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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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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

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Poly Ibadan student killed by Suspected cultists

Some suspected members of a cult group at the Polytechnic Ibadan on Friday killed a student of the institution identified as Micheal Adeleke Olalade. DAILY POST learnt on Saturday that Obalade, an ND 1 student of the Department of Public administration was killed Friday afternoon. His lifeless body was found inside The Polytechnic Ibadan Nursery and Primary School located within the premises of the institution by some passersby. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Finally, UCH Doctors strike is off!

Finally, we are  glad to tell you that the strike has been called off. The President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan branch, Dr Olusegun Olaopa, said the eight day- old strike embarked upon by the doctors has been called off. Olaopa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ibadan. He said the directive to suspend the strike was issued to state branches after the NEC of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), rose from its meeting with a delegation of the Federal Government in Abuja. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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4-year-old marriage dissolved over genotype.

 Mr Ademola Odunade, the President of Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Mariam and her husband, Ahmed Afolabi, due to blood incompatibility. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Drivers, passengers escape death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

  Drivers, passengers escape death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident on Monday Drivers of a car and a jeep, alongside their passengers, escaped death in a road accident on Monday morning, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It had been a rainy morning and the grounds had been slippery. Visibility was also affected. Eye witnesses said the vehicles collided, sending the jeep to  spinning out of control, which it finally rested precariously on the railings of the long bridge. Officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) were on hand to attend to the accident which did not cost any life to be...