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17 Jan 2020
It would have been a huge surprise if the launch of the South-West security outfit, Amotekun, had failed to generate a swirling dust of blinding controversy.
16 Jan 2020
Nigeria's justice minister Abubakar Malami on Thursday insisted that the inauguration of a paramilitary organisation Amotekun by south-western states of the country is contrary to provisions of the law. "The setting up of the paramilitary organization called 'Amotekun' is illegal and runs contrary to the provisions of the Nigerian law," Malami said in a statement…
16 Jan 2020
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has appealed to the Federal Government to rescind its declaration that Amotekun is illegal in the overall benefit of the country.
16 Jan 2020
Prominent lawyers including Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) yesterday bared their minds on the declaration by Abubakar Malami, Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister
16 Jan 2020
I am watching with keen interest the controversy over the security arrangement the governors of South-West have put in place to protect their people who elected them into office.
15 Jan 2020
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has responded to the comments attributed to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, declaring ‘Operation Amotekun’ as an illegal outfit. Amotekun, launched on Thursday in Ibadan, is a security outfit set up by the six South-West governments to tackle kidnapping and other criminal activities in the region.…
15 Jan 2020
Just five days after the launch of the South-West’s security outfit, Amotekun, a test of might is brewing over it. The dramatis personae are in two groups.
13 Jan 2020
A former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday faulted last week’s launch of Amotekun, the regional security outfit floated by southwest state governments.
10 Jan 2020
After months of agitations over the spate of insecurity in the southwest, governors of the region yesterday launched the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), codenamed Amotekun.

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