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Amotekun Can’t Be Under FG’s Control – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has lent his voice to the ongoing debate about the structure of the regional security outfit, Amotekun. He declared that Amotekun will not be under the control of the federal government. This is coming a few days after Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu rejected the […]

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UPDATED: Ondo inaugurates Operation Amotekun

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday inaugurated the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Operation Amotekun. A few months ago the bill setting up the security agency was passed into law by the state House of Assembly, and shortly after, the bill was signed into law by the State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu. […]

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Ondo inaugurates Operation Amotekun

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday inaugurated the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Operation Amotekun. A few months ago the bill setting up the security agency was passed into law by the state House of Assembly, and shortly after, the bill was signed into law by the State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu. […]

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REPORTER’S DIARY: A day with Amotekun, illegal Chinese miners in Osun

A PREMIUM TIMES reporter joined the southwest regional security outfit for a raid. The post REPORTER’S DIARY: A day with Amotekun, illegal Chinese miners in Osun appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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VIDEO: How Amotekun raided Illegal mining site, made several arrests

A PREMIUM TIMES reporter joined the southwest regional security outfit for a raid. The post VIDEO: How Amotekun raided Illegal mining site, made several arrests appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Amotekun: Hunters threaten boycott over online registration

By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan The new security outfit, Amotekun launched by the six south West governors to check rising insecurity in the zone may have run into a brick wall in Oyo State as local hunters have vowed to disengage if the leadership of the outfit insists on online registration for interested applicants. Hunters […]

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Osun Amotekun corps intercepts 14  northern youths

By Shina Abubakar THE Amotekun Corps in Osun State, weekend, intercepted 14 northern youths who breached the interstate travel ban at Ikire, Irewole Local Government Area of the state. They were discovered hidden at the back of a space bus used to transport food items from the northern part of the country. According to a source at […]

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INSECURITY: My fears for Amotekun — Rep Adefisoye

Military making progress in war against insurgency Hon Tajudeen Adefisoye Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Army, Tajudeen Adeyemi Adefisoye, who represents Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State, in this chat speaks on national issues including insecurity in the country and the Amotekun Security Corps floated by South West states. By Olayinka Ajayi On the war […]

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JUST IN: Oyo governor, Makinde, signs Amotekun Bill

Mr Makinde signed the bill on Tuesday, a week after it was passed into law by the state House of Assembly. The post JUST IN: Oyo governor, Makinde, signs Amotekun Bill appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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STATE OF THE NATION: Amotekun, Nigeria’s greatest achievement — Gbagi

Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi *After Buhari power should go to South-West Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, former minister of state (Education), and one of the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State is a criminologist, lawyer and business tycoon. Recently, accompanied by his wife, daughters, and associates, Gbagi visited the Corporate Headquarters of Vanguard […]

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Fani-Kayode Kicks Against Recruitment Of Miyetti Allah As Amotekun Operatives

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has kicked against suggestions that members of the Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) should be recruited into the new security outfit created by South-West governors, Amotekun. Recall that Alhaji Yaqub Bello, a former Chairman of MACBAN in Oyo state, made the suggestion on Monday February 24th […]

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