s daughter

IGP orders overhaul of security on southern highways over death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, has ordered an overhaul of security on south-west, south-south and south-east highways, following the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political group. Olakunrin was shot dead by armed men along Benin-Ore road on Friday afternoon. In a statement by Frank Mba, force spokesman, Adamu assured Nigerians that the killers of Olakunrin [...]

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    Obasanjo condoles Fasoranti, demands solution to herdsmen killings

Obasanjo condoles Fasoranti, demands solution to herdsmen killings

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as worrisome, the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, a leader of Afenifere, Yoruba socio-cultural organisation. Olakunrin was shot dead by armed men along the Benin-Ore expressway on Friday. In a condolence message sent to Fasoranti, Obasanjo said "Nigeria as a whole is diminished by the manner of Funke’s death". The elder statesman called on government at [...]

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    Police: Kidnappers killed Fasoranti’s daughter

Police: Kidnappers killed Fasoranti’s daughter

The police in Ondo say a yet to be identified man was kidnapped after gunmen attacked Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political group. Olakunrin died after the attack at Kajola on Ore-Benin expressway on Friday. Femi Joseph, police public relations officer (PPRO) in the state, said three vehicles were involved in the incident. “One woman named Funke Olakunrin [...]

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