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BREAKING: Policemen shoot UNIOSUN students

There is confusion at Oke Baale area of Osogbo, the Osun State capital, as some policemen allegedly opened fire on some students of the Osun State University while playing football on Saturday morning.

Our correspondent gathered that that two students were hit by the bullets.

One of them identified as Abiola Kazeem, was said to have been hit on the stomach and was rejected at two hospitals before he was taken to LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Osogbo where he is now being treatment.

Trump sworn in amid protests in US, UK

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, ten weeks after he defeated Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party at the November 8 polls.

The property tycoon won an unexpected victory against Clinton in one of the most controversial campaigns in US history.

Chief Justice John Roberts of the Supreme Court administered the oath to Trump on the steps of the US Capitol Building, shortly after Mike Pence, the Vice President, was sworn in by the Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, the first African American to ever administer the oath of office to a Vice President or President.

Fake policemen abduct LG chairman in Borno

The chairman of Bama Local Government Area of Borno State, Modu Guja, has been abducted by fake policemen.

The council boss was said to be arrested by people in mufti who introduced themselves as plain clothes policemen.

Guja’s vice was arrested recently in connection with the alleged hiding of a member of Boko Haram at the residence of Mafa council boss.

A security source who spoke on condition of anonymity to our correspondent said that the council chairman was kidnapped Friday evening when some men drove on a tricycle (popularly called Keke NAPEP) to his Lagos Street home in Maiduguri pretending to be plain-clothed security personnel.

He said the chairman was asked out by the two men for some questioning.

The source said: “We just received an information from a top government official of Borno state that the Caretaker Chairman of Bama local government areas of Borno state, Ali Guja, was taken away from his residence at Lagos street, Maiduguri, by two unknown men who came in a Keke …