New Oyo police commissioner assumes office, pledges adequate security
The new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Shina Olukolu, has assumed office following the deployment of his predecessor, Abiodun Odude. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday in Ibadan by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Adekunle Ajisebutu. Ajisebutu said the new commissioner assured the people of the state…
Police arrest killer gang in Ibadan
The Oyo State police command has arrested seven suspected members of a notorious killer gang who specialise in car snatching. While parading the suspects...
I pay N2,500 for human parts, says Moslem cleric
The Oyo State police command yesterday paraded a Moslem cleric, a pastor and two others for selling human parts for money rituals. The Commissioner of Police...
Southern, Middle Belt groups meet in Enugu, reject cattle colonies
A meeting of the Southern Nigeria Forum (SNF) and representatives of the Middle Belt Forum (MBF) ended in Enugu yesterday with a resolution rejecting the creation of cattle colonies in states making up the regions.
Oyo police arrest 22 armed robbers, ritualists, others
The Oyo State Police Command yesterday paraded 22 suspected armed robbers, ritualists and and fraudsters.
Police parade suspected ritualists, fake doctor in Ibadan
The Oyo State Police Command said it has arrested two suspected ritualists, a fake medical doctor and some armed robbers who have been terrorising unsuspecting residents of the state.
I stole again to help my friend, man released from jail tells police in Oyo
The 40-year-old Adegboyega Ojo, who was arrested and sentenced to six-month imprisonment two years ago, was paraded alongside 10 others at the Eleyele headquarters of the Oyo State police command by the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude.
AIG seeks stiffer penalties for gun-runners, kidnappers, others
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 11, Agboola Oshodi-Glover, has sought a review of the Firearms Act to allow for stiffer penalties for illegal arms handlers, kidnappers kidnapping and perpetrators of crimes nationwide.