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Micra Taxis In Ibadan: Necessity Or Menace? Part 1

  Almost every Nigerian city is synonymous with a slogan or a particular feature that dot its landscape, which has more or less become a mainstay in the city and has always defined it. Each city has its own distinctive feature and mode of transportation which it is reputed for. Lagos for instance is reputed for its hustle and bustle as well as its yellow and black painted buses also known as “faragon”. Osun and Ekiti state are known for their “Korope” buses. Ibadan on its path was/is still reputed for its brown roofs, and the ubiquitous Micra taxis which...

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Kola Daisi: Blossoming in the twilight of life

Like a good wine, Chief Kola Daisi gets better with age. At a time when his contemporaries are either slowing down or have halted their activities completely, he is on the go, determined to make every passing day better than the previous one for those in his immediate and remote environment. The octogenarian’s energy bursts forth when he comes across an opportunity to improve life and living. He never withdraws when it is time to assist; he never holds back when it is time to lend a hand, and never keeps quiet when there is the need to speak in...

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Babatunmise Prepares To Release Brand New Single “Onyedikagi”

Are you ready for something fresh? Babatunmise is about to drop a brand new single titled “Onyedikagi” meaning ‘No One Like You’. Produced by the amazing Spaghetti Records’ in-house producer Tyanx, ONYEDIKAGI is a worship song that will connect your heart in gratitude to the Almighty! Onyedikagi will be available for download on the 1st of October 2017. Get ready for something fresh! DOWNLOAD “OGO OLA” ALBUM http://www.boomplaymusic.com/share/album/183079 The Priest of Praise is also working on the video for his ever fresh worship song “Ogo Ola” which will also drop soon. Be on the look out…  –  https://www.instagram.com/p/BZMFWfhHMQu/ FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Harnessing the Culture and Tourism Potentials of Oyo state

  Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has reiterated commitment of his administration to harnessing the culture and tourism potentials of the state. Noting that the state boasted of innumerable tourist attraction sites, Ajimobi said the state was ready to partner with genuine investors that will preserve its historical sites, artifacts and monuments. Ajimobi, represented by his deputy, Mr Moses Adeyemo, stated this in Iseyin at the foundation laying ceremony of Aso-Ofi International Tourism Market, held on Saturday. He observed that most of the tourist sites in the state were yet to be maximized to generate revenue, avowing that the state...

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I’ll succeed Ajimobi as governor of Oyo State in 2019 – Shittu

  Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, has expressed confidence that he would succeed Gov. Abiola Ajimobi as governor of Oyo State in 2019. Shittu made the declaration when he spoke with newsmen in Ibadan after a meeting with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Egbeda Local Government and Ajorosun Local Council Development Area. The minister, who is a governorship aspirant, said he would take over from Ajimobi to improve on the good work already started. According to him, he is the most experienced of all the aspirants, having held several public offices and learnt politics from...

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Ibadan family heads ask Olubadan to begin installation of new Baales, Mogajis

  The controversy that trailed the elevation of 8 High Chiefs and 13 Baales in Ibadan took another dimension at the weekend as a group of Mogajis (Family Heads) under the umbrella of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis asked the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji to put the current impasse behind him and commence the installation of new Mogajis and Baales as he may deem necessary. Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, spokesman of Authentic Mogajis, Chief Wale Oladoja (Mogaji Akinsola) said that the decision was taken at a meeting of the group where it reviewed the ‘Current State of things...

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Nkem Says: The Thing about ‘Ghosting’

I have always been deathly afraid of ghosts. I don’t know why. As a child, the easiest way to terrify or creep me out was to suggest that a ghost was lurking around. I would literally become your slave in exchange for protection. One of my sisters really took advantage of this fear that I had. She would just simply say “Ojuju will catch you” and I’d become paralyzed or freeze in whatever position I was in, then she would get me to do whatever she wanted or stay away from a part of the house she didn’t want me...

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#MyIbadan: In Ibadan, You can get to anywhere from anywhere in 30 Minutes – Dare Another Level

Today, Musician Dare Another Level speaks… “My name is Oluwadamilare Ayelabola aka Dare-Another-Level I was born and bred in this great city called Ibadan, and I know quite a lot about the city. My business started in Ibadan about 10years ago before it expanded to other cities and other parts of the world. Ibadan is probably the only city you can get things cheaper and have a better savings with good planning. I love Ibadan because  you can have a target of getting to any place in less 30mins looking at distance plus traffic, and in less than 30mins you’re...

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The Opening Day of The Weekend-Long International Aso-Ofi Festival in Iseyin

  Oyo State Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo along with senior government officials have arrived the palace of The Aseyin of Iseyin’s Oba (Dr.) Abdulganiyu Adekunle Salau on a courtesy call before going to the venue for the Aso Ofi Festival and Foundation Laying Ceremony of Aso Ofi International Tourism Market Read more: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email