Tag Archives: Ibadan

Ibadan Explosions: Federal Executive Council Initiates Probe

In response to the tragic explosion that shook parts of Ibadan, Oyo State capital on Tuesday night, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has taken swift action by establishing an investigative panel to scrutinize the handling of explosives and identify any legal violations. During a meeting chaired by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday, the Minister of Defence, Abubakar Badaru, informed State …

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Ibadan Explosions: Oyo Govt, Police React

Oyo State government and the Nigerian Police have reacted to the explosions that shook parts of Ibadan, the state capital around 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, termed it an “uncommon explosion” and assured the public that the state government is fully in control of the situation. Security measures have been swiftly implemented, …

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Showers Of Blessings As Ibadan Experiences First Rain In 2024

In an unexpected twist of weather phenomena, the city of Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, southwest Nigeria, has welcomed its initial rainfall of the year, as detailed by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The unforeseen downpour graced the early hours of Thursday, January 4th, marking a momentous meteorological occurrence for the region. Defying earlier forecasts of lightning, heavy winds, …

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NEPC Strategises To Mainstream Cross Border Traders To Formal Export Business

Worried by the increasing volume of non-oil export in the informal sector, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Olusegun Awolowo has enjoined players in the informal export trade to embrace formal export which would be beneficial to the national economy and bring development to border communities. Awolowo, made this appeal at the Stakeholders’ sensitisation …

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Breaking: Two-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan

A two-storey building has collapsed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Friday evening with many site workers fared trapped. The incident occurred at Sogoye, along the Idi Arere- Molete Road, at 5:50pm and three persons have so far been pulled out of the debris with serious injuries. According to an eyewitness, the property was being developed for commercial purpose …

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FG Okays N64.108 Bn For Lagos-Ibadan Road Project

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The Federal government has approved N64.108 billion for additional work on 43 kilometres’ part of section one of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, who spoke with reporters after about six hours’ FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said it was part of the N68.6 billion approved for roads …

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Armed robbery suspects reigning terror on Arepo apprehended

Folake Sokoya Men of Ogun State Police Command on Thursday, November 17, 2016 arrested two armed-robbery suspects who are members of robbery gang terrorizing motorists on the long bridge in arepo area of Ogun state along Lagos-Ibadan express road. The suspects were caught red handed while attempting to rob their victims. According to the state Public Relations Officer, ASP Oyeyemi …

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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Warri

Security operatives are still in search of the Catholic Priest abducted Monday night by unknown gunmen in Warri, Delta State. Rev. Fr. Paul Irikefe, was last seen Monday evening while driving in a colleague’s car before he was attacked and whisked away by the hoodlums. The nation has continued to combat activities of kidnappers who demand ransom from families of …

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