“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 […]

Operation Amotekun: Makinde Visits IGP Over Unrest In Oyo

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at the force headquarters, Abuja, over the Southwest security outfit codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, as well as the raging Local Government crisis in the State. Speaking to Journalists after the meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Governor Makinde explained that […]

Operation Amotekun: “AGF Is Either Misinformed Or Inadequately Informed” –

The position of the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, against Western Nigeria Security Network code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’ is borne out of misinformation or inadequate information about security outfit. The Special Adviser to Oyo State Governor on Security Matter, retired CP Fatai Owoseni expressed this view on Today’s edition of BCOS Breakfast Television Programme […]

Federal Govt Declares Operation Amotekun Illegal

The Federal Government on Tuesday declared the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun  as illegal. Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami (SAN), said security of the federation is the exclusive responsibility of the Federal Government. “The setting up of the para military organisation called ‘Amotekun’ is illegal and runs contrary to the provisions […]

Operation Amotekun A Fulfillment Of People’s Yearnings, Says Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has described the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) that was last week inaugurated by states in the Southwest as a fulfillment of the yearnings of the people. Speaking at the “Never Again” Conference to commemorate 50 years of the end of the Nigerian civil war, Prof Soyinka said  the security […]

Photos As South-West Governors Launch Operation “Amotekun”

South-West Governors converged on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Oyo State Governor’s Office Car Park to launch the Western Nigeria Security architecture codenamed “Operation Amotekun”. In attendance were: the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi; his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, represented by his Deputy, Mr […]

Amotekun: Makinde Hosts South-West Governors

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, January 9, 2020, host other Five South-West Governors comprising Osun, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo and Lagos States to launch the Western Nigeria Security Network Operation ‘Amotekun’. This is in a bid to ensure security of their lives and properties of both indigenes and settlers living within the boundaries […]

S/West Governors Launch Operation Amotekun; Say Outfit’s Mandate Not To

Governors of the South-West geopolitical zone have launched the Western Nigeria Security architecture codenamed “Operation Amotekun”, insisting that the security of lives and properties of the people in the zone remained paramount to them. The Governors also clarified that the new outfit would in no way hinder the Federal Security Agencies from performing their constitutionally-assigned […]

“Amotekun, A Confident Building Strategy Towards Ensuring Adequate Security in

SouthWest Governors, Traditional Rulers, and Yoruba Leaders gathered at Ibadan, Oyo State Capital, to launch the Western Nigeria Governors Forum Codenamed ‘Amotekun’. According to the SouthWest Governors, Operation Amotekun was established to ensure zero tolerance to crime in the region, as well as to provide adequate security for the people of the six States. Governor’s […]