Category: NEWS

Lautech increases school fees from 75k to 250k

Information reaching us has it that the authorities of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso has increased students school fees from 75k to 250k. Read what the school registrar wrote below: Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Ayefele and the Oyo State government – Facts We Must Not Ignore

1. 19th May, 2017, letters demanding for planning approval were sent to various institutions including UCH, Kola Daisi University, University of Ibadan and other institutions and organisatons. 2. 14th June 2017, request for approval was sent to Music House and 22 other radio stations in Oyo State. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Ibadan Startup to participate in Whatsapp Business pilot programme.

WhatsApp recently announced the launch of its business app which is intended to help businesses interact with their customers more conveniently. The WhatsApp Business app, which has officially been released for only Android devices in some select countries, is still unavailable in Nigeria. However, Ibadan based DoctorNow, an online healthcare service provider that connects individuals to medical experts online is arguably the only Nigerian startup that was selected to participate in the WhatsApp Business pilot programme. Thanks to DoctorNow, we can tell what you should expect as we await the global rollout of WhatsApp Business. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Declare state of emergency on Oyo State Hospitals, Nigeria

Olufemi Oluwajobi, 32 years was a radio journalist based in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was involved in a road traffic accident on the New Year Eve. When taken to the State owned hospital at Ring Road, Ibadan, the hospital was in total darkness because the main electricity supply to the hospital had been cut off for owing huge debt to the supplier and no functional generator. There were no medical equipments and competent medical staff to manage his condition. There were no functional ambulance to transport patient to secondary facility UCH. On his way to the UCH in a private...

Oyo state’s finance commissioner is headlining IBPulse’s After5ive Event

Abimbola Adekanmbi, Oyo state commissioner for finance and budget, Seun Onigbinde, co-founder, BudgIT, others set to speak at Ibadan’s top event for startups. On Thursday December 21, 2017, Ibadan’s leading online platform, IBPulse, will host tech startup founders, entrepreneurs and other tech industry players and enthusiasts at the Homecoming Edition of After5ive – its interactive informal networking event where startup founders, entrepreneurs, industry players, government, media and other stakeholders discuss issues, developments, challenges and growth opportunities for the ecosystem. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

ABADINA COLLEGE ALUMNI REBUILDS THE SCHOOL

…school celebrates 40th Anniversary Abadina College, the premier public secondary school in the University of Ibadan, has been rebuilt by the Alumni Association of the school. This was done in other to create a conducive learning environment for the current generation of students in the school and also to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the school. The school which has been in deplorable state in recent years have been refurbished significantly by various sets of alumni. Some of the projects that have been revamped include the renovation of a two-storey building; renovation of a block of 8 classrooms; installation of...

SAFE CITY PROJECT: Making Oyo state smartly secure

One legacy landmark of the present administration in Oyo state is a streak of success achieved with security. Securing lives and property, together with the prevention and curbing of crime is an aspect all and sundry agree that Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led government has aced, especially when compared to previous administrations in the state. A desire to consolidate this, is what birthed the “Safe City Project”. Read more and see images… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Images from the gun attack on Oyo State SSG On Monday

  Unknown gunmen opened fire at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, during installation of Mogajis and Baales on monday morning . While the ceremony was going on, Four gunmen in a black Toyota Sienna opened fire sporadically around 11:45am, shattering Asaju Balogun Olubadan, the SSG Oloye Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli’s car’s glass windows and other cars parked in front of the palace. . Everyone docked for cover during the shoot, including journalists who were just arriving at the palace. . Further security information made available to us has it that investigations are in top gear to...

Oyo APC faults Olubadan over allowance claim

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has faulted Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, over the claim that the state government has not paid his allowances for the past six months. The Director, Media and Public Affairs to the monarch, Adeola Oloko, recently told our correspondent that the monarch had not been receiving his allowances regularly from the Oyo State Government. But in a statement signed by the party’s Director of Media, Research and Strategy, Dr. AbdulAzeez Olatunde, the APC also commended the Olubadan for approaching the court over the installation of 21 new kings by...

Oyo Residents Show Indifference to Government Orders

SO many laws, orders and directives have always been made by successive governments in the Pacesetter State. Starting from the tenure of late Chief Bola Ige, Dr. Omololu Olunloyo, late Kolapo Ishola, Alhaji Lamidi Adesina, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala and then to the incumbent governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, all had tried to keep roadside traders away from major roads to prevent accidents which sometimes record heavy casualties. But, as much as they tried, people always have a way of circumventing those laws which, if carefully considered, are for their benefit. About four weeks ago, the Oyo State...