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FRSC apprehends 1,686 traffic offenders, impounds 699 vehicles in Oyo

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, says it apprehended 1,686 road traffic offenders for various offences and impounded 699 vehicles during its special patrol.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS rescues 40 human traffic victims, arrests 10 offenders in Oyo

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Oyo State Command, has rescued 40 human traffic victims and arrested 10 trafficking offenders in year 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ebonyi gets new police chief

A new Commissioner of Police (CP) for Ebonyi, Mr Aliyu Garba, assumed duty on Monday, an official has said.
Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, the new Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, has assumed duty.

New Oyo police commissioner assumes office

Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, the new Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, has assumed duty.

Minister: NIS not satisfying Nigerians in terms of passport issuance

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has admitted that the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) still had challenges meeting the number of applications for Nigerian passports annually.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Recurrence of jungle justice in Oyo worrisome

Newsmen observed that after the violent attacks on policemen which have drastically reduced the morale of the security men, there is hardly a week that someone or more will not be lynched by irate mob in different parts of the city.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two arrested for ‘eating’ roasted police officers’ flesh

The police in Oyo State have confirmed the arrest of two suspects allegedly linked with the roasting and eating of the flesh of police officers burnt in Ibadan during #EndSARS protest.
Justice Patricia Ajoku of a Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday ordered that two men, who allegedly hacked into the account of a housewife, with intent to commit fraud, be remanded in a correctional centre.

Man jailed four months for drug trafficking

A 23-year-old man, Stephen Otega, was on Tuesday sentenced to four months in prison for trafficking in hard drugs.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

#EndSARS: Governor Makinde begs policemen to resume at duty posts

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, called on the state police command, to direct its officers and men to resume at their respective duty posts, following the withdrawal of their services as a result of violent assault on them during the #EndSARS protests the penultimate week.
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Gunmen kidnap Oyo council boss

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Chairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One ‘dead’ as youths foil attempt to raze Ibadan police station

One person was feared killed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Sunday as some youths prevented hoodlums from razing down the Mokola Police Station.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police declare ‘serial killer’ wanted after escape from custody

The Oyo State Police Command has declared a suspected serial killer wanted after he reportedly escaped from custody on August 11.
The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.

NSCDC arrests eight suspects, intercepts they motorcycles in Oyo

The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC approves promotion of over 6,000 police officers

According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman hacked to death in Ibadan

A 42-year-old woman, Olusayo Fagbemi, has been reportedly murdered in the early hours of Wednesday by unknown assailants at Sasa community in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC intercepts 70 travel ban violators in Oyo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, on Wednesday, intercepted 70 travellers for allegedly violating the ban on interstate traveling.g
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC arrests 63 motorists for violating social distancing order in Oyo

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, has arrested no fewer than 63 motorists for violating social distancing order due to overloading of persons.
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NAFDAC: Status of federal government’s rice to Oyo not known

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has said the agency does not know the status of the 1,800 bags of rice given to the Oyo State Government by the Federal Government.

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Police parade two herdsmen over abduction of four Turkish nationals

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Okey Ndibe tasks Nigerian electorate on political choices

Following yesterday’s inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States of America and Vice President Kamala Harris, a US-based Nigerian intellectual, Prof. Okey Ndibe, has called on Nigerian electorate to draw lessons from the US elections, where the electorate stood firmly behind their political choices, and voted for the right candidates.