Osun Amotekun Corps on Tuesday said it arrested a 24-year old man for alledgedly stealing electric transformer cables in Iwaro Community in Ilesa, Osun State. Brig-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi, Osun Amotekun Commander, made this known in a statement, adding that the suspect was arrested in the act on Monday, at 4:00 a.m. “A young man, Abiodun…
Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps, have arrested suspected kidnappers in the state while attempting to receive ransom from a victim’s family. According to the Commander of the corps, Adetunji Adeleye, the kidnappers, nine in number, were apprehended, last week, after his men disguised as family of one…
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday in Ibadan inaugurated a 12-man governing board for the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed “Amotekun”, operating in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor has restated his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that the state is secured and habitable for all and sundry.…
Two secondary school students, aged 13 and 15, have been arrested by operatives of Ondo State Security Network Agency, known as Amotekun Corps, for allegedly orchestrating their own kidnapping.
Operatives of Amotekun Corps have arrested a notorious leader of a cult gang, Taiwo Ogunsola, alias Taiwo Portable, in Ilesa, Osun State.
With few days to the end of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, its inability to contain insecurity has remained a sore point. And one aspect of the pervasive insecurity is the resurgence of mindless killings in the states of Benue, Plateau and Nasarawa.
Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to call the operatives of Amotekun Corps to order over the recent deaths linked to the agency in the state.
The Amotekun Corps in Osun said it has secured the release of a man kidnapped from a Fulani settlement at Ago-Igbira in Ila-Orangun area of the state. The Amotekun Commander in the state retired Brig-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Osogbo. Adewinmbi said the victim, Muhammed Jubril, was released…
Last Friday a very important event took place which many people may not have noticed because of their feverish preparation for the election of State Governors and State Houses of Assembly members which was to take place the next day.
A 35-year-old suspected robber, Olamide Wasiu, confessed to stealing over 100 motorcycles within the space of three months in various towns across Ondo State. While owning up to the crime, Wasiu disclosed that after stealing the motorcycles, he will dismantle them before taking the stolen goods to buyers in Oyo, Osun, and Ogun States. According…
Continued from yesterday To buttress the above assertion, the National Assembly of Nigeria, on June 28, 2003, established the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, consisting of volunteers and regular members. The NSCDC Act in its section 3 (1) (a), vests the Corps with power to ‘assist in the maintenance of peace and order and…
19 Dec 2022
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that the security architecture of other states are being modelled after the Security Agency Network of the state, known as Amotekun Corps, following its strides in effectively securing the state.