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Southwest to unveil security team soon – Ondo governor

Governor of Ondo State and Chairman South West Governors’ Forum, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday disclosed that a security arrangement codenamed ‘Amotekun’ would soon take off in the Southwest states.

Ndigbo charges Igbos in Southwest to maintain healthy relationship with host communities

The Balogun Ndigbo of Ibadanland and Oyo State, High Chief Alloysious Obi, has charged Igbos in the Southwest to ensure a healthy relationship with their host communities, stating that they owed it a duty to be good ambassadors of the Igbo nation.

Nigerian Air Force acquires military dogs for special operation

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has trained 20 military working dogs and canine handlers in special military operations.

Insecurity: Yoruba in diaspora afraid to come home – Ooni of Ife

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, on Monday, told the Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Adamu that Yoruba people in the diaspora were now afraid to come home because of the problems of insecurity in the region.
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.
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Ekiti set to prosecute parents who keep school-age children out of school

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said parents who keep their school-age children out of school in the state risk being prosecuted, stressing that the State’s Child’s Right law provides that all children must be given access to education.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 4

Group wants President Buhari to review ‘black market’ NDDC Board

The Centre for Peace and Good Governance (CPGG) has asked President Muhamadu Buhari to review the newly announced board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), describing the hurried manner of its composition and announcement as suspicious.

Traffic diversion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway begins Monday

The Director, Federal Highways, Southwest, Mr. Funsho Adebiyi, yesterday appealed for patience and understanding of road users and residents along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as massive reconstruction continues on the highway.

Death toll from capsized Cameroon ferry rises to 17 – state media

The death toll from a Cameroon ferry that capsized this week has risen to 17 after more bodies were found, state radio said on Wednesday, though the total number of victims was still unknown.
Gboyega Oyetola

No hiding place for criminals in Osun – governor

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has pledged his administration’s continued support to security agencies, declaring that there is no hiding place for criminals.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Southwest governors get nod to establish zonal security outfit

Governors in the six Southwest states are putting finishing touches to the inauguration of a joint regional security outfit codenamed Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN).

Lagos government vows to go tough on land grabbers

The Lagos State Government has vowed to go tough on land grabbers, popularly known as ‘Omonile’ who specialised in seizing people’s properties.g
“Bishop George Nkuo of Kumbo Diocese has been released by his captors. He is back in the parish and in good health,” the officials said in a statement.

Abducted Catholic bishop regains freedom

A prominent Catholic bishop in Cameroon has been released by his abductors in the country’s volatile English-speaking Northwest region.
More than a dozen workers remained missing Friday after a landslide in southwest China buried a section of railway that was under repair, according to state media.

17 missing in Southwest China landslide

More than a dozen workers remained missing Friday after a landslide in southwest China buried a section of railway that was under repair, according to state media.

Insecurity: Ondo government bans commercial motorcycles on Ore expressway

Commercial motorcycle business popularly called okada, has been banned in Ore by the Ondo State Government, particularly along the Benin-Ore-Ijebu Ode expressway.
Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor’s wife urges residents to be united

She said it is in doing so that the government will remain focused to deliver on its promises and develop the state.
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Bus driver commits suicide in Lagos

A 43-year old bus driver has committed suicide at a mechanic workshop in Shomolu area of Lagos.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army deploys troops to compliment police in Southwest

The Nigerian Army has deployed its men to the Southwest region to compliment efforts of the Nigerian Police in combating different security challenges in the region.

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Benue APC accuses tribunal justices of frustrating appeals

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