Stakeholders query credibility of FG, Southwest meeting on #EndSARS protests
Surprise and pain define the reactions of some eminent Southwest stakeholders to the recent meeting of a delegation of President Muhammadu Buhari, governors and traditional rulers alongside ministers from the zone.
Akinrinade advocates community-driven security system
Says Amotekun should metamorphose into state police A former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Alani Akinrinade (rtd), has said that the nation’s security portfolio will be enhanced if the authorities adopt community-driven security system rather than the current centralised structure. He also advised that all regional security outfits should metamorphose into state police for effective…
Nigeria’s security system not working - Akinrinade
With the military high command appearing to be at its wits’ end and President Muhammadu Buhari’s insistence on not rejigging the country’s security architecture despite obvious failings, more Nigerians are appealing to government to change tactics.
Alani Akinrinade at 80
One of the heroes of the Nigerian civil war, Lt.-General Alani Akinrinade (rtd.) was 80 last week. A valiant soldier, Gen. Akinrinade rose through the ranks to reach the coveted pinnacle of his career as the Chief of Army Staff.
Ooni, Fayemi, Oyetola, Akeredolu urge youths to emulate Akinrinade’s selfless, patriotic lifestyle
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and his Osun State counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola, have urged the youths to emulate the selfless and patriotic lifestyle..........
Reactions trail ex-president’s tirade on Buhari
In what could be described as collapse of espirit de corps, reactions has continued to trail former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s points of disagreement with President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Reacting to the seeming war of generals, Chief Olabode George, a retired commodore in the Nigerian Navy and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has backed…
Stirring hornet’s nest with rejection of devolution bill
The upper chamber of the National Assembly, during the debate on constitutional amendment on Wednesday July 26, rejected moves to decongest the exclusive list in favour of the concurrent one in accordance with agitation for devolution of powers to the states.
Biafra, the sensible options
It is not surprising that the groups pushing for the actualization of Biafra dream are in a heightened burst of activities.
Buhari’s health, Osinbajo’s acting presidency and Yoruba unity
Obviously, the Yoruba people that make up the South West region of Nigeria are not happy with the political set up in the country.