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Osun Warring Communities Deserted 15 Days After Communal Clash

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15 days after a bloody communal clash between Oba Ile and Oba Oke communities in Olorunda local government area of Osun State which saw the palace of the Oloba of Oba Oke, Oba Adams Iyiola, burnt by irate youths allegedly from Oba Ile, the two communities have been deserted for ... Read More »

6, Including A 60-yr-old Docked Over Arson In Osun

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Six persons, yesterday, pleaded not guilty to arson before an Osogbo Magistrate’s court. The accused persons; Oladele Tunji, 28; Azeez Onifade, 60; Raaji Abdulahi, 47; Salami Kayode, 46; Olarewaju Adekale, 40; and Azeez Ogunbola, 40, were docked for alleged arson at Oba-Oke during the bloody clash between Oba-Ile and Oba-Oke ... Read More »

Monarch Escapes Death As Irate Mob Razes Palace In Osun

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The Oloba of Oba-Oke in Olorunda Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Dahunsi Iyiola, Sunday, escaped death by the whiskers, when irate mob from neighbouring community, Oba-Ile, invaded his palace and razed it alongside other buildings in the town. Sources said the crisis started when the people of Oba-Ile ... Read More »

Kidnappers Of NTA Journalist Demand N8m Ransom

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Four gunmen on Thursday in Akure abducted a journalist working with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Akure, Mrs. Olubunmi Oke. The General Manager of the station, Mrs. Bennie Mordi, said in Akure yesterday  that the incident occurred around 8.30 p.m, not 5pm as widely reported adding that Oke was abducted ... Read More »

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