4625 graduates apply for Amotekun job in Osun

About 4,625 university and polytechnic graduates representing 35 per cent have applied for recruitment into Amotekun Corps in Osun. Twenty per cent of the applicants are university graduates from various disciplines, while 15 per cent have Higher National Diploma. Application for job in Amotekun Corps in the state ended on Tuesday, June 27 with about […]

Kids write Buhari for protection, friendlier COVID-19 response

– Presidency seeks end to violence as UNICEF lists 36,000 victims Disturbed by the pervasive gender abuses in the country, kids have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to protect their rights and implement more child-friendly COVID-19 response. The appeal was contained in a letter to the Nigerian leader written by Girl Child and Youth Ambassadors of […]

Insecurity: You’re lucky this is democracy, Presidency hits back at northern group

THE Presidency yesterday berated the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, for dissociating themselves from Democracy Day and accusing the government of not doing enough to protect the north from insurgents. The Presidency in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja told the […]

Osun Amotekun recruitment

The Osun State Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has directed that recruitment into Amotekun corps should commence immediately. The Director General of Amotekun Corps in the state, Amitolu Shittu, disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo on Monday. Shittu directed that interested persons should apply through an online platform that had been created for the purpose. […]

48 HOURS AFTER SHOOTING IN ASO ROCK: Arrested security details not released or replaced, Aisha fumes

*Says ‘You don’t play with First Family’s protection’ *PDP to Buhari: Speak out About 48 hours after alleged shooting at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja, the First Lady, Dr. Aisha Buhari, on Saturday, said her security details arrested in connection with the Thursday incident had neither been released nor replaced. Aisha insinuated that the […]

Police to probe E-Money, withdraws his escorts

Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the withdrawal of six police escorts attached to Chairman, Five Star Group, Emeka Okonkwo alias E-Money, on the order of the Inspector-General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu. Police spokesman Bala Elkana confirmed the withdrawal of the escorts to The PUNCH but said he was not aware of the details. He said, […]

COVID-19: 200 almajiri youths arrested in Kwara

Operatives of the Kwara State Police Command, Saturday, intercepted about 200 almajiri youths at Kanbi- Oloru axis of Bode-Saadu-Okoolowo express way in the Moro Local Government Area of the state. Acting on a tipoff, the police intercepted a lorry with registration number Kaduna MKA 54 XL, driven by one Shehu Hashiru of Manigi in Niger […]