Ondo Amotekun intercepts 151 travellers with charms

Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps have intercepted a truck conveying 151 persons to Akure and Osun States. This was based on intelligence reports that terrorists were making inroads into Southwest States. The suspects, who were…

Gunmen invade Alao-Akala’s farm, abduct supervisor

Christopher Bakare, farm supervisor of the late former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala, has been kidnapped. Daily Trust learnt that Bakare was kidnapped on Saturday evening at TDB farms located at Jabata area, Surulere Local Government area…

Adeleke’s Victory: Jubilant PDP supporter shot self in Osun

A middle-aged man identified as Sunday had on Sunday mistakenly shot himself while celebrating the victory of Senator Ademola Adeleke, the newly Governor-elect under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). It was gathered that Sunday, who is living at…

*Gunmen Break into Abuja Homes, Abduct Residents, Kill Housewife (DailyTrust)*Lagos State students demand ban on daytime movement of articulated vehicles (Sun)

Gunmen Break into Abuja Homes, Abduct Residents, Kill Housewife (DailyTrust) A housewife simply identified as Salamatu was shot dead when kidnappers stormed Piri community in Kwali Area Council of Abuja. At least eight residents were reportedly abducted in the incident…

*Ogun wife hires hoodlums, plots husband’s kidnap over stinginess (Punch)*LAWMA MD vows to get rid of illegal dumpsites in Amuwo Odofin (Independent)

Ogun wife hires hoodlums, plots husband’s kidnap over stinginess (Punch) Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Monday arrested a housewife, Memunat Salaudeen, for allegedly hiring three men to kidnap her husband. The wife, who accused her husband of…

Why I sold my day-old baby to pastor for N10,000 – 22-year-old woman

A 22-year-old woman, Seun Oladayo, who sold her day-old baby for N10,000 to a pastor in Ondo town, Ondo State, has revealed why she took the action. Oladayo was arrested by the security outfit, Amotekun, in Ondo West council area…

Insecurity: Lagos becoming more volatile place to live – group

A group of Nigerians in Diaspora, Yoru­ba One Voice (YOV) on Wednesday ap­pealed to Lagos State Gov­ernor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to urgently inaugurate the Southwest Security Net­work, Amotekun in the state. The group, which ex­pressed concern about the spate of insecurity…

*Chef’s decomposing corpse found in Lagos apartment (Punch) *At public hearings, Yoruba leaders okay Amotekun (Guardian)

Chef’s decomposing corpse found in Lagos apartment (Punch) The decomposing remains of a chef, Eric Ekpeyong, have been found in a room belonging to his employer on Akintan Street, in the Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro…

*Three bag jail term for $215,084.75 Internet scam (Guardian) *Sanwo-Olu inaugurates ferries, says okada, Marwa ban irreversible (Punch)

Three bag jail term for $215,084.75 Internet scam (Guardian) Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos has sentenced Obaro James Omemi, Ehizojie Slyvanus Omokhuale and Eghosa Atekha Osunde to one year in prison each for an offence…

Finally, Tinubu speaks on Amotekun: “I do not make hasty, ill-conceived utterances”

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has finally intervened in the contentious Amotekun initiative which has pitted the South West Governors against the Attorney General and sundry Northern groups. In a statement released on Wednesday January 22, 2020 the Yoruba leader said…

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