Tag: Oyo State

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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