Amotekun Public Hearing Result: South-West Speakers To Meet Today

Speakers of the South-West Houses of Assembly will meet on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, over the Amotekun bills, which went public hearing in five States on Monday, February 24. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Mr Gbenga Omole, who disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday, February 25, said the Speakers would […]

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 […]

Amotekun: IGP, Southwest Governors Unite On Operation

Police Inspector-General Mohammed Adamu and Southwest governors have agreed on modalities of operation was the regional security outfit code named Amotekun. The modalities were established when the Inspector-General and six Southwest governors met in Lagos on Thursday on the operations of the security outfit. The decision on Operation Amotekun by the IG and Southwest governors […]

Ondo Govt Approves ‘Operation Amotekun’ Bill

The Ondo State government has approved the draft bill for the South-West security outfit code-named “Operation Amotekun”. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation in the state, Mr Donald Ojogo, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Ojogo stated, “In an exhaustive session of deliberations, the Council took time to peruse every detail contained in the […]

Amotekun: Ogun State Suspends Sale Of Recruitment Form

Coordinator of the security outfit in Ogun State, Taofeek Olawale said the suspension of the Amotekun form which was earlier scheduled to commence on Monday, February 10, 2020 was as a result of the need to harness modalities and logistics for a hitch-free registration of applicants in the state, and in due time, the date […]

“Push Amotekun To The Next Level”, South-West PDP Charges Governors

The South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Governors of the six States in the geopolitical zone to expedite action on the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed ‘Amotekun’ by recruiting and deploying personnel to the nooks and crannies of the South-West region. The Party also lamented the inability of the President […]

I Never Said Amotekun Is Illegal – Malami

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has stated that he was misquoted on his interpretation of the Amotekun security outfit established by the six South West Governors. The Minister of Justice while responding to chat on Radio Nigeria Abuja on Thursday morning, said he did no categorically stated that the […]

Amotekun: South West Speakers Promise Legislative Support

The Speakers of Houses of Assembly in the South West Zone have pledged to provide legislative support for Operation Amotekun saying it would go a long way in curbing the worrisome security problems facing the region. The Speakers in a communiqué expressed support for the security initiativconceived by governors in the region. The communiqué was […]

Amotekun Not Threat To National Unity – Tinubu

The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu , has said that  the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) Operation Amotekun is not a threat to security of Nigeria as a federation. Tinubu made his position known in a statement issued on Wednesday. The statement read in part: “Conceptually, there is […]

Amotekun: Tinubu Charges South-West Governors, Agf On Dialogue

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has called for dialogue between the Governors of the South-west and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami over the South The statement reads in part: -West Security Network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun.’ The National Leader of the APC made this known in […]