LAUTECH student, 15 others arrested for alleged armed robbery, cultism
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The Police in Oyo State on Thursday, said it had arrested 16 suspects, including an accounting student of Ladoke Akintola of Technology, Ogbomoso, over alleged armed robbery, cultism and conspiracy.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Shina Olukolu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen of the command’s activities at the police headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan.

Olukolu said that the suspects were believed to be the criminals terrorising people of the state in the last few weeks.

He assured that the officers and men of the command were to ensure that they rid the state of criminal elements.

He said that the arrested LAUTECH student had confessed to being a member of illegal Eiye secret confraternity in the institution and had been unleashing mayhem on members of the public and students.

Olukolu said that operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested the student following a tip-off on June 6 at about 7.30 p.m. in Aroje area, Ogbomoso.

The suspect had been on the wanted list of the police for involvement in series of criminal activities and a team of SARs operative on patrol swung into action after getting the information about him and was arrested.

“Two locally-made pistols, four live cartridges, one knife and a cutlass were recovered from him.

“Investigation is now in progress to arrest other members of his cult gang,” he said.

It was learnt that among the suspects were two who allegedly hypnotized one Mary Ajayi and collected N1.4 million from her while on the way to a bank at Dugbe area.

The commissioner said that Ajayi was sent by her boss to deposit the money in the bank when the suspect approached her, hyponotized her and collected the cash from her.

According to him, the suspects thereafter took their victim to Inalende area of Ibadan and inflicted several injuries all over her body and locked her inside a room.

He said that the victim was rescued by the police through information provided by public “and the suspects were arrested’’.

Olukolu said that a Toyota Camry car and other items bought with the money were recovered from the suspects.

He commended the public for constantly providing police with credible information that had led to the arrest of criminal elements in the state.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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Man to Court in Ondo State: I thought I was killing a goat while slaughtering my wife

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A Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has been told by a 63-year-old man, Oluwatunbosun Fadahunsi, that he thought he was killing a goat while slaughtering his wife, Funmilayo Fadahunsi.
Fadahunsi is standing trial on a one count charge of murder.
According to available in formation, Fadahunsi, who is being tried before Chief Magistrate Charity Adeyanju, committed the offences on October 5, 2019 at about 6:30am at Ita-Ipele Camp, Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
He told the court: “She cried for help.
“But at the point of matcheting her, her cry sounded like that of a goat.
“So, I thought I was actually killing a goat.
“It was after killing her that my eyes became clear and I ran away.
“I don’t understand how it all happened.
“Please have mercy on me.
“We only had quarrel over our children school fees.
“I never knew when I matcheted her.
“It was after she died that I realised what I had done.
“Please have mercy on me and help me beg my children.”
The couple had five children together.
The one count charge reads: “That you, Dahunsi Oluwatubosun, ‘m’ on October 5, 2019 at about 6:30am at Ita-Ipele Camp via Owo in the Ondo Magisterial District unlawfully matcheted your wife, Funmilayo Dahunsi ‘f’ on her two hands, head, stomach, neck and her jaw with cutlass to death and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 316 and punishable under section 319(1) of the Criminal Code Cap. 37 Volume 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.”
The police prosecutor, Sergeant, Suleiman Abdulateef, told the court that he had filed an application for the remand of the accused person in prison custody pending the advice from the of the Director for Public Prosecution.
Adeyanju granted the prayer of Abdulateef, ordering the remand of the accused person in the Olokuta Prison Correctional Center pending the advice from the DPP.
Adeyanju adjourned the case till January 13, 2020.

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SexForGrades: UNILAG sets up panel to try accused lecturers

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The of Lagos has set up a panel to investigate two senior lecturers, Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu and Dr. Samuel Oladipo, accused of involvement in the sex-for-admission scandal story uncovered by BBC Africa Eye.
This was announced on Wednesday by the Principal Assistant Registrar (Communication Unit) of the school, Taiwo Oloyede.
According to Oloyede, the panel is headed by Ayodele Atsenuwa, professor of Public Law, Faculty of Law, who is also the incumbent Dean of the faculty.
She said the panel will probe the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts and Oladipo of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences as well as other related cases.
Both of them had earlier been suspended by the University.
The statement said: “As previously announced in the university’s press release dated Monday, October 7, 2019, Dr. Samuel Oladipo who was featured in the full version of the BBC broadcast, has been suspended from work with immediate effect and barred from the university academic areas until the conclusion of the panel’s assignment.
“The university wishes to inform the general public that the panel set up to investigate another allegation of sexual harassment involving a professor in the university in June 2018 still subsists and awaits further information that will aid in concluding the investigation.
“Students and members of staff who have relevant information are encouraged to come forward. Their protection is assured.”

 

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