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The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday, expressed worry over the rise in armed robberies and kidnappings in the South West urging the governors of the zone to ensure the Western Nigeria Security Network code name Operation Amotekun begins operations.
The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has said states in the North Central have no plan of toeing the path of their South-West counterparts in the creation of a regional security outfit to tackle insecurity.
The agitation for a new political order and arrangement in Nigeria got a new convert in former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday, canvassed a new constitution for the country as against an amended one.
As I said in a column in June 2019, security is everybody’s business. No individual, group, institution or organisation is nugatory in matters of security. All efforts are needed and all hands must be forged into one fist in the pursuit of peace. In fact, it imperils security if any stakeholder to the peace is “quarantined” and stereotyped.
A Political Analyst, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has commended the Senate for the inauguration of the Deputy Senate President-led Constitution Review Committee.
The Chairman, South West Governors Forum, and Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has denied claims that the establishment of South West Security Network (Operation Amotekun) is an attempt to secede the South-West from the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Ex-Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has said he is more concerned about the security problems in the country than contesting the 2023 presidential election.
The Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun has finally been adopted by Governors of all states in the Southwest and the Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has said the community policing arrangement of the Federal Government would be integrated into the Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun.
Ondo State Government on Wednesday approved a draft bill of the Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps, codenamed operation Amotekun, for passage into law.
The Ondo State Executive Council Wednesday approved a draft bill of the Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps codenamed “Operation Amotekun”.
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.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, IYC, has advised Nigerians to take up other measures of protecting themselves, adding that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has failed.
The Middle Belt Forum has endorsed the arrest of Fulani Ardos and other community leaders in Bokkos, Riyom and other areas over the latest killings in parts of Plateau State.
Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has disclosed that people of southwest would not tolerate any form of threat from any individual or groups over its decision to safeguard the region.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has set up a 6-man commission of inquiry to investigate the sale and unlawful acquisition of government properties between May 29, 1999 and May 29, 2019.
Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya has approved 230 hectares of land for the establishment of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) operational base.
Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has begun the distribution of food items, as palliatives to Kano residents to alleviate their hardship caused by the pandemic.
An advocacy group, South-East, South-South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to restructure the country, review the present devolution of powers and whittle down the centre to allow for competition and calculated economic growth in accordance with the needs of the different regions.
The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has announced a $200 million facility support to boost Nigeria’s crude oil production capacity.
The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) international Chancel Mbemba scored twice as FC Porto defeated old rivals Benfica 2-1 on Saturday to win the Portuguese Cup for the 17th time.
Arik Air says it will commence domestic flight operations with resumption of services to four additional airports - Benin, Jos, Owerri and Asaba.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has attributed the return of Sen. Barnabas Gemade and the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to the successful reconciliation efforts of the APC Caretaker Committee led by Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe.