Death toll from the January 16 explosion in Ibadan rises to 5 persons

The death toll from the explosion that rocked Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, on Tuesday, January 16, has risen to five. The state government in a new update yesterday, said two more bodies have been recovered, over the earlier three announced by Governor Seyi Makinde. Fatai Owoseni, the Special Adviser on Security Matters to the […]

Heavy explosion rocks Ibadan, the ancient city of Oyo state around 8:00pm

There was panic in Ibadan, Oyo State, as loud explosion rocked the ancient city around 8:00pm, with buildings collapsing due to terrific vibration. The Oyo State Government also confirmed what it described as “an uncommon explosion” which residents speculate that houses and cars far from the scene were impacted by the blast wave. The number […]