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MILITARY

"We Initially did not know What Was in the Car" -Amotekun Commander Narrates Businessman's Rescue

The Ondo state Commander of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Adetunji Adeleye, has narrated how his officers rescued a well-known cement dealer, Alhaji Folorunsho Sakirudeen, kidnapped in Ogun State. The Commander spoke during the parade of the arrested suspects by the security outfit.

  1 month ago ago

SOCIETY

We forcefully slept with one of our victims after kidnapping them- Arrested kidnappers

According to a news that was posted by Today NG, it has been alleged that men of the Western Nigeria Security Network popularly referred to as Amotekun cops have successfully apprehended four suspected kidnappers, who operate along Oda Road in Akure, the Ondo State capital.According to what one of the kidnappers said, he made it known that after they abducted their victims in a rainy night along the aforementioned road last week, as they were seriously dealt with and also, they forcefully slept with the woman among them.

  6 months ago ago
We forcefully slept with one of our victims after kidnapping them- Arrested kidnappers

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.

  1 month ago ago

SOCIETY

"We do kidnap people, cut their body into pieces and sell them to ritualists" Suspect

According to a news that was posted by The Nigerian Tribune Newspaper Online this evening, it has been alleged that men of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), popularly referred to as Amotekun Corps, have apprehended a 40 year old man, whose name was given as Mutiu Abdulrasheed, in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for allegedly selling human parts to ritualists.

  6 months ago ago

MILITARY

Opinion: Federal Government should give Amotekun licence to carry AK-47 rifles

Western Nigeria Security Network popularly referred to as Amotekun, happens to be the first regional security outfit in Nigeria to be set up by governors in the South West region of the country, in order to combat the increasing activities of criminals. The security outfit was founded on the 9th of January, 2020 in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital by Governor Engineer Seyi Makinde, as insecurity, which includes kidnapping was becoming alarming in the region, as travellers, farm workers were kidnapped by assailants and forced to pay huge amount of money as ransom to set them free.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: Federal Government should give Amotekun licence to carry AK-47 rifles

SOCIETY

"We were going to Igbo Nla and Oyo National Park to cause mayhem"-Hausas arrested with rifles in Oyo

According to a news that was posted by the Sahara Reporters this afternoon, it has been alleged that men of the Western Nigeria Security Network, popularly referred to as Amotekun in Oyo State have successfully arrested some Hausas in Oyo State, after they were caught with guns while coming from

  8 months ago ago

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.

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

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Confusion Trails Atiku, Soludo’s Campaign Posters, NIMC Registers 1.2m Nigerians

Confusion trails Atiku, Soludo’s campaign posters in Abuja The sudden appearance of the campaign posters bearing the picture of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and that of an erstwhile governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, is currently generating controversy among members of the All Progressive Grand Alliance.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Confusion Trails Atiku, Soludo’s Campaign Posters, NIMC Registers 1.2m Nigerians

MILITARY

How swift response of Amotekun operatives made them victorious over kidnappers in Oyo State

Photo Credit: Premium Times Newspaper According to a news that was posted this morning, it was made known that the men of the Western Nigeria Security Network, popularly referred to as Amotekun operatives, successfully repelled an attack that was carried out by five kidnappers who wanted to kidnap some residents yesterday in Oyo State.

  4 months ago ago
How swift response of Amotekun operatives made them victorious over kidnappers in Oyo State

SOCIETY

Why Arrest of herders, cows in Ondo might make cow meats more expensive and scarce in the state

Photo Credit: Channels Television In a news that was published by various newspapers in Nigeria two days ago, it was made known that the men of the Western Nigeria Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun, arrested three herders and also impounded their cows, after the Ondo State governor, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu signed the anti-open grazing bill to law.

  2 months ago ago
Why Arrest of herders, cows in Ondo might make cow meats more expensive and scarce in the state

SOCIETY

Amotekun cops arrest three fulani herdsmen who machete woman while working on her farm in Ekiti

According to a news that was posted by Punch Newspaper this evening, it has been alleged that the men of the Western Nigeria Security Network, popularly referred to as Amotekun cops have successfully arrested three fulani herdsmen who attacked a woman on her farm and fled inside the bush.

