Without infrastructure, food security, no salary will be enough as minimum wage
Professor Toyin Falola, one of Nigeria’s foremost Historians and currently the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities...
OPC, group laud Atiku’s emergence as PDP’s standard bearer
A Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, the O’dua People’s Congress (OPC) has commended the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general election.
‘Buhari should resign, Nigeria cannot be a Fulani republic’
Dr. Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), in this interview with Kehinde Olatunji, accused the Federal Government of circumventing democracy and asked for a change of Nigeria’s constitution. What is your general impression about the country currently? The state of security in the country is parlous. Any nation that cannot boast of…
OPC leaders demand resignation of service chiefs, convocation of security summit
Founder, Odua People’s Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has asked the nation’s service chiefs to resign honourably for “competent hands” to mount the saddle. According to him, that was the noble thing to do as “they have failed in their duties to secure the lives and property of the people.”
Police raid, destroy OPC shrine where suspects are tried, tortured
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the destruction of a shrine located under the Opebi link bridge allegedly belonging to members of the Oodua Peoples’ Congress (OPC)
Police confirm death of one in Ogun clash
The Ogun Police command has confirmed the death of one person in renewed clash between cult groups in Ijebu-Igbo, headquarters of Ijebu North Local Council of the state. An eyewitness account, however, stated that three people were killed in the conflict, revealing that two of the victims were slain at Ojowo section....
Five killed as OPC, suspected cult group clash in Ogun
Five persons have been confirmed killed, following a clash between members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), and a cult group in Ijebu-Igbo. Eight vehicles were also destroyed in the violence, which started yesterday at noon. A policeman was also said to have died. An eyewitness told The Guardian that the fight was over an…
Needed, a paradigm shift
General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma’s statement at Taraba State University, Jalingo, was double-barreled: That the Nigerian Army is not neutral in the killing crisis...
Fasehun’s OPC demands freedom for Leah, rejects amnesty deal for B’ Haram
The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Leah Sharibu, the only girl left in Boko Haram captivity from the 110 students of the Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, recently abducted by the Islamic sect.
OPC strengthens security to check attacks in Ondo
To effectively contain the indiscriminate attacks on people and property in Ondo, the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has ordered its members to constitute themselves...
One killed, 46 arrested as OPC factions clash in Ibadan
The Oyo State police command yesterday said 46 suspects have been arrested in connection with the mêlée that broke out at Oke-Ado area of Ibadan in the early hours of the day.