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Amotekun: Itse Sagay declares security outfit legal

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has declared the establishment of Operation Amotekun by Southwest governors as legal and in line with their constitutional role as chief security officers of their states.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun one of many proferred solutions to our security challenges

The Governor of Ondo State and also the Chairman of the South West governors forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has hinted that the “Operation Amotekun” is one of the many solutions proffered by the South West governors to tackle security challenges in the region.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode: Hisbah is okay, but Amotekun is illegal

Former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the decision by the Federal government to declare Amotekun, the security outfit set up by southwest governors, an illegal organization.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun will stall kidnappings, armed robbery – security experts

Two security experts, on Monday, said that the newly inaugurated Southwest security outfit, ‘Amotekun’, would help curb crimes such as armed robbery and kidnapping on the highways

Aare-in-Council: Amotekun, not OPC military wing

The Council which is the highest decision-making organ of the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland Otunba Gani Adams, rose from its quarterly meeting yesterday to throw its weight behind the initiative.
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

Operation Amotekun: Northern elders commend South-West governors over security outfit

Convener of Northern Elders’ Forum and former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Ango Abdullahi on Sunday commended governors of the Southwest geopolitical zone for establishing the ‘Operation Amotekun’ to tackle insecurity in the region.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for deployment of modern technology to tackle insecurity in the country.

Amotekun: No harm in synergizing, but … – Arewa CF

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has reacted to Thursday’s launch of a regional security outfit, ‘Amotekun’ by Governors of the Southwest, saying while there is no harm in synergizing against security challenges, it is the duty of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to take action if he feels the governor has acted ultra vires.
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.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun will not participate in any political activities

The Governor of Ondo State and the Chairman Western Nigeria Governors (WNGF), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the Amotekun will not participate in any political activities.
Nnia Nwodo

Amotekun will clear existing threats in SouthWest – Ohanaeze chief

President Ohaneze Nd’Igbo, John Nwodo, has commended the South-West governors for initiating and implementing the take-off of Amotekun in Southwest Nigeria.

Probe stalls slain LASU student’s burial

The planned burial of the Lagos State University (LASU) student, Favour Daley-Oladele, murdered by her boyfriend for money-making rituals, did not hold Tuesday due to the sate government’s investigation into the matter.
Adegboyega Oyetola

NANS begs Osun governor to rehabilitate roads in state-owned tertiary institutions

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has appealed to Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun to urgently rehabilitate roads across the state-owned institutions.
Cameroon President Paul Biya attends the Paris Peace Forum, France, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Mixed reaction to Cameroon’s renewed threats to separatists

There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon to President Paul Biya's renewed threat to crush separatist fighters in the country's two English-speaking regions. Many Cameroonians were expecting Biya to announce new peace measures in an end-of-year message.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.

Slain LASU student: We’ll pursue case to logical conclusion – NANS

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.

Residents protest over killings in Ondo community

Residents of Iwaro/Oka Akoko in Akoko Southwest Local Area of Ondo State on Saturday trooped out in their numbers to protest what they called incessant killings by heavy-duty vehicles.

NAUS wants TETfund probed over mismanagement of N208 billion fund

The National Association of University Students (NAUS), has accused the Prof Suleiman Bogoro led Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETfund) of mismanaging a whooping sum of N208 billion allotted to the body to execute special projects in public universities across the nation, in 2019.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

2023: Butchers urge Asiwaju Tinubu to run for president

The Southwest zone of the National Butchers Union of Nigeria has pleaded with All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to seek election into the office of president in 2023.
An abandoned market in Cameroon's majority anglophone South West province in Buea, is seen Oct. 3, 2018, next the wreckage of a car allegedly burned by separatists fighters. FILE - An abandoned market in Cameroon's majority anglophone South West province in Buea, is seen Oct. 3, 2018, next the wreckage of a car allegedly burned by separatists fighters.

Cameroon candidates resign amid separatist threats, attacks

Several dozen English-speaking candidates in Cameroon's Feb. 9, 2020 local council and parliamentary elections have resigned amid separatist threats and attacks on them and their property. Houses belonging to some of the candidates have been razed and the whereabouts of others are unknown.

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