Sultan of Sokoto says almajiris are not troublemakers but innocent victims of circumstances

SULTAN of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar has declared that almajiris are not criminals or trouble makers contrary but just young children who have become victims of circumstances beyond their control.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu says he will come to Nigeria for the funeral of his parents next month

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has thrown down a challenge to the Nigerian government threatening them to arrest him saying that he will attend the funeral of his parents in Abia State on February 14.

 

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Inter Milan look to take Victor Moses on loan and possibly buy him from Chelsea at the end of the season

FORMER Super Eagles winger Victor Moses is on the verge of joining Italian giants Inter Milan on loan for the rest of the season after his former boss at Chelsea Antonio Conte who is the current manager at the San Siro requested his services.

 

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Fulani body Jamu Nati Fulbe backs Amotekun saying it will discuss its planned support with Alaafin

FULANI cultural group Jamu Nati Fulbe has offered to work with the newly launched Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) volunteering to allow its members to serve in the regional outfit Operation Amotekun to help combat crime in southwest Nigeria.

 

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UK signs 11 trade deals with African nations as Brexit looms and Buhari wants visa restrictions lifted

BRITAIN has signed 11 trade agreements with African countries as part of a desperate attempt to expand her trading empire ahead of its impending exit from the European Union (EU) which is coming up on January 31.

 

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As the UK-Africa summit kicks off today I wonder if West African leaders have a regional agenda they intend putting to the rest of the world

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today, Boris Johnson is hosting African leaders at an economic summit in London. We have seen similar summits hosted by China, Japan Russia and the European Union (EU). Despite the plethora of such conferences we have not seen a dramatic increase in the amount of investment in Africa

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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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