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Suspected herdsmen kidnap nine travelers in Ondo; demand N100 million ransom from their families

Nine persons traveling from Lagos to Abuja have been abducted by suspected herdsmen along lsua highway in Akoko South East area of Ondo State.   A family member of one of the victims, Bamidele Ojo, who confirmed this to Vanguard, said the victims were on board a Toyota Sienna space bus when they were ambushed by the suspected herdsmen.  The victims were allegedly marched into …

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No part of the country can claim to be safe from terrorists, armed robbers and human traffickers – Obasanjo says; Calls for restructuring

Former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented on the the security state of the nation, saying insecurity now affects every part of Nigeria irrespective of geographical location, tribe, language and religion.   Obasanjo speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security issues: The way forward.”, …

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Ajimobi to be buried on Sunday

The burial ceremony of former Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi which was postponed on Friday June 26, will now hold on Sunday June 28 2020.   The late politician’s spokesperson Bolaji Tunji who confirmed the date, said the burial ceremony was postponed after consultations with the governments of Lagos and Oyo. He further revealed that the burial ceremony will be held …

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Man arrested for allegedly defiling 13-year-old daughter in Osun

The Osun state police command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Adeleye Fayemiwo, for defiling his 13-year-old daughter.   A statement issued by the spokesman for the command, Opalola Yemisi, says the suspect who resides in Agbongbe Street, Ibokun area of the state had unlawful carnal knowledge of his daughter, adding that the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination …

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