Yoruba Nation: Security operatives seal off venue of Osogbo rally

There was a heavy presence of police, men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, the venue of the Yoruba Nation Mega Rally on Saturday. Also sighted at the venue were men of Amotekun…

UPDATED: Protest in UniOsun as security operatives invade hostels, arrest students (Punch)

Students of Osun State University, Osogbo main campus are protesting the arrest of several students from their various hostels on Thursday morning. The students blocked the Osogbo/Ibokun road to protest the arrest by the security operatives. A student of the…

Police arrest suspected abductor of OAU lecturer (Punch)

The Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, said one of the suspected abductors of Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, had been arrested. Adegbehingbe, who was returning to Ile-Ife from Lagos on Sunday, May…

Suspected cultists remanded for fighting in Omisore’s house (Punch)

Three suspected cultists were on Monday remanded by an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for allegedly fighting during a meeting held in the residence of Senator Iyiola Omisore. The suspects, Awotide Oluwasegun, 38; Olamide Adesina, 25; and Rahmani…

Yoruba youths warn Tinubu against supporting Buhari (Punch)

A group of Yoruba youths known as the Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association has warned Asiwaju Bola Tinubu against supporting President Muhammadu Buhari reelection in 2019. The President of the YYSA, Mr Olalekan Hammed, made the position of the group known…

Osun Poll: Adeleke Got 250,000 Votes by Dancing, Says Osinbajo (ThisDay)

As the 2019 general election draws nearer, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said at the weekend that it took the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to “dance” to secure…

Osun re-run: Heavy security as voters turn out enmasse (Sun)

There was a high turnout of voters in the Osun governorship rerun election as residents of Adewale Street, Alekuwodo area of Osun State headed for their polling units to vote. At Ward 5, Unit 17, Adewale Street, Osogbo, one of…

35-year-old mother of three jailed 12 months for stealing N15,000 (Tribune)

A Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo, capital of Osun, on Monday sentenced a 35-year-old woman, identified as Nafisat Raji to 12 months imprisonment for stealing Tecno phone, worth N15,000. The convict, a mother of three children was docked before Magistrate…

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