Commuters stranded in Lagos, Abuja, Oyo, others as fuel scarcity bites harder

LAGOS—Commuters were, yesterday, stranded in Lagos, Abuja, Oyo and some other states, as the ongoing fuel crisis bites harder in the country. The scarcity, which started in Abuja about three weeks ago, crept into Oyo and Lagos last weekend. Vanguard gathered yesterday that the latest scarcity was caused by a cut in the supply of petrol by 22 per cent to 65.24 million litres per day on June 20, 2022, from 79.53 litres per day in May. This, coupled with the inability of operators to move available product from depots to their retail outlets because of the high cost of

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Oyo, Bauchi, Enugu govs’ defection underway, says Fani-Kayode on joining APC

  FORMER Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday hinted at the possibility of the governors of Bauchi, Enugu and Oyo States dumping the Peoples Democratic Party and joining him in the All Progressives Congress. Fani-Kayode gave the hint while speaking to newsmen after he was presented to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), by the Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni, at the Presidential Villa. In response to another question as to whether he had friends from the PDP following him into the APC, he said, “There are many people. If

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Oyo Guber: APC expresses dismay at tribunal’s ruling

The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Oyo State said on Monday that it received the judgment of the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in the state with dismay. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Dr Azeez Olatunde, said in a statement on Monday in Ibadan that the State Working Committee would refer the ruling to its legal team for necessary recommendations. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the three-member tribunal led by Justice Muhammed Sirajo had in their unanimous judgment dismissed the petition filed by Chief Adebayo Adelabu, the APC candidate in the governorship election for lack of merit. Adelabu had dragged

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Police uncover plans by secret cult groups to cause chaos in Oyo

The Nations reports that, Oyo state Police Command on Saturday said it has uncovered plans by some unscrupulous elements in the state to cause breach of the peace today July 7, and August 8, 2019 under the guise of celebrating annual festival of secret cult groups in the South West region. The secret cult groups included Eiye and Buccaneer confraternities, according to the Police. In a state issued by the Police Command spokesperson, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, a Superintendent of Police (SP) , the Command warned those behind the plans to have a rethink or face the full might of security

By |July 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Makinde lock in traffic, as swearing in suffers slight delay

The swearing in of the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde of the People’s Democratic Party suffers an initial delay as the convoy of the governor was locked down in traffic along the Liberty Road due to heavy movement of vehicles and persons to the venue. The event slated for 10am started at about 11:20 ten minutes after the arrival of the governor to the venue. The 40,000 capacity Liberty Stadium, Ibadan is presently filled to capacity with thousands of others stranded on the pitch. Owing to the heavy vehicular movement into the venue led to heavy traffic congestion as many

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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