August 19, 2018

‘My sweat… My pain’, Yinka Ayefele reacts to demolition exercise as SERAP Condemns Govt’s action

John Izabi,  Popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, has reacted to the demolition of a part of his Music House building, located around Challenge area of Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday. The Music House, which houses the musician’s popular radio station, Fresh FM, was demolished in the early hours of Sunday. The location of the building has generated controversies in recent weeks, with the Oyo State Government alleging that it contravenes urban and physical planning laws of the state. The government said the building violated the originally approved building plan because it is “structurally defective (and) poses danger or constitutes a nuisance to the occupier or the general public.” Toye Arulogun, Oyo [Read]

FRESH FM IBADAN: Oyo State NUJ Condemns Demolition of Building

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo State Council is highly disturbed by the demolition of the Music House of Fresh FM 105.9, Ibadan today by the Oyo State Government. The NUJ in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Union, Comrades Adewumi Faniran and Bola Ogunlayi says it is particularly worried that the exercise had to be carried out when the matter is before a court of competent Jurisdiction. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the Union expressed concern about what the Fate of Journalists and other Media workers of the establishment would be, not to mention the great loss that would bedevil the owner [Read]

BREAKING: Ajimobi-led Oyo govt demolishes Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM building SEE MORE PHOTOS >>>

John Izabi,  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that despite large public outcry and condemnations, the Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led Oyo State Government has demolished the popular Ayefele Music House, housing the multi – million naira  Fresh FM Ibadan, a radio station owned by the popular musician. The station had been marked for demolition but singer,  Yinka Ayefele felt aggrieved and approached the court to halt the planned action by the government. However, as at the time of filing this report on Sunday morning, the radio station was being demolished. Meanwhile, there is a huge presence of security agents who are armed to the teeth, [Read]