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Gov Ajimobi, Oyo CP, Abiodun Odude and Chairman, Aare Latosa LCDA, Adekunle Oladeji during the governor’s inspection visit to the police station at Bodija Market

Governor Ajimobi: Perpetrators of Bodija market mayhem will be prosecuted

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Friday said that the perpetrators of the Bodija Market crisis would be prosecuted and made to rehabilitate the burnt police station. The Governor also assured that the market which has been closed as a result of the crisis would be reopened within 48 hours.

Five killed in Ibadan butchers, police clash

Five persons were said to have been killed in Ibadan, Oyo State, during a clash between butchers at the Bodija International Market and police on Thursday.

Vice President Osinbajo visits Governor Ajimobi, gets talking drum present

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi at the Oyo State Governor’s Office in Ibadan.

Naval officer, twin brothers arrested for robbery

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Oyo State Police Command has arrested a Lance Corporal with the Nigerian Navy, Jimoh Adesoye, 28, twin brothers and 12 other suspects for robbery and receiving stolen goods.

Family seeks justice over student killed by civil defense in Ibadan

It was gathered that the late Kofoworola who wrote her last WAEC papers three days before her death, had earlier complained of headache at about 12noon on the fateful Saturday.

Committee shifts Oyo APC local government congress to Sunday

The Oyo State All Progressives Congress local government congress earlier slated for Saturday has been shifted to Sunday.

APC Congress: Hold Governor Ajimobi responsible if I’m killed – Rep Olasupo

Abiodun Olasupo, a member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa constituency, alleged that Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State is after his life and that of some of his colleagues in the House of Representatives.

Ibadan monarch begs kidnappers to release his twin kids

The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them.

SARS commander killed while ‘disarming herdsmen’

The police command in Oyo State has vowed to arrest all suspects in connection with the killing of an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by suspected herdsmen.

Suspected herdsmen kill SARS operative in Oyo

There was pandemonium in Saki town, Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State on Tuesday after suspected Fulani herdsmen killed the Officer-in-charge of the Special Anti Robbery Squad in Saki Area of the Oyo State Police Command, Sheu Magu, and a member of his team.

Police arrest 46 as OPC factions clash in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command on Monday said 46 suspects have been arrested in connection with the mayhem that was perpetrated at Oke-Ado area of Ibadan in the early hours of the day.

No room for herdsmen/farmers clash in Oyo – Police

The Oyo State Police Command yesterday called for peaceful coexistence between the Fulani herdsmen and the farmers, stressing that there is no vacancy for bloodshed in the state.

Fire razes 100 shops at Ibadan plank market

No fewer than 100 shops, equipment and goods worth millions of naira were on Friday razed by an inferno at a section of Sango Plank Market in Ibadan.

Police arrest 14 over Ibadan violence

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested 14 suspects in connection with the violence which occurred at Oke-Ado area of Ibadan between two warring groups.

Employees arrested for selling six company trucks for N20m

Two employees of a Chinese company in Ibadan have been arrested for stealing six trucks from the company and selling them in Kaduna for N20m.

Soldier, 4 others arrested for alleged hijack of fuel-laden truck

Corporal Akpan Edet, 28, who is believed to be a serving soldier with 81 Batallion of the Nigerian Army, Mokola, Ibadan, has been arrested along with four civilians for allegedly hijacking fuel-laden truck in Ibadan.

Yuletide: Police in Oyo warn against use of explosive firecrackers

The Oyo State Police Command has warned residents of the state against the use of explosive fireworks such as banger, during this festive season.

Why we killed Oyo lawmaker after robbing him – suspect

Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded one Kola Arobiole alias Judgement, who allegdly killed a former member of the State House of Assembly, Mr Gideon Aremu, in front of his house last year.

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