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Images from the gun attack on Oyo State SSG On Monday

  Unknown gunmen opened fire at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, during installation of Mogajis and Baales on monday morning . While the ceremony was going on, Four gunmen in a black Toyota Sienna opened fire sporadically around 11:45am, shattering Asaju Balogun Olubadan, the SSG Oloye Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli’s car’s glass windows and other cars parked in front of the palace. . Everyone docked for cover during the shoot, including journalists who were just arriving at the palace. . Further security information made available to us has it that investigations are in top gear to...

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Boko Haram Threatens to Bomb University of Ibadan

Tension heightened Friday afternoon at the University of Ibadan following the circulation ‎of a letter purportedly written to all staff by a Boko Haram group threatening to wreck monumental havoc through ceaseless bombings of the institution, beginning from today, Saturday. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Thugs hold INEC officials hostage, demand result sheets

Thugs hold INEC officials hostage, demand result sheets

No fewer than 300 suspected hoodlums attacked some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Oyo State, on Sunday in Ogbomoso, taking them hostage and demanding to see result sheets before they would release them. Our correspondent learnt that the INEC officials, who were the collation and electoral officers attached to Surulere Local Government Area, were held hostage by the gun-wielding thugs for more than 30 minutes. The hoodlums, who reportedly had other weapons like cutlasses, clubs, machetes and charms, ambushed the INEC convoy in front of the Ogbomoso South Local Government secretariat, demanding to see the result sheets and...