Saturday, October 16, 2021
More

    Latest Posts

    GUS – The Search begins on DStv & GOtv this Saturday

    The most anticipated survival reality TV show, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) ‘The Age of Craftsmanship’ premieres Saturday Night, 16 October 2021 at...

    EndSARS: Policemen indicted by judicial panels to face sanction, says NEC

    The National Economic Council on Friday said officers indicted by the judicial panels set up to probe police brutality will face prosecution.

    COVID-19: FG lists fresh conditions to inbound travellers

    The Federal Government have listed fresh conditions to inbound travellers to Nigeria after the United Kingdom relaxed its COVID-19 travel restrictions for...

    EndSARS: Comedian Mr Macaroni berates celebrities for ‘eating’ govt money

    Ace comedian, Debo Adebayo, fondly known as Mr. Macaroni, has berated celebrities for being beneficiaries of the government, whom he claimed stifled...

    Confusion as fire razes spare parts market in Oyo

    There were crying and confusion as fire razed the popular Araromi auto spare parts market at Agodi-Gate, Ibadan at dawn on Saturday.

    Traders, scavengers and those living close to the market reportedly trooped to the scene as the fire raged.

    The distressed traders were said to have called the attention of the Oyo State Fire Service to the scene of the incident as the people made frantic efforts to put out the fire.

    The traders and sympathisers soon became helpless due to water shortage. Efforts to salvage the goods and wares in the shops were futile as the fire continued with intensity.

    On their arrival at the Agodi Gate Area of the market, the firemen had difficulty in getting close to the point of the fire as fire trucks could not access the spot. Fire trucks parked at about half kilometres as two teams from the state fire service dragged water hose to the market.

    Efforts to battle the inferno was difficult as the fire flared with intensity by inflammable materials.

    Officials of the state fire service said the outbreak was caused by a power surge that emanated from one of the shops in the popular market.

    It was learnt that electricity supply was restored to the market recently after several years of blackout.

    A Toyota spare parts dealer in the market, who gave his name simply as Samson, said the last time such an incident was witnessed in the market was in 1983. “It was even not at a large scale like this,” Sampson said.

    Items that were destroyed by the inferno include fairly used tyres and other spare parts.

    Latest Posts

    GUS – The Search begins on DStv & GOtv this Saturday

    The most anticipated survival reality TV show, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) ‘The Age of Craftsmanship’ premieres Saturday Night, 16 October 2021 at...

    EndSARS: Policemen indicted by judicial panels to face sanction, says NEC

    The National Economic Council on Friday said officers indicted by the judicial panels set up to probe police brutality will face prosecution.

    COVID-19: FG lists fresh conditions to inbound travellers

    The Federal Government have listed fresh conditions to inbound travellers to Nigeria after the United Kingdom relaxed its COVID-19 travel restrictions for...

    EndSARS: Comedian Mr Macaroni berates celebrities for ‘eating’ govt money

    Ace comedian, Debo Adebayo, fondly known as Mr. Macaroni, has berated celebrities for being beneficiaries of the government, whom he claimed stifled...

    Don't Miss

    Janemena demands N500m from Tonto Dikeh for alleged libel, pregnancy loss

    Instagram dancer and influencer, Jane Orezimena, popularly known as Janemena, has written a letter to Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, demanding the sum...

    ICPC arraigns ex-presidential aide, Obono-Obla, for certificate forgery

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has arraigned a former chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery...

    Chidinma pleads ‘not guilty’ to Super TV CEO Usifo Ataga’s murder

    Chidinma Ojukwu, a 300-level Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos, who is alleged to be the murderer of the Super...

    Actor Williams Uchemba decries presence of explicit content in kids’ cartoons

    Nollywood star, Williams Uchemba, has decried the presence of sexual content in children’s cartoons and comics. The actor took...

    Wizkid and Poco Lee join Burna Boy at Hollywood Bowl, as Grammy winner performs 33 songs in two hours

    After shutting down the O2 Arena and notable appearances at the 2021 Global Citizen Festival and The Governor’s Ball, Burna Boy brought...

    Stay in touch

    To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.