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Oyo Declares Thursday Public Holiday

Oyo State government has declared Thursday, 21st September, 2017 as public holiday to mark the Islamic New Year,1439. The Secretary to the Government, Alhaji Olalekan Alli made the declaration in a statement made available to Media. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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We need waste collectors in Ibadan

RESIDENTS and traders in various parts of Ibadan metropolis recently  clamoured for the return of private waste contractors, to enhance the evacuation of refuse in the state. The Oyo State government recently said that its  contract with private waste contractors had been terminated with effect from May 5. It added that the Oyo State Waste Management Authority (OYOWMA) now had the mandate tocollect waste, in line with its commitment to ensuring a cleaner and healthier environment. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Micra Taxis In Ibadan: Necessity Or Menace? Part 2

On the other hand however, one can consider the Micra taxis to be a menace as the activities of some of the drivers of this vehicle leave much to desire as they tend to flout every known traffic law and often pose dangers to themselves and other road user as they manoeuvre into tiny spaces which more often than not are spots where they shouldn’t be ordinarily. They are the ‘kings’ of the road in Ibadan as private vehicle owners often cede the way to them in order to avoid collision. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Kola Daisi: Blossoming in the twilight of life

Like a good wine, Chief Kola Daisi gets better with age. At a time when his contemporaries are either slowing down or have halted their activities completely, he is on the go, determined to make every passing day better than the previous one for those in his immediate and remote environment. The octogenarian’s energy bursts forth when he comes across an opportunity to improve life and living. He never withdraws when it is time to assist; he never holds back when it is time to lend a hand, and never keeps quiet when there is the need to speak in...

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JCI hosts leadership academy in Ibadan

JCI Ibadan is currently hosting a leadership academy for government secondary school prefects in Ibadan. We are working in collaboration with the ministry on education to train 5 SS3 prefects from 4 schools each from all 11 local government areas in Ibadan Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Scholarships For Women

    With the state of the economy, it has become more important than ever for citizens to open up and prosper in their own businesses. More frequently within the past few decades women have been leaving behind their stay at home mom roles and replacing them with their own independent business ventures. However, obtaining funding for these new business ventures can be a bit tricky. It does take some heavy research and determination, but there are several associations out there that are willing to invest in women’s futures by awarding them with business scholarships and grants. Things To Do...

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We need Ibadan State!

I want to crave the indulgence of all Ibadan people, especially the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) and the Mogajis. I want to suggest that all Ibadan indigenes fight and ask for Ibadan State. I don’t know why Ibadanmesi are so silent about Ibadan State. Ibadan needs to join the old regional capitals which had, for many years now, been made new states in their own right, for example, Kaduna and Enugu. Therefore, it should be possible to carve out a State from the densely populated Oyo State. Ibadan people, please do this for next generation to be proud...

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Golf: Mesiogo tourney to hold in October 4 to 8

The maiden Ibadan Mesiogo Golf Championships will hold from October 4 to 8 at the Ibadan Golf Club, with professional golfers from Nigeria and globally taking part, organiser of the event, 3e Actuaries, has said. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email