Tag Archives: Ibadan

“I Will Not Be Moved, Until Herders Move Out”-Sunday Igboho After His House Worth N50M Was Burnt

Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho on has alleged that some Yoruba leaders were supporting criminal herders to perpetrate their nefarious activities in the Southwest. The Yoruba activist has said these leaders are in support of the burning of one of his houses in his Ibadan, Oyo State, in the early hours of Tuesday. Responding to…

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Thugs Invade Senator’s Residence In Ibadan, Cart Away Empowerment Items

Despite the halt of #EndSARS protests, looting have continued across the country and the latest state to be hit is Oyo. According to Channels TV, angry residents on Saturday broke into the residence of Senator Teslim Folarin, the lawmaker representing Oyo Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, carting away empowerment items worth millions of naira. The…

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Governor Seyi Makinde Shuts Down Schools In Ibadan, Deploys Security Apparatus

Oyo governor Seyi Makinde has directed all schools, escpailly in the Ibadan metropolis to be closed from tomorrow, Wednesday, October 21, for the rest of this week as a result of unrest in the state. Makinde who made this development known in a recent broadcast speech, noted that the situation will be reviewed on Friday, October…

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#EndSARS: Ibadan Protesters Turn Out In Droves To Campaign Against Police Brutality

Anti-police brutality and #EndSARS protesters turned out in droves on Tuesday October 13 despite the Inspector General of Police’s dissolution and redeployment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) throughout the country. The protesters turned out in force to protest the illegal activities of high-handed security operatives who have over the years being accused of harassments, rape, unjust arrests, extortion,…

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Ajimobi Finally Laid To Rest In His Ibadan Home [See Video & Photos]

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Isiaka Ajimobi, has been buried in Ibadan amid tight security, The Cable reports. He was buried at about 10 a.m. on Sunday according to Islamic rites at his residence on 6th Avenue, Yemoja Street, Oluyole Estate, Ibadan with only a few members of his family in attendance. The burial…

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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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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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