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SOCIETY

"They Beheaded their victim & Burnt His Head" -Amotekun Reveals How Arrested Ritualists Hypnotize

A spokesman of the Amotekun security corps has revealed some of the tactics employed by some suspected ritual killers arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State. The arrested suspected killers and the corpse of their victim were paraded in at a facility of the Amotekun corps in Ibadan. Three suspects identified as Muhideen, Abdulrasheed Olanrewaju and Ismail have been arrested in Oyo State by officers of the Amotekun security Corps.

  8 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Four Points To Note From Hunters' Accounts Of Oyo Prison Break

It has been trending that as an offshoot of the nagging insecurity situation in the country, some unknown Gunmen had reportedly broken into the medium correctional facility at the Abolongo district in Oyo state in the night of last Friday. And according to different reports about the dastardly act, four persons, including a soldier, members of the regional vigilante group which is known as Amotekun, and an inmate who was trying to escape, lost their lives.

  7 months ago ago
Four Points To Note From Hunters' Accounts Of Oyo Prison Break

MILITARY

Amotekun Commander Reveals Where Amotekun Kept The Cows Recently Seized From Herdsmen in Ondo

The Ondo State Commandant of the Amotekun Security Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, has shed more light concerning the 56 cows that were recently seized from arrested herdsmen in the state. Adetunji made some revelations during a meeting with the leaders of the Hausa community and Miyetti Allah leaders in the state.

  8 months ago ago
Amotekun Commander Reveals Where Amotekun Kept The Cows Recently Seized From Herdsmen in Ondo

MILITARY

Opinion: As Northern Youths Unveil A Security Outfit, Who Is Going To Bankroll It?

It's our duty as citizens of Nigeria to secure our land, government alone cannot do it. Everybody should come together and fight our common enemy which is the third force living among us, that has been causing a lot of mayhem (killing and destroying critical infrastructure) across Nigeria.

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: As Northern Youths Unveil A Security Outfit, Who Is Going To Bankroll It?

SOCIETY

"I Know His Parents, But I wanted to Sell the 4-year-old Boy" -Amotekun's Suspect Reveals

Officers of Amotekun corps recently paraded some suspects over various criminal activities in Ondo State. The officers of the Amotekun corps also rescued a 4-year-old boy from his abductor in Ondo State. The victim's kidnapper has since shed more light on the case. The Commander of the Ondo State Amotekun Corps, Adetunji Adeleye, has said that criminals have no hiding place in the Ondo state.

  7 months ago ago

POLITICS

Times Governor Akeredolu Disagreed With The Presidency On National Issues

Out of the 36 State Governors in Nigeria, only a few could refuse to be intimidated by the Presidency. Even though these Governors have the constitutional rights to govern their respective states, some still find it difficult to decide on certain issues without the approval of the Presidency.

  8 months ago ago
Times Governor Akeredolu Disagreed With The Presidency On National Issues

ENVIRONMENT

Hunters issue seven-day ultimatum to criminals in Osun forests

The Osun state chapter of leadership of hunters group have given a seven days ultimatum to criminals who use their forests and bush as shield to immediately vacate their forest. The chairman of the group whose name is Ahmed Nureen made this demand while having a meeting in Ikirun.

  7 months ago ago
Hunters issue seven-day ultimatum to criminals in Osun forests

POLITICS

2 Statements Amotekun Made After Seizing 180 Cows In Ondo State.

Open grazing and the rearing of cows have been one of the most talked about issues in Nigeria, which is one of the things that pushed The southern governors decided to put a ban on open grazing in their meetings in Lagos and Asaba. However, following the meeting, most of the southern governors, including Ondo's Akeredolu and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, signed the open grazing law.

  8 months ago ago
2 Statements Amotekun Made After Seizing 180 Cows In Ondo State.

MILITARY

Southern states May suffer attack as the North if care is not taken, As Bandits now fleeing to South

There has been indications on Monday that some Bandits are now fleeing from the northwest into southern states, after several military bombardment displaced them. This is happening after some northern state Bagan taking security measures to contain this bandits like shutting down of network services, closing of markets, as well as several military bombardment, it's only normal that these bandits may begin to take refuge is neighbouring states.

  8 months ago ago
Southern states May suffer attack as the North if care is not taken, As Bandits now fleeing to South

MILITARY

[Opinion] Kidnapping of Abia State University Students And The Need To Empower The Ebubeagụ

In recent time, there have been a surge of insecurity in Nigeria, with reports of kidnappings and killings being received on a regular basis. In the wake of the attacks, Fulani Herdsmen have been accused by many groups of being behind the kidnappings and killings. It should be recalled that it was the need to checkmate the activities of armed herdsmen that prompted the Southwest Governors to setup a regional security outfit codenamed “Amotekun”.

  8 months ago ago
[Opinion] Kidnapping of Abia State University Students And The Need To Empower The Ebubeagụ

SOCIETY

"I Don't Have Gun, I Specialised in Picking Phones from Bags" -- Suspected Robber Opens Up

No doubt, Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun has raised the bar of having a safe and secured society in South West, Nigeria. The Oyo State chapter of Amotekun on Wednesday nabbed a suspected robber terrorising the good people of Monatan, Dizengoff, Iyana Church area in Egbeda Local Government Area of the state.

