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Recruitment For Amotekun Security Outfit Begins Soon

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Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has revealed that arrangements have been concluded to start recruitment into the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) ‘Operation Amotekun’ in the six Southwest States.
TheNation revealed that the Governor said those willing to work in the new security outfit would be trained by certified security experts.
According to Akeredolu’s Special Adviser on security, Mr Jimoh Dojumo at a Press Conference in Akure, the state capital, the Governors are working on modalities for recruitment into the security outfit and the date it will commence.
The programme was organised by a group,Democratic Peace Movement (DPM) to drum support for the second term of governor Akeredolu in office.
He however said security issue is not what could be revealed in the media.
According to him ”You keep certain things in order to achieve your desired results. I won’t reveal our modalties but I will simply tell you that we are working round the clock for the commencement of Operation Amotekun."
Akeredolu enthused that Amotekun has come to stay, adding that they are not usurping the power of police on the issue of the security outfit,adding that due consultations were made before the launch of the security outfit.
He said the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu was personally and officially carried along in all the processes that led to the launch of the security outfit.
Besides, he hinted that the IGP sent a representative to the South West security summit held in Ibadan, Oyo State where the six Governors of the region agreed to set up the security outfit.

”we are assuring the people of the resolve of the six Governors of the South West to fight insecurity in the region.

”Operation Amotekun will in no small way pose serious challenge to those playing with the peace of the region."
The governor hinted that his government has expended huge amount of money on the fight against kidnapping and killing by herdsmen in some parts of the state.
The coordinator of the group, Prof Olu Aboluwoye said Akeredolu had performed well in all aspects of life and must be retained in office.

Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Eight victims named

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Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Eight victims named
On Sunday night, the Sporting World was thrown into a state of mourning after nine people lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California including NBA legend, Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna.

The Los Angeles Lakers legend and his 13-year-old daughter were flying to the Mamba Academy near Thousand Oaks, California when the chopper went down in Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

A 911 call was reportedly placed at 9:47 a.m. reporting a helicopter fire, with first responders reaching the scene of the crash about eight minutes later. After they extinguish the fires, the L.A. County Sheriff's Office revealed, that all eight passengers and the helicopter's pilot died.

The Coroner's Office in a statement disclosed that they are still working to recover the remains, but information about the identity of the crash victims have been revealed.

Alyssa Altobelli, a teammate of Gianna's, was also on the helicopter, along with her parents, Keri and John Altobelli, who was a baseball coach at Orange Coast College.

Christina Mauser, an assistant coach at Harbor Day School in Corona Del Mar, California, was also among the victims as well as Sarah Chester and her daughter, Payton Chester.

The official cause of the helicopter crash is currently under investigation, the L.A. County Sheriff's Office said.

Kobe Bryant is survived by his wife, Vanessa Bryant, and their three other children, Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and Capri, 7 months.

Lagos Bans Okadas, Tricyles, Including Opay, Gokada

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Lagos Bans Okadas, Tricyles, Including Opay, Gokada
The Lagos State Government has banned the activities of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and tricycles, known as Keke Napep, in some Local Government Areas in the State.

The ban also includes Opay and Gokada operators.

The government says full enforcement of the ban would commence on February 1, 2020.

Among the 15 Local Governments and Local Council Development Centres affected are Apapa, Apapa Iganmu, Lagos Mainland, Yaba, Surulere, Itire Ikate, Coker Aguda, Eti-Osa, Lagos Island, Ikeja, Onigbongo, Ojodu, Ikoyi-Obalende, Iru Ikoyi-Obalande and Lagos Island East.
Lagos Bans Okadas, Tricyles, Including Opay, Gokada

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash behind Kourtney Kardashian's house

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The helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and 7 others happened behind Kourtney Kardashian
It has been revealed that a total of 9 people died in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.

Kobe's private Sikorsky S-76 crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, California, near the home of Kourtney Kardashian.

The helicopter immediately caught fire after coming down at around 10am on Sunday morning, January 26. All onboard died.

The helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and 7 others happened behind Kourtney Kardashian

Flight data shows the aircraft appeared to get into trouble above the LA Zoo where it circled at a very low altitude and air traffic control audio suggests conditions were worsening in the run up to the crash.

Initial reports claimed five people had been killed, but the death toll was raised to nine. The dead include Kobe, 41, his daughter Gianna, 13, the pilot, named as Ara Zobayan, John Altobelli - a baseball coach at Orange County College -, his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa. Girls basketball coach Christina Mauser was also killed in crash.

The helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and 7 others happened behind Kourtney Kardashian 

The occupants of the ill-fated chopper were said to have been headed to Mamba Academy - which Kobe Bryant founded - in Thousand Oaks for a youth tournament involving Kobe's daughter Gigi and her teammate Alyssa.

The deaths came as a shock and the world is still reeling from it, with most people taking to social media to pay tributes and express their pain at the loss.

Is Former President, IBB Dead? His Aides Explains

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Ibrahim Babangida
According to The Nation,former President Ibrahim Babangida is alive and healthy, some of his aides have confirmed.

They denied rumour in the social media that the Niger-born ex-Military leader passed on in the early hours of Monday.

As at the time of filing this report, sources in his Hilltop Residence said that Babangida was taking his lunch and was in a good mood.

One of the sources told The Nation: “As I am speaking to you now, I am in the house with ‘Baba’. He is wearing a blue ‘babariga’ and is having his lunch.”

Another source said: “Death is not something we hide. When Babangida dies, it won’t be a rumor, you cannot hide death. It is something that when it happens everyone will know and hear if it.”

Video of Gianna Bryant practicing her basketball skills weeks before her death

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Heartbreaking footage captured Gianna "Gigi" Bryant showing off basketball skills while wearing high heels weeks before she died with her father in a helicopter crash.

In the video shared on Instagram in December, Gianna, 13, can be seen showing off the basketball skills she learned from father Kobe Bryant. She had on a dress and heels and can be seen scoring baskets while her teammates practice around her on a court.

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Even with her heels, she was able to seamlessly dribble the basketball behind her back and through her legs without missing a single step.

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Watch the video below.

Daddy Showkey Finally Shows Off Full Length Of His Hair

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Daddy Showkey shows off his full hair length
Veteran musician, Daddy Showkey has shocked his fans after revealing the true length of his hair.
The entertainer took to his social media page to show the full length of his natural locks leaving many shocked.
From the photo he shared, the hair is just a few inches from his ankle.
He added in the caption that he is also surprised at how fast his hair is growing.
See the full photo below: 

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