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To prevent Amotekun becoming another primordial ethnic militia or extorting band of political thugs a robust code of conduct like this is needed

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Any member of Amotekun involved in armed robbery, kidnapping, political thuggery, rape or acts of violence will be sacked immediately and handed over to the police for immediate prosecution

(2) Amotekun members must not belong to any political party. Before joining up, applicants must resign their membership of any party they belong to

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Given that an already born child cannot be aborted we now need to adopt this technical blueprint for Operation Amotekun

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] First of all, I will remove the word "Operation" from its title once the Nigerian Regional Security Bill 2020 has been passed by the six state houses of assembly. An operation is a one-off event but this is a lasting legacy designed to provide security for our children, grandchildren and generations of yet born Nigerians. Once registered, the outfit will simply be known as Amotekun

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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

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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).

 

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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.

 

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