Oduduwa University Founder Remands in Ilesha Prison Over Murder

An Osun State High Court has remanded the owner of Hilton Royal Hotel, Ile-Ife, Dr Ramon Adedoyin, and six others arrested in connection with the death of a Master’s degree student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke, in a correctional facility at Ilesha.

Justice Adepele Ojo gave the order after the arraignment of all the defendants.

The defendant were arraigned on an eleven counts charge of conspiracy, murder, altering of evidence, felony, indecent interference with the deceased’s body among others.

Adegoke, was arraigned along with Adedeji Adesola, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwale Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem and Adebayo Kunle.

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All the defendants pleaded not guilty and counsel representing them, Mr. Kunle Adegoke, SAN, and Mr. Kalejaiye Eleja, SAN, moved applications for bail for the first to sixth defendants.

Mr. Adegoke however informed the court that a formal application for bail could not be filed for the seventh defendant because she was added less than 24 hours earlier to the list.

The prosecutor, Mr. M. Omosun, opposed the bail applications.

In her ruling, Justice Adepele Ojo, adjourned till tomorrow for the defence to file and move formal bail application for the seventh defendant.


Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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