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Police arrest suspected kidnappers

The Osun Police Command on Tuesday said it arrested two suspected kidnappers in Ile-Ife, after a gun duel. SP Yemisi Opalola, the command’s spokesperson, made this known in a statement, adding that the suspects were arrested after kidnapping a man at a Fulani settlement in Ile-Ife. “The Osun Police Command, …

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Native doctor jailed 7 years for impersonation

A Chief Magistrates Court in Minna has sentenced a 31-year-old native doctor, Yakubu Alikwara, to seven years imprisonment for impersonation. Alikwara was docked on four counts of conspiracy, impersonation, extortion and being in possession of military kits. In her ruling, Magistrate Hauwa Kulu, ordered the convict to pay a fine …

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Lekan Balogun Is Next Olubadan,says Makinde

GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Otun Olubadan, Senator Lekan Balogun, as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland.  The approval followed a recommendation to that effect made by the Olubadan-in-Council and which was communicated to the governor.  The governor’s approval was confirmed in a statement …

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