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Operation Amotekun

23 Jan 2020
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with South-West Governors where it was agreed that the structure of Amotekun should also align with the Community Policing strategy of the Federal Government.
23 Jan 2020
A few days after the launch of the South-West security outfit codenamed “Operation Amotekun” (Leopard), the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami
21 Jan 2020
Amotekun in Yoruba is leopard. It is a fierce looking, spotted animal that is largely found in Africa and Asia.
21 Jan 2020
Human right lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo has filed a suit before a Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos state challenging the declaration of operation Amotekun illegal by the federal...
21 Jan 2020
As part of a pragmatic response to the upsurge in criminal activities and the failure of the Nigeria Police to adequately confront the social nuisance that is kidnapping...
21 Jan 2020
We are aware of some anti-Yoruba statements coming from dregs of inconsequential cohorts. And they are products of juvenile reasonings.
20 Jan 2020
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed support for the establishment of zonal, states and community security architecture to curb rising insecurity in the country.
20 Jan 2020
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, was in a buoyant mood, the other day, when he nodded at the birth of the security outfit called Operation Amotekun, which was launched, in Ibadan, January 9, 2020, by the six governors of the South-West geo-political zone.
18 Jan 2020
For some time now, incidences threatening the security of the nation had been on the upswing. But the Southwest region became worse hit last year with widespread insecurity...
18 Jan 2020
The launching of Operation Amotekun by Southwest governors is a welcome development. It is an appropriate response to the challenges of insecurity witnessed in the region in the past several years...
18 Jan 2020
In talking about the critical issue of protection of life and property, sobriety, responsibility and circumspection are required.
17 Jan 2020
As criticism continues to trail the Federal Government’s declaration of Operation Amotekun illegal, the Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday disclosed that the national security agencies were properly informed before the establishment of the South-West security outfit

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