Tag: Yinka Odumakin

Opinion: Yinka Odumakin, the storm is over!

By abiodun KOMOLAFE ‘Abiodun, stop crying; the storm is over!’ Those were the exact words of Peter Oluyinka Odumakin to me at Saint James’ Anglican Church, Aramoko-Ekiti in Ekiti State, on November 5, 2009. It was on the occasion of my wedding to the-then Miss Oluwafunmilola Awosusi.  For obvious reasons, it was to be a day of joy for me; and, truly, it was! But, midway[Read More…]

Breaking: Yinka Odumakin, renowned human rights activist, is dead

Yinka Odumakin, a human rights activist who was spokesman of Afenifere, Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, is dead according to Daily Trust Newspaper reports. Details of his death are still sketchy but a source told Daily Trust that he died from COVID-19 complications. Odumakin played a key role in the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO)[Read More…]

2019 Will Be Disastrous for APC — Afenifere

  The pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, on its part, warned that the killings across the country by Fulani herdsmen and other armed groups could affect the electoral chances of the ruling APC in the 2019 polls. It admonished the President to address the nation on the issue and take decisive measures[Read More…]

Afenifere Declare WAR, Wants Fulani Herdsmen To Stop Cattle Rearing Activities In Yorubaland

Afenefere, a Pan-Yoruba Socio Political group yesterday rose from an emergency meeting in Akure, the Ondo state capital and called for the stoppage of cattle rearing activities in the south West states following the menace of Fulani herdsmen. The group said that the activities of the fulani herdsmen in the[Read More…]

Yinka Odumakin Drags Rauf Aregbesola To EFCC Over Corruption Allegations

National Publicity Secretary of the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has submitted documents of corruption allegations against Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Odumakin is an indigene of Osun State. In the petition submitted on behalf of a group, Osun Stakeholders, titled,[Read More…]

Why I Dumped General Buhari For President Jonathan – Former Buhari Spokesman, Yinka Odumakin [INTERVIEW]

Political activist and former spokesman for General Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yinka Odumakin has revealed his reasons from dumping the former military Head of State and pitched his tent with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. The current Spokesperson of Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere spoke in[Read More…]

Pan-Yoruba Group, Afenifere Endorses Jonathan For Second Term

The Yoruba socio-political group Afenifere has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan’s bid for a second term in office. It gave its endorsement at a meeting of its members with the President at the residence of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasanranti in Akure on Tuesday. Jonathan told reporters as he left the[Read More…]

“My Husband, Yinka, Is Responsible For His Actions” – Joe Odumakin Reacts To Alleged Disagreement

Dr. Joe Odumakin, prominent Nigerian female activist, has slammed critics who think her husband, Yinka Odumakin’s decision politically is a problem to their marriage. Joe Odumakin took to Twitter earlier today where she tweeted, “Even while Yinka was spokesperson 4 #Buhari, I wasn’t with him all that. Same now!But he[Read More…]

“Watch The Watcher” Odumakin, Other Yoruba Leaders Counter Obasanjo On Autobiography

Weeks after launching his controversial book, My Watch, the entire life history of former president Olusegun Obasanjo came under critical scrutiny in another book authored by the National Secretary of Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin. Odumakin, in his 280 pages book titled: ‘Watch the Watcher: Book of Remembrance of the[Read More…]

Confab:”I Thought It Was Shekau, That’s The Language Of B’Haram” Yinka Odumakin Blasts Lamido Of Adamawa

Spokesman of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has berated his fellow National Conference delegate and the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Mustapha, for threatening a walk out from the conference. Speaking on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ about what transpired on the floor of the conference during the session, he[Read More…]