Posts Tagged ‘Yinka Odumakin’

Nigerian Ruler Initiated Visa Free Policy To Allow Fulani Hersdmen Invade Nigeria ~ Afenifere

Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, has accused Nigerian Ruler of initiating the Visa Free Policy to allow Fulani herdsmen invade the country.The policy kicked off on Sunday, despite concerns that had been raised against in some quarters. Miyetti Allah, the umbrella body of herdsmen in the country, on Saturday, boasted that the Fulani ethnic group […]

Odumakin labels Osinbajo A Glorified Market Leader

Yinka Odumakin, Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, the pan Yoruba organisation, has berated the performance of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, stating that he has now become a glorified “Baba Oloja” (male market leader). He stated this in an interview published by The Guardian newspaper on Sunday. According to Odumakin, not much has been achieved in the South-West […]

CJN RAID: EFCC to sue Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied invading the residence of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The commission also said it will file a libel suit against Femi Fani-Kayode, a PDP chieftain, and Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere, for their role in spreading what it termed “fake news”. Both men had […]

Obasanjo Blasted for saying ‘Chibok Girls may never return’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s has received knocks over his previous comment that the Chibok girls abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State two years ago by Boko Haram may never be found. Rights Activist, Mr. Yinka Odumakin blasted the former President saying; “Does anybody take Obasanjo serious again? It is clear that he […]

Afenifere Throws Weight Behind Ban on Cattle Grazing in Ekiti

Yoruba Apex socio-political group, Afenifere, has thrown its weight behind the decision of the Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, to ban cattle grazing in the state. The group made this known in a statement by its spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, on Monday, describing the decision as a “courageous move.” Mr. Odumakin added the action of the governor was a […]

Afenifere Tasks Buhari To Probe Zaria Massacre And Onitsha Killings

The leadership of Afenifere has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari to institute a judicial probe into the killings of Shiite Islamic sect members in Zaria, Kaduna State, and also the killing of pro-Biafran agitators by soldiers in Onitsha, Anambra state. Yinka Odumakin, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, in a statement described as worrisome the […]