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Two fake revenue collectors nabbed in Ibadan

Two members of a fake tax collection syndicate, identified as Mr. Friday Emmanuel and Mr. Oyedeji Oyekunle have been arrested by officials of the Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue (OYBIR) in Ibadan.

Oyo PDP crisis deepens, as stakeholders shun peace meeting

The crisis rocking the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepens, as stakeholders yesterday shunned the peace meeting convened by its leader and former governor of the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja.
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Governor Ajimobi directs reopening of Bodija market

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday ordered the immediate re-opening of Bodija market in the state.
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.

Oyo government shuts Bodija market as police, butchers clash

The tweet added that the chairman of Aare Laatosa Local Council Development Area, Adekunle Oladeji, said the closure was to prevent the loss of lives and property.

Stop those using soldiers, policemen to destroy our property – Butchers tell Governor Ajimobi

Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union from the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to as a matter of urgency prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the various abattoirs in Ibadan, the state capital.

Ruling APC wins Oyo local council election

Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSEIC, on Sunday May 13 2018 declared All Progressive Congress, APC, winner of the state’s local government held on Saturday May 12 2018.

Senator Hosea Agboola quits opposition PDP

A prominent member of the Oyo state People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, Wednesday morning resigned his membership of the party following Tuesday’s meeting of the party’s leadership in the house of a former Governor Rashidi Ladoja.

Police bullet accidentally kills man in Ibadan

Disaster struck on Monday February 26, 2018 at Pete’s Bar and Lounge of the Trans Amusement Park, Bodija Area of Ibadan when one of the patrons, Taye Adeleke was accidentally shot dead by the men of Operation Burst.

Ex-GTBank staff docked over alleged N5.8m theft

A 32-year-old ex-banker, Isaac Ajagbe, who allegedly stole N5.8 million from his employer, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), was docked before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan.

EFCC arraigns two FCMB officials for fraud

While Ebenezer and Walter were arraigned together on a three- count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing, Ebenezer was docked separately on five count charge of obtaining money under false pretense. They pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against them.

Ajimobi’s wife presents gifts to New Year babies, others

Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of the Oyo State governor, on Monday, presented gifts to newly born babies on New Year’s day and other children in the state.

Ex-Governor Alao-Akala, Senator Folarin defection can’t stop PDP from winning 2019 elections – Senator...

According to him, these former PDP political stalwarts, among others, would be welcomed officially to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a ceremony at Mapo hall, Ibadan, today.

SARS policemen shoot at moving car, injure occupants

A 2015 graduate of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ekwere Imoh, has been shot by policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Oyo State Police Command.

EFCC probes Governor Ayodele Fayose over alleged diversion of bailout funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the Ayodele Fayose government in Ekiti for alleged diversion of over N680million meant for salaries and pension of civil servants .

Sallah: Ram sellers decry low patronage

Ram sellers in various markets in Ibadan on Friday decried low patronage, barely a week to the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

30-year-old man allegedly steals 7 crates of eggs, rice

The police on Tuesday arraigned one Sesan Sangodele, 30, before a Senior Magistrates’ court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, over the theft of three bags of rice and seven crates of eggs, all valued at N53,600.

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