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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
Crime Metro

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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Security Meeting with Hausa-Fulani
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We detest crime, say Hausa, Fulanis in Osun, vow to expose criminal herders

We detest crime, say Hausa, Fulanis in Osun, vow to expose criminal herders By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo The Hausa community in Ilesa, Osun State has dissociated itself from Kidnappings and other forms of criminalities in the state saying they detest crime. Also, the Fulanis resident in the town promised to fish out the bag eggs […]

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Gunmen
Metro News

Shootings, panic over alleged influx of bandits in Ilesa

Shootings, panic over alleged influx of bandits in Ilesa Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Residents of Ilesa, Osun State were on Friday thrown into panic over alleged influx of some suspected bandits and Fulani herdsmen in the town at night. Some residents claimed that some bandits and Fulani herdsmen were dropped from truck coming from the north on […]

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Macjey Coach Yinka Ogunkeye
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Osun students to mark Children’s Day celebration with cross country race 

Osun students to mark Children’s Day celebration with cross country race By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo A sports organisation in Nigeria, Macjey and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Gold FM 95.5, Ilesa, Osun State will organise cross country race for secondary schools’ students in Osun State to mark 2021 International Children’s Day coming up next […]

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Gunmen
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Gunmen invade Osun student hostel, abduct undergraduate

Gunmen invade Osun student hostel, abduct undergraduate Police rescue victim hours after By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Osun Police Command has rescued the female student of Osun State College of Health Technology, Ilesa, one Rukayat Bayonle who was abducted on 20th April, 2021 at about 0230 hours at Olomilagbala Area, Ilesa. JUST IN: Tension as gunmen […]

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NUJ mourns
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Ijesha people organise marathon race to keep youths off the streets

Ijesha people organise marathon race to keep youths off the streets Ijesha people have launched a sporting activity tagged: “Ijesa Grand Marathon”, to keep youths off the streets and prevent restiveness that is rampant in Osun state. The game is part of the activities marking the first edition of Ilesa Grand Festival slated for next […]

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Sunday Alakinde
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Fatal crash claims radio presenter, one other in Osun

Fatal crash claims radio presenter, one other in Osun Two persons have died in a fatal motor accident along Ilesa/Ife expressway in Osun State. One of the victims, Mr Sunday Alakinde was a freelance broadcaster with Uniq FM, a private radio station in Ilesa. The other victim, it was gathered, was a male media apprentice […]

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JUST IN: Suspected Yahoo Boys block Osun expressway in protest against incessant arrest

JUST IN: Suspected Yahoo Boys block Osun expressway in protest against incessant arrest By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Some youths suspected to be internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ have protested their incessant arrest by security agency. The suspected Yahoo Boys, according to a news aired on Rave FM radio station in Osogbo on Tuesday, […]

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The lifeless body of Olatunji on the noose
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Body of missing man found hanging from tree in Osun

Body of missing man found hanging from tree in Osun By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The body of a man, identified as Tayo Olatunji has been found in a bush at Oke-Opo area of Ilesa, Osun state. Olatunji, said to be married and aged 45, was found hanging from tree days after he was declared missing […]

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