Ibadan 21 Obas: Olubadan Sues Ajimobi, 23 Others

Ibadan 21 Obas: Olubadan Sues Ajimobi, 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 Mat...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

University of Ibadan Resumes Academic Activities Thursday

University of Ibadan Resumes Academic Activities Thursday
 

The University of Ibadan Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday directed its members to begin full academic activities as from Thursday. The directive was given at a congress of the union held at the Faculty of Arts of the institution and presided over by the Chairma...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

Ibadan Chiefs Task Olubadan On Appointment Of New Monarchs

Ibadan Chiefs Task Olubadan On Appointment Of New Monarchs
 

By Adebayo Waheed, Ibadan As the coronation of 21 monarchs by Oyo State Governor Senator Abiola Ajimobi continues to create controversy, some community heads popularly known as the Authentic Ibadan Mogajis yesterday charged the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji to commence the installation...

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 18, 2017

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan

Yoruba Summit on Restructuring Begins in Ibadan
 

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Prominent Yoruba people and other eminent Nigerians are now in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for the mega summit of the Yoruba Standpoint on Restructuring that is ongoing at the main bowl of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba. The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo,...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

ROYAL RUMBLE IN IBADAN

ROYAL RUMBLE IN IBADAN
 

The intrigues, politics of 32 new kings By YINKA OLUDAYISI FABOWALE “Koseleri!” is a Yoruba word, which means unprecedented, historic, unique, exceptional. In Oyo State, this word is both a slogan and cognomen popularized by political sycophants in trumpeting the achievements of the state govern...

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2017

Ladoja, Balogun, Kola-Daisi’s Son, 27 Others Now Ibadan Obas

Ladoja, Balogun, Kola-Daisi’s Son, 27 Others Now Ibadan Obas
 

THE history of obaship in the ancient city of Ibadan, changed dramatically yesterday after Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State presented letters of conferment of obaship titles to 30 high chiefs and baales. The new obas are among the 32 recommended for the position by the Justice Akintunde Boade pa...

Posted on Aug 26, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 26, 2017

Oyo Re-Launches ‘Operation Burst’ in Ibadan; Plans to Install CCTV

Oyo Re-Launches ‘Operation Burst’ in Ibadan; Plans to Install CCTV
 

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Friday inaugurated the newly reconstituted state Joint Security Task Force, codenamed `Operation Burst,’ at Idi-Arere, Ibadan. A statement by Yomi Layinka, Mr. Ajimobi’s media aide, said the state government took the decision because Idi-arere area is c...

Posted on Aug 5, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 5, 2017

Caught in Ibadan Flood Horrors, We Saw Hell, Live and Direct – 30 Students Going For SSCE

Caught in Ibadan Flood Horrors, We Saw Hell, Live and Direct – 30 Students Going For SSCE
 

•Survivors count losses •Oyo govt vows to demolish houses on waterways By OLA AJAYI, IBADAN Though  the flood that ravaged some parts of Ibadan, Oyo State capital, in the early hours of Tuesday has come and gone, it has left  hollowness in the lives of some families. While some residents are t...

Posted on Jun 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 25, 2017

Glo Musical Show Returns to Ibadan with Olamide, Others

Glo Musical Show Returns to Ibadan with Olamide, Others
 

The train of telecommunications giant Globacom’s musical road show Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour will arrive in Ibadan on Sunday. According to the company, the show will feature eight of  Nigeria’s biggest musicians, including Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide Badoo, Chinedu Okol...

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 23, 2017

Over 300 Houses Affected in Ibadan Flood, Says NEMA

Over 300 Houses Affected in Ibadan Flood, Says NEMA
 

Over 300 houses are affected by the flooding that accompanied the Tuesday five-hour downpour in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said yesterday. Its Southwest Zonal Coordinator, Mr. Yakubu Sulaimon, spoke during an inspection of the affected area in comp...

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 22, 2017

Ibadan Flood: Oyo Govt Mulls Demolition

Ibadan Flood: Oyo Govt Mulls Demolition
 

• Over 300 houses affected –NEMA From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has said all structures on waterways and floodplains obstructing the free flow of rivers may have to give way, to forestall further loss of lives and property in Ibadan, the state capital. Ajimobi said ...

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 22, 2017

Floods Submerge Houses, Roads in Ibadan

Floods Submerge Houses, Roads in Ibadan
 

Eight buildings, vehicles, motorcycles and household items were among properties swept away yesterday during a six-hour downpour in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The incident brought back the memory of the August 26, 2011 flood disaster. Several parts of the city were submerged. Though no lives wer...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 21, 2017

Oyo Govt to Install CCTV Cameras in Ibadan

Oyo Govt to Install CCTV Cameras in Ibadan
 

THE Oyo State government will install close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in strategic locations across the state, Governor Abiola Ajimobi said yesterday. The move, the governor said, would place Oyo among the league of states and communities under the “safe city project”. Ajimobi spoke in I...

Posted on Jun 20, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 20, 2017

Meningitis Spreads To Ibadan

Meningitis Spreads To Ibadan
 

BEVERLY HILLS, April 07, (THEWILL) – The Director of Public Health, Oyo State Ministry of Health, Dr Oyewole Lawal, has confirmed two suspected cases of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Ojoo, Akinyele Local Government Area. Lawal explained that there was a collaboration between the state Ministr...

Posted on Apr 8, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 8, 2017

Lagos -Ibadan, Ilorin-Kano Rail Lines to Cost Govt $7.6b

Lagos -Ibadan, Ilorin-Kano Rail Lines to Cost Govt $7.6b
 

Amaechi bemoans National Assembly’s inaction on loan THE Federal Government plans to spend $ 6.1 billion on the construction of Ibadan-Ilorin-Minna-Kano standard gauge lines of the Nigerian Railway Corporation. The Lagos-Ibadan line which will cost $ 1.5 billion, will be funded with a Chinese loan...

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 7, 2017

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