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The police in Ekiti State have arraigned three herdsmen before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged unlawful destruction and malicious damage of a rice farm at a settlement in Okemesi Ekiti in the Ekiti West Council area of the state.
A man of the cloth, hunters as well as men of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Tuesday led a solidarity rally in support of the South-West security outfit ‘Operation Amotekun’.
In a bid to arrest the spread of yellow fever killer disease in Ekiti State, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has expressed its readiness to Immunize two million persons in the state to protect the population from the scourge.
A human rights lawyer and the founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aids, Mrs Funmi Falana, said on Monday that the opening of offenders’ register was not enough to stem incidents of rape and gender-based violence in the country.
The convener of One United Africa Initiative, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, has warned that unless and until the society takes ownership of the end black on black violence campaign, the continent would not be safe for all.
The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in the South West zone has commended the governors in the region for the successful launch of the new regional security outfit called ‘Operation Àmòtékùn’.
Herders under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has denied claim that its members were behind the red flag hoisted at Orin Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has denied reports the six South Governors were summoned by the Presidency over the launch of Western Nigeria Security Network code named Operation Amotekun.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the newly launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun is not out to undermine the integrity and sovereignty of Nigeria but were providing the Yoruba people with a “confidence-building strategy” to tackle crime and criminality in the region.
The Imo State Police Command has been called upon to investigate the clashes between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chairmen of the Interim management committee and the All Progressives Congress, APC, 27 suspended elected local government chairmen by Governor Emeka Ihedioha.
Three accused persons were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged involvement in a bank robbery in Oye Ekiti.
The Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado, has advised the Federal Government to pursue policies that would make Nigeria a leading destination for local and foreign investment.
There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday. There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
Rivers State House of Assembly has begun moves to ensure commercial bus and taxis are painted in the Rivers official colours.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sued for a more mutually beneficial relationship between ExxonMobil, the host communities and the state government.
An EFCC witness, Stanley Ani, on Tuesday told an FCT High Court, N36.5 million was not remitted to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as revenue.
United State President Donald Trump is planning to place travel restrictions to Nigeria and other six African and Asian countries, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reiterated the government’s determination to recover every money paid to contractors on all abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
Enyimba international football club of Aba forward Victor Mbaoma has dismissed suggestions that the Champions are currently in crisis following their bad league form.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has said his administration can thrive without revenue from the Federal Allocations.
Benjamin Mendy says Manchester City will be ready for the challenge when they come up against Real Madrid in the Champions League, despite their struggles in the Premier League this season.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has commended inter-agency collaboration among security services in the state, saying it has greatly boosted the security situation.