The security challenges in the Southwest has continued to be a source of concern to many, with the Herdsmen accused of being responsible for many of the killings, Kidnapping and rapes that's taking place in the region. It can be recalled that just recently, the Governors of the region held a meeting with the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in the region in order to come up with a workable model that would allow the herdsmen and villagers to cohabitate without clashing. Although the Oyo
The six Southwest Governors have agreed to reopen colleges for SS3 students to partake in the West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) next month. The States include Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, and Ekiti. Their conclusion is unfavorable to the position of the maximum of the 19 northern states, which endorsed the Federal Government’s ruling to cancel school reopening for SS3 students due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall that, The Federal Government announced last week that candidates will not
Several reactions have trailed the recent declaration of Amotekun - Security outfit inaugurated by the Southwest Governors - as illegal by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. And more are still pouring in as the faceoff rages. Sequel to this development, a prominent Southwest legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola(SAN), has offered advice to the Minister of Justice to take the six southwest governors to court over the creation of the security network known as 'Operation Amotekun', ins
He said, managing a security outfit comes with diverse challenges much of which lies on funding. He said, “They must equip them, you must pay them salaries. You must give them all the welfare they need. That is going to be a problem for the states. Where will they get the money to foot those bills? “If they have succeeded in convincing the federal government to put out some part of the revenue for the purposes of that, I can understand that, but if they take it on themselves, it is going to be a problem
Do Northern Governors Provide Shops For Igbo Traders? - Reno Omokri Drags Supreme Council for Sharia
Several hours after the Supreme Council for Sharia asked the Southwest Governors to provide ranches for herdsmen, former aide to President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has taken to social media to call out the Supreme Council for Sharia. In a post he made on his verified Twitter account account, Reno Omokri said that nothing concerns the Supreme Council for Sharia with asking the Southwest Governors to provide ranches for herdsmen. Reno Omokri also said that he thought that the duty of the Supreme Council
All Teachers in both Primary and Secondary schools in the Southeast will undergo compulsory COVID -19 tests before the reopening of schools in the region, Southeast Governors Forum has decided. Dave Umahi who is the Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum made the statement in Abakaliki yesterday while briefing newsmen after a virtual meeting of the forum. From him, lots of fears were expressed especially for the nursery and primary school levels where the pupils for instance, do not know what protocol means.
In light of the controversy trailing the new security outfit known as Operation Amotekun recently launched by the Southwest Governors, the Federal Government and Southwest Governors met yesterday, Thursday, in Abuja. It was gathered that the duo agreed that the southwest governors should justify the existence of operation amotekun with legal instruments so as clearly states the powers and functions of the militiamen. The meeting was attended by eminent stakeholders in Nigeria, such as the Vice President, Pr
The spiritual leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has released another strong prophecy.See what he recently said will happen to boarding students in the Southwest.He said "I foresee bandits kidnapping boarding students in Southwest".
SHARE NEWS JUST IN: Amotekun: FG, Southwest Governors Reach Agreement The federal government and governors of six southwest states have finally reached an agreement on the Amotekun security outfit. The Chairman of the Southwest governor’s forum and the governor of Ondo state, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu said the federal government and the Southwest governors will jointly formulate a legal framework for the Western Nigeria Security Network professionally known as "Amotekun". Akeredolu spoke to journalists at t