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The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday assured that there was no going back on the implementation of the security outfit codenamed Amotekun in the region.
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun.
The Six South West governors, weekend, declared that they will not “capitulate to blackmail” from within or outside the region, and reaffirmed that the South West security initiative, Amotekun, is neither a regional army nor an ethnic agenda aimed at obliterating and undermining national cohesion.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Sunday, called on traditional rulers in the South-West of Nigeria, to throw their weight behind the Western Nigerian Security Network, known as “Operation Amotekun”, to see the light of the day.
Save Lagos Group, a Southwest Association, out of curiosity has given the All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, 24 hours to reveal his position on the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the federal government to declare Amotekun, a security outfit set up by South-west governments, illegal.
Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.
A group, South-East for President 2023 Abuja chapter, has urged the Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) to support the region’s quest to produce the next President of Nigeria.
Elder statesman and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has urged all Nigerian communities to design their own security architecture and defend themselves within the limits of the law.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Sunday visited the national leader of the Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti to console him over the killing of his second daughter Funke Olakunrin by Fulani hersdmen.
Following calls for better security measures to tackle the spate of kidnappings across the country, especially in the Southwest region, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the State that the experience of the revered former Secretary to the federation and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, in the hands of bandits at his farm in Ondo State would not repeat itself in Oyo State.
Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.
In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time since 2009 that a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie hasn’t been released in a calendar year.
An upcoming friendly between Sweden and Russia has been moved to Moscow due to Swedish coronavirus pandemic rules, the Swedish Football Association said on Wednesday.
Hudson-Odoi snubbed interest from the German champions to sign a long-term contract with the Blues only last year but may seek a temporary move elsewhere, with Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz both likely to start ahead of him this season.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified 13 manufacturers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for maintaining consistency in the quality of their products.
Manchester United striker Odion Jude Ighalo said his side are delighted to be through to the next round of the Carabao Cup.
The total coronavirus infections in Nigeria rose to 57,613 after 176 new cases were recorded in the nation in the last 24 hours.
Ahead of Edo State gubernatorial election, the leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has urged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, and that of the All Progressives Congress, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to embrace a peaceful election process.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai directed the deployment of troops of the Nigerian Army and police to the Kaduna Airport Road and other strategic locations in the state.
James Rodriguez wanted to join Atletico Madrid before completing a transfer to Everton, his stepfather has claimed.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said it would disburse 1 billion dollars to Angola to address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.