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Gowon says he sees no reason why he should apologise to Igbos for the Nigerian civil war

FORMER military head of state General Yakubu Gowon has turned down the offer of apologising to Nigeria's Igbos for the ordeal they went through during the civil war saying that his government did the right thing to keep the nation one.



Lagos lawyer drags Malami to court as Save Lagos Group gives Tinubu 24 hours to declare his stance on Amotekun

LAGOS social critic and human  rights activist Malcolm Omirhobo has dragged the federal government to court over the recent pronouncement by the attorney-general of the federation Abubakar Malami that the regional security outfit Operation Amotekun is illegal.



Britain to make £10m available to African businesswomen at London summit Buhari is attending

BRITAIN is to make £10m available to a new generation of African women entrepreneurs under a new ambitious scheme to be launched next week at the first ever UK-Africa Summit that will take place in London at which President Muhammadu Buhari will be in attendance.



Arewa Consultative Forum expresses fears that Operation Amotekun may target non-indigenes

NORTHERN Nigerian pan-cultural group the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has expressed fears over the recent creation of the security outfit Operation Amotekun in the southwest geo-political zone saying it may threaten the country's unity.



Iwobi will be missing again this weekend for Everton when they travel to West Ham

SUPER Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi will remain missing from action this weekend as Everton have revealed that he will miss the trip to West Ham tomorrow because he is yet to recover from his nagging hamstring injury.



10 steps that should be taken as part of a charm offensive to make Operation Amotekun an irreversible phenomenon copied across all six geo-political zones

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) First of all, I would like to see the houses of assemblies in all six states across the southwest geo-political zone pass by-laws making Operation Amotekun an official and formal agency of government. They should pass something called the Security Outfit Bill 2020. That way, future state governors are compelled to keep funding the agency


Security operatives rescue five aid workers kidnapped by Boko Haram last month in Borno State

DEPARTMENT of State Security (DSS) operatives have successfully rescued five aid workers who were kidnapped and held captive by the Boko Haram otherwise known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap).



Adamawa State government plans to establish special rape courts as number of cases rise

ADAMAWA State government plans to establish special rape courts with the specific purpose of dealing with the high number of incidences of sexual assaults that have occurred across the state in recent times.



Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria says Operation Amotekun will cost southwest presidency in 2023

FULANI herdsmen's body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has voiced its objection to the regional security outfit Operation Amotekun saying its creation could cost the southwest geo-political zone the presidency in 2023.




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