Conflicts in Nigeria risks destabilising democracy – British govt warns

Conflicts in Nigeria risks destabilising democracy – British govt warns

The Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) of the British Government on Thursday that the rise in conflict in Nigeria could destabilise the country’s democracy in the build up to the 2023 elections. Development Director of FCDO, Chris Pycroft, stated this at the launch of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Peace and Inclusive Security Initiative (PISI). He pointed out that...

Decisions reached by Southern governors at Lagos meetings [Full text]

Decisions reached by Southern governors at Lagos meetings [Full text]

Below is the full text of the communique issued at the end of the meeting: The Southern Governors Forum at the end of the meeting held on Monday, 5th July, 2021 reviewed the situation in the Country and focused on the current security situation, constitutional amendment, Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Rising from the meeting, the Forum agreed on the following:...

Mexico Defeats Nigeria 4 – 0

Mexico Defeats Nigeria 4 – 0 Mexico football team on Saturday night defeats the Nigeria soccer team, Super Eagles 4-0 in an International friendly game played Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. With 63 per cent ball possession, Mexico dominated the game from the blast of of whistle, taking 11 shots on target, while struggling Super Eagles home based players recorded no...

If Yoruba Nation Rally Was In Support Of Buhari, It Is Likely No One Would Stop It — Afenifere

If Yoruba Nation Rally Was In Support Of Buhari, It Is Likely No One Would Stop It — Afenifere Afenifere, a pan Yoruba socio-political organization, has condemned the police attack on Yoruba Nation agitators at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota in Lagos, on Saturday, 03rd of July 2021. The group stated that if the Lagos rally supported President Muhammadu Buhari,...

DSS May Have Put Sunday Igboho On Watchlist

DSS May Have Put Sunday Igboho On Watchlist

DSS May Have Put Sunday Igboho On Watchlist Dennie’s Amachree, A former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services, says it is procedural for the secret police,DSS to issue a wire to sister agencies such as Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Customs Service for a wanted person to not be allowed out of Nigeria. “If the DSS...

Yoruba Nation Agitation Holds Despite Security Presence

Yoruba Nation Agitation Holds Despite Security Presence

Yoruba Nation Agitation Holds Despite Security Presence Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho, was conspicuously absent from a rally organised by agitators for Yoruba nation in Lagos on Saturday. The agitators announced their presence at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, this morning, when they appeared in cultural regalia synonymous with African traditional religion. The separatists...

RAPE: Identical twins and a friend have been remanded in prison over the alleged gang rape of a girl and posting of her nude photos on Facebook.

RAPE: Identical twins and a friend have been remanded in prison over the alleged gang rape of a girl and posting of her nude photos on Facebook.

Ilabode Kehinde, Olabode Taye, Bakare Yusuf and others at large were arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Friday July 2 on six counts of conspiracy, unlawful carnal knowledge, indecent assault, breach of peace and damage of reputation of their victim, Rukayat Adeyemo. It was learnt that they committed the crime sometime in March 2021 at...