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January 14, 2018 5:37 AM Fani-Kayode reacts to Gani Adams’ coronation as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has hailed the installation of Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. In a Twitter post on Saturday night, Fani-Kayode prayed for Otunba Adams: “may your sword be strong in battle”. He wrote: “Behold Aare Gani Adams, the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland: the Field Marshall and Generalissimo 27

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 30

October 24, 2017 4:59 AM Adams, good choice for Aare Ona Kakanfo title – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has urged the newly proclaimed 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams, to use his new position to right the wrongs in Yorubaland. The monarch also described Adams as the right choice for the position. A statement issued on Monday by Adams’ Chief of Staff, Segun Akani, said the Ooni made the submission 15

October 22, 2017 6:45 PM Aare Ona Kakanfo: Gani Adams Annouces Three Appointments — OsunDefender

The newly appointed Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams on Sunday made three appointments to assist him in his new office. They are Chief Femi Davies as Special Adviser on Events and Strategy, Prince Segun Akanni as Chief of Staff, and Rev. Femi Adepoju as Director of Media and Communication. A press release from the Lagos office of the Aare Ona Kakanfo 17

October 22, 2017 5:36 AM Abiola’s death not due to Aare Ona Kakanfo title –Son

the face of the dust raised by what some have dismissed as needless controversy over the appointment of the leader of the Oodua People Congress, OPC, Chief Gani Adams as the Aare Ona Kakanfo by the Alaafin of Oyo, the son of the late acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, who last held the position of generalissimo 30

October 21, 2017 4:27 AM Aare Ona Kakanfo: Akande, Afonja back Adams

A governorship aspirant in Oyo State, Prof. Adeolu Akande, has thrown his weight behind the choice of the coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams, as the next Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. According to Akande, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, chose a successor to the late Moshood Abiola, who will motivate the youth to demonstrate perseverance 22

October 20, 2017 8:49 AM Gani Adams: How Yoruba promoter became Aare Ona Kakanfo

TO different people, he means different things. While some perceive him as a cultural advocate, others hold contrary views. Whichever way he is viewed, Otunba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams is unarguably a leading promoter of Yoruba interest worldwide. This is a cause he has chosen ever since destiny made him the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress 23

October 19, 2017 5:52 PM Gani Adams suitable for Aare Ona title – Ifa priest

A prominent Ifa Priest and community leader, High Chief Olayemi Alabi has congratulated leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, on his appointment as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. Alabi, who is the Oluwo of Surulere Kingdom in Lagos State, also congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, for breaking the 19-year vacuum 25

October 19, 2017 9:10 AM Why I made Gani Adams Aare Ona Kakanfo – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, on Wednesday said he did not receive money from the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams, before pronouncing him the new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. The monarch in a report by Punch Newspapers said the newly installed Aare Ona Kakanfo was chosen based on his worthy track records 28

October 19, 2017 7:51 AM Fayose explains why Aare Ona Kakanfo cap fits Gani Adams

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says the title of the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, being conferred on the Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, by the Alaafin of Oyo, Kabiyesi Iku Baba Yeye Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, was like putting a round peg in a round hole. Fayose stated this in a message to congratulate Adams 19