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Police officer returns N.2m lost by trader in Osun

Police officer returns N.2m lost by trader in Osun By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo A Police officer in Osun State, Inspector Sheu Saliu has displayed uncommon integrity by returning over N200,000 misplaced by a female trader in the state. The trader, a palm oil merchant, Mrs Bolarinwa Iyalode said she lost the money while on a […]

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Sikiru Obarayese
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Osun NUJ condemns harassment of member by Dugbe DPO, Oyegade

Osun NUJ condemns harassment of member by Dugbe DPO, Oyegade By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council, has demanded for apology from  Osun State Police Command over the unlawful arrest and subsequent  arraignment of its member and reporter of Daily post in the state, Mr Sikiru Obarayese. A statement by the […]

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Fake Lawyer
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Suspected fake laywer arrested in Osun court after practising for ten years

Suspected fake laywer arrested in Osun court after practising for ten years TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO A suspected fake lawyer, Adebowale Adeola Babatunde has been arrested while presenting himself as counsel before  a  Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State. The suspect, according to findings, has been practising for over 10 years. He was charged by Police […]

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Human parts traders
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Court remands six for murder, trading human parts in Osun

Court remands six for murder, trading human parts in Osun TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO An Osogbo Magistrate’s Court in Osun state on Tuesday, ordered the remand of six men at Ilesa Correctional centre for allegedly killing a 35-year-old man, Ayoade Fasesan and possessing his body parts. The defendants are: 40-year-old Ifaseun Afolabi, Ifadare Afolabi, 38, Badmus […]

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Human parts traders
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Herbalists use customer for money ritual in Osun

Herbalists use customer for money ritual in Osun TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Two herbalists have narrated how they killed a customer who approached their shrine for money ritual purpose in Osun state. A herbalist, Faseun Afolabi said one 35-year-old, Ayo approached him for a money ritual which, according to him, told him he had not done […]

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Fake lawyer
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Fake lawyer arrested in Osogbo after visiting Police station to secure suspect’s bail

Fake lawyer arrested in Osogbo after visiting Police station to secure suspect’s bail TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Osun State Police Command said it arrested a fake lawyer, identified as Muhammed Aliyu Agbaje. The Police Commissioner, CP Olawale Olokode, while parading the suspect on Saturday in Osogbo, said Agbaje was arrested after visiting Police station in […]

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Human parts traders
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Osun Police arrest siblings, four others for murder, selling heart for N15,000

Osun Police arrest siblings, four others for murder, selling heart for N15,000 TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Osun State Police Command has arrested two siblings and four others for allegedly butchering a 35-year-old man, Fasesan Ayoade Moses and trading his body parts.   The siblings – 40-year-old Faseun Afolabi and Fadare Afolabi, aged 38 – and others: Adeleke […]

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Osun Sports Festival
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Osun Sports Festival: LOC, Technical and Facility Committee inspect facilities 

Osun Sports Festival: LOC, Technical and Facility Committee inspect facilities BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO To ensure adequate preparations, the Local Organising Committee and Technical and Facility Committee for the Osun Sports Festival on Friday, July 23, 2021 inspected some of the facilities that would be used for the sporting events.   The inspection team visited […]

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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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Akinyinwa of Ikinyinwa-Ijesa
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Osun traditional ruler joins ancestors

Osun traditional ruler joins ancestors TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The paramount ruler of Ikinyinwa-Ijesa in Obokun local government area of Osun State, Oba James Idowu Adeyemi Oluyide, Otafa ll has joined his ancestors. Aged 83, Oba Oluyide ascended the throne of his forebears on Friday 22nd June, 1979. Announcing the transition of the monarch in Ikinyinwa […]

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