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"When Indigenes Have A Problem With The Fulani, Police Would Say Our People Were At Fault" - Ramon

In an exclusive with a Punch reporter Olufemi Olaniyi, a 39-year-old OPC vigilante Ramon that was part of the group that arrested Wakili a Fulani warlord has recounted his experiences in Orison beige they were released. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Ramon and three other vigilantes invaded Wakili's residence, arrested him and handed him over to the Police officers in Igboora because of his activities in Ibarapa that they believed is sinister.

  10 months ago ago

POLITICS

PHOTOS: Alaafin Inspects The Guard Of Honor During Coronation Ceremony Of A Traditional Ruler in Oyo

On Sunday, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III was in Igboora town to install a new traditional ruler. As the permanent chairman, Oyo State Council of Obas, he was the right person to crown the new monarch. Alaafin was welcomed to the town by the mammoth crowd and seen inspecting the guard of honor mounted by students of the Police Secondary School, Igboora.

  9 months ago ago
PHOTOS: Alaafin Inspects The Guard Of Honor During Coronation Ceremony Of A Traditional Ruler in Oyo

SOCIETY

Oyo Massacre: Sunday Igboho Reveals The Main Cause Of Frequent Successful Attacks In The region

Sunday Igboho has reacted to the frequent attack taken place in Ibarapa local government area of Oyo state. The activist made it known that lack of love between the Ibarapa's communities is the main cause of the successful attack they're experiencing in the region. This statement was made known during his visit to the traditional ruler of Idio, along his way to the Igangan community.

  11 months ago ago
Oyo Massacre: Sunday Igboho Reveals The Main Cause Of Frequent Successful Attacks In The region

SOCIETY

We Captured Wakili Before He Entered His Charms' Room - OPC Members Give Account

The OPC individuals, who were likewise at first kept with Wakili, over supposed illegal conflagration and murder of a female individual from Wakili's family, before their delivery around 48 hours after, said that arrangement of occasions before Wakili's catch, made them to take him to the police headquarters for addressing.  They

  1 year ago ago
We Captured Wakili Before He Entered His Charms' Room - OPC Members Give Account

SOCIETY

She Was In Her Workplace When Gunmen Came For Operation, Read What They Later Did To Her

Some Gunmen who are suspected to be kidnappers stormed a filing station for operation in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State on Saturday. The Gunmen were well positioned for their operations before everything started going upside down. The Gunmen were waiting to execute their plan when they saw a woman with two kids who was making a call. They thought the woman was alerting security operatives about their operation, so they fired a shot directly at the woman but the shot hit someone else. According

  1 year ago ago
She Was In Her Workplace When Gunmen Came For Operation, Read What They Later Did To Her

ENTERPRISE-CAREER

Recruitment: OYSCATECH Announces Recruitments Of Staff Into Key Positions In The Institution

Recruitment: Oyo State College Of Agriculture And Technology Announces Recruitments Into Key Positions (See How To Apply) The Oyo State College Of Agriculture And Technology located at Igboora, Oyo, has invited applications from suitable candidates to fill some key positions in the instruction. According to the publication released in a circular on November,23, 2020, and signed by the Acting Registrar, Mr Paul Oyediran, the vacancies are available for the officees of the Rector, Registrar, Chief Librarian and

  1 year ago ago
Recruitment: OYSCATECH Announces Recruitments Of Staff Into Key Positions In The Institution

SOCIETY

Police detain 3 OPC members for arresting Wakili

Report from a reliable source has it that the Police in Igboora have detained 3 members of the Oodua Peoples Congress after they arrested Fulani warlord, Iskili Wakili.

  1 year ago ago
Police detain 3 OPC members for arresting Wakili

SOCIETY

Smugglers Escaped With 8 Truckloads Of Contraband Rice After Gunfight With Customs In Oyo

In a statement issued by the Nigerian Customs Service on Friday, the men of Zone A, Federal Operations Unit, were attacked by some smugglers in the Igboora Axis of Ibarapa Local Government Area, Oyo State. The attack came after the customs officers on duty intercepted 8 trucks fully loaded with foreign parboiled rice plying along that axis.

  10 months ago ago
Smugglers Escaped With 8 Truckloads Of Contraband Rice After Gunfight With Customs In Oyo

SOCIETY

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

POLITICS

PHOTOS: Alaafin Inspects The Guard Of Honor During Coronation Ceremony Of A Traditional Ruler in Oyo

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo, was in Igboora town on Sunday to install a new traditional ruler. He was the right person to crown the new king because he was the permanent chairman of the Oyo State Council of Obas. Alaafin was greeted by a large audience and was seen reviewing the guard of honor mounted by students from the Igboora Police Secondary School.

