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BREAKING: 14 Passengers Burnt To Death As Bus Explodes On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Fourteen passengers, including three children, have been burnt to death in an accident along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Our correspondent gathered that a silver Toyota RAV 4 with registration number, LND 13 GS; a silver Toyota Camry marked, GGE 369 GJ and a Mazda bus with unidentified number, were involved in the accident which occurred around 10:20pm on Thursday. A commercial bus ...

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Shasha Crisis: Tension In Ibadan Over Arrest Of 7 Yoruba Men, Stakeholders Kick

There is palpable tension in Shasha and other communities around it over the arrest of seven suspects in connection with the recent mayhem in the popular Shasha market. It was gathered that about seven people were arrested in connection with the crisis which erupted in the market last month. The crisis had engulfed the community following the death of a cobbler, ...

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Three Killed, Scores Injured As Park Managers Clash In Oyo

No fewer than three park managers, otherwise known as the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) members were killed on Sunday in the Ojoo area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The governor of the state, Seyi Makinde, had in 2020 proscribed NURTW and later made a former chairman of NURTW at the Ojoo motor park, Mukaila Lamidi, popularly ...

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Shasha Crisis: Segelu Sues For Peace

A Germany-based Nigerian politician and Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Oyo State, Hon. Olayinka Oladimeji Segelu has called on the warring parties in the crisis that erupted recently in the Shasha area of Ibadan, Oyo State, to embrace peace and dialogue. The crisis broke out at the popular Shasha market, Ibadan, after an unresolved brawl between a Hausa ...

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Workers Shut Down Ibadan Polytechnic Over Minimum Wage

Workers at the Polytechnic Ibadan on Monday shut the institution down over non-payment of the federal government approved minimum wage in the institution. The worker who includes both the academic and non-academic staff of the institution declared an indefinite strike on Monday. A motion for strike action was moved and seconded during a congress by the unions. It was emphasized ...

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Six Dead, Nine Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Road Accident

Six people have been confirmed dead in a road accident involving a truck and a Toyota bus around Car Park axis on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It was gathered that nine people were also severely injured in the accident that occurred on Tuesday. According to Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, the accident happened around 12:00 ...

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EndSARS: Business Activities, Movement Paralysed In Ibadan

Business activities, vehicular and human movement in Ibadan were on Monday paralysed as the youth continued with the EndSARS protest. Reports from correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) across the city revealed that major roads, including link roads were blocked as early as 5 a.m. With the blockade, many road users, who had set out early to beat ...

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Tension In Ibadan As Armed Robbers Kill Man On Bike In Broad Daylight

There was confusion in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday after armed robbers reportedly trailed a middle-aged man, Taoreed Olusola, after he withdrew money from the bank. The man was shot in broad daylight by two yet to be identified men after being attacked on a bike along the Government House road, Secretariat, Ibadan. It was gathered that the man ...

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Nigerian Colonel In US Army Decries Neglect Of Ibadan By Buhari Govt.

The last may not have been heard about the recent renaming of some railway stations after a number of prominent Nigerians as a serving Nigerian Colonel in the US Army Adeyemi Isiaka Isioye  appeals to President Mohammadu Buhari to reconsider giving due recognition to Ibadan indigenes who have made remarkable contributions to the development of the country. Isioye over the ...

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Undergraduate Dead In Ibadan Factory Accident

A fatal factory accident, which occured in the Ibadan factory premises of Expand Global Industries Limited, has claimed the life of one of its staff. Spokesperson of the company, who doubles as the Human Resources Manager, Aliyu Jibril, who disclosed this, expressed the company’s worry over the accident that led to the untimely death of the staff. In a statement ...

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