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Youths raze police station over killing of student by SARS

A police station in Osun State, was on Friday, set ablaze by irate youth after an official of the Police allegedly shot dead a young student in the area.

Some angry youths in the Iwo area of Osun State, have on Friday, set the police station ablaze in the town over the alleged shooting of an undergraduate student, Tunde Nofiu, by an officer attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).

Meanwhile, the student who was spending the holidays in the town and was going to Iwo from Olupona, was shot dead on Thursday night and the incident has led to a protest.

The name of the school of the deceased could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.


About Lanre Oyetade

A multiple award winner in Economics and business journalism, Lanre Oyetade has served close to two decades in the media industry, spanning different notable stables, where he is privileged to have risen to the position of a title editor. A masters degree holder in Economics from the University of Lagos and doctoral student at the Babcock University, he is a winner of the prestigious NMMA Capital Market Award for two consecutive years (2004 & 2005), and was also a nominee for the body’s banking and finance and money market awards for two years. In 2013, he also won the Most Outstanding Business-Reporting Title Editor award of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN). A minister in the LORDS’s vineyard, he has been an inspirational speaker and resource person at many corporate and religious fora since early 2004, and has so far authored three books on the capital market; on personal effectiveness, and on personal finance, in 2008 and 2014, respectively.