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"I lost 4 Kids and Husband, I Trekked for Hours in Forest During Igangan Clash" - Victim Narrates

Aishatu Saado, a Fulani woman has narrated how she lost four children and her husband, Alhaji Saado after Igangan mayhem that happened in Oyo State few months ago. The widow She spoke with BBC News Yoruba. She said her family trekked from Igangan to Igboora for hours in forest.

  8 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Customs officers killed our people Not Gunmen -Oyo Govt, Tears As 14 Die In Osun

Customs officers, not unknown gunmen killed our people in Igangan - Oyo govt confirmsThe Oyo State Government has confirmed that it was the Nigeria Customs Service, not mysterious gunmen, that invaded Igangan and other portions of Ibarapa on Friday night. In a statement issued on Saturday in Ibadan, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, clarified the situation.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Customs officers killed our people Not Gunmen -Oyo Govt, Tears As 14 Die In Osun

SOCIETY

Our people were killed at Igangan by customs officials, not unknown gunmen - Oyo govt confirms

The Oyo State Government has confirmed that it was the Nigeria Customs Service, not mysterious gunmen, that stormed Igangan and other sections of Ibarapa on Friday night. Ibarapa community leaders revealed the information at a fact-finding meeting between a team from the state government and political/traditional leaders from the impacted areas on Saturday, according to Adisa.

  10 months ago ago
Our people were killed at Igangan by customs officials, not unknown gunmen - Oyo govt confirms

POLITICS

Video: Governor Makinde Warns Custom Officers Over Clash With Rice Smugglers In Igangan

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has reacted to the invasion of Igangan town in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area by custom officers a few days ago. The governor issued a stern warning to the security agency, saying that he would no longer tolerate their excesses in Oyo State.

  10 months ago ago
Video: Governor Makinde Warns Custom Officers Over Clash With Rice Smugglers In Igangan

POLITICS

Opinion: What Sunday Igboho Needs To Know After FG Revealed That He Is Trying To Escape From Nigeria

The federal government has revealed that Sunday Igboho is making efforts to escape from Nigeria. In the report which was made by The Cable, the federal government said that Igboho is trying to get police extract or affidavit from the court so that he would be able to get a new passport.

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: What Sunday Igboho Needs To Know After FG Revealed That He Is Trying To Escape From Nigeria

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: We Are Tired Of Killings In Yorubaland - Gani, Fire Guts Supermarket In Abuja

We Are Tired Of Killings In Yorubaland – Gani Gani Adams has lamented the attacks and recent killings in the west. This is coming after the recent attack on residents of Igangan in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State. The attackers stormed the town around 8pm and left after shooting sporadically.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We Are Tired Of Killings In Yorubaland - Gani, Fire Guts Supermarket In Abuja

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Three mistakes Sunday Igboho made that led him into trouble he is presently in

Sunday Igboho Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters Sunday Igboho, who happens to be a native of Igboho Town in Oyo State, came into limelight in January, after he forcefully evicted some Fulani men away from Igangan community, Ibarapa because, residents accused the Fulani men of conniving with herdsmen to kidnap and kill their people.

  8 months ago ago
Three mistakes Sunday Igboho made that led him into trouble he is presently in

MILITARY

Latest Attack On Igangan: 3 Questionabe Scenarios About The Attack That Need Urgent Explanations

Again, Ibarapa Local government area of Oyo State has returned to the news headlines for yet, a bad reason. For those who are keenly following the trend of things in the country, the mentioning of Ibarapa will quickly remind them of a town which has been painfully groaning under the heavyweight of mindless attack by bandits.

  10 months ago ago
Latest Attack On Igangan: 3 Questionabe Scenarios About The Attack That Need Urgent Explanations

SOCIETY

How The Federal Government Should Deal With The Custom Officers That Allegedly Raided Igangan

Yesterday's morning, we heard reports that unknown gunmen raised Igangan and some other areas in Ibarapa areas in Oyo state, but this morning, we're hearing another reports. According to Vanguard, the Oyo state government is saying that unknown gunmen were not the ones who raided Igangan, but it is the Nigeria Customs Service.

  10 months ago ago
How The Federal Government Should Deal With The Custom Officers That Allegedly Raided Igangan

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19, Customs Raided Igangan Not Gunmen -Makinde

Minister tests positive for COVID-19 British Health Secretary Sajid Javid said on Saturday he had tested positive for Covid-19 and was self-isolating, just as his government prepared to jettison most pandemic restrictions in England. Under his government’s rules, Javid is now required to self-isolate for 10 days unless a PCR test comes back negative and he no longer has symptoms.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19, Customs Raided Igangan Not Gunmen -Makinde

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The town of Igboora was in a state of disarray after an attack by suspected Fulani pastoralists

The outskirts of Igboora and other towns, near Ibarapa local government of Oyo state, was in fear after a grenade attack on Friday night. Residents of Igboora and other towns near Ibarapa, are being affected by the loss of lives. As we speak the city's youth have protested against the collapse, of the tire and the flooded entire road in the city.

