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Ladoja, Ex-oyo SSG, others escapes death in ibadan

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Former governor of Oyo state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and ex-SSG, Barrister Sarafadeen Abiodun Alli and others escaped unhurt Monday when some suspected gunmen numbering about seven (7) attacked the Popoyemoja Palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji. Alli who is also the Asiwaju Balogun of Ibadanland, though was unhurt when the gunmen shot his car (a black land crusier jeep with registration EPE 447 ER) several times Three journalists ( Femi Atoyebi (Punch), Demola Babalola ( ThisDay), and Jeremiah Oke ( Daily Trust) were not so lucky as they sustained various degrees of injuries on their legs, heads arms ,and fingers. The trio and their colleagues had gone to the palace to cover the installation of some Baales by the Olubadan. The three journalists were just arriving at the gate of the palace when they were caught in the gunfire. They were said to have taken refuge in the gutter in front of the palace for about 10 minutes until the gunmen sped off towards Molete end of Popoyemoja. Their cloths were also toured while running to save their lives. Though the identity of the gunmen were not known, it was gathered that the gunmen who rode in a black Toyota sienna car attacked the palace at about 11.45am. A source said they had gone to the palace to prevent the installation by the Olubadan. Also attacked during the sporadic shooting is one Alhaja Iyabo Adeyemi whose car, a Black Honda Accord with registration number GGB 690 CU was damaged. Other occupants of the car also sustained injuries. Scores of sympathisers who stormed the palace after the incident, expressed shock on the development. They however thanked God no lives were lost. But the attack did not prevent the installation of the new Baales by the Olubadan. Those installed are Chief Saheed Adeyemi Alatise who was installed as Baale Lagelu Aboke Village and Chief Taye Makinde Aikomo who emerged as Baale Adigun Village. Present at the event are former Governor of the state and the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja; Senator Olufemi Lanlehin and Iyalode of Ibadanland Chief Aminat Abiodun. Others are Mogaji Abduljeleel Adanla (Mogaji Adanla), Mogaji Abass Oloko (Mogaji Oloko) among others.



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Three people dead as FRSC officers causes accident in Ibadan.

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This is the kind of thing that happens when some officers leaves the work they were designated to do and starts doing another thing.

This happened at Lagos Ibadan expressway. According to reports, some officers of the federal road safety corps who were on duty along the expressway way, pursued a vehicle for refusing to stop and give them whatever they demanded. They used thier vehicle to chase the other driver down the expressway towards the guru maraji junction in Ibadan where the car hit some innocent people and three people lost thier lives in the accident and some injured. According to an eye witness, one FRSC officer lost his life in the accident too while the other officers ran a way though people around got hold of one officer.

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Another building collapse in Ibadan

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Barely 72 hours after the building collapse in Lagos island, we are receiving another report that there is another building collapse in Ibadan. 

From the information reaching our desk a three storey building collapsed yesterday evening at bode area, just after molete bridge in Ibadan. According to reporte,people are still trapped and there is no rescue mission yet to help. Trapped victims are crying and calling for help through phone calls.

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Police Declares Oyo Serial Killer Wanted; After Escaping From Custody

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The force Police force headquarters public relation officer DCP Frank Mba as today in a statement officially declared the runaway serial killer in Oyo state; Sunday Shodipe wanted.

This was made known in a press release by the police spokesman, the statement reads in parts:

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has deployed additional investigative aids to Oyo State to complement the efforts of the Oyo State Police Command in the ongoing manhunt and efforts aimed at re-arresting Sunday Shodipe, a prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State. The additional deployment comprises crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Special Tactical Squad (STS) of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja. The team is expected to bring their vast operational, technical and investigative experience to bear in supporting ongoing efforts aimed at re-arresting and bringing the fugitive to book.

The IGP who condemned the unfortunate escape from lawful custody of the suspect, has directed the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command to intensify efforts and ensure the prompt re-arrest of the fleeing suspect. The CP has also been directed to speedup investigations into the circumstances that led to the escape of the suspect. All persons indicted in the escape are to be identified and made to face the wrath of the law. The CP has equally been mandated to immediately assess and rejig the security architecture in the State so as to prevent any future occurrence of untoward incidents.

Meanwhile, the IGP calls for calm and enjoins citizens to cooperate with the police by providing useful information that can lead to the unearthing of the whereabouts of Sunday Shodipe – the suspected serial killer.


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