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Davido throws a jab at cousin, Dele Adeleke, over his governorship ambition in Osun state

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke better known as Davido has thrown a subtle shade at one of his cousins, Dele Adeleke for publicly declaring his interest to run for the gubernatorial elections in Osun state.

PDP gubernatorial aspirant and Nephew to Senator Ademola Adeleke, Dele Adeleke, posted on his Twitter page and wrote

“Intelligence & Understanding can not be falsified, stolen or handed to anyone on a silver platter. It takes dedication, patience and discipline to attain such feat.”

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Otaefun #SARS shooting leaves youth dead in Osun (photos)

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

A young man has died in Otaefun, Osogbo, after allegedly being shot by a man said to be a SARS official.

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the police force was disbanded last year following the End SARS protests.

However, Osogbo residents claim the unit is still operational in Osun State.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

Yesterday, a young man was allegedly shot dead by an officer said to be from the unit.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)
Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

The officer allegedly tried to extort the man yesterday, Dec. 3, and when things didn’t go his way, he shot him.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

A video shared online shows the body of the deceased, lying on the road, with blood all over his shirt and trousers.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

Angry locals are seen holding the officer who allegedly fired the fatal shot.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

The officer was stripped of his shirt and beaten by locals while the deceased lay feet away.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)
Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)

Twitter users are calling for justice and asking why SARS is operational in Osogbo.

Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)
Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)
Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)
Outrage as "SARS" official allegedly shoots youth dead in Osogbo  (video)
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NYSC members refurbish abandoned borehole for Osun community

Corps members serving in Òkè-ìlà community in Ifedayo Local Government Area of Osun State have put smiles on the faces of the people of the community by refurbishing two long abandoned boreholes in the community.
The projects, which were carried out on Thursday, were commissioned by the Orangun of Òkè-Ila, HRM, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin.

According to a statement by the NYSC, in Abuja yesterday, the monarch commended the corps members for their selfless contribution to the community, stating that their presence have always been a great source of motivation and inspiration for the youths and children in the community.

“You have indeed shown to me and my people that the NYSC training was indeed worthwhile.
“Aside your imparting knowledge in our children in the classrooms, you have surprised us further by working towards making portable water available for our people. You have done well,” the monarch said.

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“If I were to chose merriment by now I would be riding in private jets at likely expense of my subjects by selling their lands” – Oluwo of Iwo

"If I were to chose merriment by now I would be riding in private jets at likely expense of my subjects by selling their lands" - Oluwo of Iwo

The Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun State, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, said that he has chosen the path of honour to serve his people instead of merriment.



The monarch who stated this on his official social media page on Saturday, October 9, said that if he were to chose merriment then he would have been riding private jets bought at the expense of his subjects.

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National

Islamic New Year: Gov Oyetola declares Monday public holiday

Governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola declares Monday public holiday for Islamic New year. AMB Recall that MURIC, had earlier demanded that the federal Government recognise and declears every first day of the Islamic calendar as a holiday or be read to face punishment from Allah.

Osun state Gov has granted their requests, Oyetola has declared Monday, August 9, as a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New year.

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Human parts traffickers arrested in Ondo State by the Police Command.

Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami has arrested five persons following the arrest of Odetola who was last Saturday nabbed with a sack containing human parts while riding a commercial motorcycle to Ifetedo.

The police sources said the patrol team stopped the motorcyclist, who was conveying one of the suspects, Opeyemi Odetola, with a big sack containing human parts from Ondo to Ifetedo town in Osun State.

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The human parts found in the sack were a male chest, sex organs, head and other parts that were not identified.

According to the police, the suspects were indentified as Opeyemi Odetola, Lanre Akintola, Clement Adesanoye, Alowonle Kehinde and Jubril Jimoh

The five Suspects were said to be members of a syndicate specializing in exhuming bodies from a church cemetery in Ondo town, Ondo West local government.

Odetola confessed that the parts were given to him by one Lanre Akintola at Ife Garage who asked him to deliver it to his brother. Investigations are still going on.