All Nigeria Latest News reports that Suspected Yoruba Nation agitators reportedly took control of Amuludun 99.1 FM in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, on Sunday.
It was gathered that the station, owned by the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), was seized at around 6 am by the suspects who employed various forms of charms.
A staff of the station said, “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.”
Stephen Agbaje, the General Manager (GM)of the station confirmed the development but said the situation has been brought under control by security agencies.
Agbaje added that some arrests have also 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,” the GM said.