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12 hours ago
Renowned historian and leader of the Yoruba self-determination movement, Ilana Omo Oodua, Prof. Banji Akintoye, yesterday, backed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s insistence that the Southwest Security Group
1 day ago
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba Alkali on Thursday said South-West Amotekun, South-East’s Ebube-Agu and other “quasi-security outfits” established by state governments would not be engaged in election security during the 2023 general elections.
17 Sep
Oyo State Command of Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun, yesterday, arrested two suspects in possession of human skulls in Oyo town.
9 Sep
The Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed “Amotekun” says it has arrested no fewer than 243 suspects over various offences in its two years of operations in Ekiti. Retired Brig.-Gen. Joe Komolafe, the Commandant of WNSC in Ekiti disclosed this in Ado-Ekiti on Friday while briefing newsmen on the activities of the security network since…
18 Aug
No fewer than 21 northerners hidden in a trailer loaded with motorcycles have been intercepted by personnel of the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named Amotekun Corps, in Osun State.
8 Aug
Joint Security Task Force in Oyo State, Operation Burst, in collaboration with members of the newly formed Southwest security outfit, , yesterday, ransacked the entire forest area
6 Aug
Tension was pent up in Ikare, the headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, yesterday, as the Oniku of Iku, Mukaila Bello, alongside three other indigenes, were kidnapped by gunmen.
3 Aug
Luck, yesterday, ran against a six member kidnap syndicate in Ondo State, who specialises in using charms to hypnotise their victims as they were arrested by the State Security Network Agency ...
17 Jul
The announcement by the regional security outfit in Ondo State, Amotekun, that it had arrested some of the terrorists behind the dastardly bombing of St. Francis Catholic Church
9 Jul
There was tension in Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, (RUGIPO) Owo, Ondo State as students protested the alleged killing of a student by operatives of the state Southwestern Security Network..
26 Jun
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the recruitment of additional 500 corps into the State Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, on Sunday in Ibadan. The statement indicated that Makinde announced the approval…
24 Jun
Eighteen days after unknown gunmen opened fire on worshippers at St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Owaluwa, Owo, Ondo State, the state Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps, has arrested some suspects...

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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Enugu chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has assured of its readiness to bring disruptive change to governance in the state. This was disclosed on Saturday after the party's ward-level consultative meetings were held simultaneously across the 260 wards. Speaking to newsmen after a tour of…
56 mins ago
The White House on Saturday blasted a court ruling in Arizona that imposes a near-complete ban on abortions in the southwestern US state as "catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable."
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Powerful storm Fiona knocked out electricity to more than 500,000 homes Saturday as it lashed east Canada with strong winds and heavy rains in conditions that police said were "like nothing we've ever seen."
1 hour ago
Police in Ogun have arrested an 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack for having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old girl.
2 hours ago
The Lagos State High Court has declared that it is unconstitutional for Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to impose fines on motorists suspected to have committed traffic offenses without a court order. The judge Justice Olalekan Oresanya made the declaration while delivering judgment in a suit filed by a motorist, Lawal Aliyu against LASTMA,…