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IBADAN FLOODING: Ajimobi reads riot act to house owners, sympathises with victims

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that all structures on waterways and floodplains obstructing the free flow of rivers may have to give way to forestall loss of lives and properties to flooding in Ibadan, the state capital.

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Begging for alms is a taboo – The Opebiyis, blind couple with two children

If not for their physical challenge, only God knows what inputs Adewale Opebiyi and his wife, Olanrewaju, would have been making but nature twisted them and this led to visual impairment. Imagine how they run their daily activities without sight! From domestic to commercial activities, it all implies earning income, fetching water, cooking, sourcing for foodstuff, clothing themselves, making outings, crossing bridges, accessing roads and so many other things without support !!

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Benin stowaway boy: ‘Four years after noise from the plane’s engines still echoes in my ears’

On Saturday, August 24, 2013, 13-year-old Daniel Ohikhena, from Owan, Edo State, stowed from Benin Airport to Lagos in the wheel well of Arik flight W3 544. When the flight landed at the Lagos Airport, security agents and passengers aboard the flight were shocked to see the boy creeping out of one of the wheels of the aircraft. The security agents and passengers thought he was a ghost until they found that the boy stowed to Lagos. Daniel told journalists then that he thought the flight was going to America as he wanted to travel outside Nigeria.

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