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Casualties as deadly explosion rocks Ibadan on Tuesday

By Matthew Denis Pandemonium as people have been feared dead and several houses destroyed following a suspected bomb explosion in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to eyewitnesses, the incident happened just before 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday when a very…

NDLEA bursts “Skuchies” factory in Ibadan

NDLEA raided a “Skuchies’’ factory operated by a 28-year-old at Moniya area of Ibadan on Jan. 11. Skuchies is a Chapman drink laced with hard drugs. NDLEA’s spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi stated on Sunday in Abuja that 76.6kg of Indian…

21-year-old charged with stealing N42,000

  One Adewoga Adeyemi, 21, on Thursday appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing N42,000. Adeyemi, whose address was not provided, is charged with theft. The Prosecutor, Insp Gbemi Adedeji, told the court that Adeyemi committed the…

Court remands two for alleged murder in Ibadan

    An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the remand of two individuals, Shamsun Mohammed, 25, and Ya’u Yinusa, 25, in an Ibadan correctional facility for alleged murder. The defendants were charged with conspiracy and murder, but…

One dies as truck crashes on Lagos-Ibadan road

A truck conveying humans and animals, on Wednesday morning, crashed along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, killing one person. The truck crashed around Sandcrate to Fidiwo at about 6am. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that 15 male adults were involved…