Former Aviation Minister Fani Kayode recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressive Congress, a move that elicited mixed reactions from Nigerians, with many taking to social media to drag the former PDP chieftain, given how much he criticised the ruling party before defecting to their side.
In the early hours of today, Amotekun Corps, in collaboration with the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) arrested six bandits in Oyo forest.The arrest was made during the joint routine patrol operation of the operatives along two routes within Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Image credit : bbc.com For quite some time, many Nigerians had criticized Sheikh Gumi despite his efforts in trying to end banditry in the country. Image credit : Punchng.com According the Sahara Reporters, the Oyo State chapter of the Oodua Peoples Congress under the leadership of Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, has said the unexpected visit of an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi to Igboho, a town in Oyo State is an affront to the entire Yoruba nation.
The Oyo State Chapter of the Oodua Peoples Congress is speculating that Sheikh Ahmed Gumi might be a spy for bandits. The coordinator of OPC in Oyo State, Rotimi Olumo has warned the Islamic cleric against visiting any part of the southwestern region. Recall that Gumi visited Igboho town a few weeks back which sparked reactions amongst Nigerians.
To some Nigerians, the unity and indivisibility of this country no longer matters.In recent months, the agitation for secession have intensified from Nigerians.
Epe Area Photo Credit: Punch According to a news that was posted this morning, it was made known that some members of Oodua Peoples Congress in the Epe area of Lagos State, trailed one of their former members to his residence and stabbed him to death due to the misunderstanding that happened between them.
Ibadan Gang War: 11 People Killed As Oodua Peoples Congress Launches Another Attack On Oopo Hoodlums
Report from Sahara Reporters gathered that the number of victims in Oopo, Inalende, and Abebi areas of Ibadan has increased to 11 according to the violence there. Our journalist gathered that followers of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) had deployed their members to attack the youths in the Oopo area.
The President of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Aare Prince Osibote while on 'The Morning Show' a live TV program on Arise TV. He narrates his visit to the ravaged Igangan town to see the carnage and destruction done by yet to be identified criminals that attacked the town weeks back.
Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams has said that as far as the freedom of the SouthWest is concerned, there are only two options available for President Muhammadu Buhari to choose from. According to him, the president must choose between self-determination or regional government for the Yoruba people.
In a recent press statement, the Ogun State OPC coordinator, Chief Adesina Jimoh, expressed his worry over the banditry and kidnapping that have become the order of the day in the South West, especially in Ogun State.The OPC chieftain has declared the readiness of the Oodua People's Congress (OPC) to protect every son and daughter of the soil.
Violence broke out again in Ibadan at the Oppo Yeosa axis, as members of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, reportedly clashed with a rival gang, the identity of the rival group is yet to be ascertained at the time of writing this report. The clash resulted in the death of six people.
Sahara Reporters have confirmed that the number of victims that died during the attack in Oopo, Inalende, and Abebi communities of Ibadan has now increased to 11 victims. When we are accumulating the report, there was a report that the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) had deployed some of their members to Oopo, Inalende and Abebi communities to launch an attack on the youths in that area.
Amotekun, Oodua Peoples Congress, Vigilantes Arrest 6 Bandits In Oyo Forest With 183 Cows, Cash And Weapons
Sahara Reporters on their Twitter handle have reported that the operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency which is popularly called Amotekun Corps in collaboration with Oodua People's Congress and the Vigilante Group of Nigeria have apprehended six bandits at the Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria.
The Oodua Peoples Congress has warned the Federal Government against cracking down on self-determination activists, claiming that doing so could lead to a national crisis. The OPC announced this in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Barrister Yinka Oguntimehin, weeks after agents of the Department of State Security raided the home of Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, killing two people.
The rate at which insurgency is skyrocketing in our country is becoming alarming and worrisome.Lately we have recorded so many insecurity in some parts of the country especially in the Eastern part of Nigeria.Earlier today, we got news from Sahara Reporters that Amotekun, Oodua Peoples Congress, Vigilantees arrested a group of six men alleged to be Bandits.
Today's Headlines: Yoruba People Are Ready To Die In Pursuit of Oduduwa Nation - Gani Adams, Buhari Celebrates Children
Yoruba people are ready to die in pursuit of our nation- Gani Adams Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, has said people of the Yoruba extraction are ready to die in the push to actualise Oduduwa Republic. Adams said some people of the Southwest are determined to pursue Oduduwa Republic.
Today's Headlines: 5 killed As OPC, Herald Group Clash In Ibadan; Court Orders FG To Pay Bayelsa $95M
Five killed as OPC, Herald group clash in Ibadan; Gang clashes leave many dead in Ibadan as security forces struggle to get hold of the matter. At least five residents of Ibadan were shot dead on Thursday, when members of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) clashed with a rival group, The Nation newspaper reported on Saturday.
The O'odua Peoples Congress, OPC, yesterday, lampooned previous Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Abdurahman Dambazau (retd) for calling the OPC as the feared Boko Haram, saying the previous Army boss was experiencing intense dementia and step by step putting some distance between the real factors existing apart from everything else.
Few days after the Arewa Youth Assembly gave Yoruba people few hours to leave the north, the Oodua Peoples Congress, New Era, has come out to condemned the ultimatum issued by the Arewa Youth Assembly for the Yoruba living in the North to vacate the zone.
Members of the Oodua Peoples Congress and the Oodua Peoples Congress Initiative were said to have clashed in Ikire, Osun State, killing two people. On Thursday, anonymous sources in Ikire told The PUNCH that the crisis began in the town on Tuesday, when a member of the OPC was shot and killed.