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Ram sellers decries low turnout of sallah ram patronage.

Ram sellers in various markets in Ibadan on Friday decried low patronage, barely a week to the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Some markets in the area, reports that ram sellers were seen discussing the development. At Temidire 30-30 in Bodija, Akinyele, Liberty road and Mokola, rams were seen in various sizes tied to stomps with no buyers in sight. The Baale of ram sellers at Temidire 30-30 market, Bodija, Alhaji Abdulrasak Adeyemo, also decried the low turnout of ram buyers this year. “Sallah celebration is some days away from now and the market is low, no buyer at all compared to last...


Diamond Bank Gives out Car, N25m in Promo

The on-going 9th year rewards promo for customers of the Diamond Bank PLC nationwide, recorded massive prize awards  in Ibadan, Oyo state capital as one lucky customer and 40 others went home with brand new Hyundai Accent Car and N25 million respectively. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Oyo government, remove this obstruction

I want to express my feelings on the illegal taxi park now causing obstruction at the Sango/Polytechnic junction in Ibadan, Oyo state. Anybody passing from Mokola to the University of Ibadan will notice the entrance of the popular motor park at Sango where vehicles plying The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Beere, Oje, Gate and Iwo Road pick and drop passengers and their wares. Over the years, the motor park in question had provided opportunities to vehicles plying the above routes to pick and drop passengers without any hindrance to traffic. But surprisingly, a taxi park has recently sprung up at the entrance...

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Charis church, NGO donate medical equipment to Adeoyo Hospital, others

As part of its humanitarian commitments directed at helping Nigeria’s health sector, Charis Family International Church, Mokola, Ibadan, in collaboration with Handcraft’d Luv, recently made a donation of medical equipment Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital, Yemetu, Oluyoro Catholic Hospital, Oke-Ofa, and Mokola Community Health Centre, Mokola, all in Ibadan. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Ibadan agog with ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ initiative

In furtherance of the campaign to promote household and environmental hygiene, leading hygiene solutions brand, Hypo, stormed the city of Ibadan with ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ initiative to sensitize the public on household and environmental hygiene. Read More… The initiative at Ibadan followed a similar exercise recently in Lagos, at the Ebute Meta area, during the flag exercise on World Health Day. Driven on social media with the hashtag #teamuptocleanup, the clean-up exercise in Lagos witnessed a successful turn out by residents and participation of stakeholders from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Environment In Ibadan, the clean-up...


Police Rescues Man From Mob After Failing Attempt To Steal Baby

A suspected kidnapper whose identity is yet to be known, escaped death by the whiskers during mob attack who accused him of stealing of a beggar’s child at Mokola in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Saturday. The suspect, according to a witness intended to explored the vulnerability of the female beggar, identified as Suwebat Ibrahim, by getting close to her through chatting. The beggar who is said to be of Hausa extraction was said to have opened her palms, gesticulating that she did not understand what the thief was saying. “He thereafter offered the female beggar some money, but...


2019: Oyo AA chairman charges Nigerians

WITH about two years to the 2019 general election, the Oyo State chairman of the Action Alliance (AA), Alhaji Obafemi Seriki, has called on Nigerians to use the current economic hardship as a gauge to measure which of the political parties to invest their votes  on come 2019. Alhaji Seriki stated this while speaking at the party’s state congress held at the secretariat of the party at the Providence Court, Mokola, Ibadan, at the weekend. Alhaji Seriki noted that Nigerians need not to be told that both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its predecessor, the Peoples Democratic Party...


First indigenous Hausa church in Ibadan

Sandwiched between the many buildings and people that make up the popular Sabo area of Ibadan, Oyo State, here, the molo and ganga compete favourably with piano and drums to produce beautiful tunes. RITA OKONOBOH reports the experiences at Bishara Baptist Church, where Hausa Christians call home. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email