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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 […]