Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag "Yinka Odumakin"

    ‘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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    Monumental tragedy has befallen our people, says Afenifere on kidnappings

Monumental tragedy has befallen our people, says Afenifere on kidnappings

Afenifere, the apex Yoruba socio-political organisation, says people are now afraid to travel on the roads in the south-west due to frequent cases of kidnapping.In a statement on Sunday, Yinka Odumakin, national publicity secretary of the group, described the situation as a monumental tragedy for people living in the region.Afenifere accused governors in the region of trivialising what the people [...]

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    Court bars EFCC from arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

Court bars EFCC from arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

An Abuja federal high court has barred the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting or detaining Femi Fani-Kayode and Yinka Odumakin.Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation and Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere, had filed a N20 million suit against the commission over their claim that the commission was plotting to arrest Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).EFCC had denied [...]

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    Fani-Kayode, Odumakin file N20m suit against EFCC

Fani-Kayode, Odumakin file N20m suit against EFCC

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation and Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere, have filed a N20 million suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The commission had invited the duo over their social media posts that the anti-graft agency raided the house of Walter Onnoghen, the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).The agency had denied the claim and threatened them [...]

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    Odumakin: APC govs mocked the dead during condolence visit to Ortom

Odumakin: APC govs mocked the dead during condolence visit to Ortom

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors who visited their Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, over the herdsmen killings in the state displayed "mockery of the dead", says Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere.Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno, recently led a delegation of APC governors to condole with Ortom.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Tuesday, Odumakin said instead of being sober [...]

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    Obasanjo almost went on his knees to beg AD governors on third term, says Osoba

Obasanjo almost went on his knees to beg AD governors on third term, says Osoba

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday received more criticism for 'My Watch', his autobiography.Few days after Wole Soyinka described Obasanjo as an overgrown child of circumstance over the same book, Segun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun state, has said that the book is filled with so many inconsistencies.According to Osoba, Obasanjo "almost went on his knees" to beg for support [...]

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