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The National President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima on Wednesday said he is fully in support of Amotekun, a new controversial security outfit recently established by South West governors to secure the region. In an exclusive interview with Vanguard, Shettima said youths from the Northern part of the country were in full support of Amotekun given the rising wave of insecurity and violence across the country in recent times.

 Peoples Democratic Party Governors on Tuesday congratulated four of their members over their victory at the Supreme Court. The apex court had in its judgments delivered on Monday and Tuesday affirmed the elections of governors Adamu Fintiri (Adamawa), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Samuel Ortom (Benue) and Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto).

An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday condemned the murder of the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram. MURIC director,

Ganduje Welcomes PDP Chairman To APC

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GovernorAbdullahiGandujeof Kano State has formally received RabiuBichistate Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kwankwasiyya faction who defects to the ruling All Progressives Party, (APC). At an event held at the Kano Government House, Governor Ganduje received him alongside with all KwankwasiyyaCoordinators from the 44 local governments of the state, former Commissioners who served under Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso’s regime.

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has reacted to the distressed video of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) teenage boy who gruesomely executed one, Mr Ropvil Dalyep, a 200 level student of University of Maiduguri from Plateau state who was taken hostage by the group.

Apex socio-cultural and political organization in the South West, Afenifere has berated the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu over his alleged vague statement on the recently established security outfit in the region. Tinubu in a statement he personally signed on Wednesday bared his mind on Amotekun, after many leaders across the country queried his deafening silence on the matter.

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has slammed the rumour making round that its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzakky is dead. The spokesperson of the group, Ibrahim Musa, on his official twitter page on Wednesday urged Nigerians to disregard the information saying their leader is doing okay.

There are indications that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is exploring all available options to reverse the January 14 decision of the Supreme Court which nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo state and declared the candidate of the ruling All progressives Congress, Hope Uzodinma as duly elected.

The National Leader of the ALL Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday revealed why the recently established security outfit in the South West, Amotekun will not live up to expectations. Tinubu who has been under intense pressure from leaders across the country to state his position on the outfit,