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Amotekun Will Fail Because Soldiers Are Heading It – Alao-Akala

Alao Akala

Ex Oyo State governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala has come out to say that security outfit, Amotekun will fail everywhere else, except in Lagos State. Akala recently revealed that he expects Amotekun to not serve its purpose because the right people were not appointed to head it. According to him, appointing retired ...

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I Commend The Entire Yoruba Nation For Supporting Amotekun – Oyetola

Governor Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has come out to say that Amotekun is a necessity that will ensure the Southwest region remains safe. He revealed this as he received the leadership of Yoruba Unity Forum led by Arch Bishop Ayo Ladigbolu at the Governor’s office on Wednesday in Osogbo. According ...

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Traditional Rulers Are Needed For Amotekun’s Effective Functioning – Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has urged traditional rulers to support Amotekun for proper protection of lives and property in the region. He revealed this at the Awùjalè’s Palace in Ijebu-Ode, during the investiture of the Awùjalè and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona as the new Chairman ...

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Including Miyetti Allah In Amotekun Will Improve Its Effectiveness – Yaqub Bello


The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Oyo State chapter, has asked for the inclusion of its members in the proposed Amotekun initiative in the state. Alhaji Yaqub Bello, an ex-Chairman of MACBAN in the state, revealed this today during a public hearing on the Oyo State Security ...

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Amotekun Will Not Be Politicized – Ogun State Government


The Ogun government has come out to say that it would ensure Amotekun is not politicized when its bill is eventually passed into law. Ogun state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Gbolahan Adeniran, revealed this during a stakeholders’ meeting on the Amotekun bill, held at the state House of Assembly ...

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Wise Governors Gave Us Amotekun And It Is Here To Stay – Mudashiru Obasa

Mudashiru Obasa

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, Aare Ona of Yoruba land, Iba Ganiu Adams have come out to say that there is no going back on establishment and operations of Amotekun as a security outfit in the state and the South West region. They spoke at ...

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We Are Waiting For Buhari’s Permission For Amotekun To Bear Arms – Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo


The Oyo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, has come out to say that there is a provision for bearing of arms in the freshly created Western Nigerian Security Network, “Operation Amotekun.” and the state House of Assembly will look into the operational legal framework for the ...

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Amotekun Is A Christian Security Unit – MURIC


The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged the Governors of the South-west states that the fresh security organization, Amotekun should refrain from leaning towards any religion or targeting any ethnic group for victimization. The Director of the human rights organization, Prof. Ishaq Akintola revealed this in a recent statement in ...

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Amotekun Should Be Not Be Allowed – Tanko Yakasi

Tanko Yakasi

Founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum, Alhaji Tanko Yakasi has urged the Federal Government not to allow Amotekun, a security outfit recently established by South-west governors, to operate in the country. He revealed this as he spoke at Sheraton Hotel in Lagos recently. According to him, accepting Amotekun in the ...

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We Cannot Continue To Hide Under The Umbrella Of One Nigeria – Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare

General Overseer, the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare has come out to say that the freshly instituted Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named “Operation Amotekun,” has proven that restructuring of Nigeria into true federalism has to happen. Speaking at a recent church service, Tunde Bakare said that the security ...

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North Is The Only Part Of Nigeria That Is in Desperate Need Of Extra Security – CNG

The Coalition of Northern Groups says North needs extra security than SouthWest

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has blasted the need for Amotekun, saying only the Northern part of Nigeria is in desperate need of extra security. In a recent statement, CNG also slammed the Southwest governors that are insisting on establishing the outfit despite the warnings from the FG, alleging ...

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Amotekun Was Born Out Of Necessity To Tackle Insecurity – Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has come out to say that Southwest governors are prepared to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to break down the entire concept of the new security outfit, Amotekun, and why it should not be scrapped. He revealed this today in Abuja. According to the governor, ...

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Femi Falana Has Vindicated Our Stance On Amotekun – FG

Abubakar Malami

FG is insisting that Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, remains an illegal entity. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, revealed this in Abuja in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Dr. Umar Gwandu. According to him, Femi Falana saying Southwest states should first enact vital laws ...

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The People That Oppose Amotekun Are So Ignorant Of Its Provisions – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu wants a private discussion between the Governors of the South-west and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, over Amotekun. According to him, the foundation of Nigeria is not at risk with the launch of Amotekun because it ...

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The Controversy That Has Trailed The Inauguration Of Amotekun Is Needless – Femi Falana

Femi Falana

Respected lawyer, Femi Falana has had his say on the new South West Security Network, “Operation Amotekun.” According to him, the attorneys-general in the states in the southwest zone need to highlight the urgent responsibility of making sure the enabling laws for Amotekun are enacted by the respective houses of ...

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Balarabe Musa’s Amotekun Statement Is Based On Fear, Not Fact – Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said ex-Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa describing Amotekun as a security outfit in the South West region is a recipe for tragedy. The award-winning writer revealed this in a recent statement today. According to him, he wants Nigeria to avoid the mistake by ...

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Tinubu Is Trying To Form An Alliance With The North By Not Backing Amotekun – Pa Ayo Adebanjo

Yoruba elders are not happy with national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu for saying nothing about Operation Amotekun, a security outfit established by his region’s governors. Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo recently blasted the APC leader, who is seen as a political leader in the South-West ...

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Amotekun Is Just Local Policing, Not A Hijack Attempt – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar

Ex-Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has backed community, state and zonal policing to assist the effort of FG in ending insecurity in Nigeria. He had his say via a recent statement issued by his media adviser, Paul Ibe. According to him, the main role of government, at all levels, is ...

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Amotekun Is A Threat To The Average Northerner – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has written on how feels about the inauguration of new security outfit in the SouthWest region of Nigeria, Amotekun. According to him, the eventual impact of Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn will be to equate the Southwest with the Southeast in the eye of the average Northerner. Reno believes Amotekun is a ...

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The Governors Behind Amotekun Are Working Against Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed

2nd Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has blasted the people behind new security outfit, Amotekun, saying it is just the South West’s way of transforming into another country via the backdoor. Junaid feels the people responsible for its formation are against the country’s interest and should be prosecuted. According to ...

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