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A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Amotekun bill passes first reading at Osun Assembly

The Osun House of Assembly on Monday passed the Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Bill 2020 for first reading after it was presented by the Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said the law backing the establishment of Western Nigeria Security Initiative, codenamed Amotekun will be ready latest on Valentine Day, Friday, February 14, across the six states in the region.

Amotekun: Governor Fayemi says law will be ready on Valentine Day

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said the law backing the establishment of Western Nigeria Security Initiative, codenamed Amotekun will be ready latest on Valentine Day, Friday, February 14, across the six states in the region.

Southeast to name joint security outfit soon – governors

Governors of the South East states have disclosed that they will soon name is own regional security outfit which it’s process started last year.
PANDEF National Chairman, Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd)

Constitution Review: PANDEF urges Senate to go back to 2014 confab report

The Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, an umbrella body for traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of the Niger Delta, has asked the Senate Constitution Review Committee to search no further as the answer to the problems it wants to resolve are contained in the Report of the 2014 National Constitutional Conference.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun a child of necessity – Southwest speakers

Worried by the prevailing security situation in the country, the Speakers of the Six South-West States, under the auspices of Conference of Speakers of South West State Legislatures, have thrown their weight behind the Western Nigeria Security Network (Operation Amotekun), describing it as a supportive security mechanism targeted at curtailing threats and protecting lives and property of the people.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Oodua youth group throws weight behind Amotekun

A youth group, Oduduwa Development Initiative, ODI, has thrown its weight behind the Amotekun and South-West governors for the initiative to tackle rising insecurity in the geopolitical zone.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun recruitment suspended as states develop legal framework

The planned recruitment of personnel and further implementation of the blueprint for the South West regional security outfit named Amotekun are now on hold.
Abubakar Malami

Amotekun: I was misquoted – AGF Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said he was misquoted on the South-West regional security outfit codenamed 'Operation Amotekun'.

HURIWA asks federal government to disband Hisbah police over ‘illegal activities’

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on the Nigerian Government to immediately disband the Hisbah police operating in the North.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: PDP’s senseless protest a threat to democracy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the protest embarked upon by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as senseless and capable dragging the image of the country and the judiciary into public ridicule before the international community.

AGF writes Oyo attorney-general, demands disbandment of local council caretaker committees

Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has called for immediate disbandment of caretaker committees and restoration of elected local government representatives in Oyo State.
R-L- Head of NAN Lagos Editorial Operation, Mr Silas Nwoha, welcoming APC Chieftain, Hon. Moshood Salvador, on a courtesy visit to NAN Lagos Office. With him are Mr Adeleye Ajayi and Mr Wale Ojetimi, both Deputy Editors-in-Chief, NAN, on Monday

Moshood Salvador: Amotekun a good idea, but ….

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Hon. Moshood Salvador, on Monday described the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named, “Amotekun,” as a good idea capable of addressing the security challenges in the geo-political zone.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang: Governor’s hijacking local councils funds will face trial

The Federal Government has warned some state governors in habits of hijacking Local Government Councils funds to be ready to face the consequences when their immunity is eventually expired.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps rejects bill seeking six-year term for president, governors

The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to provide for a single-term of six years for the president, governors, members of the National Assembly and state houses of assembly.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps reject bill seeking six-year term for president, governors

A Bill for an Act to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to provide for a single term of six years for the President and governors has failed to scale second reading in the House of Representatives.

Oyo councils dissolution: APC needs training in democratic procedures – PDP

Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) requires training in democratic governance.
Bauchi State House of Assembly - BAHA

Boko Haram: North-east state assemblies initiate bill to regulate NGOs

The State Houses of Assembly of the six North-east states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Taraba, have introduced a bill to regulate and co-ordinate the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Boko Haram insurgents ravaged region.

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