Welcome to the Fourth Edition of Wrap-up Nigeria, A weekly online magazine program that features major events that happens in the nation during the week.
Recently the Southwest Governors launched a security outfit called Amotekun, it’s still generating a lot of heat within the country, during the week an elder statesman share his opinion on the matter.
Amotekun not threat to Nigeria’s unity — Tinubu
The All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that the recent formation of the Amotekun security outfit by the South-West governors has not put the foundation of the country at risk.
Rather, he said the South-West regional security outfit launched by the governors of the zone in a bit to confront the insecurity in their states.
“Those claiming that this limited, inoffensive addition to security threatens the Republic have taken themselves upon a madcap excursion,” Tinubu said.
Fani-Kayode explodes as Miyetti Allah tells Buhari to arrest Yoruba leaders immediately
Tinubu Is Dumb – Femi Fani Kayode
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MEET SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS
On the 23rd of January, 2020, The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, held a closed door meeting with South West Governors over the dispute fencing the Amotekun ambition.
The meeting was fecund and agreeable verdict were made by the Federal Government and all the South West Governors.
Federal Government also instructed the Governors that the structure of Amotekun should abide by Community Policing Strategy of the Federal Government.
The Federal Government and the South West Governors also agreed that necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative and address all issues as regards the regulation of the security structure.
Also during the week, the insurgents Boko Haram beheaded Adamawa Can chairman in an even that has raised a lot of dusts in the nation.
Boko Haram Rejected N50m Ransom For Adamawa Clergyman Before Beheading Him
Femi Adesina under fire for attacking CAN over Adamawa Clergyman execution
Pregnant Nigerian Women To Be Denied United States Visa Under New Policy
29 Nigerian words added to Oxford dictionary
A total of 29 Nigerian words and expressions have been included in the latest January 2020 updates of Oxford English Dictionary.
Some of the words included are ‘Ember Month’, ‘Danfo’, ‘Non-indigene’, ‘Guber’, ‘Tokunbo’, ‘MamaPut’, ‘Kannywood ‘Next Tomorrow’, among others
2022 W/Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles To Face Liberia, Central Africa Rep, Cape Verde In Group C
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group C alongside Cape Verde, Liberia and Central Africa Republic, in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The draw was held on Tuesday at the Carlton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
Joshua Prostrates For President Buhari In UK
Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua was photographed prostating before President Muhammadu Buhari during a meeting in the United Kingdom on Saturday.
According to Channels Television, Joshua was photographed presenting his IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO titles to Buhari.
Buhari is in London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020.
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