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Four arrested for burning Amotekun vehicle in Ondo

By the time we got there, we find out that a farmer and a vigilante member had been killed. We also found out that there were lots of destructions of farmlands around the place. A couple of days before, we went on an operation to review the nefarious activities going on in the forest inclusive of illegal mining and very large plantation of indian hemp.

Herdsmen: Fear of reprisal puts Igangan people in jitters

“Fulanis are still in our midst as we speak. They are still at Ile Bamogba in Igangan. They are living peacefully and are going about their daily activities without any threat.

Oyo Amotekun leader dies in accident caused by pothole

His body has been deposited at a private hospital morgue in Ilero, Iwajowa Local Council Development Area(LCDA), Kajola LG, and was later buried yesterday.

Amotekun arrests woman for selling day-old baby to Ondo Pastor for N10,000

"I was told to bring N10,000, so that they can give the doctor N5,000 for his job and I did because if I did not, another person would come and buy the baby

Amotekun: Most ‘Okada’ riders in Oyo spying for bandits, foreign kidnappers — Commandant raises alarm

Most of them that were dumped here by trailers during the Covid-19 lockdown have turned to Okada riders, many are carrying wheelbarrows all over the place, selling carrots, orange and the rest, the Okada riders are their spies, we have noted that and we are working on government policy that will curtail the use of these people to foment crisis in Oyo State and the Yorubaland as a whole.”

Breaking: Blood thirst Amotekun cops dismissed in Oyo

Eight member patrol team involved in the shooting of 21 year old Tosin Thomas have all been dismissed from Amotekun Corps and...

Makinde: Most of the bad news about Amotekun are fake

“So, as I always say, I know we do have trust deficit between the people and the authorities, and this makes it easier to think the worst of people in authority. But we should not cut our nose to spite our face. We must find a balance so that we do not turn the people trying to protect us to our enemies.”

Amotekun is not created to be another SARS, Soyinka to Southwest govs

“I have told them anytime you want us to come and assist, we will come even if it is just on the ethical session so that as you are training them to defend us, we are also training their minds so that Amotekun does not become another SARS, very important. We must do everything together.”

AMOTEKUN: Gov Makinde to investigate, deal with erring officers

We’ve written on several occasions to inform the Oyo State Government and the entire populace of the state on the excesses of the just commissioned Western States Security Network, Amotekun Corps, but it seems a mere propaganda to many and an attempt aimed at undermining the effort of the state government on tackling the rampant insecurity uprising in the state, as the accused has also sent publications on this occasion to distort the allegations against them.”

4 shot, vehicles vandalised, shops looted as bandits terrorise Ibadan residents

“They came back around midnight. We were helpless because they were running into densely populated areas where we couldn’t shoot. We, again, observed that they were young boys. How would it sound if we started shooting them? We were just shooting into the air to scare them.

2 Weeks after killing UI student, Amotekun officer shoots Police Constable

Rather than take responsibility, the security network attempted to cover up the incident with lies and threats.

“Deploy them to the forests, not Town”—Nigerians react as Amotekun operatives kill two in Oyo

Saheed Apanpa, the official who allegedly pulled the trigger, also shot an old man, Matthew Owolabi, who reported at the Mapo and Iyaganku police stations.

Amotekun impact is being felt by all of us—Makinde

“to stem the tide of rising security challenges, particularly during this festive period and put to shame those working to discredit the administration.”

Man arrested for defrauding Amotekun applicants

The state Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Colonel Olayanju Olayinka, (retd.) said the culprit would face the law for his action.

Amotekun: Applicants should swear by god of iron to avoid compromise ― Hunters

They will not compromise if they do so. But, if it is Western education we rely on to carry this onerous task, then we have started failing from the onset”, he said.

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New Western Security Network (WSN) to be unveiled soon, says Gani Adams

Adams explained that the Southwest spent an enormous amount on food daily, adding that the protest was a clarion call to the Southwest leaders to supply the required security for farmers to supply enough agricultural produce.

Queen calls for Commonwealth unity before Harry and Meghan interview

"We have all continued to appreciate the support, breadth of experiences and knowledge that working together brings, and I hope we shall maintain this renewed sense of closeness and community," she said in a televised message.

Official from Suu Kyi’s party dies in custody in Myanmar

According to his deputy chairman, pictures from the military hospital where he died showed he had a wound on the back of the head and bruises on his back.

Liverpool suffer sixth consecutive home defeat, slump against Fulham

Jurgen Klopp’s side are four points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea, who can extend that lead to seven if they beat Everton on Monday.