Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Robbers attack bank, police post in Osun

14 February 2013, 10:02

Osun - Armed robbers on Wednesday attacked a bank and a police post at Ode-Omu, near Gbongan in Osun.

The robbers operated about 1a.m. and caused panic among residents of the town by shooting sporadically, witnesses said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that while the residents made  efforts to contact the police,  the hoodlums escaped before the police arrived.

Witnesses told NAN that a passer-by, identified as Tirimisiyu, was hit by a stray bullet and died before he could get medical attention.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Osun, Mrs Folashade Odoro, confirmed the incident and said that the bank manager claimed the robbers stole N10 million and 6 000 dollars from the bank.

She said the police had intensified efforts to arrest the robbers and had also begun investigation into the incident.

NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX

Assassinating your partner for cheating!

01 September 2014, 22:01

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
DSAGE
Truths of nature in mind

People like musicians and story-tellers are mouthpieces of gods especially the erudite or learned ones under the Sun. Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
How To Defeat Boko Haram: As Expo...

The Nigerian government has completely succeeded in embezzling all the funds needed to maintain the great army Nigeria is known for.  Read more...

Submitted by
DSAGE
Should we fear God?

If we fear the Lord, it means the he is not loving, friendly and kind to us. A good lord does not require anybody to fear him because he is loving in kind. Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
Abducted Chibok Girls Will Rescue...

We failed to rescue our Chibok 234 girls and now we pray that they will rescue us. Please pray for the prayers of the Chibok Angels.  Read more...

Submitted by
DSAGE
God is a hardened criminal

What I know is that there is a wicked God somewhere who gives backing to Boko Haram and the likes under the Sun.  Read more...

Submitted by
Obaro
Is states creation really necessa...

Some Nigerians rolled out drums in celebration following the recent recommendation by delegates at the on-going National Conference for the creation of nineteen (19) additional states.  Read more...