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Insecurity un S/West: OPC issues warnings, backs Akeredolu, Igboho, dares northern leaders

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has advised The Presidency and the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) against playing politics and ethnicity with the worrisome state of security in the South-West, and has offered to assist Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in enforcing the deadline issued herdsmen to vacate forest reserves in Ondo State. Otunba Wasiu Afolabi (alias “Askari”),…

Oyo govt delegation, CP tour trouble spots in Ibarapa, Oke-Ogun

…we will ensure thorough investigation of all crimes — CP …51 suspects on trial for kidnapping, other offences in Oke-Ogun, Ibarapa areas – Owoseni …traditional rulers demand justice, peaceful coexistence …as Fulani leaders seek peace A delegation of Oyo State Government officials and the new Commissioner of Police in the state, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko, on…

127 Soldiers reportedly resign from Nigerian Army

A total of 127 soldiers are exiting the Nigerian Army despite the worsening security challenges the military is currently combating in some parts of the country. The soldiers, drawn from various formations of the army across the country, are all of the junior cadres who are mostly at the forefront in the field. The military…

Energy shares plunge as oil rally stops

Oil posted some losses at the close of the week, with Brent dipping back below $55 per barrel and WTI down below $52. More travel restrictions in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and the UK led to demand pessimism, and a temporary jump in the dollar also weighed on crude. Biden’s first actions on energy. As expected,…

World Bank Supports First COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in Lebanon

US$34 million in emergency financing will provide access to vaccines for over 2 million people in Lebanon The World Bank today approved a re-allocation of US$34 million under the existing Lebanon Health Resilience Project to support vaccines for Lebanon as it faces an unprecedented surge in COVID-19, with record-breaking numbers of around 5,500 daily confirmed…

Fayemi moruns former IGP Gambo Jimeta

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has expressed his condolences to the family of former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta who passed on Thursday, aged 83. Jimeta was the Inspector General of Police between 1986 and 1990 and later served as National Security Adviser. Governor Fayemi in a statement by his…

We won’t allow anyone to cause ethnic crisis in Oyo, Makinde declares

… charges new Police CP to arrest miscreants causing tension * ‘Welfare of police officers and men paramount’ *Police chief vows to secure lives, properties Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Friday, declared that his government would not allow anyone hiding under the guise of protecting Yoruba interest to cause ethnic tension and perpetrate…

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