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Amotekun Operatives, Others Seal Off Venue Of Yoruba Nation Protest

Men of Nigeria Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Amotekun Corps have sealed off the venue of the Yoruba Nation Mega Rally, Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, in Osogbo, OSUN State. The security operatives, who were positioned at strategic spots, apparently prevented participants from accessing the venue on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The […]

Gunmen Abduct Fuel Station Manager In Ekiti

Gunmen numbering about eight struck at a Petrol Station at Isan Ekiti in the Oye Local Government area of Ekiti State and abducted its Manager, Mr Itakorodo Adebayo. The Gunmen who rode on Motorcycles invaded the Petrol Station on Thursday Evening, April 8, 2021, shooting sporadically and forcibly took away their victim. The Ekiti State […]

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Ṣáṣá Violence: Governor Makinde Addresses People Of The State.

Statewide Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, the Executive Governor of Oyo State on Monday, February 15, 2021 My Dear People of Oyo State,It has become necessary to speak to you following the unfortunate incident at Sasa market in Ibadan. I visited Sasa market and Ojoo in Akinyele Local Government Area, yesterday, and I have […]

Insecurity: Oyo Assembly Speaker, Royal Fathers, Community Leaders In Ibarapaland

In continuation of the efforts of Oyo State Government to find lasting solution to the issue of kidnapping, as well as farmers and herders clashes in Ibarapaland, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly has held a meeting with royal fathers, and community leaders in Ibarapaland. Speaking on behalf of the royal institution in […]

Amotekun: Makinde Vows To Deal With Erring Corps Members

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has declared that his Government is already investigating the alleged highhandedness of the Amotekun Corps, and that the issues will be addressed squarely in the interest of the security and wellbeing of residents of the State. The Governor reassured the residents of the State that the administration is doing […]

“I Didn’t Say Gov’s Aides Are Behind Unrest In Ibadan”

The Commander of the Oyo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) has put a lie to a News story currently in circulation, which claimed that he (Olayanju) accused some aides to the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, of being behind the unrest in Ibadan, the state capital. Col. […]

Oyo Governor Hands Over 33 Operational Vehicles, 396 Motorcycles To

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has said the time has come for Nigeria to secure its people and restructure its system against the backdrop of growing insecurity in the country. The Governor stated this on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, while presenting 33 operational vehicles and 396 motorcycles to the Oyo State Security Network Agency, […]

Makinde Declares Amotekun Operational, Says “It’s Our Local Response To

Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, has said the State Security Network Agency, codenamed ‘Amotekun’ Corps, is the State’s local response to crime and criminality. The Governor also stated that the States of the South-West are ready to combat crimes through the security Agency, which was initially launched in January 2020 as a South-West […]

Amotekun: Corps Won’t Be Attached To VIPs, Churches, Mosques –

The South-West Governors have declared that the Amotekun Corps will not be attached to very important personalities, politicians and religious centres. Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, who is also the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu stated this on behalf of other South West Governors. Akeredolu reiterated that the security outfit popularly known as Operation […]