In the 19th Century, Ilorin (present capital of Kwara State) was the military headquarters of the old Oyo Empire. It was governed by a man named Afonja, who was the 6th Aare Ona Kakanfo (commander-in-chief) of the Oyo army. Afonja carried out various military functions for Aole, the Alaafin of old Oyo (1789-1796).
So many Nigerians have reacted to the attack on Sunday Igboho and how the DSS claimed to have paraded his house in Ibadan. See what Gani Adams said that made Joe Igbokwe reacts. In Joe Igbokwe's post, Gani Adams said both himself and some other traditional rulers like Ooni of Ife, Alake of Egbaland and many others has been insulted and embarrassed by Sunday Igboho, but we need to help him now, Hang Adams said.
Of all those who died in the January 15, 1966, first Nigerian Military Coup, which was led by Late Major General Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, only Samuel Ladoke Akintola died fighting back. Chief Ladoke was the 13th Aare Ona Kakanfo - that is, the Field Marshal General of all of Yorubaland from 1964 to 1966.
In his quest to find a lasting solution to the insecurity in Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde has appointed Iba Gani Adams, Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, as an ambassador for the State's Security Network, also known as Amotekun. Photo: Gani Adams receiving a pick-up van at his Lagos residence at Omole Phase 2.
The Yoruba people of Southwest Nigeria are known for their rich culture and well-defined system of government. The system of administration in a traditional Yoruba society is comparable to present-day system of governance in Nigeria. There were various arms that functioned for the smooth administration of the Kingdom.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba, Iba Gani Adams has spoken on the reason he refused to join Yoruba nation rally in Lagos. According to him, he is in a position of leader and elderly statesman, that is why he did not participate in the rally.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams has sounded the alarm on the danger facing the Southwest region of the country after the recent attack on the Oyo State correctional facility, insisting that armed bandits are acting according Otunba Adams stated that the attack on the facility showed how porous the prison was, and the vulnerability of the security agents guarding it.
Reno Omokri has offered advice to Afenifere and Gani Adams on what they should do to help Freedom Fighter, Sunday Igboho, after he was arrested by Security Operatives in Cotonou, Benin Republic, on Monday Night. Igboho was declared wanted by the Department of State security service after he escaped arrest when his house was invaded earlier this month by DSS, he was later advised to turn himself over to the Police but he didn't comply.
Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, says victims of kidnapping in the south-west region lost over N3 billion, paid as ransom, within the last four years. Adams said this on Thursday, during a conference organized by the south-west security stakeholders group (SSSG), which held in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has been appointed as the Oyo State Security Network, also known as Amotekun Corps by the State Governor, Seyi Makinde. Photo: Presentation of a pick-up van to Gani Adams at his residence in Lagos Image Credits || Gistmania
The mother of Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho and allies have asked Sheikh Gumi to stay away from Yoruba Land. Sunday Igboho's mother and some Yoruba Nation activists recently visited Igboho town to offer prayer in order to nullify the effect of the visit of a cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, to the town according to Punch newspaper.
Photo Credit: Google The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, on Wednesday slams the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Of Nigeria (MACBAN) for threatening the nation that cost of a Cow may go up to N2 Million due to the recent grazing law signed into law by some Southern States of the federation.
Bandits Planning To Attack South-West Region Gani Adams Says, Condemns Sheikh Gumi’s Visit To Igboho
Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, is a Yoruba Nation activist from Igboho, the headquarters of the Oorelope Local Government Area in Oyo State. Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, and other members of the South-West Security Stakeholders Group have chastised Ahmad Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, for his visit to Igboho, Oyo State.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land whose name is Gani Adams has revealed the actions he is currently doing to facilitate the release of Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho who is popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Gani Adams said that he has rallied 10 Benin Republic monarchs to aid the release of Sunday Adeyemo who is currently in custody in Benin.
Following the arrest of Yoruba freedom fighter Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho in Cotonou on Monday night, reactions from similar activists and other personalities have continued to trail this latest show of power by the present administration. One of such activist to have promptly aired his views on the arrest is Reno Omokri.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland and traditional aristocrat Chief Ganiyu Adams has condemned the attack on the residence of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho. In a statement issued by his special assistant on media, Kehinde Aderemi, Chief Gani said the attack was a ploy to silence Igboho from stating his views on the state of the nation.
Gani Adams Berates DSS For Failing To present Igboho’s aides in Court. Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Chief Gani Adams has criticized the Department of State Service (DSS) for its refusal to present the 12 Sunday Igboho's aides, before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday.
Scores of supporters of Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, his mother and allies have visited Igboho town to offer prayers to ‘nullify’ the effect of the visit of a cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, to the town, the Punch reports. Sheikh Ahmad Gumi Video footage had emerged of the controversial cleric standing in front of the Muslim Grammar School in Modeke/Igboho during a visit to the town.
The Generalissimo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams alias Aare Ona Kakanfo has urged top Yoruba monarchs and Southwest governors to come to the aid of Yoruba Nation activist Sunday Igboho who has been declared wanted by the DSS after a raid was conducted at his residence. He said Sunday Igboho has to be protected because he represents the communities that are being invaded by criminals who are killing and spreading terror.
Reno Omokri, who was ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s former media aide, has openly started fund-raising for Sunday Igboho’s legal defense, by calling on Yoruba sociocultural organization, Afenifere and Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams, and others. Recall that on Monday, at the airport in Cotonou, Igboho, the Yoruba activist was reportedly arrested while attempting to travel to Germany.