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The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has said the community policing arrangement of the Federal Government would be integrated into the Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun. The IG disclosed this at a security meeting on community policing with the Southwest Governors’ Forum in Lagos on Thursday. Adamu said, “This is the second meeting …

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An early morning fire on Tuesday razed part of Atakumosa Central Market, Adeti, Ilesha and destroyed goods worth millions of naira. The inferno which started around 1 am affected several shops located at the entrance of the market but was later subdued through the combined efforts of the police and firemen. Administrative Officer of Osun …

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Ekiti Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Monday said the bill seeking legal backing for the Western Nigeria Security outfit code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’ initiated by the six Governors in the Southwest region would be simultaneously assented to on Friday, February 14. Fayemi, who disclosed this while receiving a proposal bill on Amotekun from Ekiti Attorney-General, Olawale …

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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has dared the Nigerian Police, to shoot guests at the funeral of his parents on Friday.   Kanu stated this during a broadcast on Radio Biafra last weekend. The IPOB leader also hinted that he would not return to Nigeria for the funeral …

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Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has pledged to turn around the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to enable it compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500m loan the ministry requested is approved. He stated this when he appeared before Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Loans to defend the …

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Personnel of the Nigerian Army Department of Military Intelligence at the local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, have arrested a man for being in possession of two highly weaponised drones. The incident happened on January 28, 2020 at about 5:00pm while DMI officers at the cargo section discovered a suspicious package concealed …

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Ogun State Government said on Wednesday that its doors were not opened to receive migrant Okada riders, whose operations were recently restricted by the Lagos State Government. The Chairman, Caretaker Committee on Transportation, Mr. Femi Adeniyi, had on Monday assured the motorcyclists, who were leaving Lagos for Ogun, following the ban slammed on them, of …

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The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on Wednesday unveiled northern Nigeria security outfit code-named ‘Operation Shege-Ka-Fasa’ which literally means “I dare you to attack or surrender” in Hausa. It is believed to be a Northern version of the South-West regional security initiative ‘Operation Amotekun’ (Leopard). Addressing the press, the spokesman for the group, Abdullazeez Suleiman, …

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Below is the full text of President Buhari’s article, published recently in Christian Today, a faith-based international magazine. Nigerians everywhere, those of belief and those of none, are mourning the death of pastor Lawan Andimi, taken from us by Boko Haram for his refusal to denounce his Christian faith. I did not know Pastor Andimi …

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Electricity workers under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) have given a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to implement the agreement they signed last month with the government. Its General Secretary, Mr Joe Ajaero, spoke to journalists at a news conference on Wednesday in Lagos. Ajaero said that if after the ultimatum …

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