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Fear as gas pipeline bursts open along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Residents, as well as commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, are currently scampering for safety after a gas pipeline at Magboro burst open on Wednesday morning, December 16. The cause of the burst pipeline is yet unknown, however Nigerians who reside along that axis have fled their homes for fear of a possible fire outbreak. Travelers […]

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Ibadan Court dissolves 21-year-old marriage over wife’s refusal to cook for her husband, children

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State  on Thursday, September 17, dissolved a 21-year-old marriage between a painter, Ojo Ayeni and his wife, Sade, over her refusal to cook food for her family for two years. Ayeni had earlier approached the court to dissolve the union, alleging that wife stopped cooking for him and his […]

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Again 18 year old girl reportedly raped and killed in Ibadan

Another lady identified as Mary Daramola has been allegedly raped and killed in the Akinyele area of Ibadan, Oyo state. According to reports, Daramola who was 18 years old, was allegedly raped and killed at Alabata community, near Moniya, in Akinyele Local Government on Monday, August 24. The spokesperson of the state police command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, who […]

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How I killed another woman after my escape — Ibadan serial killer

Rearrested suspected serial killer, Sunday Sodipe, has said he is responsible for the recent death of another woman in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. The suspect, who is responsible for at least 9 unresolved homicides, made the revelation when he was paraded on Wednesday at the Oyo state Police Command in Ibadan, following […]

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Suspected serial killer in Ibadan escapes from police custody

The Oyo State Police Command has announced the escape of the prime suspect in connection with the serial ritual killings of over five persons in Akinyele, Moniya in Ibadan. Recall that the prime suspect, 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, was paraded before newsmen on July 17. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, disclosed this […]

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Nigerian student allegedly dies at soap-making factory in Ibadan

Gbadebo Richard, a 300-level student of the Department of European Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan reportedly lost his life in an industrial accident on Tuesday July 28. According to Sahara Reporters, the student who was on a night shift, fell into one of the machines at the Oluyole factory of Henkel Nigeria Limited, […]

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32-year-old man allegedly shot dead by police officer in Ibadan

A 32-year-old man, identified as Yemi Ajayi, was allegedly shot dead by a police officer at the Iwo Road interchange, in Ibadan the Oyo state capital today July 10. According to eyewitnesses, late Yemi and his cousin were driving to work when a team of policemen stopped them. Trouble started when one of the policemen […]

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Two die and six are injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

An accident on the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway has claimed the lives of two people. The accident, involving a Mazda bus and a motorcycle, took place at about 9:30 am on Tuesday, April 21, around the new Kara Market on the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement […]

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University of Ibadan College of Medicine Provost and Deputy Provost test positive for coronavirus

The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye have both tested positive for COVID-19. This was confirmed in a Whatsapp group message Prof Olapade-Olaopa sent out on Sunday morning. The message read; “Dear colleagues, I wish to inform you that the deputy provost and […]