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Concerned Yoruba leaders are already making moves to resolve the dispute between two elder statesmen, Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun State and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the 2014 National Conference, Senator Femi Okurounmu.
There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
The six governors of the Southwest states are to meet in Tuesday with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), heads of other security agencies and security experts for a security summit being organized by the governors.
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to combat the rampancy of brutality common among policemen in the country.
Three activists working under a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Coalition Against Insurgency and Kidnapping in Yorubaland, have been arrested and detained by men of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) after dispersing the June 12 rally in Ibadan on Wednesday.
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Presidency to check the killing spree of the herders, especially in Yorubaland to prevent people from resorting to self-defence and anarchy.
A medical doctor and the Secretary-General of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr Kunle Olajide, has called on the Federal Government to decentralise the nation’s health sector and adhere strictly to the Abuja 2001 Declaration on Health.
Talking of leadership with vision, Mimiko said that President Muhammadu Buhari was not fighting corruption properly, adding that he would employ some tools to make the fight effective, among which were tracking of money through BVN and reduction of cash in circulation.
Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo State and Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, on Tuesday explained why he refused to submit his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), discharge certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has hailed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for being a good ambassador of the Yoruba and loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday faulted the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Plateau State where about 135 people were killed by Fulani herders, saying it was “full of sound and fury signifying nothing.”
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all his service chiefs over their alleged failure to curb killings in the country.
Alhaji Suleiman Salami, the assistant secretary general, Yoruba Council of Elders, has said Nigerians should not leave their security completely in the hands of the military and other security agencies because they could fail to defend them in the time of danger.
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Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
A romance scam in 2016 between a Japanese woman and a Nigerian who described himself as a US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published documents revealed.
President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday that his administration is carrying out a total ‘overhaul’ of the Nigeria Police Force.
US President Donald Trump has called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.
Daring President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu said members of the group in the Republic of Japan had received orders from him to disgrace and arrest the President when he arrived the Asian country on Sunday.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the assault on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany.