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Ibadan stood up for the surprise 40th birthday celebration/Book Launch of Mr Adeoye Adekoya

It was an evening full of fun and surprises in company of friends and family at the celebration of four decades on earth of Mr Adeoye Adekoya as his wife threw him a surprise birthday bash plus book launch. You can see the surprise look on the face of the celebrant himself when he stepped into the hall full of friends and families who were there to celebrate him. Shouts of ‘Happy Birthday’ rent the air as well wishers all took part in lending their voices and heart felt wishes to the celebrant on his 40th birthday. Of course, food,...

EXCLUSIVE: Gunmen Attack Ajimobi’s Boys While Moving N357m Out Of His Residence

There is confusion in the Oyo State government following the loss of a sum of N357million while it was being conveyed to some banks in the Ibadan, capital of the state, SaharaReporters can report. The money was moved out of the Oluyole residence of Governor Abiola Ajimobi and his wife Florence, but those conveying the money had not reached any of their destinations when they were  attacked by unknown gunmen, who made away with the money. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Eleyele community welcomes Feedwell outlet with mouth-watering price slashes!

A leading groceries and household items retailer in Ibadan, Feedwell Supermarket, has launched a special promotion for the official opening of its Eleyele outlet on Friday April 12, 2019. The new outlet is located opposite the new FRSC office, near the international market, Benjamin Bustop, Eleyele Road. The promotion starts on Friday April 12 and will run for 12 days. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Hon Temitope Sugar reportedly shot dead today.

Honorable Temitope Olatoye popularly referred to as ‘Sugar’ has been reportedly shot dead. Information reaching us has it that he was shot in the eye today during a fracas that erupted while the results of the gubernatorial elections were been reeled out across various voting zones in the state. He was reportedly rushed to UCH Accident and emergency unit before he was pronounced dead by the doctors on duty. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

OYO 2019: I’VE DECIDED TO FORM AN ALLIANCE WITH BAYO ADELABU-Akala.

Following the outcome of the just concluded presidential and national assembly elections, I, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala – the Oyo State 2019 Action Democratic Party (ADP), have decided to form an alliance with the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adekola Adelabu ahead of the March 9th Governorship and state House of assembly Elections in the state. However, all the ADP candidates for the House of Assembly seats will go to the elections with my maximum supports. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Has APC Lost The People’s Goodwill In Oyo State?

BY: KENI AKINTOYE One of the biggest shocks for Nigerians during the 2019 presidential election is that President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC was defeated in Oyo state by PDP’s Atiku Abubakar. That the state has an APC government in control makes it more embarrassing for the ruling party that had enjoyed massive support since 2011. The question party leaders would be asking themselves now is how did we get here? How did APC lose its goodwill in Oyo state? Read more…. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Controversy dogs planned test-run of $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway

As the Federal Government today test-runs the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan rail line, the move has been contested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others familiar with the project. Though meant to boost economic activities and the diversification programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the stakeholders, however, punctured the motive. The main opposition party claimed that the move was as a “pre-election gimmick to hoodwink Nigerians and create an impression of performance.” In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP called on Nigerians to be “very cautious of the project as its opening without completion and...

Over 3,000 Food Vendors Support PMB/PYO Second Term In Ibadan

Over 3,000 homegrown food vendors from the 33 local government in Oyo state on Wednesday morning engaged in a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari/Professor Yemi OSinbajo second term bid. The vendors, in their professional uniform assembled at the state secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Obafemi Awolowo stadium junction, Oke-Ado, Ibadan, as early as 8.00am and walked through Molete/Idi-Arere/Oja’ba road. The vendors commended President Buhari for the introduction of homegrown food scheme which they said has not only to assist the primary school pupils to focus more on their education but has also improve the economy of...

Juliet Ibrahim blasts men dating multiple women

Popular actress Juliet Ibrahim has called on thunder to strike any man who is dating more than one lady. With Valentine’s day fast apporaching, the beautiful actress took to social media with praises for men who have only one girlfriend. Juliet Ibrahim said: “To all the guys with one girlfriend may God bless you financially this year! Amen.” She however cautioned her followers who have more than one girlfriend to not type amen so as to avoid incurring the wrath of thunder. She continued: “If you type Amen and you know you’re lying the thunder, the thunder”. It would be...

Davido Named Most Influential Young Nigerian [SEE FULL LIST]

Nigerian music sensation, Davido has emerged the most influential young Nigerian in the 3rd edition of the ranking by international rating firm, Avance Media. He was nominated in the entertainment category for his works in the showbiz industry across the globe. Below are winners in the various categories: 1. Business – Ink Eze – Aso Ebi Bella 2. Entertainment – Davido – Musician 3. Law & Governance – Barr. Bamidele Olamilekan – For Lekan Bamidele & Co 4. Leadership & Civil Society – Bello Bala Shagari – National Youth Council 5. Lifestyle – Victor Ebiye – Social Media Influencer 6....