Nigeria: Farms Ruined As Pipeline Explosion Rocks Ibadan Again

Ibadan — TWO weeks after a pipeline explosion in Apata Area of Ibadan, another explosion has rocked Alapata community area in Ido Local government area of Oyo State. According to an impeccable source, the vandalised pipeline went up in flames Saturday night. Though, there was no casualty reported, Vanguard gathered …

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NURTW member killed in Ibadan •Agbeni market shut down

THE popular Agbeni Market in Ibadan was shut down on Monday following the murder of the chairman, Agbeni mini truck branch of the National Union of Road transport Workers (NURTW), Mr Rafiu Adebayo, also known as, Ola Ruffy, allegedly by two masqueraders around Apaana, Foko area of Ibadan. Nigerian Tribune …

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Task force arrests 138 council agents, others

The Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement Unit) has arrested no fewer than 138 local government revenue collectors and other gangsters. Task force Chairman, Bayo Sulaiman, said the move was a continuation of government’s determination to rid the roads and streets of the state of hoodlums …

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Osun to benefit from World Bank’s $300m loan

Osun State is among the four states that will benefit from the World Bank’s $300 million poverty reduction loan. In a statement, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Sunday Akere, said the state was the first to be selected for the first phase of the project, tagged: Youth Employment …

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Oil producing communities want Ondo gov’s intervention

PEOPLE of the oil producing community areas of Ondo State have urged the state government to intervene over the implementation of the General Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) signed with the oil companies operating in the state. The people under the auspices of Understanding the Ilaje (Ugbo) Coastal Communities Development Committee …

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Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris okay after suicide attempt

Michael Jackson’s teen daughter, Paris Jackson, was hospitalized early Wednesday morning in what is being described as a “possible suicide attempt.” Paris was taken out of her Calabasas, Calif., family house on a stretcher at around 2 a.m., reports TMZ, and taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital. The 911 …

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Nigeria: Osun in Moves to Become Agricultural/Economic Hub

Osun State Government is partnering with Martin Luther University, Halle/Salle, Germany on food production. This partnership came to the fore recently when Osun State Deputy Governor; Mrs. Titi Laoye- Tomori reciprocated the visit of Prof. Wyczek and of his team of soil experts to the State earlier in the year. …

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Ondo governorship election: Akeredolu takes battle to Appeal Court

The Ondo State Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Governorship Candidate, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, today filed an appeal against the final Judgment of the three-member Tribunal Panel led by Justice Andovar Kaka. The tribunal, on May 3, this year upheld the victory of the incumbent Governor, Olusegun Mimiko as the winner of …

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