Tagged: Alakia

Woman dies after lover set her on fire in Ibadan

Woman dies after lover set her on fire in Ibadan

The ugly incident which happened at the Alakia area of the ancient city, has thrown the residents into shock as they could not comprehend what could have led Bakare, who is now in police detention, to behave in the manner he did. Apart from Isah, one Ahmed Muyideen, said to be a close friend of Bakare who tried to pull Isah up from where she was pushed down by her lover during the argument, also suffered burns and is currently receiving treatment in the hospital. It was gathered that Isah, a mother of two, had been in a relationship with...

New Airport residents beg government for good road

New Airport residents beg government for good road

By Festus Iyorah Residents of New Airport, Alakia, in Ibadan, Oyo State have called on the state government to rehabilitate the bad roads in the area. They are Anuoluwa and Iyanuoluwa Estate Road,Iidi Transformer and Paara inu ewe Roads. The roads link Alakia- Adegbayi, Orita-Merin and Oremeji. Speaking with Community News, a woman who identified herself as Iya Gbogbo, decried the bad state of the roads. She said these roads have been like this for the past five years. We stay close to an airport, with this place is underdeveloped. If not for the landlords in this area who contribute...

Jungle justice: How angry mob ripped open robber’s stomach

Jungle justice: How angry mob ripped open robber’s stomach

One of the members of a robbery gang which specialised in using motorcycles to rob at petrol stations got instant justice recently when a mob, in anger, ripped open  his stomach with a knife at Alakia area of Ibadan, Oyo State, when it caught up with him after a robbery operation. His gang member and the okada man he used were not spared either,  as they were beaten black and blue before they were rescued by policemen from Monatan Division. Two locally-made pistols and two live cartridges were found on the unidentified deceased gang member. The gang was said to...