Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun         The Ogun State Government has announced the full operation of the South West Security Outfit, codenamed Amotekun in the state The Chief of Staff to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, said this when he featured in a live television programme in Abeokuta, the state capital. According to him, the Amotekun corps will ensure that lives and property in the state, particularly in remote areas, are secured. Salisu said the Amotekun corps will fortify the existing security architecture in the state…

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Neighbourhood Watch, Amotekun, Community Police and Nigeria’s Complex Security Network

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Neighbourhood Watch, Amotekun, Community Police and Nigeria’s Complex Security Network       The Editorial Research and Intelligent Unit of the National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, in this report, examines Nigeria’s uncoordinated security initiatives arising from the federal government’s centralist community policing and southwest federalist Amotekun. In the past 10 years, Nigeria has been fighting Jihadist terrorism. The situation has been worsened by the importation of agents of Al Qaeda and the Islamic Caliphate into Nigeria from other countries in the Sahel. As if terrorism by home-grown Boko…

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