Tagged: Iwo road

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Oyo government, remove this obstruction

I want to express my feelings on the illegal taxi park now causing obstruction at the Sango/Polytechnic junction in Ibadan, Oyo state. Anybody passing from Mokola to the University of Ibadan will notice the entrance of the popular motor park at Sango where vehicles plying The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Beere, Oje, Gate and Iwo Road pick and drop passengers and their wares. Over the years, the motor park in question had provided opportunities to vehicles plying the above routes to pick and drop passengers without any hindrance to traffic. But surprisingly, a taxi park has recently sprung up at the entrance...

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Court dissolves 9-year old marriage in Ibadan

The nine years old marriage between Muideen Akinyemi and Maroofat has been dissolved over disobedience, disrespect and laziness. Read More… President of Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Mr Ademola Odunade, dissolved the marriage on Wednesday. Odunade held that the court had no option but to put an end to the union between Muideen and Maroofat because the duo refused any amicable settlement. He granted Maroofat custody of the two children while Muideen was ordered to pay a monthly feeding allowance of N5,000 for the children in addition to being responsible for their education and welfare. “Muideen shall also pay N12,...

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Woman slumps in Ibadan due to hunger

 A 36-year-old woman, Mrs Tawakalitu Adeyeye, was last week rescued by the police after she collapsed and became unconscious at Ikolaba area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, around 8.30p.m. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Oyo police arrest 2 robbers

THE Oyo State Police Command has arrested two gangs of armed robbers in different parts of the state. Parading the armed robbers at the Command headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the first gang members which is responsible for a spate of robbery attacks in the state capital, were nabbed on March 22, 2017. “Members of the gang had concluded plans to carry out another deadly operation in Ibadan, but were nabbed before they could execute their evil acts. “The second gang was also arrested as a result of the proactive measures put in...

Fire guts portion of Ibadan high chief’s house

Fire guts portion of Ibadan high chief’s house

Culled From Tribune THE house of Ibadan High Chief, Senator Lekan Balogun, at Alarere, Iwo Road area of Ibadan, was on Tuesday razed by fire which reportedly resulted from high voltage electricity. The fire incident, Nigerian Tribune gathered, occurred in the evening, with electronic gadgets, such as freezers, furniture and air conditioners said to have been destroyed by the inferno which affected the four rooms and store in the apartment. Senator Balogun’s neighbours were said to have risen promptly to put out the fire before the officials of the fire service from the Gbagi section arrived at the scene, with...