  9 months ago ago
PHOTOS: Alaafin Inspects The Guard Of Honor During Coronation Ceremony Of A Traditional Ruler in Oyo

SOCIETY

How three people were killed in Igboora town in Oyo state during an abduction

Three people were killed in Igboora town in Oyo state during the abduction of a Subawah Oil filling station near Idere Road. Two nine-year-old relatives were among those killed during the incident when reports said the mother of one of them was also seriously injured. The owner of the oil company, Sherifat Adisa, was among those abducted by the kidnappers to an undisclosed location before his body was found on Sunday. A local resident told reporters that the victims were among those who, including Sherifat's

  1 year ago ago
How three people were killed in Igboora town in Oyo state during an abduction

SOCIETY

Customs Intercept Ammunition Concealed in Cassava Flour Bags

The officers of Nigeria Customs Service have intercepted live cartridges concealed in bags of cassava flour, (garri). The Ammunitions were said to have been loaded in three Mazda saloon car. According to Channels Tv, this incident was confirmed by the Customs Public Relations officer, Theophilus Duniya.

  7 months ago ago
Customs Intercept Ammunition Concealed in Cassava Flour Bags

SOCIETY

3 People Killed In Clash Between Customs Officers And Smugglers In Oyo

Over three deaths have been recorded in the clash between suspected Rice Smugglers and Men of the Nigerian Customs Service. The clash, which reportedly happened on Thursday in Igboora, Oyo State, involved some Customs officers from the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A and the smuggler. The clash resulted in the death of three individuals, which was confirmed yesterday. While narrating what happened, a native of Igboora town said that the men of the Nigerian Customs Service had intercepted a bus suspected

  1 year ago ago
3 People Killed In Clash Between Customs Officers And Smugglers In Oyo

SOCIETY

After Being In Police Detention For Days, 3 OPC That Handed Wakili Over To The Police Are Freed

The three Oodua People's Congress (OPC) members that were thrown behind bars, after they nabbed the alleged notorious Iskilu Wakili together with gangs,have finally regained freedom after being in Police detention for two days.

  1 year ago ago
After Being In Police Detention For Days, 3 OPC That Handed Wakili Over To The Police Are Freed

SOCIETY

Opinion: Seyi Makinde Fails As Ibarapa People Defend Themselves Against Fulani Herdsmen.

Anyone living anywhere around Igboora, Igangan, Ayete and the whole of Ibarapa Local Government, would know about the operations of the Fulani Herdsmen in the areas. There has been several reports and cases of Fulani Herdsmen destroying the crops and farms of the poor farmers in Igangan, Ayete and other towns and villages in Ibarapa North local government. These herdsmen became so emboldened that they kill any farmer that dear challenge them. It became so bad that the farmers had to fortify themselves with local

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Seyi Makinde Fails As Ibarapa People Defend Themselves Against Fulani Herdsmen.

JUSTICE

Poor Amenities: Students Protest In OYSCATECH

The students of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, (OYSCATECH) Igboora have protested over poor amenities on campus despite huge amount of money paying as tuition fees.

  1 year ago ago
Poor Amenities: Students Protest In OYSCATECH

POLITICS

Pictures As Governor Makinde Meets With Traditional Rulers And Student Representatives In Ibarapa

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has met with the traditional rulers and some students representatives from Government Technical College in Ibarapa land over insecurity challenges. According to the governor on his official twitter handle, the meeting took place today in Igboora, Oyo State.  Governor Seyi Makinde further revealed that additional vehicles had been given to the Amotekun corps in the zone.  Recall that the people of Ibarapa land had been experiencing insecurity issues for some time now.

  1 year ago ago
Pictures As Governor Makinde Meets With Traditional Rulers And Student Representatives In Ibarapa

SOCIETY

Gunmen Hijack 18 Seater Bus, Abduct All Passengers

Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have indeed, hijacked an 18 Seater commercial bus with passengers in Ibarapa, Oyo State.Newsmen gathered that the bus was hijacked along Igboora/Eruwa Road on Thursday.It was learned that the bus which was heading to Eruwa had all the passengers kidnapped by the gunmen.. A reliable source authenticated that the gunmen hijacked the bus and took all the passengers to an unconfirmed destination.

  1 year ago ago
Gunmen Hijack 18 Seater Bus, Abduct All Passengers

SOCIETY

Igangan, Ayete, and Igboora in Oyo state were attacked by gunmen dressed in Customs uniforms.

Gunmen believed to be Fulani herders attacked three communities in Oyo state's Ibarapa LGA, killing an Amotekun commander. On Friday, Igangan, which was attacked in June, was one of the localities targeted. Other towns affected include Igboora, the Ibarapa council's headquarters, and Ayete.

  10 months ago ago
Igangan, Ayete, and Igboora in Oyo state were attacked by gunmen dressed in Customs uniforms.

SOCIETY

Tragedy at Oyo State again as three feared kill by Gunmen.

Again, Three Killed As Gunmen Kidnap Businesswoman In Ibarapa Three people were feared dead in Igboora, Oyo State as some suspected kidnappers struck near Subawah Oil Filling Station, along Idere Road in Igboora, Ibarapa area of Oyo State on Saturday.   Two nine-year-old cousins were said to have been killed in the incident while the mother to one of them was said to have been hit by a stray bullets. The Chief Executive Officer of the filling station, Mrs. Sherifat Adisa, who was allegedly abducted and whisked

  1 year ago ago
Tragedy at Oyo State again as three feared kill by Gunmen.