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Ooni hosts new Police commissioner, reveals how Ife averted crisis during #Endsars protest

Cultism, thuggery and a pocket of kidnapping have been identified to be the challenges here and we are equal to the task. We only seek your continuous support, especially in the execution of community policing as directed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu." The Commissioner of Police explained

Makinde: Most of the bad news about Amotekun are fake

“So, as I always say, I know we do have trust deficit between the people and the authorities, and this makes it easier to think the worst of people in authority. But we should not cut our nose to spite our face. We must find a balance so that we do not turn the people trying to protect us to our enemies.”

No second wave of COVID-19 in Oyo, says Makinde

But the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) has continued its work of monitoring and enlightenment. The data says COVID-19 is still very much with us. Science is telling us that we can slow down the spread by taking precaution. The logical thing to do is to follow what science says.””

Meet our demands or we go on strike, NIMC workers to FG

Last week, workers of the Commission went on strike, protesting poor welfare and the lack of motivation.

Keeping students at home minimizes risk of spreading COVID-19 – Odugbemi

There is also this argument that keeping them at home does not give them 100% protection but it minimizes the danger than throwing them to an area where only God knows what is going on,” Odugbemi said on Channels Television’s Politics Today.

Maduabuchi: Court Martial sentences soldier to death by firing squad

Delivering the judgment at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, President of the Court, Brigadier-General Arikpo Ekubi, said: “For the offence of murder, is death; as provided under section 106 of the Armed Forces Act. This sentence is to be carried by firing squad. May God have mercy on your soul”

Security operatives attacked in Oyo by angry youths

It was gathered that the aggrieved youths became violent after suspecting that the team, comprising the police and men of the Amotekun Corps, had come to the area in order to effect the arrest of those involved in the #EndSARS protest that led to the killings of some police personnel.

Mixed reactions as retired DIG occupies DPO’s lodge for 20 years

efforts to make Opara vacate the lodge had proved abortive, adding that a woman was currently using the lodge at the instance of the retired DIG and at the expense of subsequent DPOs of the division

Governor Makinde enjoying in US while Oyo is on fire, APC group alleges

We have uncovered plans by the trusted aides and allies of Governor Makinde to unleash a terror gang populated by members of a faction of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers in the state who have been decorated as Park Managers and Amotekun officials to hound and attack some identified critics of the state government, especially those belonging to the APC, with a view to silencing them ahead of the next general elections. We urge Governor Makinde to halt such a plan, which is capable of throwing the state into untold political turmoil and social crisis, " TPI stated.

Be ready to move to Sambisa, Buratai tells recruits

It is not yet late, if you have any doubt if you are not ready for discipline and loyalty at any point, then you can stand up and go. There is no room for laziness and indiscipline in the army and no room for malingering.”

Buhari, Malami, Police sabotage efforts to free Sowore, others for leading peaceful protests

The defence counsel, Marshal Abubakar, also confirmed the shenanigans by the Nigerian government to frustrate the bail application and continue to keep the activists indefinitely.

Cut short vacation and return to Nigeria over insecurity, Adeolu Akande tells Gov Seyi Makinde

He asked Makinde, who is reportedly on vacation in Houston, Texas, to cut short his vacation and return home to convene a security meeting with all stakeholders.

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Armed forces remembrance: Their families must get necessary support, Olowu Kuta charges FG on fallen heroes

The Olowu of Kuta called on well meaning Nigerians to continue to contribute to the welfare of families left behind by soldiers who put their lives on the line to protect their country.

N1.5 m land scam: Court sends two to jail in Enugu

On a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N1.5m).

‘Under siege’: Uganda’s Bobi Wine says military raids home

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Nigeria’s inflation rises to 15.75%

The urban inflation rate also increased in December by 16.33 percent (year-on-year) in December 2020 from 15.47 percent recorded in November 2020, while the rural inflation rate increased by 15.20 percent in December 2020.