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Riot In Abeokuta As SARS Allegedly Kill Two Hausa Traders While Chasing Suspected Yahoo Boys

According to an eyewitness, some Sars Operatives chasing suspected Yahoo boys accidentally shot two hausa traders dead at Olomore Junction, Abeokuta in Ogun state. It was gathered by Twitter user, Fettygenius that as the yahoo suspects escaped through the Olomore market, the SARS officers mistakenly fired some bullets which led to their death. After the…

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Six Convicted for Cyber Fraud in Abeokuta, Ogun State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan, has secured the conviction of six Internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Judges of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, Justices Mohammed Abubakar and Ibrahim Watilat gave their ruling on the respective cases. The convicts, named Ibrahim Adenekan, Akinniyi Ojumu, Amoo Olamide, Oshoala Ganiu,…

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Amosun Ready To Challenge Osoba, Daniel, Says He Excelled More Than The Two, Combined

The Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has made it clear that he is ready to take on past governors of the state as regards official achievements. Speaking on Tuesday, Amosun boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba would not match his administration’s achievements. Amosun said this on…

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EFCC Apprehends 32 Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  announced the arrest of 32 suspected internet fraudsters known as “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys” on Thursday. The suspects reportedly range from the ages of 15 to 39 years, they were arrested at Liberty Estate, Laderin area of Abeokuta. EFCC operatives said some of the items recovered from them were six exotic…

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Buhari Campaign Organisation Inaugurated in Abeokuta Ahead of 2019 Elections

Ahead of the 2019 election, the South West region of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has been inaugurated in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The BCO was launched for the second term ambition of the President whose first term ends on May 29, 2019. Chairman of BCO’s Board of Trustees, Kabiru Dutsin-Ma said they were rejuvenating BCO from national to…

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1 Dead, 8 Injured In Abeokuta Shopping Complex Collapse

One person is feared dead with eight others were seriously injured on Friday, after a government-owned four-storey shopping complex under construction in the popular Itoku Market, Abeokuta, Ogun state collapsed, trapping several workers who were on site. An eyewitness account indicates that about 15 persons were working in the State Government’s before it collapsed at…

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