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SOCIETY

Four Points To Note From Hunters' Accounts Of Oyo Prison Break

It has been trending that as an offshoot of the nagging insecurity situation in the country, some unknown Gunmen had reportedly broken into the medium correctional facility at the Abolongo district in Oyo state in the night of last Friday. And according to different reports about the dastardly act, four persons, including a soldier, members of the regional vigilante group which is known as Amotekun, and an inmate who was trying to escape, lost their lives.

  7 months ago ago
Four Points To Note From Hunters' Accounts Of Oyo Prison Break

SPORTS

First Stadium in Africa, the Year and Location

The Liberty Stadium in Ibadan is the first to be constructed in Nigeria and Africa in 1960. It is an eyesore that the first stadium in Africa and Nigeria is the dilapidated Obafemi Awolowo Liberty Stadium Stadium Ibadan in Oyo State Nigeria. According to a report lately, the Liberty Stadium has said to be finally caught the attention of the Federal Government of Nigeria, the government has promised to begin repair works on the leaking roof of the facility as well as fixing the grasses of the main bowl of the stadium to restore it.

  7 months ago ago
First Stadium in Africa, the Year and Location

POLITICS

Yoruba Nation: 'Buhari Told Me To Warn Igboho To Stay Calm But He Refused To Listen' - Ooni Claims

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has disclosed that he was told by President Muhammdu Buhari to warn self-acclaimed secessionist agitator and Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Igboho to 'stay calm and exercise patience' but he refused to heed the warning. The highly revered monarch, who made this known during a chat with The BBC, blamed Igboho's current troubles on his failure to listen to traditional rulers and elders in the Southwest, adding that he surrounded himself with too many wrong advisers.

  7 months ago ago
Yoruba Nation: 'Buhari Told Me To Warn Igboho To Stay Calm But He Refused To Listen' - Ooni Claims

SOCIETY

Oyo Jailbreak: 'Bandits Were 50 In Number, Wore Masks And Black Dresses' - Hunters Reveal

Oyo State Medium Security Custodial Centre. The Commander of the Nigerian Hunters Council, Oyo State Chapter, Comrade Taoheed Olanrewaju has revealed that the gunmen who invaded the prison in Oyo State came dressed in black facemasks and outfits to hide their identities. Recall that the Abolongo Custodial Centre in Oyo State was attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits around 10 pm on Friday, freeing all the inmates in the process.

  7 months ago ago
Oyo Jailbreak: 'Bandits Were 50 In Number, Wore Masks And Black Dresses' - Hunters Reveal

SOCIETY

Two Major Thing Makinde Did After Oyo Prison Break That Will Prevent Another Attack In The State

The Abolongo Correctional Facility Centre in Oyo town, Oyo State was attacked by unknown gunmen on Friday, October 22, 2021. According to verified reports, the attackers killed a soldier and freed more than 500 inmates in the prison. More than 200 fleeing inmates have been rearrested by security agents so far.

  7 months ago ago
Two Major Thing Makinde Did After Oyo Prison Break That Will Prevent Another Attack In The State

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: We’re Fighting For Fiscal Federalism-Wike; Gov Makinde Visits Oyo Prison

VAT: We’re fighting for fiscal federalism, not superior power, says Wike Rivers governor Nyesom Wike says the state’s disagreement with the federal government over collection of value added tax is geared towards establishing fiscal federalism as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution. Mr Wike notes that the contention is not about fighting the federal government or any of its agencies as being insinuated in some quarters.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We’re Fighting For Fiscal Federalism-Wike; Gov Makinde Visits Oyo Prison

SOCIETY

Oyo Jail Break: The Rearrest Of Fleeing Inmates And The Two Actions Done By Oyo Government

About some few days ago, the surprising news of the attack on a correctional facility in Abolongo area of Oyo State got the attention of many after large numbers of inmates were reported to have escaped. Photo Credit: Punch News However, following such an event, the security operatives in less than 48 hours began the search for those inmates.

  7 months ago ago
Oyo Jail Break: The Rearrest Of Fleeing Inmates And The Two Actions Done By Oyo Government

SOCIETY

Why Wakili Needs To Be Re-arrested After He Escaped From Abolongo Correctional Facility In Oyo State

It has been figured out that hired Fulani mercenaries are being responsible for the alleged attack of Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo State, on Friday night. Photo credit: The Willing NG Recall that on Saturday, prisoners escaped from the Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo town, after some gunmen invaded the correctional center and freed many inmates.

  7 months ago ago
Why Wakili Needs To Be Re-arrested After He Escaped From Abolongo Correctional Facility In Oyo State

POLITICS

Why Atiku And Seyi Makinde Are The Best Presidential Candidates For PDP Against APC In 2023

I'm writing this article to reveal the reasons why the combination of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President, and Engineer Seyi Makinde, the incumbent governor of Oyo state will make the People's Democratic Party win the 2023 presidential election. Before proceeding with this article, I will like to explain a little about both of the abovementioned names.

  7 months ago ago
Why Atiku And Seyi Makinde Are The Best Presidential Candidates For PDP Against APC In 2023

SOCIETY

Oyo Prison Break: It Is Better To Remain In Custody As An Inmate Than Become A Wanted Fugitive

According to a Saturday report from the stable of The Punch news, the Oyo state Medium Correctional Center was infiltrated by some heavily armed Gunmen at about 9.30 on Friday night. The intruders allegedly engaged and overpowered the security operatives on guard in a gun battle. And they blast the wall of the prison to be able to gain entrance into the cells which they unlocked, and set 837 detained persons free.

