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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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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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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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The new Commissioner of police in Osun State
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Soldiers invade Police station in Osun, free detained colleague

Soldiers invade Police station in Osun, free detained colleague By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo There was tension at Obelawo area along Ikirun road in Osogbo, capital of Osun State on Tuesday night when three soldiers invaded a police post in the area to free their colleague detained by policemen.   Police arrest ritualist for killing, butchering […]

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June 12 Democracy Day
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Insecurity: Despite warning by Police, Osun civil societies, youths to stage protest on June 12

Insecurity: Despite warning by Police, Osun civil societies, youths to stage protest on June 12 By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Notwithstanding warning by the Osun State Police Command against any form of protest and procession, Civil societies Coalition and some youths in the State have declared their readiness to hold protest as part of activities marking […]

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Ritualist
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Police arrest ritualist for killing, butchering lady in Osun

Police arrest ritualist for killing, butchering lady in Osun Timothy Agbor, Osogbo A 40-year-old ritualist, Kabiru Oyeduntan, has been arrested by the Osun State Police for allegedly killing and butchering a lady. Parading the suspect on Friday at the Police Command Headquarters in Osogbo, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode said the suspect, […]

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