Gunmen abduct wife of Oyo APC youth leader

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a medical doctor, Mrs Arikeade Oni-Salawu, in Oyo state. Arikeade, the wife of the youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo, Areokuta Salawu, was kidnapped at the entrance gate of her residence in Aromolaran area of Ibadan at about 10pm on Sunday, May 23. It […]

Suspected Phone Robber Set Ablaze

A suspected robber was on Wednesday, set ablaze by an angry mob at the state secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. They were killed while escaping as one Tobi Adebayo, a resident of Owode, Apata, Ibadan tried to recover his stolen mobile telephone from some robbers. The robbery suspects, whose identities had yet to be […]

#EndSARS: Suspects Admit To Selling Skulls Of Policemen For N1,000

Two suspected hoodlums, Adewale Abiodun and Aliu Mubarak, arrested in Ibadan for being in possession of skulls of two policemen burnt to death in the city during the #EndSARS protests, have narrated how they sold the skulls to a herbalist for N1,000. While they were paraded on Friday, Abiodun, 17 and Mubarak, 24, said they […]

Alaafin’s Wife Leaves Him Over Threat To Life

Anuoluwapo Adeyemi, one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, has parted ways with him, alleging threat to life. Anu, who has a set of twins for the Alaafin, Lamidi Adeyemi III, also alleged that there was an attempt to kidnap her, and called on Nigerians to note that were anything to happen to […]

Schools Reopening: Oyo State Govt Warns Against Non-Compliance Of COVID-19 Protocols

The Oyo State Government has warned Headteachers of Public primary schools in the State against non-compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines, while it queried some schools who refused to comply with extant guidelines for resumption of schools in Oyo State. The Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran gave the warning today […]

Police And Vigilante Arrest Armed Men

A combined team of policemen and members of vigilante groups have arrested three suspected bandits in their hideout in the forest in the Igbeti-Kishi area of Oyo state. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Ibadan by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state (PPRO), Olugbenga Fadeyi. Fadeyi said the joint […]

Security Agencies, Vigilantes Combatting Terrorists – Oba Of Kishi

Oba of Kishi in Oyo State, Oba Moshood Lawal, has commended efforts of local vigilante members and security agencies in confronting suspected terrorists hiding in forests around the town. Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, on Wednesday, claimed that armed terrorists have occupied Kishi, a town North West of Oyo State, and the Old […]

Ondo 2020: PDP Hired Thugs To Destroy Our Campaign Posters – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of hiring thugs to destroy its campaign posters. It said thugs from Oyo had been hired to destroy campaign billboards, banners, and posters erected at “Ilesha garage”, MKO Abiola Democracy Park, and other strategic areas in Akure three weeks ago. A […]

EFCC Arrest Seven For Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, arrested seven persons for alleged Internet fraud. Among the ones detained in Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, have been four relatives from two separate households. Siblings have been revealed to be Ayoola and Olusola Timilehin, and Oladayo andTolulope Fayemi. The other suspected Internet fraudsters are Temitope […]

Police Rearrest Fleeing Serial Killer

Suspected serial killer Sunday Shodipe, has been rearrested by the police according to reports. Shodipe is the main suspect in the series of ritual killings at the Akinyele Local government Area of Oyo State. The suspect who had earlier escaped from police custody leading to protest in the local government has now been rearrested,.  The […]