  8 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Opinion: Amotekun cops should be more proactive, as report claims bandits are now moving to southwest

Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters According to the news that was posted by Sahara Reporters yesterday morning it has been alleged that bandits, who were dislodged in Zamfara State by military actions are now migrating to the South-West region to continue launching their deadly attacks on innocent citizens. It was made known that life became unbearable for the criminals when Zamfara State Governor, Governor Bello Matawalle stopped activities at popular weekly markets, where they do get foods for themselves, and also, soldiers were engaging them closely in their hideouts.

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: Amotekun cops should be more proactive, as report claims bandits are now moving to southwest

POLITICS

3 Things S/W Governors Should Do As It Has Been Reported That Bandits Are Fleeing To Their Region

It has been reported that bandits who fled Zamfara State are now fleeing southwards after the onslaught on the bandits by the Nigerian Army. (Photo Credit - Google) Recall that Zamfara and Katsina State governments have closed down many markets in their states and the communication network has been shut down by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

  8 months ago ago
3 Things S/W Governors Should Do As It Has Been Reported That Bandits Are Fleeing To Their Region

POLITICS

Why do herdsmen keep violating anti-open grazing bill in Ondo, despite frequent arrest by Amotekun?

Photo Credit: afNews Earlier this month, the governor of Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu signed the anti-open grazing bill into law, in order to curtail the frequent clashes between herders and farmers in Ondo State and in order to encourage farmers to go back to their farmlands because, a lot of them have been discouraged from farming due to the fact that herders do bring their cows to feed on their farm produce.

  8 months ago ago
Why do herdsmen keep violating anti-open grazing bill in Ondo, despite frequent arrest by Amotekun?

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Again; Boko Haram Terrorists Invade Yobe Community

Tension As Gunmen Attack Again About a thousand prisoners have reportedly escaped from the Abolongo prison in Oyo town after some gunmen attacked the correctional centre and freed all inmates. Photo Credit: Leadership News According to a source, the gunmen arrived in their numbers around 10:00 p.m. on Friday night and began shooting sporadically before releasing the inmates who fled to various locations.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Again; Boko Haram Terrorists Invade Yobe Community

POLITICS

Are Herders Who Flouted The Anti-Grazing Law In Ondo Trying To Enforce The Earlier Vows Of MACBAN?

Amid the open grazing ban that's gradually being actualized in the whole of the Southern region, a current report on ground has revealed how some Fulani herdsmen in Ondo State have recently flouted the law. Photo Credit: The Cable Recall that Governor Akeredolu of Ondo State who happens to be the first Southern governor to ban the open grazing system in his state had signed the law immediately after the deadline expired on September 1sth, and had the Amotekun security operatives enforce the provisions of the law.

  7 months ago ago
Are Herders Who Flouted The Anti-Grazing Law In Ondo Trying To Enforce The Earlier Vows Of MACBAN?

POLITICS

One Good Reason Fayemi Called Out For FG To Amend Constitution To Recognise Amoketun As State Police

Our attention has been taken to the need for the federal government to kick on constitutional amendment process to accommodate the Western Security Network, known as Amotekun, to be recognised as the particular sets of police to tackle the security challenges affecting the country in the state level.

  7 months ago ago
One Good Reason Fayemi Called Out For FG To Amend Constitution To Recognise Amoketun As State Police

MILITARY

Bandits From North-West Region Flee To Southern States Due To Military Action -Report

On Monday, there were clear indications that bandits fleeing the military offensive in Zamfara State were migrating to southern states. Security agents in other states have been warned to be on the watch for the fleeing criminals, according to top security sources who talked to Punch. Following intelligence indications that bandits being ousted from Zamfara State were heading southwards, the South-West states reportedly put the regional security organization, Amotekun, on high alert.

  8 months ago ago
Bandits From North-West Region Flee To Southern States Due To Military Action -Report

POLITICS

Why The Plan Of South-West Governors To Make Amotekun The State Police Will Not Work

The issue of insecurity in Nigeria has really been of great concern. Everyone especially the political leaders of every State are imploring different kinds of measure to firstly protect the lives of their citizens and restore peace generally to the country. On daily basis we record different kinds of attack from different kinds of insurgents such as Bokoharam terrorists, killer Fulani herdsmen, unknown gunmen, kidnappers and many more.

  7 months ago ago
Why The Plan Of South-West Governors To Make Amotekun The State Police Will Not Work

ENVIRONMENT

Anti-grazing law: Ondo ready to protect people at any cost -Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, reiterated his administration's determination to protect the lives of the state's residents at all costs. Akeredolu said that while the recent anti-open grazing law put in place in the state does not appeal to some people, he has vowed to respect it and ensure that farmers do not lose their agricultural crops due to the obsolete practice of open grazing.

  8 months ago ago
Anti-grazing law: Ondo ready to protect people at any cost -Akeredolu