Amotekun: Time to beef up security - Journalists task South-East Governors

A media group, the Enugu Journalists' Forum (EJF), at the weekend, called on State Governments and Leaders of Thought in the South-East zone to put in place measures to firmly protect the region from Fulani herdsmen and other criminal elements.  The Group stated in a statement that the call had become...... read more

Want to eradicate killings in Nigeria, enthrone justice - Atiku - Atiku

Reports of renewed attacks at places in Plateau and Taraba states and elsewhere across the country are disturbing just as they remind us of how much work we still have ahead of us to tidy the country’s internal security apparatus. While it is fair to appreciate the military and other security...... read more

Buhari holding Agba Jalingo, not me – Ayade *I set him up, still sends him money jail

Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade has exculpated himself of complicity in the continued detention of Nigerian Publisher, Agba Jalingo, saying the journalist was held for treasonable felony. Ayade stated this on Monday at a media briefing with state house correspondents after his private visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at...... read more

TRAGEDY: Imo Senatorial candidate shot dead by NSCDC aide at APC victory party

Ndubuisi Emenike the Action Alliance (AA’s) candidate in the Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 National Assembly election, has been shot dead by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).  The Imo state Police command confirmed the killing on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Speaking on the...... read more

Uncertainty in EFCC, as Magu Must go suit goes to appeal court

A Constitutional lawyer, Mr. Johnmary Jideobi, has asked the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja to declare the continued stay in office of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as illegal and unconstitutional. The appellant, challenged the judgement of the Federal High Court...... read more

BREAKING: Victory at last, as FG finally, accepts Amotekun

Troubleshooting efforts by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has yielded good fruits after the Federal Government finally agreed to accept the South West regional security initiative, Amoteku, launched a fortnight ago to secure the area, beset by several cases of mayhem by hoodlums in recent times. It was the outcome of...... read more

Tinubu: My enemies pushing me to political Golgotha *Picks holse in Amotokun

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, picked holes in the South West security initiative, launched on January 10, code-named Amotekun, with which they sought to enhance the protection of the region. Tinubu, spoke after days of pressure from a section of Nigerians, who interpreted his silence to...... read more

Amotekun: We can’t allow Yoruba known for violence to own a militia – Miyetti Allah

“For us, Amotekun that is the Yoruba tribal militia, it is one of the greatest threats of democracy we have now in place because you cannot empower an ethnic militia that has a history of violent crime because essentially what you have as Amotekun is OPC, Oodua Peoples Congress that has...... read more

How Boko Haram ordered teenager to execute Nigerian pastor

A video has emerged purportedly showing the execution of a Nigerian Christian by a young boy from an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-affiliated terror group.  The horrific footage, released by ISIS's Amaq 'news agency', shows a child of around eight years old carrying out the execution in an unidentified...... read more

Police chase away Amotekun supporters from Lagos rally

A growing crowd, mobilised to protest in support of the South West regional security initiative, Operation Amotekun, met a shock on Tuesday when they were turned back from the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, venue of the event. The rally, which was called to support the security outfit set up by...... read more

Amotekun: Operatives strike first target, arrest motorcycle thieves

The South West regional security outfit, codenamed Amotekun, has struck its first major target, by arresting three men suspected to have stolen a motorcycle. Reports say that the Isinbode Ekiti state members of the security operatives, apprehended these criminal elements yesterday with a stolen motorcycle from Ikare when they were trying...... read more

BREAKING: Atiku throws weight behind Amoteku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has thrown his weight behind the establishment of the South West regional security outfit, Amotekun, saying there was nothing wrong with an initiative to help the security agencies to police the vast areas of Nigeria. Atiku, who was the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...... read more

Kidnappers abduct DSS boss

Suspected kidnappers who were fully armed have abducted a retired officer of the Department of State Security (DSS), Peter Unogwu aka Naraguta in Benue State. The incident, according to source happened around on Wednesday when the victim was said to be returning from Otukpo and heading to Igumale. The local who identified...... read more

Miyetti Allah to South West: Choose Amotekun or 2023 presidency

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, the umbrella association of Fulani herdsmen, on Thursday offered two choices to the Southwest – to immediately disband its regional security outfit, Omotekun or forget about presidency in 2023. The group had risen up in vehemence protest since the security outfit was inaugurated on Friday, last week,...... read more

IPOB throws weight behind Amotekun *Says time to work with Yoruba nation

The much awaited Igbo-Yoruba coalition may not be a mirage any longer, as common interest seems to be playing a major role in bringing it about, going by the pronouncement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), that it is signing in to the Amoteku project, a security outfit put together...... read more

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