KWARA TO DEMOLISH MORE ILLEGALLY ACQUIRED PROPERTY_Ada Nkong.

Following the outcry that follows the demolition of Ile Arugbo, a property belonging to the Saraki family, the Kwara State Government says it will soon revoke more properties that are found to be illegally acquired. Speaking to newsmen on Sunday the chairman of the committee on the review of the sales of government properties, Senator Suleiman Ajadi disclosed this. Ajadi noted that the committee which was established to look into the sales of government properties from 1999 to date has recommended some []

THREE FEARED DEAD IN OYO FIRE PROTESTS_Ada Nkong

Three persons are feared killed in Oyo town on Sunday during protest by some youths over an early morning fire at Akesan market in the ancient town.The three persons were said to have been shot death during the protest that greeted the failure of men of the Oyo state Fire Service from the nearby fire station located beside the market.Reports say that the fire consumed larger part of the market despite the presence of the men of the fire brigade service at []

OYO MAIN COMMERCIAL CENTRE RAZED BY FIRE_Ehiabhi Femi

Tragedy struck in Oyo community as fire razed Akesan Market, the town’s main commercial centre in the early hours of Sunday, January 5th. A source told newsmen that despite the nearness of Fire Service based in Oyo, they could not mobilise their men to stop the raging fire. Fire workers said that the equipments were not working properly. So they had to mobilise fire fighters from Ogbomoshotown which is kilometres away after a massive damage, source disclosed. “However, Ogbomoso fire fighter are currently []