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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has called on people of the state to forget political and ideological differences, affiliations and leanings to join hands with his administration to ensure good governance.
The Federal Government has directed the police hierarchy to commence the recruitment of special constables nationwide preparatory to the implementation of its community policing policy.
Traditional rulers in Ondo State has called on governors in the Southwest to ignore negative comments about Operation Amotekun and conclude necessary arrangements for the immediate take-off of the security outfit in the six states of the zone.
Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Thursday presented staff of office to the newly installed Alara of Ara Kingdom, Oba Olubayo Windapo.
Firstly, Ngige said leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) must collapse their party into the All Progressives Congress (APC) if they are serious about becoming President.
Governors of the Six Northcentral states have agreed to collaborate toward ensuring effective community policing to tackle the security challenges within the region and the country.
Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday announced plans to conduct fresh elections into the twenty-seven local government councils in the state
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.
The Chairman, Sanga Local Government Area, Mr. Charles Danladi, has warned voters against perpetrating violence during the re-run election into the Kaduna state House of Assembly for Sanga and Kagarko state constituencies.
Diaspora Yorubas in North America, otherwise known as Egbe Omo Yoruba, say they welcome the recent launch of a south west security network in Nigeria called Amotekun, and called on “every state assembly in the South-west to urgently pass the enabling laws to validate the establishment of Amotekun as a joint venture of the region,” according to a statement by the president of the association, Durojaye Akindutire, a medical doctor based in New York.
Irked by the neglect of traditional rulers in the country by government, a monarch, Chief Musbau Amole Jinadu, Baale of Agoro, Okobaba, Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos, has called for a change, maintaining that “governance originated from the royal institution.”
The Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has said it will partner more with the State Drug Control Committee in this 2020 to spread its campaign against drug abuse to more communities in the State.
Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has advised Nigerians to uphold the virtues of patience and forgiveness in their interactions with others in the society.
Dr. Dakuku Peterside has alleged that the recent address by Governor Nyesom Wike to traditional rulers in Rivers State is “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” from someone who occupies such a dignified office.
Uproar yesterday greeted the declaration by the Federal Government that the security outfit launched barely a few days ago by governors of the South-West states, known as Operation Amotekun is illegal.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Lagos graced the 80th birthday celebration of Chief Rasaq Okoya, founder of Eleganza group of companies.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.
Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.
The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.
Republicans voted in favour of Senate leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Arsenal are not far away from being genuine contenders for the Premier League title, claims Eddie Howe, with the Bournemouth boss saying there has been an “overreaction” to an ongoing rebuilding project.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale is fit and ready to play against Unionistas de Salamanca on Wednesday in the Copa del Rey.
Maxi Gomez atoned for an early penalty miss and fired Valencia to a rare 2-0 LaLiga home win against Barcelona, handing Quique Setien his first defeat as head coach.
Plateau Commissioner of Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang, has described the victory of Gov. Simon Lalong at the Supreme Court on Monday as “the affirmation of the will of the people of Plateau”.