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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.
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.
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has in a live broadcast on the 15th of January 2020, backed the South West security outfit called Operation Amotekun, saying that his group would do anything to ensure that Amotekun stays in Yoruba land.
Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker on Monday said Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, is not qualified to dictate to Nigerians which zone should produce the Presidency in 2023.
The Otunba Gani Adams faction of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Oyo State chapter, has commended all South West governors and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for securing regional peace.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has assured Nigerians that the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, would come to an end, if the country adopts an Igbo presidency come 2023.
About ten persons were reportedly injured in a fresh bloody clash among some hoodlums at Sasa, area of Ojoo, Ibadan in the early hours of Friday, leaving many properties looted, and destroyed.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday made a wake-up call to the Yorubas, saying that Fulani Jihadist are seriously working to take over Yoruba land.
A Yoruba youth group has mocked the breakaway faction of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, for deliberately trying to mislead Nigerians by quoting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo out of context.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met with the leadership of the Afenifere, where he explained why the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended before his voluntary retirement on May 28.
The group made this known in a statement signed by their secretary Ismail Olarenwaju and made available to newsmen in Osogbo yesterday.
Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Jimi Agbaje, on Thursday promised to give all residents equal opportunities in the state if elected.
Olusola Oke, Southwest Zonal Director of the 2019 All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council, has declared that President Muhammodu Buhari is implementing the philosophy of former Premier of the defunct Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo.
In Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the ruling party’s chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, used the campaign to blast ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Isiaka has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to show fairness and probity in the conduct of the general election.
Former Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has announced Victor Moses’s arrival at Inter Milan mistakenly after he posted a picture of the team having dinner on Wednesday.
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.
Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.
The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
“By the same token, the governor has requested that the outgoing appointees relinquish all government property in their care to the most senior civil servants in the various affected MDAs on or before the close of work on Friday,” a source said.
President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, on his 5oth birthday, congratulating him on his many years of contribution to the nation as a lawyer and human rights activist.
The traditional ruler of Umudibia Autonomous Community in the Owerri West Council Area of Imo State, Eze Godwin Onyewuchi Merenin, the Dibia I of Umudibia Community, has challenged the indigenes to step up their communal development efforts to enhance the socio-economic transformation of the area.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that as a beneficiary of a free and fair election he would bequeath same to his successor and the nation in 2023.
Lagos State Government has emphasised its policy on restriction of Okada and tricycle operations on major highways and bridges, as it commences installation of 2,000 prohibition signs across the state.