Amotekun was established on January 9, 2020, by the six South-West states. All except Lagos had inaugurated the security outfit.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has advised the people of the state to set up vigilantes to secure their farms and businesses. Akeredolu, who was represented by Akin Olotu, his Senior … Continue Reading Akeredolu tell Ondo residents to set up vigilantes to secure their farms
The Western Security Network, Amotekun, Osun has described as false the information in some quarters that its personnel have been going about in marked vans, harassing citizens and residents of … Continue Reading Osun: Amotekun denied harassing residents
Men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, popularly known as Amotekun, have arrested two suspected kidnappers and rescued three travellers along the Ifira-Akoko/Idoani Road in Ose Local Government Area … Continue Reading Ondo: Two Suspected Kidnappers Arrested, Three Rescued By Amotekun
The Amotekun commandant in the state, Col. Olayanju Olayinka (retd.), who confirmed this to reporters in Ibadan on Friday, said the police boss shot the victim at close range.
They also went to the village where an Amotekun vehicle was parked and set it ablaze.
Hoodlums have attacked four operatives of the Oyo State Security Network otherwise called Amotekun Corps and a policeman in Ibadan, Oyo State. The victims were attacked on Friday in another … Continue Reading Hoodlums Attack Four Amotekun Operatives, Policeman In Oyo
Operatives of Ekiti State Security Network Agency codenamed Operation Amotekun have arrested four suspected kidnappers in Eda Oniyo, Ilejemeje Local Government Area of the state. The Corps Commander, Joe Komolafe was arrested during … Continue Reading Security: Amotekun arrest four suspected kidnappers in Ekiti
…as PDP says ploy is to discredit Makinde’s govt THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo state chapter, yesterday, said that its suspicion of opposition parties in the state having a … Continue Reading PDP, APC in war of words over discovery of fake Amotekun uniforms
We heard that these people were sewing and selling the fake Amotekun uniform to some people particularly at Lagelu area of Ibadan. Some unauthorised tailors, said to have been sewing … Continue Reading Tailors Making Fake Amotekun Uniforms Arrested In Oyo
There was confusion on Sunday as operatives of Operation Burst arrested 47 herdsmen during a raid at Tapa/Igangan axis in Ibarapa North local government area of Oyo state. Oladipo Ajibola, … Continue Reading Insecurity: Police arrest 47 herders ‘with firearms’ in Oyo
The group is to give details of the reported killings at a media briefing. No fewer than seven people have allegedly been killed in a fresh clash between officials of … Continue Reading Seven feared dead in fresh Amotekun raid in Oyo
Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), the Commander of Oyo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun has disclosed that some of the arrested hoodlums terrorising residents of the state have been … Continue Reading Arrested Hoodlums In Ibadan Were Linked With Governor Makinde’s aides – Amotekun commander
SaharaReporters had reported on Friday that the operatives of Amotekun shot dead Afeez Lotto and Akin Owoaga, residents of Asaka area on Thursday. A number of Nigerians have reacted to … Continue Reading “Deploy Them In Forests, Not Town”—Nigerians React As Amotekun Operatives Kill Two In Oyo
Amitolu Shittu, the Osun State commandant of the regionalsecurity network, Amotekun, has disclosed that the outfit would not tolerate indecent dressing and bastardising of Yoruba language by the youth when it … Continue Reading Amotekun Won’t Tolerate Indecent Dressing, Abuse Of Language – Commander