Biography

Ishola Oyenusi’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Notorious Nigerian robber
Is Robber
Criminal
From Nigeria
Type Crime
Gender male
Death 8 September 1971

Ishola Oyenusi popularly known as Dr. Ishola was a Nigerian notorious armed robber in his time who was active during the 1970s. His modus operandi was carjackings, bank robberies and heists committed during hold-ups.

OldNaija confirmed that doctor Oyenusi, as he was called, was not a doctor by profession but adopted the title for the fun of it. The evidence lies in a confession he made a few minutes before his execution. He confessed that his parents were not capable of furthering his secondary school education and that was what forced him into robbery. So without having a secondary school education, Oyenusi by no way could have been a medical doctor.

Trial and execution

Oyenusi together with six other members of his gang were executed on 8 September 1971 by a combined police and armed forces firing brigade. His execution was caught on film.

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