OYO GOVERNOR OVERSEES PASSING OUT OF AMOTEKUN

Speech at the Passing Out Parade of the Oyo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun When the story of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun is told, it will…

SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS, PRESIDENCY DISAGREES OVER WHO CONTROLS STRUCTURE OF AMOTEKUN

The South-West states, through the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission, have disagreed with the Presidency that the Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun, will now be run in…

SOUTH WEST ATTORNEY GENERALS WORK OUT MODALITIES FOR AMOTEKUN OPERATION AMONG STATES

Some of the security vehicles provided by South-West states for the Western Nigeria Security Network, Operation Amotekun. ‌ Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti The attorneys general of the six states of…

OSUN TO SIGN AMOTEKUN BILL TODAY

From Toba Adedeji, Osogbo   Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola will today sign Amotekun bill into law, a source in the Governor’s Office has said. The source confided in The Nation that the…

ANTI AMOTEKUN PROTESTS ROCK LAGOS

Youths in their large numbers on Thursday took to the streets of Lagos to protest against the western Nigeria Security network codenamed Operation Amotekun already passed into laws in some…

MAKINDE WEARS AMOTEKUN OUTIFT TO SIGN REGIONAL SECURITY AGENCY BILL, SEE PIX

Wale Oyewale, Ibadan Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, signed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the establishment of Amotekun Corps into law. The Oyo House…

HOW SOUTHWEST LAWMAKERS GAVE LEGAL BACKING TO AMOTEKUN

•Lawmakers adorn leopard skin regalia, amulets to pass Bill •Hunters, ‘agbekoyas’ in unique attires laced with charms Following incessant attacks by armed herdsmen and kidnapping in the South Western part…

OGUN ASSEMBLY PASSES AMOTEKUN BILL

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps. The Majority Leader, Mr Yusuf Sherif,…

SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS, IGP, STAKEHOLDERS RATIFY AMOTEKUN FOR ZONE

…Maintain its not a regional police By Olasunkanmi Akoni Governors of the South West region, Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu and stakeholders in the security profession, on Thursday,…

DETAILS OF AMOTEKUN SECURITY OUTFITS’ OPERATIONS SPELT OUT

 Robert Egbe   DETAILS of the operational guideline of the Southwest security outfit, Operation Amotekun, has emerged. According to the draft bill for the security outfit which is before state…

SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS MAY SIGN AMOTEKUN BILL ON FRIDAY

Governors of six South-West states might sign the Amotekun Bill into law latest on Friday. The governor spoke in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, while receiving the Ekiti State…

AMOTEKUN: SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS TO APPLY FOR GUN LICENCES FOR.OUTFIT

Abioudun Nejo, Peter Dada, Daud Olatunji and Bola Bamigbola There were indications on Sunday that the South-West state executive councils would on Wednesday discuss the bills on Amotekun corps. It was…

SOUTH WEST STATES ASSEMBLIES SPEAK ON READINESS FOR AMOTEKUN BILL

Our Correspondents The Houses of Assembly of states in the South-West, comprising Oyo, Osun, Lagos, Ekiti, Ondo and Ogun states, have said they will give accelerated hearing to the bill…

AMOTEKUN: OSINBAJO, SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS MEET IN ABUJA

Osinbajo Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met behind closed -doors with the South West Governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting started immediately after…

FALANA CALLS FOR PROMULGATION OF LAWS BY SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS TO BACK OPERATION AMOTEKUN

The controversy trailing the establishment of Operation Amotekun by states in the South-West will be needless once enabling laws are enacted, leading lawyer, Mr Femi Falana disclosed on Tuesday. The…

SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS DON’T NEED PERMISSION TO INITIATE AMOTEKUN – SHONIBARE

•Shonibare By Olayinka Ajayi Acting National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SDP,  lawyer, and a stalwart of Afenifere, Chief Supo Shonibare,  has lampooned the Federal Government over the controversy…

PRO AMOTEKUN RALLY SWEEPS SOUTH WEST AS MEETING BETWEEN PRESIDENCY AND GOVERNORS OVER SECURITY OUTFIT IS CANCELLED

John Ameh, Success Nwogu, Leke Baiyewu, Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe, Peter Dada, Daud Olatunji, Abiodun Nejo, Bola Bamigbola and Wale Oyewale A scheduled meeting between the Presidency and the South-West governors on the…

LABOUR, DICKSON, ALI, OTHERS BACK AMOTEKUN

It was necessitated by collapsing security apparatus — Dickson Says it’s a component of restructuring It’s way to go in addressing security challenges —Labour Nigeria can’t engage enough manpower to…

AMOTEKUN HAS MADE RESTRUCTURING INEVITABLE- DICKSON

Festus Abu, Adelani Adepegba,  Eniola Akinkuotu, and Abiodun Nejo Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson insists Operation Amotekun has made the restructuring of the country inevitable. The Federal Government has come under attack for…

AMOTEKUN: SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS’ INTENTION GOOD BUT UNCONSTITUTIONAL SAYS MINISTER

Amotekun: South-West govs’ intentions good but unconstitutional, Police affairs minister The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, says the intentions of South-West governors for establishing Amotekun are good but…