Tag: Oyo State

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

PERVERT: 19-year-old man remanded for defiling 3-year-old girl in church

by Yinka Ojo An 19-year-old man, Arogundade Opeyemi has been remanded in prison by the Magistrate Court in Ibadan until 12 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Tanker driver shot dead by SARS policemen in Ibadan (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Oyo State shot and killed a 24-year-old tanker driver, ...

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June 21, 2014

Dele Momodu: So my own Alhaji is gone!

by Dele Momodu I discovered his staying power was the ability to accommodate everyone while minding his own business. Those ...

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April 3, 2014

Joke Silva, Onyeka Onwenu, Gen. Gowon, Gov. Oshiomhole, others honoured at the Nigerian Centennial Gala in London (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Headlining a weeklong chain of events in London to celebrate the success of Nigeria over the past 100 ...

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March 9, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: My encounter with Oyo State’s Ajimobi

by Tunde Fagbenle However, to my relief and joy, he turned out to be someone completely different once the interview ...

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February 13, 2014

‘There was blood all over his body’: Armed robber falls and dies after stealing N1700

by ‘Jola Sotubo A suspected armed robber in Oyo didn’t have to wait very long to meet up with Karma ...

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February 11, 2014

Phillip Amiola: We are the people of Nigeria, we are our own government

by Phillip Amiola Like I have often said, we must realise that the most important things are not the things ...

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February 11, 2014

Man, 27, imprisoned for raping 2-yr-old girl in Osun

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Osun has been arrested by the police and charged after reports that he had ...

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February 5, 2014

‘Bro Yusuf did it’: Man arrested for molesting 6-year-old twins

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Lagos has been arrested and charged after reports that he sexually assaulted a set ...

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February 3, 2014

Caught in the act: Man arrested for raping 3-year-old girl in Abuja

by Adeola Balogun A man in Abuja has been arrested after reports that he had forceful sexual intercourse with a ...

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January 22, 2014

How I went into full time armed robbery – Suspect confesses

by Oge Okonkwo A robbery suspect, Godwin Olukporibe who is currently in police detention confessed he was pushed to steal when ...

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January 21, 2014

Man arrested for setting his wife and son ablaze in Oyo

by Oge Okonkwo A man who had been on the run after allegedly killing his wife and son in Ibadan, ...

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December 7, 2013

3 men arraigned for flogging 80-year-old man in Oyo

by ‘Jola Sotubo Three men have been dragged before a court in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo for allegedly assaulting ...

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November 29, 2013

Monsters: 64-year-old man, 6 others remanded in prison for raping a 13-year-old

by ‘Jola Sotubo An elderly man and six other men have been arrested and remanded in an Oyo prison following ...

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November 28, 2013

Monster: Man dragged to court for raping his 15-year-old daughter

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Oyo has been arrested and taken before a court after it was alleged that ...

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November 22, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Ajimobi should give youth a chance before it’s too late

by Obisesan Matthew   The Youth contributed a large percentage of the votes which ensured Senator Ajimobi’s victory in 2011. ...

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October 15, 2013

Tragedy: 3 people killed as vehicle plunges into river in Ibadan (PHOTO)

by Adeola Balogun Tragedy struck along the Soka bridge axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway yesterday when a vehicle plunged into ...

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October 9, 2013

Monster: Man, 35, accused of raping a 9-year-old girl in Oyo

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man who allegedly raped a 9-year old primary school student in Ibadan has been sent to ...

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September 28, 2013

TRAGIC: Commotion in Oyo as trailer kills young lady, injures others

by Tutu Akinlabi The Eleyele area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital was yesterday the site of a gory scene ...

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September 23, 2013

The purge: Gov. Ajimobi dissolves Oyo cabinet

The governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has dissolved the state executive council. According to a statement issued by ...

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September 17, 2013

Boy, 16, found in Oyo after escaping from suspected ritualists

by Adeola Balogun A 16-year-old boy has been reunited with his family in Lagos after escaping from the hands of ...

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September 6, 2013

Sad news: Tragedy in Oyo as Cholera kills 8 people

by Oge Okonkwo There has been an outbreak of cholera, following a heavy rainy season in Oyo state which has ...

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September 5, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: Farmer kills man for raping his wife

by Oge Okonkwo A farmer in Isheyin Local Government Area of Oyo State was reported to have shot dead a herdsman ...

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August 29, 2013

Bodija: Ajimobi re-opens market, donates N30m to dead traders

by Adeola Balogun The Bodija market which was previously closed due to the unrest that arose between traders has been ...

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August 27, 2013

Tragic: Fuel tanker fire in Oyo kills 3 people, injures others

At least three persons are feared dead after a tanker burst into flames in Ibadan, Oyo State. The Nigerian National ...

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August 27, 2013

Terrible: 11 herdsmen killed as community petitions Ajimobi

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to reports, at least eleven herdsmen have been killed in the last six weeks in some ...

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August 15, 2013

Opinion: Mbu Joseph Mbu – Officer in the eye of the storm

by Ben Okezie He may have tread the “political soil” where Governor Amaechi holds sway , but Mbu should not ...

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August 5, 2013

A rejoinder: On the Igbos – Of Femi Fani-Kayode’s ignorance and a proud display of it

by Ayokunle Odekunle What really have my fellow Yorubas contributed to Lagos State? What have they contributed to Lagos State ...

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July 29, 2013

#YNaijaFocus: Oyo 2015 – Ajimobi, Ladoja, Alao-Akala and the ‘gods’

by Ayokunle Odekunle Long or short, the ‘gods’ will be demystified in 2015 as one of the three men will ...

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