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Fire Guts Agbeni Market

Popular Agbeni market in Ibadan, Oyo State, has gone up in flames. Report says that the market was gutted by fire at about 04:30 am, on Sunday. When contacted on the phone, the state General Manager of Fire Services, Yemi Akinyemi, confirmed the incident to our correspondent. Akinyemi said, “The agency received the distress call […]Continue Reading

Ramadan: Traders Lament Low Patronage

By Olubunmi Agboola The hustle usually experienced on the eve of Ramadan in Ibadan markets seems to be absent this year as Muslim faithful deserted commercial centres due to the non-availability of naira notes. A few Muslim faithful found in the market arena lamented the difficulties to purchase food items, fruits, and beverages needed to […]Continue Reading

Tegbe Congratulates Makinde for Second Term

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a candidate in the just concluded general elections, Chief Joseph Tegbe has attributed Governor Seyi Makinde’s victory in Saturday’s governorship election to hard work and commitment to the welfare of the people of Oyo State. In a congratulatory message personally signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan, Chief Tegbe […]Continue Reading

PFN Empowers Inmates in Ibadan

By Blessing Adesanya As part of efforts in empowering inmates to become responsible citizen, Prison Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN in partnership with a church abroad have donated ten laptops to the Agodi Correctional Custodial Centre to enhance learning.  Delivering the items at the centre, the Chairman of the PFN, Prophet Boyede Sule said they were […]Continue Reading

Nigeria Decides: Election Update

By Titilayo Kupoliyi Still on election, security agents fully armed are seen at their duty post en-route Iseyin and saki axis. Also, INEC officials were on ground as early as few minutes before 8:00 o’clock in the morning, while electorates were on the queue to exercise their franchise. At Ipapo, Okaka under Itesiwaju Local government, […]Continue Reading

Ibadan Residents Protest Scarcity of Cash

By Rasheedah Makinde There was pandemonium on Wednesday morning around the Eleyele, Gbopa, Ologuneru, Apete, Sango, and Poly road axis of Ibadan as transporters protested the scarcity of cash. Witnesses at the scenes told Radio Nigeria that the transporters were obstructing the free flow of vehicular and pedestrian movements around the areas. The transporters were […]Continue Reading