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Amotekun rescues three kidnap victims in Ondo

By Osagie Otabor, Akure   Men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, otherwise called Amotekun Corps, have rescued two women and a man, who were abducted by gunmen while…

Amotekun arrests two suspected kidnappers in Ondo

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, codename “Operation Amotekun”, have arrested two kidnappers along Ifira-Akoko-Idoani road in Ose Local Government Area of the state….

Soyinka becomes Amotekun super marshal

    Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated the state’s wing of the Southwest joint security outfit called Amotekun. He said it was not meant to compete with…

Abuse your uniform, be struck by god of iron, Soyinka tells Amotekun corps

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has warned members and officers of the Amotekun Corps not to abuse their uniforms and trample on people’s rights or risk…

Ogun Gets Amotekun As Gov Abiodun Declares War On Criminals

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Thursday inaugurated the state security outfit, the Amotekun Corps. Speaking during the inauguration in Abeokuta the governor noted that the operatives of the…

Gov Abiodun inaugurates Amotekun corps in Ogun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has inaugurated the State Security Network, code-named, Operation Amotekun. The governor did the inauguration on Thursday at the Pavilion Ground, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. Earlier, Abiodun…

‘You’re a liability to our government’ – Amotekun commandant tackles Osun CoS, Charles Akinola

The Osun State Commander of Amotekun outfit, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, on Wednesday, punched the Chief of Staff to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Dr Charles Akinola, addressing him as an opportunist and…

Amotekun Arrests 9 Herdsmen, 100 Cows Along Ilesa-Akure Highway

The Ondo State security agency popularly known as Operation Amotekun has arrested nine herdsmen and 100 cows along the Ilesa- Akure Highway. They were said to have been arrested for…

Amotekun arrests 100 cows in Ondo

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Over 100 cows have been arrested by men of the Ondo State Security Agency otherwise known as Operation Amotekun. The cows were arrested along Ilesa- Akure…

Let Amotekun commence operations in Ogun, monarch tells Abiodun

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, has urged the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, to hasten the recruitment of operatives into…

OPC Urges Buhari To ‌Probe Yoruba-Hausa Clash, DPO Shooting Of Amotekun

The Oodua Peoples Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the violent clash between Yoruba and Hausa in Shasha area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The group also called…

DPO Shoots ‘Unruly and Riotous’ Amotekun For Arresting Fulani Herdsmen

There was shock among members of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly known as Amotekun when the Divisional Police Officer at Orile Igbon Police Station in the Surulere Local…

Herdsmen kill two, set Amotekun vehicle ablaze in Ondo

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan At least two people lost their lives on Thursday when suspected herders attacked operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as Amotekun Corps….

Two killed, vehicle burnt as Amotekun invade bandits, kidnappers’ den in Ondo.

Two people have been killed by bandits suspected to be herders in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. One of the deceased, a farmer whose name was given as…

One missing, two dead as armed herders attack Amotekun operatives in Ondo

Armed herdsmen and operatives of the Ondo State Security Network also known as Amotekun reportedly engaged in bloody clash, resulting into loss of lives. Nairalovers learnt that the attack happened…