Biola Ebila, leader of a notorious gang known as ‘One million boys’ was reportedly shot dead in Ibadan, Oyo State.
According to reports, he was killed on Sunday but details and manner of his death were not stated.
Police spokesman Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed Ebila’s death on Monday.
“Information reaching me from the Divisional Police Officer, Idi-Arere, showed that his body and that of his colleagues, who confronted the policemen strategically deployed in that axis, were brought with a tricycle to Kudeti.
“At that instance, two of their members were also arrested, so they retrieved and brought the bodies to the station.
“He has been on the wanted list of the police and the police have been trailing him.
“What actually transpired and details on how he was killed, I don’t have them now, but he has been confirmed dead,” he said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).