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New South-West Security Network To Be Launched Soon – Gani Adams
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New South-West Security Network To Be Launched Soon – Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has stated that a new security outfit that will compliment effort of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Operation Amotekun, and other security agencies in tackling the insecurity ravaging the region would soon be unveiled. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, he said the new security outfit would involve all security groups, traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the region. He said stakeholders involved would deliberate on the issue in Ibadan Oyo State on March 17. Adams and some members of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere present at the press briefing also called on the six governors of the region to inject at least 15 per cent of their annual budget into agriculture. Iba Adams, Afenifere spokesman, Yink...
Igbo Political Leaders Haven’t Learnt Any Lesson From Civil War – Junaid Mohammed
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Igbo Political Leaders Haven’t Learnt Any Lesson From Civil War – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic House of Representatives member in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on latest developments in the polity especially the recent Supreme Court rulings, lessons from Nigerian Civil war and other issues. Excerpts: The Federal Government and the six governors of South West states last week agreed to formalise the South West Security Network, Operation Amotekun. What is your perspective on this? In politics, there is always the possibility of give and take. If there is mutual understanding among political actors, the sooner they come together, understand and address the concerns of what is agitating their minds, the better. This meeting between the governors and the Vice- President should have come much earlier before th...
Amotekun: IPOB Commends South-West Governors, Blasts Ohanaeze, Others
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Amotekun: IPOB Commends South-West Governors, Blasts Ohanaeze, Others

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Saturday commended Southwest governors for establishing a security outfit, South West Security Network also known as Operation Amotekun. IPOB said the establishment of Amotekun was a dogged and courageous move to protect people of the South West. Recall that six governors of the region had on Thursday launched the Operation Amotekun in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. However, a statement by IPOB’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful reads: “We the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our great and indomitable leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu commend South-West governors, elders, stakeholders and politicians for their doggedness and courage to protect their people and their region from the evil hands of Fulani terrorists he...

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