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Poverty, centralised policing fuelling insecurity in Nigeria, says Oyetola

Written by on 7 April 2021

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday said Nigeria would overcome the ongoing security challenges if it decentralizes the current centralised policing. While acknowledging the intervention of community policing, the governor noted that the intervention was inadequate as it is still being controlled from the centre. He added that the constitutional provision that assigned the […]

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Oyo PDP, APC trade blames over insecurity, fake Amotekun uniform

Written by on 18 January 2021

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has said that some opposition political parties in the state were behind the production of fake Amotekun Corps uniforms purportedly for hoodlums to disguise as personnel of the security outfit to cause violence in a bid to discredit Governor Seyi Makinde led government. The PDP made the […]

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Makinde warns monarchs, says foreigners fueling insecurity in Oyo

Written by on 14 January 2021

Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has said some foreigners without proper documentation are contributing to the rising insecurity in the state. The governor warned traditional rulers against allocating land to any foreigner without proper documentation in their domains, saying such would not be tolerated. Makinde, who said this in a statement by his Chief […]

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IG to meet South-West govs over Operation Amotekun

Written by on 30 January 2020

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, is to meet with South-West governors over Operation Amotekun. The six South-West governors set up the security outfit to complement the efforts of the police in tackling insecurity in the geopolitical zone. The initiative drew mixed reactions from individuals and groups across the country. Amotekun got back on track […]

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