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If you think you have heard something shocking today, that might just change right now. It is reported that a woman sells baby for 10,000 naira, and to someone who would completely blow your mind.

“Having regard to the need for all hands to be on deck in addressing the security concerns across the country, it was agreed that the structure of Amotekun should also align with the community policing strategy of the federal government.

“Such people are possessed of a mercenary aspect that permits them to sacrifice almost anything, even jeopardize the very foundations of our political unity, if they might exact personal gain from the upheaval. In that they know no nobler purpose than their own appetites, we should feel sorry for them. However, we must not allow our sympathies for their barren condition to persuade us that there is worth in their destructive misconduct. They must be left to the consequences of their own devices.

In February 2006, the Federal Government declared Hisbah (a local sharia implementation taskforce) an illegal organization, arrested its top leadership in Kano and charged them on 3 counts of felony and membership of an illegal organization.