Nigeria: Fire Guts Petrol Station In Ibadan, Oyo State
A petrol station at Elebu, Oluyole Extension, Ibadan, Oyo State is reported on fire. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Trump's move to cut WHO funding draws global condemnation, 80% of persons with Covid 19 have mild form of it- NCDC
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Free Train ride from Lagos to Oyo: Interesting things to know
A few days after the federal government declared a free train ride for travelers on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Railway line, the Guardian took part in this offer. Here is how it turned out.
Oyo tricycle operators blame police for their 'misfortunes'
Commercial motorcyclist in Ibadan, Oyo state have accused the police for being responsible for their dwindling fortunes. The group made this known when they staged a peaceful protest to the state secretariat calling on govt to salvage them from what they described as an undesirable situation.
Army launches Operation Crocodile Smile IV in Ondo
The Nigerian Army has launched Operation Crocodile Smile lV in Ondo State, towards tackling various crimes in the state. At the launch of the exercise in Okitipupa, the General Officer Commanding, GOC of 2nd Division, Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major-General Anthony Omozoje warned criminals to steer clear of the state.
Residents/commuters of Ogun state displeased with slow rehabilitation work on Lagos-Ibadan road
Partial closure of various sections of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway has caused untold hardship for commuters and residents who reside in Ogun state and work in Lagos. Residents are not happy with the slow progress that the contractors have made so far.
Nigerian Police free over 250 persons from illegal detention camp
Men of the Nigerian police force has uncovered and free over 250 persons considered to have been held captive against their wish in Ojoo area of Ibadan.
Liberty Stadium Ibadan ‘abandoned’ for reptiles
The Liberty Stadium in Ibadan, the first to be constructed in Nigeria and Africa in 1960, shot the country into the world boxing fame in 1962 when it hosted the first world boxing title fight in Africa. And now, the Liberty Stadium, which stood then as the pride of Africa, has since become an eyesore, with reptiles of various shapes now occupying the multi-million naira edifice.
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway rehabilitation begins today
The partial closure of the Kara axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway has commenced today. On this segment, our analyst provides us with useful information regarding traffic diversion on the road.