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5 Suspected Oodua Nation Agitators Arrested Over Hijack On Radio Nigeria, Attempt To Announce Oodua Nation



Five suspected Oodua Nation Agitators have been arrested for their alleged involvement in an attack on Radio Nigeria, Amuludun FM, Moniya Ibadan in the early hours of Sunday

It was gathered that group were alleged to have hijacked Radio station located at Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo.

The group numbering about 20 stormed the station with loads of charms at about 5:30am and seized the live studio while a sponsored programme was ongoing.

They were said to have taking over the live studio and entire premises of the station and started broadcasting.

Among their claims included “Oodua Nation has come to stay” “Yoruba no more under Federal Republic of Nigeria” “United Nation will soon declare Oodua Nation” among others things.

The suspected persons were said to have broadcast for about an hour before the arrival of a combined team of the police, operation burst and Nigerian Army.

Meanwhile, the security teams were able to recover the station after five persons were arrested and taken to the Eleyele headquarters for interrogation.

General manager of the station, Mr. Stephen Agbaje, confirmed the development to newsmen but stressed that the situation has been brought under control by the security agencies while the station is back on air.

At the time of filling this report, normalcy has returned to the station with the presence of DSS, police and other security operatives.