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Ooni names Ife-Moro road after late Yinka Odumakin

Ooni names Ife-Moro road after late Yinka Odumakin

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on Saturday named Ife-Moro road after the late Afenifere Spokesperson, Mr Yinka Odumakin. The Oba, represented by Mr Kemade Elugbade at the funeral service of Odumakin in Moro, described the late Afenifere chieftain as an unforgettable patriotic descendant of Oduduwa and a positive factor in […]
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Odumakin’s death is tragic — OAU mourns

Odumakin’s death is tragic — OAU mourns

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun state has described the death of human rights activist, Mr Yinka Odumakin as not only tragic but a monumental loss to the country, human rights community and the University.

JIFORM grieves over Odumakin’s death

JIFORM grieves over Odumakin’s death

JOURNALISTS International Forum For Migration, JIFORM, Saturday, expressed sadness over the sudden demise of the National Publicity Secretary of the Apex Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, Comrade Yinka Odumakin.

Rights activist urges FG to immortalise late Odumakin

Rights activist urges FG to immortalise late Odumakin

Human Rights and Political Activist, Mark Adebayo, has advised governors of Southwestern (SW) states and the Federal Government to immortalise the late Yinka Odumakin by naming worthwhile monuments in his memory.

Odumakin: Nigeria’s lost courageous voice – Concerned Nigerians group

Odumakin: Nigeria’s lost courageous voice – Concerned Nigerians group

Concerned Nigerians for the protection of Human Rights and Rule Law initiative has expressed heartfelt condolences to the family of Odumakin over the demise of social rights activist, Yinka Odumakin. In a statement signed by the convener of the group, Comrade Deji Adeyanju, the group described Odumakin as a courageous activist who was never afraid […]

Odumakin’s death, a political earthquake – HURIWA

Odumakin’s death, a political earthquake – HURIWA

By Dirisu Yakubu Ace rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has likened the death of Yinka Odumakin, publicity secretary of Afenifere to a political earthquake. Yinka according to reports died in the early hours of yesterday from complications relating to COVID-19 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos. In a […]

ACF eulogizes late Odumakin

ACF eulogizes late Odumakin

…Explains how it differs with AFENIFERE By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has described late Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere, as a person who had held to his views strongly in defense of the Yoruba course. “Today we received the sad news of the death of Yinka Odumakin, the spokesman of the AFENIFERE. […]

Yinka Odumakin: Nigeria has lost one of its finest — Arewa Youths

Yinka Odumakin: Nigeria has lost one of its finest — Arewa Youths

By Dapo Akinrefon National President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Yerima Shetimma, while mourning the death of Yinka Odumakin, said Nigeria has lost one of its finest. Shetimma said: “It’s a great loss. Yinka was one of our finest especially in the Arewa community. We have lost one of our best, a shinning, leading […]

Civil Society community mourns Odumakin

Civil Society community mourns Odumakin

…vows to continue his struggle for true federalism, restructuring By Gabriel Ewepu THE Nigerian Civil Society Community has been thrown into mourning over the death of Spokesman of the Pan-Yoruba Group, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin. CSOs while expressing shock over Odumakin’s death while speaking with Sunday Vanguard vowed to continue his beliefs and struggle for a […]

INEC: Row grows over 74 delisted parties

INEC: Row grows over 74 delisted parties

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s deregistration of 74 political parties has elicited plaudits and criticisms for the electoral umpire with some of the parties threatening to challenge the action in court.

Afenifere crisis: Tinubu was the arrowhead – Odumakin

Afenifere crisis: Tinubu was the arrowhead – Odumakin

Mr Yinka Odumakin is the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere. In this interview, he accused the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of being one of the arrowheads that caused division in Afenifere.