Ibadan radio station hijacked and taken over by suspected Yoruba Nation agitators

Amuludun 99.1 FM in Ibadan was reportedly hijacked early on Sunday by individuals thought to be Yoruba Nation agitators.

According to certain staff members who spoke with our reporert, the radio station was taken over around 6 am on Sunday.

The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) is the owner of the community radio station Amuludun FM.


The suspects broke into the station using a variety of charms, a station employee told The Black Examiner Reporter.

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“That is what we witnessed this morning. They hijacked the station around 6 am. But they had been at the station before that time.

“They came with various forms of charms. They woke our staff, who were sleeping. Some of our staff have fled. We are yet to see some of our staff. But the security [personnel] are on ground now,” he said.

The station has stopped broadcasting, according to a various source.

The station’s general manager, Mr. Stephen Agbaje, confirmed the event to our reporter while reiterating that the security agencies have brought the situation under control.

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He added that some arrests have been made.

“Some group of agitators came around in the night, and took over the station, but the situation has been brought under control by the security agents. They were able to recover the station, and some arrests have been made,” he said.

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