  7 months ago ago
Amotekun cops arrest three fulani herdsmen who machete woman while working on her farm in Ekiti

POLITICS

Herdsmen in Ondo and their refusal to abide by the new anti-open grazing law

Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters In a news that was published two days ago, it was made known that the men of the Western Nigeria Security Network popularly referred to as Amotekun, have arrested three herdsmen and 40 cows in Ondo State, after they invaded the farmlands of some farmers in the Owode area of Akure South Local Government and destroyed their crops.

  3 months ago ago
Herdsmen in Ondo and their refusal to abide by the new anti-open grazing law

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits Set Military Camp Ablaze In Niger, Bandits attacks Amotekun In Oto State

Nigerian Woman Births Triplets After 11 Years Of Marriage A Nigerian couple, Mr. and Mrs. Ogeah, has taken to social media to rejoice after welcoming their first kids, triplets, after 11 years of marriage.According to a family member, Evelyn Odume shared the good news via Facebook while declaring that God has put the Devil to shame.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits Set Military Camp Ablaze In Niger, Bandits attacks Amotekun In Oto State

SOCIETY

I was about running with his bike after I killed him, when Amotekun cops caught me- Suspect

According to a news that was posted by Punch Newspaper this morning, it has been alleged that the men of the Western Nigeria Security Network popularly referred to as Amotekun cops have arrested a robber who killed his victim because he wanted to hijack his motorcycle.

  8 months ago ago
I was about running with his bike after I killed him, when Amotekun cops caught me- Suspect

MILITARY

2 Security Concerns Raised by The Kidnap of a Businessman in Ogun State and is Rescued in Ondo

A businessman, Alhaji Folorunsho Sakirudeen, was recently kidnapped in Ogun State, but the cement dealer was rescued in Ondo State by officers of the Amotekun corps. Details of Sakirudeen's abduction and his subsequent rescue have since raised two security concerns about the safety of many Nigerians.

  1 month ago ago
2 Security Concerns Raised by The Kidnap of a Businessman in Ogun State and is Rescued in Ondo

SOCIETY

“Amotekun Will Become State Police,” Says Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

According to THE NATION, the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun will metamorphose into a state police. This announcement was made public by the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke yesterday in Akure at the 2021 Democracy Day celebration. He also said that the Federal Government should no longer interfere on how a local government is not run in any state of the federation.

  5 months ago ago
“Amotekun Will Become State Police,” Says Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Amotekun to start auctioning seized cows in Ondo State after releasing 250 cows to herders yesterday

According to the news that was posted by Sahara Reporters yesterday night, it has been alleged that the men of the Western Nigeria Security Network popularly referred to as Amotekun cops have released the 250 cows that were seized from Fulani herdsmen for destroying the crops of farmers in the state and leaving farmers with nothing.

  7 months ago ago
Amotekun to start auctioning seized cows in Ondo State after releasing 250 cows to herders yesterday

POLITICS

"Nnamdi Kanu" Breaks Silence, See What He Said About Amotekun That Has Led To Reactions On Twitter.

It is no more news that the "Fulani Herdsmen crises" that have been ongoing in the country has lasted for many weeks. This crises has led to various reactions on social media platforms. Some Nigerian Politicians have reacted to the ongoing crises in the country while some Nigerians have blasted the federal government for failing to put an end to the Fulani Herdsmen Crises that is ongoing. Nevertheless, See What Nnamdi Kanu Has Said About Amotekun That Has Led To Reactions On Twitter The leader of the Indigenous

  9 months ago ago

POLITICS

Amotekun is useless to Lagosians, won’t be adopted: Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos State, Sanwo-Olu.The Governor of Lagos State has disclosed that the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, is useless to residents of Lagos State.Governor Sanwo-Olu said that he totally support the operation of Amotekun but he feels that the security network won't be effective as it is in other parts of Western Nigeria.

  7 months ago ago
Amotekun is useless to Lagosians, won’t be adopted: Sanwo-Olu

SOCIETY

"We wanted to avenge attack on our people in Shasha Market"- Arrested Hausa men tells police

According to a news that was posted by the Sahara Reporters this afternoon, it has been alleged that men of the Western Nigeria Security Network, popularly referred to as Amotekun in Oyo State have successfully arrested some Hausas in Oyo State, after they were caught with guns while coming from

  8 months ago ago