The Yoruba intelligentsia on the platform of The Yoruba Leadership and Peace Initiative (TYLPI) is to hold a crucial retreat, in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital to discuss the unity and progress of the race in Nigeria. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
No fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees as a result of poor funding by the federal and state governments. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Worries over recourse to name calling Insists no concession agreement on Lagos-Ibadan Rd, 2nd Niger Bridge ABUJA—Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, expressed deep concern over the recourse of National Assembly’s spokesperson to name calling over his observations on the 2017 budget. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
A middle aged man was killed in Ibadan when operatives of the Oyo State Police Command engaged two armed robbers in a gun duel at Adelaja junction, Mokola, in Ibadan. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has commenced its Asset and Customer Enumeration, ACE, in its distribution network. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the insertion of projects outside the purview of his ministry in the 2017 Appropriation Act by the National Assembly. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
NO fewer than eight buildings, vehicles, motorcycles and household items were among properties swept away on Tuesday, June 20, during a six-hour downpour in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that all structures on waterways and floodplains obstructing the free flow of rivers may have to give way to forestall loss of lives and properties to flooding in Ibadan, the state capital. Ajimobi said this during an on-the-spot assessment of areas affected by the rampaging flood that submerged some buildings in some areas in Ibadan after a five-hour downpour, on Tuesday. The places visited include Orogun, Shasha Alfonso, Egberi and Oki Rivers in Olodo, and Onipepeye, all within Ibadan. The governor who was represented by his deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo, was in...
Efforts of the alumni of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, to raise N1billion to save the institution from its current financial crisis and restore its lost glory got a big boost on Wednesday, as a former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, donated N5.84 million to the initiative. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Pain Free Day Initiative of DexaMeca has provided free drugs, health counselling, and other interventions for Ibadan residents in order for them to stay healthy during this rainy season. The programme, which was launched at Ogunpa Market, gave the opportunity for consumers to meet health experts who provided full range of health services including administration of drugs and focal glasses for eye correction, ear and nose defects. According to Boska’s Brand Executive of DexaMedica, Kafayat Moradeyo,approximately 90 per cent of work locations visited showed that Nigerians involve in strenuous exercise directly or indirectly. Adding that even with the stress,...