Ekiti Amotekun Nabs Suspected Kidnapper in Military Uniform

By Victor Ogunje The operatives of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency, Amotekun Corps, have apprehended a suspected kidnapper in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/ Osi local government area of the state. The Amotekun corps commander, Brig. Gen Joe Komolafe (rtd) told newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Monday that the suspect who dressed in a military uniform was arrested […]

Gunmen kill ‘Pastor Kayode Ogunleye’, dump body in forest

Gunmen have killed a cleric, Mr. Kayode Ogunleye, dumping his body in a forest on the Aramoko-Ijero-Ekiti highway in Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the lifeless body of the pastor, who was also a staff of the Ekiti West Local Government Area in Ekiti, was found on his farm near the […]

Amotekun will use supernatural powers – Ekiti commandant says

Ekiti State Corps Commandant of Amotekun, Brigadier-General Joe Komolafe (Rtd.) said that the agency will deploy ancient, local and modern security techniques to ward off kidnapping, robbery and other heinous crimes from the state. Speaking at Efon Alaaye during a sensitisation tour to Ekiti West, Komolafe averred that the neglect of traditional culture and patterns […]

Magu sold seized assets to associates – Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, sold recovered assets under his watch to his associates. Fayose demanded that the sales of properties confiscated by the anti-graft agency under Magu be investigated. In a statement on Friday released via his […]

Don’t wake a sleeping lion – Ex Gov. Fayose warns the presidency

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday, described President Muhammadu Buhari as an accidental president who is unconscious of happenings around him. Fayose made the comments in reaction to recent comments by the President’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina. Adesina had said the president would have dealt with Fayose and River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, […]

DETAILS: Explosion rocks Ekiti Govt House

By Rotimi Ojomoyela There was palpable fear in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday, as a loud bang suspected to be bomb explosion rocked Ekiti state old government Secretariat. It was gathered that the explosion, which occurred around 7.05 am, ripped some of the buildings at the old government secretariat located at the Oke-Oriomi area of Ado-Ekiti, where […]

FG, South-West Govs Agree On Amotekun

The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday agreed that necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative and address all issues concerning the regulation of the security structure on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun. Vice President […]

Despite naysayers, Operation Amotekun takes off in flying colours

The controversy about the launch of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun by the six governors of the South West was not unexpected. The initiative is novel and has attracted different interpretations from different tendencies and cultures. Reason: No geo-political zone has had such security arrangement, where local security initiatives would complement […]

Nigerians blast Fayemi, El-rufai, Sanusi for attending South Africa event

Nigerians have been reacting to the presence of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II in South Africa, in light of the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country. The Federal Government had on Wednesday announced its withdrawal from […]

Keyamo on photo with suspect on FBI list: ‘We are childhood friends’

By Emmanuel Okogba he Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has refuted allegations of being involved in fraudulent activities with a suspected internet scammer, Jerry Elo Ikogho, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the massive financial fraud case uncovered by the American agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI. A photo […]

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