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Wild Emotions With Fola (Diary of an Oluyole babe, Sunday 24th July)

  I didn’t attend church in the morning. I was just too lazy to get out of bed to not miss the first service. Folafunmi showed up at my door at some minutes past 11am. He came in with some chicken and chips. We talked about how the week went down, and about every other thing- his business, family and all. He told me of his days in the Uni. I laughed so hard until I had tears in my eyes. My hands brushed his thighs and in a moment of passion, Folafunmi kissed me passionately until I realize my...

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Beauty Tips: How To Grow The Natural hair

Gone are the days when natural hair was just for people who thought relaxing, and re- touching the hair was just another sin. Nowadays, a lot of ladies have embraced the natural hair look and some go as far as cropping their hair in order to re-grow it into jet black kinky-hair that is peculiar with the black race. This trend has really come to stay, and if you would love to rock this look, below are tips on how you can grow your hair into that natural look. Feed well & consume foods with Vitamins Food and Vitamins helps...


Fire guts UCH Emergency Unit

THE Accident and Emergency Unit of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan was yesterday gutted by fire. The unit’s central air conditioning systems and other equipment were destroyed by the fire. Witnesses said the blaze, which started around 4:15pm at Medical Store Casualty Unit, was caused by a gas explosion from the central air condition. The University of Ibadan (UI) fire truck was the first on ground to quell the fire before the Oyo State Fire Services joined with two trucks. The blaze was stopped by after 5pm. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Oyo Immigration Rescues 131 Kids From Traffickers

Oyo State Comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Mrs. Victoria Isangedighi, disclosed to journalists over the weekend that 131 children have been rescued from traffickers. She said not less than 56 of the rescued kids have been reunited with their parents. She further said that the children who were victims of child trafficking by Nigerians and foreigners were rescued through the intelligence and surveillance effort of men of the Command during various operations at different locations within the state in the last four months. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Oyo workers to receive two months salaries as Labour ends 7-week strike

Workers and pensioners in the civil service of Oyo State will receive January and February 2016 arrears of salaries and pensions within the next two weeks in a staggered arrangement. While January salaries and pensions will be paid immediately from the available N3.49bn in the state coffers, the February salaries and pension will follow within the next two weeks on the receipt of the next allocation from the Federation Account. This was the highlight of the agreement reached between the state government and labour leaders culminating in the suspension of the over seven-week-old strike by the workforce, on Monday evening....


Motorists’ unending agony on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

It is terrible these days to drive through the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Reason being the sufferings and nightmare motorists are daily subjected to navigate the popular Long Bridge at Warewa to Lagos. For the past two months now, a construction company, Julius Berger, started repair/extension work on the bridge. To achieve its aim, a section of the road inward Lagos was demarcated into two. This has made commuting on the road very clumsy and horrendous. The small portion of the road that is left cannot take two vehicles at a time. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Roll out the drums! Mauve Lounge is One!

Ibadan as we all know used to be the hub of entertainment in Nigeria and indeed West Africa in the early 80s, years after, the city’s night life virtually disappeared. Mauve Lounge was birthed exactly one year ago in the heart of the City and its contribution to the entertainment fabric of Oyo State in such a short period is unprecedented. Mauve Lounge which is the most exquisite Lounge in Oyo State, offering only premium quality and service, will be rolling out the drums on the 30th of July to celebrate its anniversary. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


My Suspicions on Dumebi and Fiwa! (Diary of an Oluyole babe, Saturday 23rd July)

The girls left this evening just about an hour ago. The left me with some amazing memories. We played whot, scrabble and ludo games. The scrabble belongs to Dumebi and we played the game in his room. There seem to be this closeness between himself and Fiwa. All too sudden, his humorous part seem to have become very evident. Fiwa is the only one who thinks he has a career in comedy. The rest of us just think he is amusing.I noticed the way they stared into each other’s eyes… Read more FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Five undergraduates nabbed by EFCC for alleged N16 million internet fraud

Five undergraduates have been arrested by the EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, as suspects in an alleged N12 million online fraud. Four of the young men are reportedly undergraduates from the Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) and 1 from Adekunle Ajashin University, Akungba. EFCC disclosed that the suspects who go about with the name, “Tsunnami Gang and Young Pablo Money”, are between the ages of 20 and 23. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Fake doctor arrested over abortion

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested one 26-year-old fake doctor for carrying out a life threatening abortion on a woman in Ibadan. The culprit, Akilapa Johnson, was said to have performed an abortion on 23-year-old Barakat when he had no formal training as a medical doctor. The State Commissioner of Police, Leye Oyebade, said Johnson lured Barakat to abort a five-month-old pregnancy which resulted in serious complications. The process left Barakat in critical condition at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email