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Ibadan Explosion: Makinde Receives Update

By Iyabo Adebisi Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has received the official report of the January 16, 2024 explosion at Adeyi Avenue, Bodija, Ibadan.  The report, which comprises findings of the Medical, Security and Engineering Teams, was presented to the governor at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan. Addressing newsmen […]Continue Reading

NSCDC Warns Against Jungle Justice

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, has cautioned members of the public against jungle justice. The new NSCDC commandant in Oyo state, Mr Augustine Padonu, MRM, made this known while parading some suspected criminals at the command’s headquarters, Agodi Ibadan.  Mr Padonu, MRM, said the act of jungle Justice has been hindering the efforts […]Continue Reading

Makinde Promises Improvement on Education

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to the improvement of the education sector in the state. He expressed the readiness of the state to provide necessary support in the areas of education infrastructure and the recruitment of more teachers in order to improve the quality of education. […]Continue Reading

Neglected Tropical Diseases: Don’t hide from getting treatment – Oyo State Health Commissioner

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Oluwaserimi Ajetunmobi says Neglected Tropical Diseases, NTDs can be managed urging persons infectected with the diseases to access treatment rather than hiding it.  She stated this while briefing journalists on the 2024 World NTDs Day held at the ministry’s conference room Secretariat, Ibadan. NTDs largely found Continue Reading

Private Jet Misses Runway in Ibadan

A private jet, with 10 persons on board, including very important personalities, VIPs, has crash-landed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to reports, the jet crash landed this morning around 11 am at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport. The jet with registration number, N580KR, missed the runway into the nearby bush. Meanwhile, firefighters and […]Continue Reading

Training and retraining of soldiers will go a long way – Lt. Gen. Lagbaja

Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja says training and retraining of soldiers will go a long way in transforming the military into a well-equipped and highly motivated force. Lieutenant General Lagbaja stated this while declaring open the division training officer’s training week 2024 at the Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Odogbo Barracks, Ojoo, Ibadan Continue Reading

Panic in Ibadan over Explosion

By Olaitan Oye-Adeitan /Taiwo Akinola/Iyabo Adebisi There was pandemonium in some parts of Ibadan on Tuesday evening as an explosion rocked some parts of the city, pulling down houses and a popular shopping mall. The explosion whose cause could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report, was said to have left […]Continue Reading