Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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    Insecurity getting worse under Buhari, says Jonathan

Insecurity getting worse under Buhari, says Jonathan

Less than 24 hours after ex-President Olusgeun Obasanjo raised the alarm over the high level of insecurity in the country, former President Goodluck Jonathan lent his voice to the same issue.When he paid a condolence visit to Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, in Akure, Ondo state capital, on Tuesday, the ex-president said insecurity is getting worse under President Muhammadu Buhari.Although [...]

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    Ondo senator: I can no longer travel to my town because of kidnappers

Ondo senator: I can no longer travel to my town because of kidnappers

Ajayi Boroffice, senator representing Ondo north senatorial district, says he can no longer travel to his hometown because of the fear of being kidnapped.Boroffice, who is the deputy majority leader at the upper legislative chamber, said this during a visit to the Akure residence of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, whose daughter, Funke Olakunrin, was killed by gunmen.Olakunrin, 58, was murdered [...]

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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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    Miyetti Allah: We’re shocked by the conclusion that herdsmen killed Fasoranti’s daughter

Miyetti Allah: We’re shocked by the conclusion that herdsmen killed Fasoranti’s daughter

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condoled with Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere national leader, over the death of his daughter.Funke Olakunrin, Fasoranti's daughter, was killed when gunmen attacked the vehicle she was travelling in on Friday.Olakunrin was reportedly travelling to Lagos when the incident occurred.In a statement, Baba Uthman, MACBAN national secretary, said the group was shocked [...]

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    Fasoranti: I never knew I wouldn’t see my daughter again 

Fasoranti: I never knew I wouldn’t see my daughter again 

Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, says he never knew Friday would be the last day that he would see Funke Olakunrin, his daughter who was shot dead along Benin-Ore highway, on Friday.Olakunrin, 58, was heading to Lagos from Akure, Ondo state capital, when suspected kidnappers targetted her vehicle.Her driver was said to have made a U-turn in an attempt to escape [...]

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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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    Don’t blame us when we fight back, says Gani Adams on Fasoranti’s daughter

Don’t blame us when we fight back, says Gani Adams on Fasoranti’s daughter

Gani Adams, aare onakakanfo of Yorubaland, says the Yoruba ethnic group should not be blamed if it decides to react to the killings in the region.He was reacting to the killing of Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group.She was shot dead by armed men along Benin-Ore road on Friday afternoon. Yinka Odumakin, [...]

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    ‘She lost too much blood’ — Fasoranti’s son speaks on sister’s death

‘She lost too much blood’ — Fasoranti’s son speaks on sister’s death

Kehinde, one of the sons of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader,  has explained how Funke Olakunrin, his sister, was killed in Ondo state.Olakunrin was shot dead along the Benin-Ore road while heading to Lagos from Akure on Friday.The tragic incident occurred hours after she visited her 93-year-old father, who had not fully recovered from the death of one of his daughters.Kehinde [...]

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    Ohanaeze youth: Death of Fasoranti’s daughter could spark a ‘tribal war’

Ohanaeze youth: Death of Fasoranti’s daughter could spark a ‘tribal war’

The youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has asked governors in the south-west to ban movement of cattle by foot.Okechukwu Isiguzoro, president-general of the group, made the suggestion while reacting to the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, a leader of Afenifere, Yoruba socio-cultural organisation.She was shot dead by armed men at Benin-Ore road [...]

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    Bloodthirsty murderers must be arrested, says Akeredolu on death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Bloodthirsty murderers must be arrested, says Akeredolu on death of Fasoranti’s daughter

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, has described the killing of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, as unacceptable.Olakunrin was shot dead at Ore in Ondo state on Friday. She was said to be heading to Lagos from Akure, capital of Ondo.Afenifere has blamed the incident on herdsmen, citing witnesses.In a statement issued on his behalf by Donald [...]

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