Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tag "Yinka Ayefele"

    Ajimobi’s giant strides in folly

Ajimobi’s giant strides in folly

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State is increasingly becoming the Rochas Okorocha of the south-west. With very little effort, he might surpass the latter, the self-acclaimed exponent of iberiberism (an Igbo slang which roughly translates as "the act or state of foolishness").In a rare moment of lucidity, Okorocha, the accidental governor of Imo and its first and, hopefully, last emperor, said the [...]

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    NBC: Demolition of Ayefele’s building doesn’t speak well of Ajimobi’s government

NBC: Demolition of Ayefele’s building doesn’t speak well of Ajimobi’s government

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has condemned the Oyo state government's demolition of the structure housing Fresh FM in Ibadan, the state capital.Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara state capital on Wednesday, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, director-general of NBC,  said the demolition was a worrisome development and did not speak well of the state government.The structure, “Music House, ” reportedly valued at N800 million and [...]

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    Ajimobi on Ayefele’s house: Being physically challenged is not an excuse to break the law

Ajimobi on Ayefele’s house: Being physically challenged is not an excuse to break the law

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, says being physically challenged is not an excuse to break the law.The governor said this in an interview with BBC Yoruba.The Oyo government had pulled down Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, reportedly estimated at N800 million.This sparked outrage, with many accusing the governor of not being sympathetic to the plight of the musician who was [...]

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    Oyo: Why we pulled down Ayefele’s Music House

Oyo: Why we pulled down Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo state government has defended its decision to demolish Fresh FM, a radio station belonging to Yinka Ayefele, a gospel artiste.Widespread condemnation had trailed the action which took place on Sunday.Ayefele had headed to court to stop the demolition but the government ordered that the building, said to be estimated at N800 million, be brought down 24 hours to [...]

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    FLASHBACK: In 2016, Ajimobi told Ayefele ‘I’m happy I didn’t demolish your building’ (video)

FLASHBACK: In 2016, Ajimobi told Ayefele ‘I’m happy I didn’t demolish your building’ (video)

The Oyo government says Music House, owned by Yinka Ayefele, was demolished because it contravened the physical planning laws of the state.Music House, brought down on Sunday, was said to be structurally defective, capable of causing danger, and a nuisance to the public.But in 2016, Ajimobi Abiola, Oyo governor, visited Fresh FM and had nothing but praises for Music House.At [...]

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    Yinka Ayefele’s dad dies after 76th birthday thanksgiving

Yinka Ayefele’s dad dies after 76th birthday thanksgiving

Yinka Ayefele, popular gospel singer, is currently mourning the loss of his father, Joshua Taiwo Ayefele, who died on October 12, 2014, aged 76.The deceased (pictured, right, with his son) passed away during the celebration of his birthday with his children, right after a thanksgiving service was held in his honour at an Anglican Church at Ipoti Ekiti.'Baba Teacher', as [...]

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