Tagged: Corps member

Corps member arraigned for killing Osun roadside hawker

A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, Feranmi Odedele, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for reckless driving and the killing of one Pelumi Olasunkanmi. The death of Olasunkanmi, a 16-year-old Junior Secondary School 3 pupil of the Coker Memorial High School, Ikirun, occurred last week Friday, when he was hit by a car driven by Odedele along the Osogbo-Gbongan Road. The 29-year-old Odedele was said to have driven the car in a reckless manner and hit the deceased, who was selling garden eggs by the roadside. Odedele was said to be returning to...

Tomiwa is coming to Town! (Diary of an Oluyole babe, Thursday, 28th July)

We stayed awake until 2:15AM this morning.. GOT (Game of Thrones) really got us. Tomiwa called me today, out of the blue moon. We spoke for a while. I honestly have no idea how to completely detach from my many exes who just occasionally burst into my interestingly- going life and just dig up the past. Tomiwa is coming into town and wants to see me. I declined. Must they all play up this game? Fiwa kept nudging me to say yes. She practically snatched the phone out of my hand to answer in the affirmative on my behalf. I...

Corps member raped, murdered two weeks to wedding

Corps member raped, murdered two weeks to wedding

Thirteen days to her wedding and 29th birthday, a corps member, Miss Omolola Abogunrin, has been allegedly murdered by unknown criminals. She was said to have been murdered in  the premises of an agriculture research institute located at Apata area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital last Sunday. The deceased was said to have been raped and strangled beside a stream within the premises of the institute. Her lover, Olusola Babalola, has since been arrested and detained by the police. Residents said the deceased appeared to be  returning from church when she was waylaid by the hoodlums. “We  saw semen...

Corps member donates e-library to school, trains 50 students

Corps member donates e-library to school, trains 50 students

IT is often said that children are the leaders of tomorrow but in this clime, often times, it feels as though this saying has no iota of veracity due to the numerous challenges that constrain an average young person, most especially, those with dreams. However, this statement lived up to its full potential on Thursday, March 19, when young Seyi Akinbohun, a graduate of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko and serving corps member took a valiant step, which didn’t only reiterate the saying but also, validated it. It was inexplicable euphoria accompanied by a torrential down pour of accolades and...