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The new Commissioner of police in Osun State
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Driver arrested for stealing belongings of passengers who rescued accident victims

Driver arrested for stealing belongings of passengers who rescued accident victims TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Osun State Police Command said a driver has been arrested for driving off the belongings of his passengers who alighted to rescue accident victims on the Ilesa-Ibadan express road in the State. The Police made this known while debunking a […]

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Gunmen
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Abducted Osun commuters rescued as bandits kill security operative

Abducted Osun commuters rescued as bandits kill security operative By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo A local security operative has been killed while another injured during a gun battle that ensued between a combined team of security agents and bandits who abducted about six residents in Osun State. The heavily armed abductors had in two separate kidnappings […]

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Cultists
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7/7: Osun Police blow hot as cultists plan to celebrate ‘cultism day’ tomorrow

7/7: Osun Police blow hot as cultists plan to celebrate ‘cultism day’ tomorrow BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Osun State Police Commissioner, Olawale Olokode has warned cultists and other unscrupulous elements to stop the plan of celebrating cultism day in the State. It was gathered that some cultists in the State were planning to celebrate cultism […]

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Chief Imam Kamorudeen mosque
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Osun Police arrest Chief Imam, son of Esu priest over clash at Mosque

Osun Police arrest Chief Imam, son of Esu priest over clash at Mosque BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Police in Osun State have arrested and detained the Chief Imam of Kamorudeen Central Mosque, Qosim Yusuf and son of an Esu priest, Ifashola Esuleke over a clash that broke out at the mosque in Osogbo on […]

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Hunters in Osun
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Oyetola inuagurates 42,000 hunters to tackle growing insecurity in Osun

Oyetola inuagurates 42,000 hunters to tackle growing insecurity in Osun …as hunters association endorses Gov for second term TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO As part of efforts at tackling the growing insecurity in Osun State, the State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Wednesday inaugurated the State chapter of Hunters Group of Nigeria (HGN) and charged them on patriotism, […]

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Chief Kayode Esuleke
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Police detain Osun masquerades’ leader over clash with Muslim group

Police detain Osun masquerades’ leader over clash with Muslim group TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Nigeria Police has detained the leader of masquerade worshippers in Osun State, Chief Kayode Esuleke, over clash with Muslims at their worship centre in Osogbo on Sunday. Chief Esuleke, an octogenarian, who is also a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress […]

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Gunmen
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Gunmen attack Osun community, abduct resident

Gunmen attack Osun community, abduct resident TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Some gunmen have attacked Ora-Igbomina, a community in Ifedayo Local Government area of Osun State and abducted a female resident. There was tension in the community that shares boundaries with Ekiti and Kwara States, on Sunday evening when the gun wielding men arrived, NEWS BOOM gathered. The […]

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Injured Muslim
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One dead, children, others injured as masquerades attack Mosque in Osun

One dead, children, others injured as masquerades attack Mosque in Osun TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Pandemonium broke out on Sunday when some masquerades attacked a mosque in Osogbo, capital of Osun State, where some Muslims gathered, leaving one dead and about 12 injured. NEWS BOOM gathered that the masquerades opened gunfire at the Muslims at their […]

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Court of law
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Police arraign two tenants for beating neighbour to coma in Osun

Police arraign two tenants for beating neighbour to coma in Osun TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Police in Osun State on Friday dragged two tenants before an Ile-Ife Magistrate’s Court in Osun State for allegedly beating their neighbour, Aro Olatunbosun to coma. The two defendants: Christopher Chukwudi, aged 61 and Olumuyiwa Fayemi, 38, were accused of raining […]

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Gunmen
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Police allay residents’ fear as robbers write Osun community, demand N20m

Police allay residents’ fear as robbers write Osun community, demand N20m TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Osun State Police Command has allayed the fears of residents of Olofa Estate, Ofatedo, in the State, over a threat letter written to them by a gang of robbers informing them of an impending attack unless a sum of N20m […]

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