FRSC deploys 2,400 marshals on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for yuletide

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The Federal Road Safety Commissions (FRSC) Lagos state command said it has mobilised 2,400 personnel for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway December yuletide patrol. Mr Chidi Nkwonta told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the step would ensure accident-free period. He is the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commissions (FRSC).

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Smile communication equips schools with ICT tools

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In a bid to enhance knowledge of Information and Communication technology, Smile communications has donated free internet services to schools, designed to boost students and teachers’ performances. The internet connectivity brings to 25, the number of schools connected with internet data access by Smile Communication, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR initiative. While commending the gesture by smile communication, the Oyo State government said that the initiative would further equip the students with educational tool for qualitative education that would engender all round development.
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Hoodlums snatch Oyo PDP aspirant’s nomination form, credentials

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CRISIS rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State took another dimension on Wednesday, as hoodlums snatched an envelope containing photocopies of the nomination and expression of interest forms, as well as original copies of credentials belonging to a House of Representatives’ aspirant, Kabiru Adesokan from him at the party secretariat, Dandaru, Ibadan. Adesokan, who was at the party secretariat to undergo a screening exercise, is seeking the party’s ticket to contest election into the House of Representatives to represent Egbeda/Ona-Ara Federal Constituency.

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No voting by proxy in 2015 —Oyo NOA boss

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Oyo State Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr Remi Omowon, has said there will be no voting by proxy during the 2015 general election. Omowon said this on Tuesday, at the Oyo State House of Chiefs, Ibadan, during the agency’s voter education and security awareness campaign held at the Parliament Building Secretariat, Ibadan. “Politicians should not bother to buy voter cards as the arrangement put in place by INEC will not allow for voting by proxy,that is using another’s voter card to vote,” he said. NOA commenced the campaign at Oyo Central on November 11, 2014 and held similar exercise at Oyo North, Kishi, on November 13, before rounding off at the state capital. The state director of NOA called on voters not to sell their cards or allow themselves to be used in any way to commit electoral malpractice.

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I appreciate your support, Ajimobi tells Ibadan residents

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Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has expressed deep appreciation to the people of Ibadanland for their unflinching cooperation and support for his administration in the last three and a half years, saying that this has helped tremendously in the achievements so far recorded. Ajimobi stated this on Wednesday, while addressing the people of Oluyole Local Government Area of the state, as part of his working visit to all the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland. The governor particularly commended the support of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade I and the Olubadan-in-Council for his administration’s environmental sanitation and urban renewal programme, which he said had changed the face of Ibadan from being the dirtiest city in Nigeria to a modern capital city.

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UI students’ lawmakers visit National Assembly

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Members of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC), Students’ Union, of the University of Ibadan (UI) recently embarked on a trip to the National Assembly, Abuja, to enrich their knowledge about legislative process. No fewer than 45 members of the Council were led by their first female Speaker, Ifeoluwa Egunjobi, and other principal officers of the legislative arm. This was to the third time the students’ lawmakers had visited the National Assembly after the Students’ Union was re-inaugurated during the 2010/2011 academic session by the present Vice-Chancellor, Professor Isaac Adewole. At the National Assembly Complex, the students were received by Mr A.O. Alabi, the Security Officer in charge of Education/Excursion.

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Woman in hijab kidnaps four kids and disappeared in Ibadan

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There was panic in yemetu and Agodi areas of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, as four school children were allegedly kidnapped by a  woman. The incident occurred at Yemetu at 9am, causing confusion in the area. As soon as the news filtered into the community, fear gripped residents, especially mothers, who scampered to withdraw their children from school. The women alleged that a woman wearing hijab kidnapped four pupils in a school in the area while the proprietress went to pick other pupils in the neighbourhood.

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Begin to pack from Govt House, Abiala urges Ajimobi

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As the 2015 governorship election draws nearer, one of the Labour Party (LP) governorship aspirants in Oyo State, Olu Abiala, has asked the incumbent Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to begin to put his house in order ahead of his leaving the Agodi Government House. Abiala, the former Secretary of the state wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), gave the quit notice on Tuesday during his public declaration for the governorship position and the collection of the party’s nomination form at the Oke-Ado, Ibadan secretariat of the party.

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Best Deal! New house finally needs owner

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Details:

  • New building
  • Location, Oluyole Extension
  • 3 bedrooms
  • All round tiles
  • 2 toilets

If interested, Call 08157512226 or send a mail to propertiesinibadan@gmail.com for further enquiries

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Countdown to TU-WYZE’s SAS CHARITY CONCERT 3

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Save a Soul 3 Charity Concert to be hosted by Don T & Rolake Bello will be going down live this Sunday.By 2pm on Sunday the 23rd 2014, all road leads to Genesis Hall, Challenge Ibadan for the charity concert.This promises to be the biggest charity to go down this year in IB city. Going down memory lane, It all started on 11th of November 2011 somewhere in Bodija, and the whole IB- city came out to support the charity movement. History has recorded the success of TU-WYZE’s SAS CHARITY CONCERT 1 and 2. Now the SAS Charity Concert 3 is coming up and you better not miss it for anything. On the line up of SAS soldiers is Cee boi, Radio Queen, Portah, Peteru, Sheun Natural, Oluwabukunmi, Kriz Beat, Fabulous Pizzy, K Shab, BK GMB, VDJ GAVPOP, Naughty Nature, Phlex, El shawn, King DJ Segxy, Alhaji Taiye Currency, Dele Bravo, Yinka James etc

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Inspire someone with your own picture!

