19 Arrested as Amotekun Raids Criminals’ Hideout in Ekiti
Metro

19 Arrested as Amotekun Raids Criminals’ Hideout in Ekiti

The Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun in Ekiti State has arrested 19 suspects for various crimes in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the Amotekun commandant in the state, Brig.- Gen. Joe Komolafe (retd), disclosed this while addressing journalists in Ado-Ekiti, on Thursday. Komolafe said the suspects were arrested during a

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Suspected herdsmen kill two, burn Amotekun vehicle in Ondo 1
Metro

Suspected herdsmen kill two, burn Amotekun vehicle in Ondo

Two persons have reportedly been killed while an operational vehicle and motorcycles belonging to the Ondo State Security Network Agency known as the Amotekun Corps, were set ablaze by suspected herdsmen. The unknown persons allegedly attacked the Sanusi Village in Owo local government area of Ondo State on Thursday. According to the state Public Relations

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Insecurity: Ekiti allocates N1.4 billion to Amotekun – Official 3
South West Today

Insecurity: Ekiti allocates N1.4 billion to Amotekun – Official

The Ekiti official says the priority to security through Amotekun was in a bid to further attract investment and ensure safety of all investors and residents. The Ekiti Government, on Sunday, said it was not taking anything to chance in 2021 to address the growing insecurity in the state, particularly kidnapping. It, therefore, voted N1.4

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Amotekun Officers open fire in Oyo, two killed, scores injured 7
News

Amotekun Officers open fire in Oyo, two killed, scores injured

No fewer than two residents of Asaka area in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital were killed by the newly inaugurated South-West security outfit, codenamed Amotekun. The incident happened at Ike-Olu junction, Asaka area of Ibadan on Thursday. Eyewitnesses told SaharaReporters that one Afeez Lotto and Akin Owoaga were shot dead by a member of Odua

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Suspected killers of Ondo monarch arrested by Amotekun 8
Crime

Suspected killers of Ondo monarch arrested by Amotekun

The Ondo State Security Agency Network, the Amotekun, on Wednesday, said it had arrested some persons in connection with the killing of the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi. According to the Commander of the Ondo Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, the suspects were arrested by a combined team

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We’ll defeat Boko Haram in 90 days with African Science — Amotekun 9
Police File

We’ll defeat Boko Haram in 90 days with African Science — Amotekun

With very stern assurances that the Boko Haram insurgency would end in just 90 days, if given the permission to engage the terrorists, the South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, has offered to help the Federal Government and the Borno State Government in the task of ending the insurgency, without firing a gunshot. These assurances

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Akeredolu Meets with Buhari Today to Discuss Amotekun 10
News

Akeredolu Meets with Buhari Today to Discuss Amotekun

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, to discuss the details of the OperationAmotekun security initiative being championed by South-West Governors. A reliable presidency source on Monday said the governor had secured an appointment to meet with the President to explain the issue to him. The source said,

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AMOTEKUN: FG, South West Governors Reach Agreement 12
News

AMOTEKUN: FG, South West Governors Reach Agreement

Finally, the Federal Government and South-West governors have reportedly reached an agreement on the proposed Operation Amotekun. A media aide to the Vice-President, Laolu Akande, made this known via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday. However, he did not give details of the agreement reached. “News Flash: FG, Southwest Governors agree on Amotekun,” he tweeted.

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