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OPC slams President Buhari over increase in electricity tariff

The Oodua Peoples Congress has accused President Buhari of being insensitive to the plights of Nigerians, saying the sudden increase in the electricity tarrif is brutish and inhuman, describing it as an attempt to fuel national crisis.

Gani Adams ‘ordained as Apostle’ in Lagos

Speaking shortly after his ordination, Gani Adams said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the courage to tackle the security challenges facing the country adding that leadership remains Nigeria’s biggest problem.

Gani Adams: My guardian angel won’t forgive me if I reconcile with ex-President Obasanjo

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, said yesterday that he does not have a reason to reconcile with former President Olusegun Obasanjo noting that his guardian angel will not forgive him if he reconciles with the former president.

#EndSARs: Gani Adams sues for peace, urges FG to embrace call for regionalism

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged Nigerian youths to embrace peace as the best means to drive home their demand for police reform and other sundry issues affecting the nation.

Gani Adams: Those in power are products of protests

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has restated his condemnation of the shooting of End SARS protesters.

Gani Adams: Terrorists now occupy Oyo community

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of armed terrorists, which he alleged are now occupying Kishi, North-west area of Oyo State as well as the vast old Oyo National Park in the state.

50th birthday: I’ll devote rest of my life to charity, service to humanity –...

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, on Wednesday said he will devote the rest of his life to charity and service to humanity.

Afe Babalola: Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring

The founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the news of crude oil discovery in the North gladdens his heart, because such a discovery will hasten the restructuring of the country.

Gani Adams: President Buhari’s government tainted with nepotism

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has described the recent event that played out during the crusade for the establishment of operation Amotekun across Southwest as a blessing in disguise, pointing out that the Yoruba spoke with one voice in their efforts to make sure that the new initiative came alive.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun one of many proferred solutions to our security challenges

The Governor of Ondo State and also the Chairman of the South West governors forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has hinted that the “Operation Amotekun” is one of the many solutions proffered by the South West governors to tackle security challenges in the region.

Aare-in-Council: Amotekun, not OPC military wing

The Council which is the highest decision-making organ of the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland Otunba Gani Adams, rose from its quarterly meeting yesterday to throw its weight behind the initiative.

Gani Adams: Akesan fire incident disastrous

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday consoled the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, over the early morning inferno that razed the Akesan market in Oyo, describing the incidence which occasioned “unprecedented” loss as disastrous.

Amotekun: South-West governors yet to reach out to us on recruitment – Gani Adams

The South-West Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has lauded the move by the state governors to start the joint security taskforce across the zone but quickly noted that it had not been contacted by the governors on the modus operandi, especially, recruitment of members of the outfit, with just five days to the commencement of the initiative.

Amotekun: South-West government yet to contact us on recruitment, other processes – Group

The Southwest Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has applauded the move by the governors in the region to start the joint security taskforce across the South-West.

Gani Adams urges federal government to use festive periods to alleviate sufferings of Nigerians

Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged the Federal Government to use the occasion of the Christmas and the coming New Year celebrations to alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians, just as he expressed worry at the present situation in the country, which he noted had affected the economy.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police nab 1,154 suspected kidnappers in 8 months

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August.

Gani Adams: How OPC fought for democracy in Nigeria

The Aare Onakakanfo, Chief Gani Adams, said the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election led to the establishment of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).

Gani Adams faults arrest of Omoyele Sowore

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams, has faulted the rationale behind the arrest the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, calling on the Federal Government to release him.

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Twitter said Tuesday it was rolling out tweets which disappear after 24 hours, joining rival social platforms in offering ephemeral messages.

Twitter employees ‘lock’ their accounts fearing reprisal from Donald Trump supporters

According to the Times, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who was working remotely from a private island the day the riot occurred, was not totally convinced a temporary ban on the president that day was the right decision. Twitter executives told Dorsey that the response to Trump’s tweets in the day after the riot suggested there was great potential for more real-world violence, ultimately leading to the permanent suspension.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Tailors sewing fake Amotekun uniforms arrested in Oyo

Some unauthorised tailors said to have been sewing fake uniforms of the Oyo State Security Network Agency otherwise called Amotekun to unscrupulous elements in the state have been arrested.

Gunmen kidnap Imo university lecturer

The victim, a native of Eziama autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the State, was whisked away by his abductors who were allegedly dressed in police uniform.
The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lauded the supreme sacrifice, selfless service and invaluable roles played by officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in continually ensuring the oneness and indivisible Nigeria.

Coronavirus: Osun ready to test every willing resident – official

Osun State Government has stated the readiness to test every willing resident to ensure that the further spread of the coronavirus is curtailed in the state.
Zimbabwe coach Zdravko Logarusic has accused hosts Cameroon of ‘witchcraft’ ahead of their African Nations Championship opener in Yaounde on Saturday.

CHAN 2021: Zimbabwe accuse Cameroon of witchcraft after dead bat found on the pitch

Zimbabwe coach Zdravko Logarusic has accused hosts Cameroon of ‘witchcraft’ ahead of their African Nations Championship opener in Yaounde on Saturday.