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Oyo Assembly summons police commissioner, LG chairmen over incessant robbery in Ibadan

The Oyo State House of Assembly has summoned the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude, the Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on security Mr.Yomi Bolarinwa and the council chairmen of Ibadan South East and Ibadan South West over the incessant robbery incidents in some parts of Ibadan, the state capital. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Estate agent nabbed in car-snatching operation

Estate agent nabbed in car-snatching operation

The Oyo State Police Command has nabbed one Kolawole Lasisi, an estate agent in Ibadan, who allegedly headed a specialised robbery gang, and also served as a linkman to robbers who engaged in car-snatching operation in Ibadan. Lasisi, according to police sources, made contacts for the gang and provided the lead driver who helped the team drive the snatched car outside the state. Police sources informed Crime & Security that the gang of five members trailed one Mr Oshodi to his house around Challenge area in Ibadan, on July 11, 2014, around 8.30pm and forcefully robbed him of his Hyundai...

Save us from PHCN

Save us from PHCN

Kayode Babatunde The residents of Orita Challenge, Ibadan, are tired of crazy and ungodly billing from the Power Holding Company of Nigeria. Anyone who is familiar with the area knows that it is Nigeria’s most notorious generator area, because everyone depends on generators rather than PHCN for electricity supply, which, when it is supplied, is never more than an hour in two or three days. Strangely, however, in order to meet its targets, the PHCN officials bring as much as N6,000 per flat, when the reality is that a large chunk of our daily earnings is spent on petrol. Worst...