Makinde declares Amotekun operational with 1,500 officers in Oyo
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has declared that the state’s Security Network Agency, code-named Amotekun Corps, is now fully operational.
Reform the constitution, let Amotekun be
Sir: President Muhammadu Buhari, together with the state governments, should have given support to and ensured that Amotekun was and is fortified in the nook and cranny of the states...
Fayemi inaugurates Amotekun
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi yesterday inaugurated the Ekiti State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps.
Ekiti State plans to launch Amotekun on October 19
Personnel of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps, have arrested a suspected kidnapper in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Council of the state.
Why I rejected Ondo deputy gov as running mate, by Jegede
Pledges to strengthen Amotekun The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, has explained why he refused to pick the incumbent deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, as his running mate. He said he did not regret his choice of picking a member…
Community policing: Another creative distraction
The Federal Government the other day rallied forces behind community policing at a time of groundswell agitation for indigenous policing network that has already emerged as Amotekun in the Southwest.
Who is afraid of Amotekun?
Who is afraid of Amotekun? Who wants to kill the Amotekun dream? Who is plotting to misalign the organic Amotekun lofty vision with a curious community policing in a convoluted federation that the nation wants to be restructured from the rubble of an odious unitary system? These questions have become germane from a recent extrapolation of a presidential spokesperson…
YWC insists Amotekun can’t be subsumed under police
• Community policing is a smokescreen, HURIWA tells Buhari The Yoruba World Congress, yesterday, expressed its support for Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on the decision not to put the regional security outfit, Amotekun, under the control of the Inspector-General of Police, saying the body should not…
Ondo Polls: PDP warns against abuse of Amotekun
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned against abusing local security outfit, Amotekun, particularly in the forthcoming Ondo governorship election.
Afenifere, YCE back South-West governors, warn FG against subsuming Amotekun under police
• Security outfit has come to stay, says Makinde • Orders council, LCDA chairmen to secure lives, property The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere and Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday, threw their weight behind the position of the South-West governors that the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named Amotekun Corps, would not be controlled by any…
Oyetola inaugurates 15-member Osun Amotekun Corps board
Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Thursday inaugurated a 15-member Osun Security Network and Amotekun Corps Board in Osogbo, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Oyetola equally inaugurated a three-member Amotekun Independent Complaints Board to be chaired by Retired Justice Moshood Adeigbe. The governor, during the inauguration, stated that Retired Gen. Ademola Aderibigbe would be…