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2023: Afenifere denies endorsing Tinubu

Written by on 7 April 2021

The South-West based socio-political group, Afenifere, has denied supporting the presidential bid of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, or any aspirant for the 2023 presidential election. This is coming on the heels of a viral statement by the leader of South West Agenda, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, purporting that his group […]

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Afenifere Spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, Is Dead

Written by on 3 April 2021

Yinka Odumakin, the National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, is dead. Sources within the Afenifere and his close associates confirmed the news to newsmen. His wife, Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, was also quoted to have confirmed the news of the death. “A part of me is gone. A part of me is gone. He […]

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Afenifere, CDD differ on INEC chair’s successor

Written by on 12 October 2020

The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere and a nonprofit organisation Centre of Democracy and Development (CDD), have expressed opposing views over whether or not the tenure of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, should be renewed as it ends on November 9 2020. In a telephone interview with newsmen, in […]

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Arotile: Family demands probe, Afenifere rejects crash report

Written by on 17 July 2020

The family of Tolulope Arotile, the late first Nigerian female combat pilot, and the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Thursday rejected the accident theory of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) as the cause of the death, calling for a probe. The late combat pilot died on Tuesday at the age of 24 after a car […]

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Taraba killings: Outrage as Malami spares army mastermind, other soldiers trial

Written by on 9 June 2020

The pan-Yoruba social cultural group, Afenifere; lawyers and activists on Monday lampooned the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), for dropping the names of 10 soldiers named as accomplices in the kidnapping charges involving an alleged Taraba State kidnapping kingpin, Bala Hamisu, also known as Wadume, and others. They demanded an explanation […]

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[COVID-19] Afenifere donates N3m to South-West govs

Written by on 17 April 2020

Members of Afenifere, a Yoruba Socio-cultural Organization in each of the southwest states are to donate 500,000 nairas to their Governor as support for the fight against Coronavirus. Leader of the group and a second republic Senator, Pa Ayo Fasanmi commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor of the region for the efforts towards curbing the […]

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