• Gani Adams warns Niger Delta militants against further invasion

    Gani Adams warns Niger Delta militants against further invasion

    Gani Adams gave marching order to OPC members to confront any invaders of Yoruba Land.

    The National Coordinator of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, has attributed the deployment of soldiers to combat suspected Niger Delta militants in parts of Lagos and Ogun states to the spiritual appeasement made Yoruba leaders.

    Adams, who was speaking during the annual Ifa festival, which held at the Abule Ado area of Lagos State, also sent a warning to evil-minded people to steer clear of […]

  • Militancy: “How many people will you fight?” Gani Adams asks Buhari

    Militancy: “How many people will you fight?” Gani Adams asks Buhari

    Gani Adams, leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), says the use of force in the Niger Delta region can not stop attacks on oil assets.

    In an interview with newsmen, Adams advised the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to negotiate with militants based on restructuring.

    He said but for the fact that the Niger Delta is endowed with oil, Buhari would not have cared about the activities of the militants.

    “The government should negotiate with them on the basis of restructuring. You […]

  • OPC will strike back if attacks on Yorubaland continue –  Gani Adams

    OPC will strike back if attacks on Yorubaland continue – Gani Adams

    Otunba Gani Adams is the leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC). In this interview with selected journalists recently, he says that the struggle for the emancipation of the Yoruba race is a collective one.

    Excerpts:

    How would you react to calls for OPC to repel attacks on the South-West?

    Well, we are aware of these calls. But the comments of some people in Yoruba land that do not even know the efforts of OPC are not helping matters. We would like to […]

  • Court orders Gani Adams  to pay N100m as damages for libel

    Court orders Gani Adams to pay N100m as damages for libel

    An Abuja High Court Thursday ruled that the factional leader of the Odua People’s Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, should pay the sum of N100 million as damages in a libel suit filed against him.

    Founder and leader of OPC, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, had in 2013 slammed an N11 billion suit against the Independent Communications Network Limited (Publishers of PM News and the News Magazine) and Adams for defamatory and libelous publication against him in the News Magazine.

    Delivering judgment on the matter […]

  • OPC state leaders insist Gani Adams must go

    OPC state leaders insist Gani Adams must go

    Leaders of the pan Yoruba socio cultural group, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) from Ondo and Kwara states Sunday urged their National Coordinator, Otunba Gani Adams, to resign from office.

    At a meeting of OPC members from the two states, which held in Kuntu area of Ilorin, Kwara state capital, the Ondo and Kwara state coordinators of the organisation, Rotimi Akinsowon and Marauf Salami respectively said resignation remains the only viable option for Adams who, however, has denied all the allegations levied […]