Oyeleye: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution hampers regional intergration, development
As you rightly said, Western Nigeria used to be a single entity up until 1966 and 1967, when the decadence started.
Oyo government approves N100b private bond for road, airport projects, others
The Oyo State Executive Council has approved the issuance of an N100 billion private bond tagged, “Oyo Prosperity Bond,” to facilitate the execution of priority projects for economic development
Amotekun will be operational within 30 days, says Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday said that the state’s Security Network, code-named Operation Amotekun, would be operational within next one month.
Alao-Akala opposes appointment of retired soldiers as Amotekun’s directors-general
Former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State yesterday faulted the decision of the South-West governors (excluding Lagos State) in appointing retired military officers as director-generals of Amotekun Corps in their various states, stressing that the step would hamper the success of the outfit.
Amotekun of the north
It is interesting that the suggestion of Alhaji Lai (Layiwola) Mohammed that the Amotekun security initiative should be extended to cover Kogi and Kwara States
Comrade Kokori, Okowa and the herders
To most Nigerians familiar with the June 12, 1993 elections and the aftermath, Comrade Frank Ovie Kokori needs no introduction. He was one of the determined campaigners
Ekiti Assembly confirms ‘Amotekun’ Board Chairman, Commander, others
The Ekiti House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed Chief Akin Aregbesola as the Chairman, Governing Board of the State Security Network, codenamed “Amotekun”. The Assembly also confirmed Brig.-Gen. Joe Komolafe (rtd.) as the Corps Commander and Mrs B. J. Akin-Obasola, Mr Idowu Ajayi and Major Fatai Fakorede (rtd.) as members of the security outfit. The…
Commissioner urges Lagos Assembly to amend Amotekun, Coronavirus laws
Lagos State House of Assembly has moved to consider the amendment of some of the COVID-19 and Amotekun laws recently passed by the House. The House had earlier received a letter from the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo...