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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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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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Flooding in Nigeria
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Ogun govt warns residents of imminent flooding in July, September

Ogun govt warns residents of imminent flooding in July, September HANNAH AKINOLA, ABEOKUTA Ogun State Government has warned residents of imminent flooding in July and September of this year and urged them, especially those living at River banks and flood prone areas to relocate to safe areas. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to […]

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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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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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