Fire in Ibadan

■Many killed, vehicles, houses destroyed as petrol tanker wreaks havoc


… Ajimobi commiserates with victims’ families

Scores of people were on Saturday evening roasted by fuel fire that engulfed Molete area of Ibadan in Oyo State.

How Ebola Got Its Name

Ebola, Origin

Microscopic view of Ebola virus (EBOV). (Getty Images)

By Bahar Gholipour |

 The Ebola virus that's causing the devastating outbreak in West Africa didn't even have a name just 38 years ago when it first surfaced and caused a mysterious illness among villagers in Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo.

SDP is reborn

Eminent personalities and leaders of thoughts from the Yoruba nation and beyond converged on Akure, Ondo State, recently for the re-launch of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), the platform on which the Late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola contested the June 12, 1993 presidential election.


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