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
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
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...
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
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...
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...
A robbery suspect, Azeez Folarin, has narrated how his house furnished with the proceeds of crime was burgled in Ibadan and the items carted away by robbers who apparently had no respect for one of their own. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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
The Corps said the advisory became necessary because of the numerous programs that would be holding on and off the ever-busy expressway in addition to the increase in vehicular traffic occasioned by the Sallah celebration. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Prominent Yoruba leaders drawn from all walks of life are expected to converge on the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, under the auspices of ‘Grand Rally of Yoruba Congress’ to chat a course for the South-west region in Nigeria, on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email