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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 OPC military wing – Northern youths

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against the formation of ‘Operation Amotekun‘ in the South-West geopolitical zone of the country.

South-West set to launch ‘Operation Amotekun’, to train OPC, hunters

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.

Tunde Bakare: MASSOB, OPC, MEND, MBF, others not enemies of Nigeria

Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that socio-political and pressure groups in the country are not the enemies of Nigeria.

Amotekun: South-West governors yet to reach out to us on recruitment – Gani Adams

The South-West Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has lauded the move by the state governors to start the joint security taskforce across the zone but quickly noted that it had not been contacted by the governors on the modus operandi, especially, recruitment of members of the outfit, with just five days to the commencement of the initiative.

Amotekun: South-West government yet to contact us on recruitment, other processes – Group

The Southwest Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has applauded the move by the governors in the region to start the joint security taskforce across the South-West.

Afenifere: Why Southwest governors can’t tackle insecurity in region

Pan-Yoruba socio-po­litical organisation, Afenifere, on Tues­day said South-West governors are reluctant about tackling insecurity challenges in the region because of party allegiance and fear of offend­ing leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

How robbers killed my husband – woman

A woman has narrated how suspected armed robbers at the weekend killed her husband Ejike Ike in an attack on their Lagos home that lasted several hours.

One killed, several injured as Hausa, OPC clash in Lagos

One person was on Sunday killed while several others were injured in a clash between Hausa community and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at Oko-Baba, Ebute-Meta area of Lagos.

Flood sweeps 11-year-old boy, rescuer to death in Lagos

Tragedy struck residents of Aboru and Iyana-Ipaja in Alimosho area of Lagos on Saturday as flood swept away an 11-year-old boy and his rescuer, one Wasiu at a canal linking Aburo and Iyana-Ipaja on Ige Road.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

OPC flays federal government over Omoyele Sowore’s continued detention

The Oodua Peoples’ Congress, OPC, yesterday, berated the Federal Government over the continued detention of the Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, even as it described the waterways bill sent to the legislature as a plot to make the states redundant.

Agege council chief want to collect my property – woman

Family members of late Alhaja Ashimawu Waleola, yesterday, protested what they called a forceful and illegal trespass by Agege Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State on its uncompleted building situated on 33 Awori Street, Oniwaya area.

Police: 14 passengers kidnapped in Osun freed

The 14 passengers travelling in a commercial bus kidnapped on Sunday at Ajeokun junction, Otan Ile/Imesi Ile road in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun state have been rescued by the police.

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Oyo OPC faction commends Southwest governors, police chief on security initiatives

The Otunba Gani Adams faction of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Oyo State chapter, has commended all South West governors and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for securing regional peace.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP’s South-West security summit a charade – group

A coalition of self-determination groups in the South-West zone has described the security summit held in Ibadan by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, as a charade.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police nab 1,154 suspected kidnappers in 8 months

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August.

DAWN recruiting hoodlums into South-West security outfit – groups

A faction of the Oodua Peoples Congress and the Harnonised Vigilante Group in the South-West have said majority of those being recruited into the planned Western Nigeria Security Network are political thugs and hoodlums.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

2023 Igbo presidency will end IPOB activities – Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has assured Nigerians that the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, would come to an end, if the country adopts an Igbo presidency come 2023.

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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

441 First class graduates take Oyo teaching service test

The Oyo State Government has said that a total of 441 First Class graduates in different fields applied for the computer-based test that commenced in Ibadan on Tuesday.

Senate probes FIIRO’s alleged extra budgetary spending

The Senate Committee on Science and Technology has commenced investigation into the budgetary expenditure of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi Lagos.

Okwesilieze Nwodo: Igbo elites have turned down Nnamdi Kanu’s rhetoric’s to achieve restructured Nigeria

The former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, yesterday, said Igbo elites have been trying to tune down the rhetorics of Nnamdi Kanu to achieve a restructured Nigeria.

Kano Disco urges tenants to verify electricity bill before renting apartment

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.