Another 3 storey building collapses in Ibadan

Barely four weeks that a five storey-building hotel collapsed in Bodija Area of Ibadan, another three storey-building has collapsed again in same area on Sunday night. The affected three-storey building according to an eye witness collapsed on Sunday midnight around…

 Gunmen attack Igangan Police station, kill DCO, suspect in Oyo

UNKNOWN gunmen, last night attacked Igangan Police station in Ibarapa North Local Government area of Oyo State, killing Divisional Crime Officer, DCO, and a suspect who was in detention. A top senior police officer, who confided in Vanguard, said the…

Police locate family of man whose skeleton was discovered in Ibadan

The Police in Oyo State have announced that they have located and contacted the family members of the man whose skeleton was found in his house recently.  A statement by the police in Oyo State said family members of the…

At least 20 killed in bus collision in Oyo

At least 20 passengers were burnt to death when a bus collided with another vehicle and caught fire in Oyo state, police and an official said Saturday. The accident at Lanlate in Ibarapa area of the state on Friday, was…

Amotekun intercepts 140 travellers in Ibadan, escorts them to Ogun border

About 140 travellers from Zamfara en route Ogere, Ogun State loaded in a truck were intercepted at Bodija area of Ibadan by men of the Oyo State Amotekun corps, on Tuesday. Some residents around the Bodija market area had notified…

NLC/ASUU rally: CP orders Area Commanders, DPOs, others to personally lead patrols in Oyo

As a two-day solidarity rally of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in support of ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, commences this morning, the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Adebowale Williams has directed Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers,…

Lagos-Ibadan expressway, 2nd Niger bridge will be ready for Christmas – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has expressed optimism that the Lagos-Ibadan and the 2nd Niger Bridge, currently under construction, will be ready for this year’s Christmas. Fashola stated on Sunday this while speaking in an interview on…

Makinde mourns Aseyin of Iseyin

Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Sunday, described the transition of the Aseyin of Iseyin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Abdulganiyu Adekunle Salau, Ajinese Ologunebi I, as shocking and painful. The governor maintained that the death of Oba Salau…

Impeachment: Court throws out Oyo deputy gov’s suit

Justice Ladiran Akintola of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan has dismissed the suit filed by the Deputy Governor of the state, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, to stop the state House of Assembly from removing him. The lawmakers had…

Court remands man for alleged inability to account for revolver, cartridges

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Friday remanded a 38-year-old man, Babatunde Bello, for alleged inability to account for a revolver and cartridges in his possession. The defendant, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with unlawful possession of…

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