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Operation Amotekun

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.…
14 Jan 2020
Bishop of the Diocese of Ijebu South-West, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Revd. Babatunde Ogunbanwo, has lamented the state of insecurity in the country.
12 Jan 2020
Some community leaders in Lagos on Sunday lauded the South West governors’ initiative of launching the “Operation Amotekun” to curb security challenges in the region.
12 Jan 2020
The controversy about the launch of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun by the six governors of the South West was not unexpected.
12 Jan 2020
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has called attention of government and the international community to the continuous siege and violent attacks...
10 Jan 2020
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), has urged the South-East, South-South and others to follow suit on zonal security arrangement to brace-up security network within their zones.
9 Jan 2020
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams and Secretary-General Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr. Kunle Olajide, have urged Yoruba people both at home and in the Diaspora to see the new security task-force...
9 Jan 2020
For most part of last year, the Southwest region of the country was under a siege – there was widespread insecurity, with banditry taking an alarming turn, kidnappers operating untamed, criminals masquerading...
6 Jan 2020
A group, Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association (YYSA) Worldwide, yesterday said the commencement of Operation Amotekun would bring an end to the operations...
22 Dec 2019
Let me say somehow it’s getting better unlike what was happening a few months when it was very difficult for people to travel a few kilometres even within towns and cities...
22 Dec 2019
You are in bondage; in a cage, and instead of looking for your freedom, you are looking for something else. Which ‘ekun’ (lion) are you looking for? You are in a cage, and instead...

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