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Amotekun, Other Non-State Actors Apprehend 11 Bandits In Oyo

Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps collaborating with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have apprehended six bandits at Kajola Local Government of Oyo State. The bandits were arrested along Okeho-Ilua and Okeho – Iseyin Road at about 4:00a.m on Thursday, April 29, 2021. The bandits, namely […]

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 […]

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. […]

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: Over 47,000 Apply For 2,000 Jobs In Oyo

Oyo State will continue to set the pace among others States of the Federation when its Amotekun Security outfit fully commences operation. The Oyo State Chairman of Amotekun Security outfit, General Kunle Togun (Rtd), said this on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, during the Commencement of the Amotekun screen exercise held at Lekan Salami Sports Complex […]

Amotekun Nabs Four Suspected Burglars In Osun

Four suspected burglars have been arrested by men of the Amotekun Corps in Ila Odo, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun State. The leader of the gang, Sola Taiwo, two other members and their spiritualist were accused of attacking the house of a resident about two weeks ago and stealing many items, including a […]

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 […]