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OPC bloody attack:Ibadan Residents Express Fear

Some residents of Ibadan, Oyo State capital, have expressed concerns about alleged security threat to their life and property following reported plans by a faction of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) to carry out reprisal attacks to avenge its member. They urged security agents to tighten security and ensure that those behind the bloody attack during Saturday’s Yoruba Summit at Adamasingba Stadium in the city were brought to justice, to avert a recurrence. The residents are in Ibadan North West, South East, Ibadan North, Ido and Ibadan South West. Areas considered the strongholds of the group have expressed fears over...

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Human head found with A 32 year old man in the city of Ibadan

Right here in the ancient city of Ibadan, a suspected ritualist, Taju Olalekan, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for being in possession of a fresh human head. In a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Adekunle Ajisebutu, the 32-year old suspect was arrested at Modina area, Idi-Aro, Ibadan, at about 6.30 a.m. on Sunday. According to the statement, the arrest of the suspect followed information by members of the public who were curious about his strange and suspicious movement and raised the alarm. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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4-year-old marriage dissolved over genotype.

 Mr Ademola Odunade, the President of Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Mariam and her husband, Ahmed Afolabi, due to blood incompatibility. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Man nabbed with pastors head at Modina.

THE Oyo State Police Command has arrested a 32-year-old man, Olalekan, allegedly caught with a human head in nylon. The suspected ritualist, according to the Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, was arrested at Modina area, Idi-Aro, Ibadan at about 6.30a.m. The arrest of the suspect followed information by members of the public, who raised the alarm over his strange and suspicious movement. Consequently, policemen attached to the Idi-Aro Police Division, mobilised and promptly raced to the scene, where the suspect was eventually arrested with the exhibit. During interrogation, the suspect disclosed that the exhibit was given to him by...

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Ibadan residents in fear over OPC bloody attack

Some residents of Ibadan, Oyo State capital, have expressed concerns about alleged security threat to their life and property following reported plans by a faction of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) to carry out reprisal attacks to avenge its member. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Sexagenarian set brother and property ablaze.

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Wednesday remanded a sexagenarian, Adegboyega Abiose, in Agodi prison for allegedly causing the death of his brother, Olayinka, by setting him ablaze. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Man arrested for stealing N40, 000 ram, gets N40, 000 bail.

According to the Police Prosecutor, Insp. Samad Aliu, Saka and others now at large conspired and stole a ram valued at N40,000.A 41-year- old man, Kasimu Saka, was on Wednesday brought before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan charged with stealing a ram valued at N40, 000. Saka, whose address was not provided, is being tried for conspiracy and stealing. According to the Police Prosecutor, Insp. Samad Aliu, Saka and others now at large conspired and stole a ram valued at N40,000, property of Mr Adesola Adeyemi of Fagbemi Street, Ring Road, Ibadan. He said the offences were committed on...