Akeredolu urges council chairmen to set up local vigilantes
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has charged the elected chairmen across the 18 local councils of the state to set up vigilante groups as part of efforts to tackle insecurity in the state and rid it of criminal elements.
Stray bullet kills commercial motorcylist in Ibadan, suspected thief set ablaze
A commercial motorcyclist was on Wednesday night reportedly killed in Ibadan by a stray bullet allegedly from a gunshot by an operative of the recently created state Security Network Agency, Amotekun Corps.
Police, Amotekun rescue one, as gunmen kidnap two in Ekiti
Combined forces of the Police, Amotekun Corps and hunters, on Christmas Day, rescued an abductee, out of two persons that were kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Ekiti State. The incident happened along Isan-Iludun Road at about 6.00p.m., when commuters were stopped and abducted by gun-wielding bandits. The security outfits are still making efforts to rescue the…
Securitymen arrest 20 suspects over murder of Ondo monarch
Over 20 suspected killers of the traditional ruler of Ifon in Ose Local Council of Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi, have been apprehended by a joint security force.
OPU blames insecurity on nepotism, ethnicity in security architecture
A South-West socio-political group, Oodua Progressive Union (OPU), said that the escalating insecurity in the country was as a result of the poor security architecture under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
No criminal shall trouble our calm water again, says Akeredolu
As the Ondo State Security Network Agency, code-named Amotekun Corps, begins operation in the state, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has assured...
South West hunters kick against online recruitment of Amotekun corps in Oyo
South-West hunters have vowed to pull out of Amotekun in Oyo State if the state government insisted on online registration for interested applicants.