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Humans Of Ibadan: Truly Education is a leverage to success in life.

I grew up in the Far East where education is only for the rich. I didn’t have the opportunity for higher education; I struggled to finish high school which was the end of education for me. After years of farming I decided to relocate to Ibadan where I stayed with my uncle who helped me get a job as a clerk at the University of Ibadan. I was very hard working, and everyone loved me until I was disqualified and sacked due to request for education upgrades. Of course, I was sent to the street after many years in service....

Proper rehabilitation of ex-convicts inspired my ‘Right the wrong’ initiative’

The name Don T is a household name in Ibadan and the South-West.  He has built his profile as a media personality with various FM stations in Ibadan, a regional judge with MTN Project Fame, among other projects. He discussed his media journey with ROTIMI IGE in this interview. Excerpts  Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Humans of Ibadan: I kept my dreams and side hustle alive to make ends meet

Life gave me the choice of choosing right from wrong. I am fortunate to make that choice today. With my secondary school certificate, I used to sell engine oil by the roadside full time to make money before getting this job as a security police at a company. I started working here months back so as to meet up with my family needs. Working full time, I thought the salary and tips would be enough to feed my family, but after few weeks of dryness, I had no choice than to run back to my business on part time. What happened was that, as a...

Humans of Ibadan: I walked round Oke-Ado with tears of sorrow. But today I walk round Oke-Ado in memories and happiness

Life is not a bed of roses they say, and I can boldly say I have had my fair share of life. After various issues from my marriage to the man I love, I decided to let peace reign and relocate with my 2 year old son from Offa to Ibadan though I knew no one in the city.  I contacted my friend’s sister when I got down at the park in Ibadan to stay at her place, but she wouldn’t let me after setting eyes on me, because she claimed I was far older than her. I was left...

Human of Ibadan: He Said He Did Rituals And The Thief Was Me.

I was sent on an errand to get petrol one afternoon by my boss. I mounted on my bicycle and journeyed down a sloppy road. Unknowingly a car overtook and I lost brake. That was how the accident occurred. I was seriously wounded but I tried to get myself to do my boss’s bidding, and I was taken home. My legs swelled unbelievably that day. And I was left to suffer. Few days later, on that fateful day, my boss came to my house in a bid to get me arrested. What for? I later learnt that a sum of...