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January 4, 2019 5:26 PM APC vs PDP: OPC states position on Sanwo-Olu, Agbaje, Buhari, Atiku

Aare Gani Adams-led members of the Oodua Peoples Congress,( OPC), has dissociated itself from the recent move by the late Fredrick Fasheun-led members of the group, to endorse the Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanw-olu. Sanwo-Olu will slug it out with Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 21

December 5, 2018 12:18 PM Gunmen abduct eight college workers, kill one in Osun

Eight staff of the Osun College of Technology, Esa-Oke, have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen along Esa-Oke road in Osun State. The Public Relations Officer of the college, Mr Adewale Oyekanmi, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the gunmen also shot dead another staff who attempted to escape from the scene of the incident 37

December 1, 2018 8:26 PM Fayemi mourns Frederick Fasehun, says pillar of democracy struggle gone

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has mourned the passing of the founder of Oodua Progressives Congress (OPC), Dr Fredrick Fasehun, saying that the country has lost a major pillar of her democratic struggle. Fayemi, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode, described the late OPC leader as an accomplished professional 32

December 1, 2018 6:07 PM How Tinubu reacted to death of OPC leader, Fasehun

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies. DAILY POST reports that Fasehun, also an active member of the National Democratic Coalition, died at 1am on Saturday, at the intensive care unit of the Lagos 38

December 1, 2018 4:31 PM How my father died – Fasehun’s son speaks on OPC leader’s death

Kayode Fasehun, son of the late Dr. Frederick Fasehun, says the family is devastated by the sudden death of their patriarch. DAILY POST reports that Fasehun, the founder and leader of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), died in Lagos in the early hours of Saturday after a brief illness. Kayode, who spoke on behalf of the family, told NAN that Fasehun’s 33

September 15, 2018 5:18 PM OPC leader, Gani Adams loses father

The death has been announced of Pa Lamidi Adams, father of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Otunba Gani Adams. Pa Adams passed away in the early hours of Saturday in a private hospital in Lagos at the age of 80. This was confirmed in a statement personally signed by Gani Adams and made available to newsmen in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The statement 30

June 30, 2018 2:30 PM Biafra: Why Igbo need IPOB declassified as terrorist organization – Prof. Nwala

President of Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, Prof Uzodinma Nwala has pointed out why the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, must be declassified as a terrorist organization. Nwala said the declassification of IPOB was in the interest of the Igbo nation. Speaking with The Sun, Nwala said the people of the South-East will be able to integrate 31

June 4, 2018 7:18 AM Boko Haram fight commercialized, sack military officers in charge – Fasehun tells Buhari

The founder of Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to remove top military officers in charge of the fight against Boko Haram. Fasehun urged Buhari to mandate the military commanders to end the Boko Haram insurgency within six months. He stated that the insurgency could be stopped soon but that the military 31

April 22, 2018 4:48 PM Why there is crisis in Nigeria – Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has attributed the crises facing the country on the failure of its leadership to embrace restructuring. Adams, who doubles as the National Coordinator of the Odu’ua Peopes Congress (OPC), spoke in Akure on Saturday, at a reception organised for him by the Ondo State Government. He said the Yoruba nation 56

January 12, 2018 2:41 PM Buhari speaks on appointment of OPC leader, Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged the leader of Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams to use his new position as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land to enhance the unity of Nigeria. Buhari also urged the OPC leader to pursue worthy goals of security and peace among Nigerians. The President made the remark while congratulating Adams on his inauguration 58