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Ibadan Arson Not Politically Motivated – Police

Oyo State Police Commissioner, Abiodun Odude, has revealed that preliminary investigation into the burning down of houses and shops in three major areas in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Sunday was not politically motivated. The CP stated this while answering questions on the matter that saw 20 houses and over 18 shops burnt in Idi-Arere, Asaka, and Oja Igbo area of Ibadan. The Commissioner also stated that the force has mapped out strategies to deal with such occurrences in the future. Four persons were arrested in connection with the attack in Ibadan on Sunday. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Sex-for-marks: Female students decry sexual harassment in Delta Poly

Allegations of sex-for-marks and other related activities are currently threatening academic activities at the Delta State Polytechnic in Ogwashi Uku. Though none of the male lecturers fingered in the illicit and evil act has been caught, it was gathered that the polytechnic is at present enmeshed in the alleged sex scandal. It was gathered that no examination conducted by the accused lecturers that is not followed by demands for sex, especially within ND One courses and HND Two finals; a situation some of the female students, who turned down the lecturers’ sex-for-marks demands, are threatened with failure or a re-sit...

PDP raises alarm over plot to remove Saraki with Police, DSS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised an alarm over a fresh plot to use the Police and the Department of State Services (DSS), to forcefully remove Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, from office. In a statement issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary, in Abuja, the party also condemned in totality, “the continued clampdown, harassment, intimidation, arrest and detention” of members of the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration. According Ologbondiyan, the plot against Saraki, “which is akin to the last invasion of the National Assembly by anti-democratic forces, is to scuttle the...

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

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...

Oyo police meet herdsmen, farmers over clashes

Oyo State Police Commissioner, Mr. Samuel Adegbuyi, on Thursday met with herdsmen, farmers and villagers in Saki Town to find lasting solution to recurrent clashes over grazing in some parts of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said “the commissioner met and discussed areas of common interest between farmers and herdsmen. “We have reached an agreement to work together to achieve peace in all our communities, police will always ensure that everyone is safe.” Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Corrupt officers have no place in police —Oyo CP, Adegbuyi

The new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr Samuel Adegbuyi, assumed duty on August 8, 2016, having served as Commissioner of Police in Edo State and Maritime commands. In this interview by OLUWATOYIN MALIK, he speaks of his mandate and expectations. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

New Oyo CP declares zero tolerance for corruption

The new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr Sam Adegbuyi ,has declared zero tolerance for corruption, charging officers of the command on the need to do their policing job with the fear of God. The  commissioner  said this  during a meeting with the Divisional Police Officers(DPOs), Officers in Charge of departments and units in the commands as well as other officers at the command headquarters , Eleiyele, Ibadan. In attendance were the Commissioner of Police in charge of Police Medical Services, Zone X1, Dr Efunsola Sowemimo; Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations, Sanusi Buba; Area Commanders and other Assistant Commissioners...