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Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Failure of centralised police to respond to distress calls led to Amotekun – Yoruba...

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun.

NANS warns against politicising Amotekun

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, South-West, Zone D, has warned against putting political garb on the security outfit set up by state governors in the region, Operation Amotekun, saying it is not a political tool, but something necessary for the protection of lives and property in the region.

South-West set to launch ‘Operation Amotekun’, to train OPC, hunters

There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday. There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday.

General TY Danjuma: We’re in a big hole as a nation

A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd.) has warned that in Yorubaland, everyone seems to have lost their voice in terms of speaking against “governance collapse.”
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

President Buhari can’t be trusted on third term plot – Afenifere

The Pan Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Tuesday asked Nigerians to be vigilant and ready to thwart any attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari to take the country for a ride on the purported third term agenda.

Igbo Presidency: Ayo Adebanjo speaking for himself – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker on Monday said Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, is not qualified to dictate to Nigerians which zone should produce the Presidency in 2023.
Funke Olakunrin

Afenifere faults police investigation over Funke Olakunri’s murder

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday faulted what it described “lackadaisical attitude of the police” over the killing of Olufunke Olakunri, daughter its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

Governor Akeredolu: Security votes are for citizens’ protection, not for governors’ personal use

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said that security votes being allocated to governors are not meant for their personal use as being insinuated.

Insecurity: Ondo government bans commercial motorcycles on Ore expressway

Commercial motorcycle business popularly called okada, has been banned in Ore by the Ondo State Government, particularly along the Benin-Ore-Ijebu Ode expressway.

Soldiers begin ‘operation-stop-and-search’ in Ekiti

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday tightened security on some major highways in Ekiti State, to curb the rising spate of killings, kidnappings and other crimes.
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National Assembly: We‘ll support federal government to end security challenges

The National Assembly has promised to support efforts being made by the Federal Government to address the nation’s security challenges.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu while paying tribute to the late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin – Photo By Ayodele Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Olufunke Olakunrin gave her best to humanity

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of Chairman of Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, as someone who gave her best to the humanity and worthy of emulation.
President Buhari at the event

We’ll hold you responsible if herdsman are killed in the South – Northern groups...

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has declared that it will hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if any northerner is attacked in the south.

Southwest governors flay calls on Fulani residents to leave for north

Governors in the Southwest states on Friday reacted to a statement credited to the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), asking persons of Fulani extraction resident in Southern parts to return to the north.

Police: Arrested suspects not yet linked to Funke Olakunrin’s murder

The Ondo State Police Command on Thursday said it had yet to link any of the suspects in its custody with the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, a daughter of the Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Farmers-herders conflicts: Miyetti Allah seeks CAN collaboration

Leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have called for the collaboration of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in uniting the different religious groups in the country for peaceful resolution of the farmers-herders’ conflicts.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan seeks deployment of modern technology in terrorism fight

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for deployment of new technology to confront the insecurity in the country.
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Insecurity: President Buhari doesn’t need help – BMO

President Muhammadu Buhari has shown a strong capacity for stemming the tide of insecurity in the country and does not need any help or assistance that he does not already have, contrary to the picture painted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its supporters.

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