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AGF Malami has no right to declare Operation Amotekun illegal – Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that the South-West Region of Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun was established to complement the work of the security agencies and bridge the gaps in the security of the geopolitical zone. Makinde, on Wednesday, stated this while responding to a declaration made by Abubakar Read more

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Amotekun: AGF’s ban unconstitutional, may cause unnecessary tension – Edwin Clark

Convener of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Edwin Clark, has said the declaration of “Amotekun”, a south-west region of the country security outfit, as illegal will create unnecessary tension. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, had on Tuesday declared Amotekun as illegal, saying security remains the exclusive preserve of the federal government. But Clark described Malami’s pronouncement as “unconstitutional”. The Ijaw Read more

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Amotekun: Southern, Middle Belt Forum describes FG’s ban as move to suppress rights of federating units

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has expressed its support for Operation Amotekun as it condemned the decision of the Federal Government to declare it illegal. Amotekun, a security outfit recently set up by South-West Region governments to address lingering insecurity in the region was declared illegal by the federal government. The group in Read more

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Killings in Nigeria: Human rights group asks Trump, Pope Francis to call Buhari to order

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has voted to petition the Vatican City in Rome, President of the United States of America (USA) in the White House to ask the two global leaders to compel the Kaduna state governor Mallam Nassir El-Rufai, and President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the siege and systematic genocidal Read more

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Buhari’s govt. confirmed its dictatorial tendency by declaring Amotekun illegal – Adebajo

A leader of Afenifere, Yoruba socio-political organisation, Ayo Adebajo, has said the Federal Government of Nigeria under the leadership President Muhammadu Buhari has just confirmed its dictatorial tendency by declaring ‘Amotekun’, a South-West Region security outfit as illegal. Governors of the states in the South-West region of Nigeria had said the group was established to Read more

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FG declares Yoruba’s ‘Amotekun’ illegal!

The President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government of Nigeria has declared the newly launched south-west security outfit codenamed: “Amotekun”, illegal. Governors of the states in the South-West region of Nigeria had said the group was established to tackle the rising cases of criminality in the region. The South-West region of Nigeria is the root of Read more

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Buhari, APC, working against Nigeria’s unity, targeting govt. critics – PDP

Peoples The Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the “fizzling” All Progressives Congress, APC, and the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency of bungling Nigeria’s national unity through their exclusionist policies, divisive comments, disregard for rules, political witch-hunt and failure to bring perpetrators of violence to book. PDP lamented that all efforts by well-meaning Nigerians and groups to Read more

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Only a stupid soldier will think of coup, says ex-military president IBB

Nigerian former military president, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida has said only a stupid soldier will think of coup, explaining that the era of such is over. Babangida, in an interview with Channels Television, said a lot has been done to get the ideology out of the heads of soldiers because it is no longer acceptable. “I can Read more

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Use of presidential jet for private event by Buhari’s family illegal – Falana

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has asked Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to stop members of his family from using aircraft in the presidential fleet for private activities. Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN),  said the use of aircraft in the presidential fleet by members of the first family for private events is Read more

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Photos: Ribadu unites opposing politicians, Atiku, Tinubu, Osinbajo, others in Abuja

The pioneer executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, on Saturday reunited key figures from the two major political parties in Nigeria. Ribadu, the presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria in the 2011 general election, dragged some of Nigeria politicians to the wedding ceremony of his son, Mahmud Read more