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EFCC Nabs Nine Yahoo Boys In Ibadan

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday have arrested abd paraded nine suspect over internet fraud. The arrest were made at Anjogolo Estate, Oluyole, Bashorun and Airport Road in Ibadan, following intelligence reports. The suspects are Uthman Dolapo, Adigun Martin and Folarin Ikeoluwa, Amoo Riliwan Babatunde, Olatayo Ojeyina, Oris Kehinde, Cyril Stephen, Odusanya Olusoji, Audu Olusegun. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects are undergoing

Former Polytechnic Ibadan Lecturer Kelani Ajadi Drags Institution To Court

A former lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at The Polytechnic Ibadan, Mr. Kelani Ajadi has dragged the institution to Court over alleged wrongful termination of his appointment. Ajadi is demanding for a sum of N3,614,397 as earned entitlements from the institution. According to DAILY POST, Ajadi, a former Chief Lecturer in the institution dragged the institution and its Governing Council before the National Industrial Court, in Ibadan. Ajadi noted that his appointment was allegedly

Suspected Kidnappers Arraigned for Murder of Oil Mogul, 2 Children in Ibarapa

A Chief Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, on Tuesday, remanded 11 persons over the alleged kidnap and death of an Ibarapa fuel station owner and other two young girls; one-year-old Toriola Kudirat and eight-year-old Omowumi Babatunde. The defendants are Abubakar Idris, 23; Rabiu Usman, 22; Umar Usman, 22; Usman Saliu, 20; Sahibu Idi, 24; Tiamiyu Isah, 55; Rasak Ramon, 45 and Kate Mohammed, 25. Others are Umar Ahmadu,30; Kabiru Adamu, 25 and Muhammadu Abdullahi, 25. The defendants were arraigned on a

Cult Leader Kills Member Over Girlfriend Rivalry

A leader of the notorious Icelander cult group in Bayelsa State, identified simply as Uzorma, yesterday shot dead one of his members at a close range because of rivalry over a girlfriend. The incident occurred in Azikoro town in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state. Uzorma was reportedly engaged in an argument with the yet-to-be identified girl on Thursday evening and insisted that she must go home with him to pass the night, but the girl allegedly declined his overtures and openly declared her feelings for the

JUST IN: Senate Confirms Abdul-Rasheed Bawa As New EFCC Boss.

The nominee for the chairmanship position of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC by president Buhari have been confirmed today at tge red chamber of the National Assembly It was a thorpugh grilling on the floor of the senate as questions were troopong in from various angles Bawa, while answering questions, noted the EFCC establishment Act empowers the commission to investigate any person suspected to have acquired unexplained wealth without any formal petition in consonance with Unexplained Wealth Order

Police Arrest Cultists Threatening to Kill Man Who Refused Initiation

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspected members of Eiye Confraternity for threatening to kill one Teslim Lateef who refused initiation into their group. The suspects – Olajide Shittu, 32, Emmanuel Fidelis, 29, and Sunkanmi Ifelodun, 39 – were arrested following a report lodged at the Ajuwon Police Station. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. Oyeyemi said Lateef reported that the three suspects had been threatening to kill

Seyi Makinde Rolls Out Strategies To Combat Insecurity In Ibarapa/Okeogun Zone.

Following the security stakeholders meeting held by the governor, in which all stakeholders, traditional rulers and and people of substance were involved alongside the heads of security outfits in the state, in order to find lasting solution to address the issue of insecurity in the state. The meeting had yield a positive result as thr governor had come up with strategies and a work plan on how to curb insecurity. The strategies were made known to the public through the governor's official social media handles. The

Igboho: Some Yoruba Leaders Are Co-conspirators On Insecurity in Yoruba Land

Socio-ethnic activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.ka. Sunday Igboho have revealed that some yoruba traditional leaders are co-conspirators of fulani herdsmen in causing civil unrest in yoruba land. Sunday Igboho said these leaders are those sabotaging effort to battle the menace of insecurity in the south west. Recalled that Todaysplash had earlier reported that sunday Igboho was razed by fire at the early hours of Tuesday January 26, It was later exposed that the fire was caused by unknown criminal elements who had shot

JUST IN: Amotekun Captured 25 Suspected Bandits In Ibadan

Operatives of Amotekun corps around Ido local government, Ibadan, oyo state have apprehended a vehicle conveying 25 suspected bandits who are of Hausa origin The vehicle with Reg. NO. TUR 30 ZY, Kebbi state, was conveying about 25 Hausa men who were with 25 dane guns and 10 dogs. It eas gathered that a team led by Gbenga Olanrewaju made the arrest and at the late hours of monday January 25. The suspects are still under Interrogation as at the time of filling this report to know where they are coming from and

Rival Cult Gang Clash In Ibadan, Kills 60yrs Old Woman.

A clash between two rival gang in Ibadan have claimed the live of a woman simply identified as Iya Oluso, at the early hours of monday February 25, 2021 around Ilupeju area in Ibadan. The two groups caused panic in areas such as Idi-Arere, Kudeti, Ilupeju and its environs where the 60-year old woman was shot. The woman, who is a roasted plantain seller, died as a result of the gunshot she sustained. It was further gathered that the clash started on Sunday at a party between the rival groups where many of them