Tag Archives: Oyo State

27 More Workers Of Coronavirus-Infested Company Test Positive In Oyo

27 more members of staff of iSON Xperiences located in the Ibadan South West Local Government Area of Oyo state have tested positive for the novel, Coronavirus (COVID-19). At least 63 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated. Governor Seyi Makinde made this announcement on Friday via…

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Fire Outbreak As Fuel Tanker Collides With Truck In Moniya, Oyo State

A huge fire outbreak rocked Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday May 8 after a truck and fuel tanker collided around Moniya, Akinyele local government area of the state. According to Vanguard News, one person was killed, while several vehicles, shops and property worth millions of naira were destroyed by fire. The inferno which its cause could not be ascertained…

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Abductors Of Twin Toddlers In Oyo State Demand £100,000 Ransom

  The gunmen who kidnapped two-year-old twins of popular Oyo state Islamic cleric, Sheik Taofeeq Akewugbagold have contacted him and are demanding for £100, 000 ransom for their release. This is coming one week after the abduction from their home in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. The cleric who disclosed the incident in a post on his Facebook page…

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Islamic Cleric’s Wife Cries Out After Gunmen Kidnap Twin Toddlers In Ibadan

The wife of a popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold, whose twins were kidnapped by Gunmen at their Ojoo residence in Ibadan has pleaded with the kidnappers and Oyo State Government on social media for the release of their two-year-old toddlers.  In a video shared on Facebook, their woman who couldn’t hold back tears, revealed…

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Former Minster Of Justice, Richard Akinjide Passes Away At 88

Chief Richard Akinjide, former minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation  is dead. According to The Guardian, the 88-year-old legal icon died in his Ibadan, Oyo State, home. A family source told the news outlet that he died around 1 am. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria had been indisposed for about three years. The remains…

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Ten More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos And Oyo State

The Governors of Lagos and Oyo State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Seyi Makine have announced the recovery and discharge of ten patients who tested positive for coronavirus. The  news was shared on their separate Twitter accounts on Friday. While those in Oyo were discharged on Thursday, the seven cases in Lagos were released from the hospital on…

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde Reveals He Has Tested Negative For Coronavirus

Seyi Makinde, the Governor of Oyo State has announced that he has fully recovered from coronavirus after testing positive in last month. “I am deeply moved by your prayers and support throughout this period. I am so thankful. This evening, I received my second negative test result for COVID-19.” Makinde tweeted Sunday midnight. Makinde tested…

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Chief Medical Director Of UCH Ibadan Reveals He’s Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Prof Jesse A. Otegbayo, the Chief Medical Director of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State has tested positive for Coronavirus. He confirmed the development in a statement personally signed by him on Sunday. Otegbayo said his coronavirus test result returned positive on Saturday, March 28, 2020, adding that all staff members who have been in contact…

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