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Olubadan Sues Ajimobi and 23 Others

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has sued Governor Abiola Ajimobi and 23 others for crowning 21 kings in Ibadan. The mass coronation happened on August 27. Also joined in the suit are: the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, the eight high chiefs who were elevated to kings as well as the baales who were conferred with kingship status. Besides the monarch’s suit, former Governor Rashidi Ladoja, Abdul Jelil Karimu, among others, have also challenged the legality of the coronation in court. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Micra Taxis In Ibadan: Necessity Or Menace? Part 1

  Almost every Nigerian city is synonymous with a slogan or a particular feature that dot its landscape, which has more or less become a mainstay in the city and has always defined it. Each city has its own distinctive feature and mode of transportation which it is reputed for. Lagos for instance is reputed for its hustle and bustle as well as its yellow and black painted buses also known as “faragon”. Osun and Ekiti state are known for their “Korope” buses. Ibadan on its path was/is still reputed for its brown roofs, and the ubiquitous Micra taxis which...

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Harnessing the Culture and Tourism Potentials of Oyo state

  Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has reiterated commitment of his administration to harnessing the culture and tourism potentials of the state. Noting that the state boasted of innumerable tourist attraction sites, Ajimobi said the state was ready to partner with genuine investors that will preserve its historical sites, artifacts and monuments. Ajimobi, represented by his deputy, Mr Moses Adeyemo, stated this in Iseyin at the foundation laying ceremony of Aso-Ofi International Tourism Market, held on Saturday. He observed that most of the tourist sites in the state were yet to be maximized to generate revenue, avowing that the state...

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IBEDC urges NERC to deregulate meter ownership

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), on Tuesday urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to deregulate the ownership of electricity meters in the country. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Health Today: Your mother’s diet may influence your liver’s health

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a serious and growing problem. Previously linked with obesity, a new study also connects it to maternal obesity – meaning that what your mother ate during pregnancy may affect your future liver health. Your liver’s health may depend on what your mother ate during pregnancy. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by a buildup of fat within the cells of the liver. Although having fat in the liver is normal, if there is an excessive amount, it can lead to liver scarring and cirrhosis. Cirrhosis describes a process during which liver cells are gradually...

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Father, mother, two kids found dead at home in Oyo

IT was all tears on Wednesday at Isale-Oyo community in Atiba Local Government of Oyo State, when a family of five members were discovered dead in a mysterious circumstance. The victims, who include the husband, his junior wife, two children and a visiting uncle, were found dead inside their new home. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo, APC lauded over Senate’s confirmation of Shittu

Oyo, APC lauded over Senate’s confirmation of Shittu

With the screening and confirma­tion by the Sen­ate yesterday of Mr. Ade­bayo Shittu, as a Minister –designate, the people of Oyo State and the All Pro­gressives Congress, APC have been congratulated for the successful exercise. This was contained in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the Media Office of the Minister designate, signed by Abiodun Oyaremi, where it was stated that the choice of Shittu, is a big blessing for the state in particular and Nigeria in general. Oyaremi said the choice made by Mr. President from Oyo State was not a mistake when one consid­ers the...