  7 months ago ago
Oyo Prison Break: It Is Better To Remain In Custody As An Inmate Than Become A Wanted Fugitive

SOCIETY

Oyo Prison Break: Why Gov. Makinde Did Right On Move To Install CCTV In Correctional Facilities

(Photo Credit: livetimes.ng) According to a report on livetimes.ng, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde on Sunday, October 24, 2021, visited the Abolongo Correctional Facility at Oyo town. On Friday, October 22, 2021, as at 9:30 pm, suspected gunmen attacked the Correctional Facility.

  7 months ago ago
Oyo Prison Break: Why Gov. Makinde Did Right On Move To Install CCTV In Correctional Facilities

MILITARY

The Attack On Oyo Prison By Unknown Gunmen And The South East Experience

According to reports, unknown gunmen attacked a correctional facility in Oyo State on Friday, October 22, 2021. The gunmen who attacked the facility with grenades reportedly killed a soldier and set several inmates free. Attacks on prisons are an uncommon phenomenon in the South West.

  7 months ago ago
The Attack On Oyo Prison By Unknown Gunmen And The South East Experience

SOCIETY

Jail Break: The Oyo Prison Was Established To Accommodate 160 Inmates But Was Housing 907 Inmates

In 2007, when Abolongo Prison was established and inmates were moved from Lagbodoko Prison, it was created to accommodate 160 inmates (both on awaiting-trial list and convicts). Unfortunately, this 160-capacity correctional facility, before yesterday's attack, was housing 907 inmates according to a report by the punch.

  7 months ago ago
Jail Break: The Oyo Prison Was Established To Accommodate 160 Inmates But Was Housing 907 Inmates

SOCIETY

How Armed Gunmen Attacked Oyo Prison Facility and Freed Over 800 inmates

Photo Credit: Premium Times In the past several months, there have been a series of attacks on prison facilities in the country. Most of the attacks have taken place in the South East where secessionist agitators and the so-called unknown gunmen have freed thousands of inmates. But in recent times the attacks on prison facilities have spread to other states in the country.

  7 months ago ago
How Armed Gunmen Attacked Oyo Prison Facility and Freed Over 800 inmates

POLITICS

Makinde orders installation of security cameras in Oyo prisons & correctional center, gives reason

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has reportedly ordered that security cameras be installed in all the correctional facilities in the state. According to him, the state government have almost 300 criminals that are on the loose in the state, and they are making efforts to try and apprehend the criminals and bring them back to Oyo state prison or correctional center.

  7 months ago ago
Makinde orders installation of security cameras in Oyo prisons & correctional center, gives reason

SOCIETY

Oyo jailbreak: 13 fleeing inmates rearrested in Osun

About 13 inmates who were reported to have escaped from Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town, after the facility was attacked on Friday have been recaptured in Ife Odan, a town in Ejigbo local government area of Osun state. This was made known by security agent who pleaded anonymous.

  7 months ago ago
Oyo jailbreak: 13 fleeing inmates rearrested in Osun

POLITICS

Prison Break At Oyo Meant to Ridicule The Government - Minister Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has made a solid vow that all escapees from the Abolongo Custodial Centre of the Nigeria Correctional Service located in Oyo State on Friday Night will be re-apprehended. The Minister made this vow during his visit to the Centre Early morning Today.

  7 months ago ago
Prison Break At Oyo Meant to Ridicule The Government - Minister Aregbesola

SOCIETY

Prison chief responds to report that Wakili Iskilu was among the prisoners who escaped from Abolongo

Many have claimed that the imprisoned Fulani leader Iskilu Wakili, was in the Abolongo prison in Oyo where he was released by gunmen. The Oyo State Prisons Authority (NCS) has announced that 837 inmates awaiting trial at the Oyo State Prison have escaped. The inmates escaped after gunmen stormed the prison on Friday night.

  7 months ago ago
Prison chief responds to report that Wakili Iskilu was among the prisoners who escaped from Abolongo

SOCIETY

Ortom bursts illegal revenue checkpoint in Benue, arrests operators (PHOTOS)

Luck ran out on a gang of illegal checkpoint operators at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, October 24, 2021, when Governor Samuel Ortom busted their operations. Governor Ortom’s attention was drawn to the activities of the illegal revenue operators when he noticed the harassment of heavy-duty vehicles that were detained at the checkpoint on his way from Kwande Local Government.

  7 months ago ago
Ortom bursts illegal revenue checkpoint in Benue, arrests operators (PHOTOS)

POLITICS

Why Gov. Makinde's Move To Install CCTV Cameras Will Stop Breaking Out From Correctional Facilities

(Photo Credit: livetimes.ng) According to a report on livetimes.ng, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde on Sunday, October 24, 2021, visited the Abolongo Correctional Facility at Oyo town. On Friday, October 22, 2021, as at 9:30 pm, suspected gunmen attacked the Correctional Facility.

  7 months ago ago
Why Gov. Makinde's Move To Install CCTV Cameras Will Stop Breaking Out From Correctional Facilities