Today's Headlines: Gov Makinde Sneaks Out As Angry Youths Storm Office, Another Protest Begins In Edo
Gov. Makinde Sneaks Out As Angry Youths Storm Office Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette There was mayhem in Ibadan as phone sellers, and NURTW thugs clashed, with Governor Seyi Makinde sneaking out when angry youths stormed his office. The mayhem started around the Iwo Road area of Ibadan as park managers clashed with phone retailers, leaving one person killed.
Ibadan is the capital of Oyo State.It has large population.It is the third largest city in Nigeria.Ibadan has about to 3.5 million residents.Apart from the population of the people living in Ibadan, there are several areas and streets in Ibadan which are popular.
They are everywhere in the Ibadan metropolis. From Iwo Road to Mokola, from Ojoo to the University of Ibadan Road; Apata to Challenge; Dugbe to Eleyele, among many other routes, they are on ground violating all existing traffic rules and regulations. Welcome to the world of the Micra taxi cab drivers who move around as if they have more than one life going by the nonchalant attitude and excessive speeding coupled with carelessness on the major roads in the metropolis, thereby causing traffic mishaps in many instances.
On Thursday, Gbagi market women went to a radio station to protest the gruesome killing of a 35-year old man identified as Azeez Rahman. He is one of the victims of Iwo Road mayhem that took place on Wednesday in Ibadan. The protesters who are shop owners at the place where the attack had occurred revealed the kind of person Rahman was before his sudden death.
Another Mayhem broke out in Ibadan today as Makinde’s Park Managers Clash with Phone Sellers. From the video shared by an eyewitness, people were seen running helter skelter as the clash became bloody between the two groups. See video here. Immediately, soldiers were drafted to the scene of the clash to curtail it, but the overzealous people were not afraid of the present of the soldiers, until they shoot in the air, but this does not deter the fight between them.
People Narrated How Azeez, Whose Wife Had Just Given Birth To Twins, Was Killed In The Ibadan Crisis
Ahmed Azeez's mother, wife, brother, and other family members are in great pain after the suspected commercial bus drivers allegedly murdered their son, who had obtained a visa to reunite with his family in the United States, in cold blood. When the brother of the late Ahmed Azeez and other eye-witnesses are narrating the incident.
The Local Government elections scheduled to hold today 22nd May, 2021 is ongoing in all the polling units.There are reports of low turnout in some polling units nevertheless, the elections are still in progress as at press time. Gov.Seyi Makinde was at his local government polling unit in Ibadan to vote and exercise his franchise.
Some residents in the Sanyo area of Ibadan, Oyo State, in the morning of Wednesday, June 30, trooped out with kegs and jerrycans to scoop fuel after a fully-loaded petrol tanker fell, spilling its content on the road. The incident occurred around 8:00 a.m. at Sanyo end in the Ibadan section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when the driver of the fuel tanker, coming from Lagos and heading towards Iwo Road, suddenly lost control, causing the tanker to fall.
According to a news that was published by Tribune Online this morning, it was alleged that a POS operator in Ibadan has been kidnapped by some unknown kidnappers, who abducted him immediately he withdrew money for his POS business.According to the information that was gotten, it was alleged that the victim, whose name was given as Abiodun Obafaye was abducted at the Iwo Road area of Ibadan on Tuesday around 4:30pm in the evening and after he was abducted, the kidnappers called his wife and demanded for five million as ransom to set her husband free from them.
Oyo State Post Primary Schools Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Zone 3 chapter which comprises of teachers in Oluyole, Ona-Ara and Egbeda local government areas of Oyo State will commence screening for promotion exercise for all teachers in the zone tomorrow.The announcement was contained in memo signed by Head of TESCOM Zone 3, Mrs. O.F Azeez.
One person, a phone seller at Iwo Road, Ibadan has been reportedly killed by members of the Oyo State Park Manager System on Wednesday, 16th June 2021. The incident, which started as a mini fight got escalated upon the arrival of the Chairman, Disciplinary Committe of PMS, Mukaila Auxiliary who was allegedly accused to have ordered his boys to attack the phone sellers which led to the death of one while scores got injured.
Governor Oluwaseyi Makinde today Thursday 17th June, 2021, visited the scenes of a mayhem that ensued between traders at the Iwo Road mobile phones shopping complex and some people alleged to be officials of the Oyo state Park Management System (PMS). As reported by major tabloids yesterday Thursday 16th June, 2021, there was a fracas between the traders and the PMS officials that led to the death of a person alleged to be the son of the owner of the shopping complex.
Some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), otherwise known as Park Management System (PMS), on Wednesday evening clashed with phone dealers in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. At least two people have lost their lives in the violent incident.
Yesterday was a black Wednesday in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan when men of the Oyo State Park Management System under the leadership of Mr. Mukaila Lamidi (also known as Auxiliary) allegedly attacked some phone shop owners which led to the death of two people after the clash.
Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde is a Nigerian businessman, politician and philanthropist. He is the current governor of Oyo State, today he's seen visiting the scene that occurred at Iwo road where an an individual who bought a mobile phone from a store in Iwo Road was allegedly duped by the seller that resulted in a clash between some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), otherwise known as Park Management System (PMS), and phone dealers in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan.
The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has been doing all they think is necessary to make sure that the just concluded Local Government election is adjudged free and fair.Nevertheless, there have been reports of irregularities at some Local Government Areas. The election scheduled to hold on Saturday 22nd May, 2021 commenced as planned in all the local government areas and voters were reported to be few at the polling units as the turnout was very low.
Robbers kill night guard, haul off valuables in a store in Osogbo A night guard known as Matthew Olalekan was on Thursday found dead outside a store in Osogbo, Osun capital, following an associate alleged attack by some suspected armed robbers.The deceased, lying dead before the shop settled opposite Osogbo Technical College, Iwo Road, Osogbo, was reportedly attacked and subdued by the robbers, before they entered the shop.
The Governor of Oyo state Seyi Makinde has expressed his satisfaction with the way people turned out to express themselves through the ballot box in the Oyo state local government elections. The governor, who voted at the Ward 11, Polling Unit 1, Abayomi Bus Stop, Iwo Road, Ibadan, Oyo state said “I am quite happy about what we have seen so far because the people are doing what they are supposed to do".
The much publicised Local Government elections scheduled to hold today Saturday 22nd May, 2021 is ongoing as expected.Voting is in progress as at press time and it is hoped that all will end well. The State governor Seyi Makinde casted his vote in his polling unit.
Since the inception of the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde in Oyo state, the state has not only become one of the best in Nigeria but has equally witnessed tremendous developments. Seyi Makinde is one whom is loved by a lot of people likewise, his style of leadership is enjoyed by many. He was elected as governor of Oyo State in 2019 and up till today, his achievements are very impressive and outstanding. Among the projects are; 1. Rehabilitation of Pastor School, Isokun Road in Oyo Town. The project