The little girl carrying a plate containing pap had injuries in her mouth, instructing her mother to care for the mouth by applying some medication. The disturbed girl, lingering from the pain of treatment of her mouth, began to transfer aggression on to whoever comes her way even her mother. But, what then is the #picstoryline? It’s simple. Immediately the other little girl approached her who happened to be her friend, she quickly stretched a spoon full of pap towards her mouth as you can see. What do you think might have happened? How inspiring? Does that mean she is closer to her friend than her mum? Does that show true friendship? Does that mean there is always someone there to ease your plight or what? Addendum please.
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Road dualization: 235 people get compensation in Oyo

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Governor Abiola Ajimobi, of Oyo state, yesterday distributed cheques to the first batch of 235 people whose properties were affected by the dualization of roads in Ibadan, Ogbomosho, Oyo and Iseyin. The governor, at the presentation ceremony held in Ibadan, said that the payment of the compensation was an attestation of his administration’s determination to ensure that the affected people were not denied their rights. Governor Ajimobi, who was represented by the state Commissioner for Lands, Mr. Isaac Omodewu, reiterated his administration’s determination to ameliorate the pains caused by the expansion of roads under the urban renewal programme being embarked upon by his government.

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Ajimobi awards Sunny Ade

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Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has conferred the “Emperor of Music” award to juju maestro Sunday Adegeye (aka King Sunny Ade). The governor gave him the award when the musician presented his new album to him in his office in Ibadan yesterday. The album is titled: “Ajimobi”. Ajimobi said he was proud of the achievements of the musician, pointing out that he has promoted the Yoruba and African culture. “We are proud of your achievements and we are proud of you. We thank you. On behalf of the government and people of Oyo State, I hereby confer you with the Emperorship award,” he said.

Black Heritage awards will spur my leadership qualities —Oyo dep gov

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Oyo State deputy governor, Chief Moses Adeyemo Alake, has stated that recognition and awards are not money-oriented, but a means of adding credibility to one’s integrity and competence. Alake stated this during the 3rd edition of ‘Distinguished Leadership Award Night 2014’ of the Black Heritage International magazine, where he was honoured with  ‘Distinguished Leadership Award’. He said: “As I always tell my people, I am the deputy governor today by the grace of God and I am on this side of the table. We are praying that we come back and if we go, then we would be in another table, but if we don’t go, then we would be in another side of the table.”

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We don’t have genuine leadership in Nigeria —Soyinka

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IF we have a genuine leadership, we will not be in this mess today. Shekarau, please, take that to the man you are representing.” These were the words of Professor Wole Soyinka to Professor Ibrahim Shekarau, Minister of Education, who represented President Goodluck Jonathan at the 2014 Convocation and 66th Foundation Day Ceremony of the University of Ibadan, held at the International Conference Centre of the institution on Monday.

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Exclusive street photos as Dapo Lam picks up APC nomination form

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These are the exclusive photos of the rally and road show that accompanied the picking up of APC House of Reps Nomination Form by Hon Dapo Lam Adesina.

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Kemi Omololu Olunloyo’s sister Funke involved in Motor Accident

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Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo’s sister, Funke Olunloyo, the SA on Education to the Oyo State Governor, has been involved in a near fatal accident.

Whatsupibadan.com got to know this through Pulse Nigeria that the Special Adviser to the Oyo State Governor on Education, Ms. Funke Olunloyo, the younger sister of controversial journalist, Dr Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo, who some months ago, was alleged to have beaten her elder sister to a state of coma, was in a ghastly accident in her official car while on a government assignment to Osun state.

A source in the state Ministry for Education hinted that that while on that trip, her official driver ran into a loose tractor trailer which was coming head on in their lane and the driver had to make a quick swerve maneuver saving their lives. It is gathered that only Funke and the driver were on that trip. It is however unknown the extent of injuries r Funke suffered.

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Stop punishing Oyo pensioners

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It is disheartening that the Oyo State Government has turned deaf ears to the cries for the payment of pensioners’ gratuity in both the state and local govt services. The worst hit are the teachers that are being owed pension allowances for several months under the guise that certain people have robbed the pension treasury. It is funny that such a government is seeking a re-election bid. Will the families of these pensioners vote for such a government? Time will tell

John Olawale Ogbomoso, Oyo state, +2348060587:

Stop bellyaching, Oyo APC tells Ladoja

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has condemned the statement by former Governor Rashidi Ladoja on the recruitment of 5,300 teachers. Ladoja and the Accord Party were quoted to have said the 5,300 teachers recruited by the government were non-existent and that the governor’s trip to the 33 local governments distributing letters of appointment was “executive joblessness”. The APC said Accord should be pitied because it was apparent that the Ajimobi administration had broken the myth by Ladoja that he was the only friend of Oyo teachers. It said: “A psycho analysis of that statement will show that Ladoja and Accord are afraid that their age-long deceit has been exposed.

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Soka, Idi-Mangoro residents heave sigh of relief

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The first phase of about seven road projects identified and approved for execution in Oluyole Local Government Area by the Oyo State government kicked off with the symbolic foundation laying ceremony of the drainage construction and asphaltic tarring of Soka-Idi Mangoro Road and Olorunkemi-Oleyo Road, on Friday. Caretaker Chairman, Oluyole Local Government Area, Prince Abass Aleshinloye, who conducted the event, noted that the projects, scheduled for completion in three months, would end the challenges faced by people who ply the selected roads almost daily.

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