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Southwest Governors, I-G at Lagos meeting, finally endorse Amotekun

  The Southwest Regional Security Outfit codenamed ``Operation Amotekun'' has finally been adopted by Governors of Southwest and the Inspector General of Police.   The Southwest Governors’ Forum told the IGP Muhammed Adamu in Lagos on Thursday that the development would boost...

Amotekun : True federalism a must, says Pastor Bakare

  Pastor Tunde Bakare says the inauguration of Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named “Operation Amotekun,” has made the restructuring of the country inescapable. He said the restructuring would ensure a true federalism. "These are clear indications that the issues we swept under...

News Flash: FG, Southwest Governors agree on Amotekun

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with the governors of the six western states of Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo and Lagos, with the resolve to draw up legal framework for the establishment of the South West Security...

Amotekun: After weeks of brickbats, Tinubu calls for truce between Justice Minister and Southwest governors

  …says regional outfit not threat to Nigeria but complementary …describes those offended as embarking on ``madcap excursion’’ Amid brick-and-mortar between the Federal Government and Southwest govermnors over ``Amotekun’’, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress...

Amotekun: The Politics of Protection by Reuben Abati 

        Virtually everything in Nigeria no matter how well-meaning ends up getting ethnicized, or politicized, or religionized.  So it is with Operation Amotekun: the Western Nigeria Security Network whose recent launch by the Governors of the South West, on January 9, has thrown...

Amotekun: We have embraced community policing -Nasarawa gov

    Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said to tackle insecurity in the state, his administration had since introduced community policing to complement the police and other security agencies in combating criminality. Sule, said this while fielding question from State House...

Breaking: Amotekun is illegal — FG

  Six days after the inauguration of "Amotekun", Southwest regional Security outfit, the Federal Government has declared it as illegal, saying it is not backed by any law.ln declaring it "illegal", the federal government said defence and security is on the...

Southwest’s “Amotekun’’: Buhari’s ally, Sagay says it’s legal

    …``I'm positively disposed to it’’   Amid controversy trailing the inauguration of ``Operation Amotekun’’  by Southwest governors, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, says the outfit is legal and...

“Amotekun”: Gov. Lalong backs Southwest, says North ready for similar outfit

  Barely 24 hours after "Amotekun" was launched in Southwest, Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, has thrown his weight behind it, saying it is nothing to worry about. He said a similar security outfit for the North was in the offing. According...

Insecurity : Southwest regional outfit, “Amotekun”, launched in Ibadan 

  ... not an agenda to divide Nigeria -- Southwest govs In fulfillment of their promise to tackle insecurity in the Southwest in 2019, the six governors in the zone on Thursday inaugurated the first-ever regional  security network codenamed "Amotekun", assuring the...
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Just ln: ln Edo, female native doctor, 2 yahoo boys, kidnapper roasted 

    A female native doctor, kidnapper and two Yahoo boys were on Monday burnt to death in Otuo community in Owan council area of Edo...

Teenage stealth thief hides in bank toilet, steals N340,000 at night 

  Outsmarting the security personnel, a16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, sneaked into the toilet of a bank and took temporary shelter overnight to steal N340,000 from...

Ogun Gov. orders investigation into Remo Stars player’s killing by SARs

  Upset by the killing of Remo Stars Football Club defender, Kazeem Tiamiyu, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, has ordered an investigation into the extra-judicial death by...