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Kwara govt seals residential building for practicing open defecation in Ilorin

A residential building at Agba-Dam area of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, was sealed on Thursday by the state government for practicing open defecation. VELOXNEWS reports that this is in furtherance of the crusade against open defecation, described by...

Ekiti water corporation staff, four others bag jail terms for cybercrime in Ilorin

A 25-year-old employee of Ekiti State Water Corporation, Oyeyemi Akinluyi, has been jailed by a Federal high Court in Ilorin for alleged cybercrime offences. Akinluyi, who hails from Ijan-Ekiti, was jailed by Justice Muhammed Sanni of the Federal high...

Ex-Convict arraigned, four others convicted for cybercrime in Ilorin

A 29-year-old ex-convict and serial fraudster, Joshua Ajayi Oluwatobiloba, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin for offences bordering on impersonation and cybercrime. Joshua, from Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, was...

Body of man with his hands tied recovered from Ilorin river

The body of a yet to be identified man has been recovered from Asa River, along Emir’s Road in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Spokesman of the State Fire Service, Hakeem Hassan Adekunle, in a statement on Monday, said the body...

Dead body with hands tied found floating on Ilorin river

A dead human body was found in Asa River, along Emir’s Road in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Monday. Spokesman of the state Fire Brigade, Hakeem Hassan Adekunle, in a statement in Ilorin, said the body was discovered...

Fake American national gets six months jail in Ilorin

25-year-old Ayeni Peter Oluwatofunmi, who has been impersonating a white American female, Daina Patrick, to swindle unsuspecting victims, on Wednesday, bagged six months jail term in Ilorin. The offence, according to the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and...

60-year-old man and one other arrested for alleged housebreaking in Ilorin

Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 60-year-old man, Bolaji Olarongbe and his 45-year-old accomplice, Moshood Shittu for alleged housebreaking and theft. Spokesman of the command, Babawale Afolabi described Olarongbe as a receiver of stolen...

60-year-old, one other arrested for alleged housebreaking in Ilorin

A 60-year-old man, Bolaji Olarongbe, has been arrested in Ilorin by the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, for alleged housebreaking and theft. His accomplice, 45-year-old Moshood Shittu, was also arrested in connection...

KWASU lecturer docked in Ilorin over alleged sexual harassment, exam malpractices

Pelumi Adewole, a lecturer in the Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete, on Tuesday appeared before a Magistrate’s Court over alleged intimidation, sexual harassment and examination malpractices. He was arrested by operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau, SIB. The offences according...

Ilorin court jails impersonator of Facebook Chief Operating Officer

Shittu Labeeb, who parades himself as Shergly Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, one of the leading social media platforms, Facebook, has been convicted by a Kwara State High Court in Ilorin. Justice Adenike Akinpelu, found him guilty of the two...
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