Timothy Adegoke: A Year After Death, What Next?

Yesterday makes it a year since a postgraduate student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Timothy Adegoke was murdered.

The death of the Eruwa-born 37-year-old Abuja-based chartered accountant, had however attracted media attention, public uproar comments and lots of updates, seeking justice on the case that the death was not natural.

Recall that on the 5th of November, 2021, Timothy Adegoke lodged in Hilton Hotel, Moro, Ile Ife, a hotel owned by popular businessman and Educationist, Prince Rahmon Adedoyin with the sum of 37,000 naira, to observe his distance learning programme examination on the 6th and 7th day of November, 2021.

Adedoyin who after a police investigation had become a centre of attention and a prime suspect in the case, has faced many legal proceedings inviting him for a course sitting on the case.

Below are collections of the story highlights and updates as published and dated by Oyo Affairs.

January 09, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Court Orders Nationwide Manhunt for Adedoyin’s Son.

January 12, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Adedoyin’s Lawyer Petitions Police to Probe Oriyomi for Cyberbullying, Interfering with Investigations.

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January 26, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Finally, Police Charge Adedoyin, Six Others to Court for Murder, Conspiracy.

January 26, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Family Announces Burial Date, to Commence Rites on 28th January.

January 29, 2022 — PHOTOS: Oyo Speaker, OAU Students, Others Mourn as Timothy Adegoke is Buried in Eruwa.

February 4, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Rahmon Adedoyin, Timothy’s Brother Exchange Death Threats After Court Session (Video).

February 6, 2022 —
JUST IN: Popular Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana Accepts Invitation to Take Over Timothy Adegoke’s Case for Free.

February 7, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Crime was Committed in Ile-Ife Not Abuja, Transfer Adedoyin, Others to Osun Court – Falana Writes IGP

February 8, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: IGP Accedes Falana’s Request, Moves Rahmon Adedoyin, Others to Osun Court

February 25, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Ensure that the Charges Against Rahmon Adedoyin Remain Unchanged — Oriyomi Hamzat Tells Femi Falana.

March 3, 2022 —
Update on Timothy Adegoke: Trial of Adedoyin, Others Begins Today in Osun.

March 7, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke’s Death: Court Denies Adedoyin, Six Staff Bail

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March 9, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke’s Corpse Was Wrapped in a Duvet, Taken Out in a Van Driven by Adedoyin’s Son — IPO

March 16, 2022 — BREAKING: Timothy Adegoke Died of a Severe Traumatic Injury — Pathologist

March 18, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke’s Body Was Left on Ife/Ede Road, Decomposing When We Got There – LG Officer Tells Court

March 22, 2022 —Timothy Adegoke: Court Adjourns Hearing Till March 25 as Defendants Enter No-case Submission

March 23, 2022 —Timothy Adegoke: Guru Marahaj Denies Having Any Relationship with Adedoyin, Ritual Killing.

March 30, 2022 —Timothy Adegoke: Falana Requests Osun AG’s Fiat to Prosecute Adedoyin, Others.

March 30, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Court Says Adedoyin Has Case To Answer, Rules April 25 for Opening of Defence.

April 16, 2022 —
ICAN Members Present N3.6M Cheque to Timothy Adegoke’s Widow.

April 16, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke: Don’t Sacrifice Justice for Comradeship — Oriyomi warns Oyetola

April 17, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke: Osun Govt. Finally Grants Femi Falana Fiat to Take Over Case Against Adedoyin.

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April 25, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke: Adedoyin’s Trial Adjourned as Co-defendant Slumps in Court.

May 1, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke: Adedoyin Petitions Police to Arraign Oriyomi, 3 Others for Cyber Bullying, Interference With Judicial Proceedings.

May 26, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke’s Murder: Police Arrests Agidigbo Boss, Oriyomi Hamzat

May 26, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke: Adedoyin Administered Oath on us not to Disclose What Happened — Hotel Receptionist

May 27, 2022 —
Timothy Adegoke: Roheem Adedoyin Told us He Took Timothy’s Corpse to the Mortuary — Hotel Worker

July 20, 2022—
TIMOTHY ADEGOKE: Court Adjourns Sitting as Prime Murder Suspect, Adedoyin Fails to Appear

September 30, 2022 — TIMOTHY ADEGOKE: Court Adjourns Hearing on Adedoyin’s Medical Leave Application

October 25, 2022 — Timothy Adegoke: Adedoyin’s Absence Stalls Murder Trial.

In the meantime, the absence of Adedoyin on the medical leave application had stalled the continuity of the court proceedings towards bringing the culprits of the murder to justice.


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