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Court jails six for impersonating chiefs, installing Baale

Justice Sikiru Oke of the Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday, sentenced six men to nine months’ jail terms for claiming to be members of the Ataoja-in-Council and installing one Abdullahi Oladunjoye as the Baale of Irepodun community, Osogbo. The defendants, Akande Suleiman, Oladunjoye Abdullahi, Isiaka Balogun, …

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EFCC bursts internet fraudsters arrests 22 in Oyo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command, has arrested 22 “Yahoo Boys” for alleged involvement in internet fraud. The suspects were identified as Akintunde Ibrahim Olajide, Yusuf Taiye Afeez, Jimoh Idris Okikiola, Adeyemo Wariz Adegoke, Ademola Olalekan Saheed, Anif Abayomi Busayo, Oriade Sunday Oluwatobi, Ajadi Opeyemi Damilola. …

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Ondo masqueraders face prosecution for cash theft

The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arrested two masqueraders over allegations of stealing phones and money. It was gathered that the two suspects, Sheriff Ojo and Muhammad Lukman, committed the offence in Ipele community in the Owo Local Government Area of the state. Speaking on the incident, the state …

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Prince arraigned over N35.5m fraud in Ibadan

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arraigned one Toluwalade John Olateru Olagbegi before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court one sitting in Ibadan on one count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N35,500,000,00 The Owo Prince, Ondo …

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