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Faleye meets Agboola
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Police, NSCDC renew synergy against crimes in Osun, warn personnel against rivalry

Police, NSCDC renew synergy against crimes in Osun, warn personnel against rivalry TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Authorities of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) and Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Osun State have renewed synergy and collaboration to tackle crimes and criminalities in the nooks and crannies of the state. They also warned their […]

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Nnamdi Kanu
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Court frees Nnamdi Kanu, says IPOB leader’s abduction to Nigeria unlawful

Court frees Nnamdi Kanu, says IPOB leader’s abduction to Nigeria unlawful TIMOTHY AGBOR The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday declared as unlawful the abduction of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Kenya to Nigeria and quashed the entire terrorism charges brought against him by the Federal Government. The Appellate […]

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Protesting policemen
Crime Metro National

Unpaid salaries: We’re losing our wives to Okada riders, protesting Osun policemen cry out

Unpaid salaries: We’re losing our wives to Okada riders, protesting Osun policemen cry out TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Some police special constabularies on Wednesday stormed the streets of Osogbo, Osun State capital to protest non-payment of their stipends for eighteen months. The police constabularies, numbering about 500, gathered at Oke-Fia roundabout in the morning, moved through […]

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NSIP Focal Person
Crime

Oyetola’s aide condemns attack on Osun First Lady’s convoy

Oyetola’s aide condemns attack on Osun First Lady’s convoy By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo The Osun State Focal Person on National Social Investment Programme-NSIP,  Lukman Abimbola Bello has condemned the attack on the convoy of the first lady of the state, Alhaja Kafayat Oyetola by hoodlums. Bello made this known on Saturday in a press statement […]

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Murder of Osun monarch
Crime Metro

Youths on rampage as suspected cultists kill Osun monarch’s son

Youths on rampage as suspected cultists kill Osun monarch’s son TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO A son of Oba Abdulahi Okunloye the Olofa of Ofatedo, Yinusa Okunloye has been killed by a suspected cult group. A 43-year-old Okunloye was murdered in the wee hours of Saturday at his residence in Ofatedo, Egbedore Local Government area of Osun […]

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The couple when the going was good
Crime

Wife flees after reportedly burning hubby over extra-marital affair

Wife flees after reportedly burning hubby over extra-marital affair FAITH ARINZE A housewife identified as Ife has allegedly been on the run after setting her husband ablaze and killing him over reported extra-marital affair. The victim identified as Teebam, was said to have returned to Osogbo, capital of Osun State from Cairo, Egypt, to surprise his […]

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Suspect
Crime

NSCDC nabs secondary school student for raping two girls same time

NSCDC nabs secondary school student for raping two girls same time TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Ekiti State Command has arrested a student of Are/Afao Comprehensive College in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state for allegedly raping two girls at a time. According to reports, the male student […]

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June 12
Crime National

June 12: Civil societies renew call for removal of Osun CP, seek security, credible elections

June 12: Civil societies renew call for removal of Osun CP, seek security, credible elections TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Members of the Osun Civil Societies Coalition have tasked government at all levels to double their efforts in the safety of lives and property, as well as guarantee a transparent process, as the nation moves to another […]

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Toba Adedeji
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Shooting of journalist: Osun CP must go, NUJ insists as IGP queries Olokode over killing of resident

Shooting of journalist: Osun CP must go, NUJ insists as IGP queries Olokode over killing of resident TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Osun State Council, has insisted that the embattled state Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode must be removed from the state over the recent shooting of Nation newspaper reporter, Toba […]

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Owo massacre
Crime Health National

Owo terror attack: Death toll hits 80 as Catholic Church begs for more blood donation

Owo terror attack: Death toll hits 80 as Catholic Church begs for more blood donation TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Director of Social Communications, Catholic Diocese of Ondo, Rev Fr Augustine Ikwu has disclosed that nothing less than 80 parishioners of St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo, Ondo State have been confirmed dead while countless of others were […]

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