  10 months ago ago
The town of Igboora was in a state of disarray after an attack by suspected Fulani pastoralists

JUSTICE

Opinion: 2 Simple Things Sunday Igboho Should Have Done Instead Of Running Away From His Country

The breaking news of the alleged arrest of Yoruba freedom fighter Chief Sunday Adeyemo ( a.k.a. Sunday Igboho) at the early hour of Tuesday has of course been generating mixed reactions among some concerned Nigerians. Photo Credit: Social media The leader of the Yoruba Nation agitators had been reportedly arrested in neighbouring country Cotonou, Benin Republic, by the security operatives according to Vanguard.

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: 2 Simple Things Sunday Igboho Should Have Done Instead Of Running Away From His Country

SOCIETY

Again Gunmen Strike In Igangan, Kill Amotekun Commander.

Armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen has again attacked Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. The hoodlums allegedly attacked the village on Friday night, killing the Commander of Amotekun in the local government. This attack is coming barely few months after suspected armed Fulanis invaded the Ibarapa community, killing many people and burning properties worth millions of naira.

  10 months ago ago
Again Gunmen Strike In Igangan, Kill Amotekun Commander.

MILITARY

Igangan Attack: How Fulani Herdsmen Supposedly Killed Amotekun Commander, Three Others

According to a report from Sahara Reporters, it has been revealed that some individuals suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen, were spotted at Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state, where four of its residents were killed. It was stated that among the four who lost their lives to the attack was an Amotekun Commander of the South-west security arm.

  10 months ago ago
Igangan Attack: How Fulani Herdsmen Supposedly Killed Amotekun Commander, Three Others

JUSTICE

Opinion: Sunday Igboho's demand for compensation and not retaliation is commendable

Following the suit filed by Sunday Igboho's Lawyer, Yomi Alliyu (SAN), wherein he asked for some considerable amount to be paid for the damages done on his properties by the Department of State Services, I must commend his bravery and wisdom. Recall that the incident that happened in Igangan was what influenced the action of Sunday Igboho, wherein he asked the Fulani Herdsmen to vacate the whole of Southwest because of their heinous activities.

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: Sunday Igboho's demand for compensation and not retaliation is commendable

SOCIETY

Herdmen Return to Igangan, Kill Amotekun Commander

Just about a month ago, the dreaded herdsmen killed scores of residents of Igangan, a town in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state destroying many properties. Report from the Vanguard claims that the herdmen who came in numbers dressed in Customs uniforms started shooting for about 30 minutes but were said to have been initially repelled by the local hunters.

  10 months ago ago
Herdmen Return to Igangan, Kill Amotekun Commander

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Another Fresh Attack In Igangan Community By Suspected Herdsmen In Custom Uniforms

The southern part of Nigeria has continued to face challenges from the Fulani-Herdsmen right from the beginning of last year. A lot of valuable properties have been destroyed by the armed Herdsmen following the Farmers-herders crises. A few months ago, Sahara reporters disclosed that suspected Gunmen launched an attack in the Igangan community of OYO state, and destroyed a lot of valuable properties including the burning of the king's palace.

  10 months ago ago
Another Fresh Attack In Igangan Community By Suspected Herdsmen In Custom Uniforms

SOCIETY

Customs Officers, Not Unknown Gunmen Killed Our People In Igangan ~ Oyo Govt Confirms

The Oyo State Government has confirmed that it was the Nigeria Customs Service, not mysterious gunmen, that invaded Igangan and other portions of Ibarapa on Friday night. In a statement issued on Saturday in Ibadan, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, clarified the situation.

  10 months ago ago
Customs Officers, Not Unknown Gunmen Killed Our People In Igangan ~ Oyo Govt Confirms

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Security Men Did Nothing Despite Warning -Gani; Matawalle Warns His Deputy

Igangan attacks: Security men did nothing despite the earlier warning, alarm – Gani Adams Gani Adams, Yorubaland's Aare Onakakanfo, responded to the recent attack on the people of Igangan in Oyo State's Ibarapa area on Saturday. According to Adams, Yorubas can no longer lament the killings in Yorubaland.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Security Men Did Nothing Despite Warning -Gani; Matawalle Warns His Deputy

SOCIETY

Oyo Govt Confirms The Killing Of People In Igangan

Oyo State Government has given a confirmation that men of the Nigeria Customs Service raided Igangan and other parts of Ibarapa areas of the state on Friday night, and not unknown gunmen as widely reported according to Daily Post newspaper. The Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa made this on Saturday in Ibadan.

  10 months ago ago
Oyo Govt Confirms The Killing Of People In Igangan