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NEW TELEGRAPH 50 killed as Yoruba as Hausa clash in Osun …houses destroyed , vehicle burnt Policemen, soldiers deployed Government impose curfew Ooni sues for peace Peace being enjoyed in ile-ife, osun  state, since the end of the intractable war between ife and modakeke people, was shattered yesterday when violence erupted in the ancient town….”
Uju Nobei
March 9, 2017 11:51 am

NEW TELEGRAPH

50 killed as Yoruba as Hausa clash in Osun

…houses destroyed , vehicle burnt

  • Policemen, soldiers deployed
  • Government impose curfew
  • Ooni sues for peace

Peace being enjoyed in ile-ife, osun  state, since the end of the intractable war between ife and modakeke people, was shattered yesterday when violence erupted in the ancient town.

 

THE NATION

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DAILY SUN

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