Tag: Operation Amotekun

Fredrick Nwabufo: Like police like Amotekun – different name; the same affliction?

We are outcomes of our society and our society is a consequence of our essence. We live by the governing examples and norms of our community and we cannot be more than what we settled to be — most especially when we are averse to change and unwilling to disrupt[Read More…]

Amotekun insists there was no clash between its Operatives and Fulani Herdsmen

The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), has said that there were no clashes between his men and Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa land and Oke Ogun axes of Oyo State. Multiple news sources had reported that there was pandemonium in Oyo State on[Read More…]

What is Operation Amotekun and everything you need to know –

Amotekun, the direct translation for a Leopard in Yoruba Language – Launched January 9th 2020, and codemaned Operation Amotekun , it is an initiative of the governors in the South-West geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It is a security outfit that was created with the aim of protecting lives and properties[Read More…]

Ondo Governor Akeredolu says Yoruba Leaders backing Miyetti Allah against Operation Amotekun

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, alleged that some Yoruba leaders in the South-West were behind the Miyetti Allah in opposing the newly launched Operation Amotekun in the region. The Secretary of the Miyetti Allah, Saleh Alhassan, had on Channels Television, on Tuesday, criticised the South-West[Read More…]

Yoruba Elders are wondering why Bola Ahmed Tinubu has gone silent over Operation Amotekun debate

A socio-cultural organisation, the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday called on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to stop playing the ostrich and speak up now on controversies surrounding the new security initiative, Operation Amotekun, recently launched by the Southwest governments. The Federal Government[Read More…]