8 Mar 2021
The Ekiti State Government has condemned the alleged gruesome killing of two farmers, including Toyin Akeju and Mr. Yusuf Onoche, at Isaba-Ekiti, Ikole Local Council, by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
3 Mar 2021
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.
14 Jan 2021
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.
27 Dec 2020
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…
3 Dec 2020
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.
30 Nov 2020
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.
28 Oct 2020
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said that he had ordered immediate recruitment of 1,500 officers to kick-start the South-West Security Network, code-named Amotekun Corps, in the state.
12 Aug 2020
As the Ondo State Security Network Agency, code-named Amotekun Corps, begins operation in the state, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has assured...
13 Jul 2020
South-West hunters have vowed to pull out of Amotekun in Oyo State if the state government insisted on online registration for interested applicants.
3 Jun 2020
The Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday urged Governor Seyi Makinde to urgently constitute the Amotekun Corps, the state security agency network, to stem insecurity in the state.