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Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder

Ogunyemi was said to have killed one Moshood Babalola on 17th of February 2010 at about 10am at a village called Agbedegbede in Ile Ife, Osun State.

Court remands tutor over alleged rape of student

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Eronse Balat, 42, over alleged rape of his student (name withheld).
Senator Abiola Ajimobi

UI VC: Senator Ajimobi was a student until death

The former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, applied for and was offered admission for a doctorate programme in Sustainable Development Practice by the Postgraduate College, University of Ibadan.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign man over alleged theft of electric wire

The Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 26,
The deputy governor and chairman Kwara state Covid-19 Technical Committee, Mr Kayode Alabi, expressed the appreciation while receiving two motorised modular fumigators from the Ooni of Ife, His Royal Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, to assist the government in the battle against the spread of coronavirus.

Kwara receives modular fumigators from Ooni

Kwara State government has expressed gratitude to organisations and individuals for contributing to its fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 50-year old for raping daughter in Osun

A 50-year-old father in Osun State was paraded by the state’s Police Command for raping his 13-year-old daughter.

Court remands mechanic over alleged N100,000 theft

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a 43-year-old mechanic, Kunle Ogunbusade, in police custody over alleged N100,000 theft.

13 inmates regain freedom in Osun

The Chief Judge of Osun State, Justice Adepele Ojo has granted unconditional release to 13 inmates of the Kosere Correctional Centre, Ile Ife.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Ooni celebrates Rauf Aregbesola at 63

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has congratulated the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on his 63rd birthday, describing him as an epitome of loyalty.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo governor appoints retired general as Amotekun chairman

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed retired general Ajibola Kunle Togun as the Chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, code-named Amotekun.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun commissions 160-bed isolation centre

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday commissioned an isolation centre with 160 beds in Osogbo as part of efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Official: Osun’s new coronavirus case ‘sneaked in’ from Kano

The Osun State government says the new case of coronavirus recorded in the state “sneaked in” from Kano.

Pregnant woman kills husband over phone call

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested a 22-year-old pregnant woman, Veronica Boniface, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death over a phone call with a strange woman.
The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Zamfara emir dies in isolation

The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun: Two coronavirus deaths are Lagos returnees

Osun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu and the Special Adviser to Governor on Public Health, Olasiji Olamiju on Wednesday appeared before the State House of Assembly to brief the lawmakers on efforts made by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola led administration in curtailing the spread of the dreaded virus otherwise called COVID19.
A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has secured an interim forfeiture of properties traced to a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde.

ICPC confiscates ex-JAMB chief’s properties

A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has secured an interim forfeiture of properties traced to a former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dibu Ojerinde.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Two coronavirus patients die in Osun

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola who disclosed this on Sunday said that two patients that tested positive for the virus died at the weekend at the Ede and Ile-Ife isolation centres.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni of Ife plans to donate N144 million modular fumigators to 36 states

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has concluded plan to donate modular fumigators, estimated at N144 million to the 36 states of the federation.

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Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.

Interpol Abuja arrest three cybercrime suspects, whose activities extend to Europe

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja, have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu accused of turning EFCC into ‘glorified police station’

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has allegedly been accused of turning EFCC into 'glorified police station' for alleged selfish motives.

Femi Falana denies receiving N28 million from Ibrahim Magu

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has denied receiving N28m from the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated for corruption allegations by a special presidential panel.
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State 2

Governor Bagudu: Sanctity, tolerance, critical to harmonious matrimony

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has enjoined married couples to exhibit fear of God, perseverance and tolerance by accommodating one another as enshrined in religious scriptures for blissful matrimonial home.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Notorious gang leader murdered in Ibadan

Ibadan notorious gang leader, Ebillah, has been murdered around Kudeti area, at about noon on Sunday.