Ibadan

Fashola gives marching order on Lagos/Ibadan road | NTA.ng …

NAN; The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has directed Julius Berger Nigeria Plc to complete rehabilitation works on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway before the end-of-year, to guarantee the safety of road users. Fashola gave the order on Friday while inspecting Section One of the project which covers from Lagos to the Sagamu […]

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Carnages: Fashola Orders Contractors To Install Road Signs On Lagos Ibadan Expressway

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3SC plot to dismantle Pillars in Ibadan

3SC coach, Abimbola Lawal has expressed assurances that the Oluyole Warriors won’t be relegated at the end of the season in spite of their inability to secure a win in their last three matches. The Ibadan-based side drew in Lagos to Ikorodu United two weeks ago but they couldn’t consolidate on their away feat when they […]

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Guru Maraj Makes Rare Appearance At Yinka Ayefele’s FreshFM, Ibadan (Photos)

By OKECHUKWU PEACE   Spiritual leader of the One Love Mission, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji was spotted on Thursday morning at Juju maestro, Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM located at Challenge area of Ibadan, Oyo State. It was the first time the flower dotting spiritual leader will be seen in public after a long while. The […]

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Teenager stabs pregnant girlfriend in Ibadan – Daily Post Nigeria

A 19-year-old undergraduate of a university in South-West Nigeria, Ade, has allegedly stabbed his 19-year-old pregnant girlfriend on her stomach for refusing to have an abortion. The incident took place at the residence of his girlfriend’s parents at Sango-Alaro area of Ibadan. The 100-level student told Vanguard that he got the idea from the different […]

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Teenager stabs pregnant girlfriend in Ibadan

A 19-year-old undergraduate of a university in South-West Nigeria, Ade, has allegedly stabbed his 19-year-old pregnant girlfriend on her stomach for refusing to have an abortion. The incident took place at the residence of his girlfriend’s parents at Sango-Alaro area of Ibadan. The 100-level student told Vanguard that he got the idea from the different […]

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Ogbomosho

Remove Your Trucks From Highways, Fashola Tells Transport Unions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola , has called on the two major transport unions in the nation to remove their articulated vehicles causing obstruction on federal highways. Fashola gave the directive during an inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday. The minister said that his ministry will soon recover […]

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Black College Students’ Racist Roommate Ad

Thanks to the Black Lives Matter mob, now it seems to be politically correct and okay for black students to discriminate against white students. Three black students at Claremont Colleges in Southern California posted a “roommate wanted ad” for their off-campus house on Facebook.   The catch was that only people of color need apply. In […]

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FG Commences Construction Of Oyo/Ogbomoso Road • Channels …

L-R: Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Senator Kabiru Gaya; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi; and Senator Monsurat Sunmonu. Residents, traders and members of the Oyo State government heaved a huge sigh of relief as the Federal Government has commenced work on the Oyo/Ogbomosho road. At the flag off, […]

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FG Commences Construction Of Oyo/Ogbomoso Road

L-R: Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Senator Kabiru Gaya; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi; and Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, Residents, traders and members of the Oyo State government heaved a huge sigh of relief as the Federal Government has commenced work on the Oyo/Ogbomosho road. At the flag off, […]

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All you need to know about the Nigerian ‘State of Pacesetters’

Created on February 3, 1976, Oyo state is known as ‘The Pacesetter State’ and it was coined and named after a prominent town, Oyo Alafin. Prominent towns and cities in Oyo state are; Ibadan, Oyo, Iseyin, Ogbomoso, Okeho, Saki, Igboho, Kisi, Igbo-Ora, Lalupon, Fiditi, Ilora, Eruwa, Igbeti, Sepeteri, Ilora, Awe, Igbo-Ora and Otu. Nigeria as […]

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All you need to know about the Nigerian ‘State of Pacesetters …

Created on February 3, 1976, Oyo state is known as ‘The Pacesetter State’ and it was coined and named after a prominent town, Oyo Alafin. Prominent towns and cities in Oyo state are; Ibadan, Oyo, Iseyin, Ogbomoso, Okeho, Saki, Igboho, Kisi, Igbo-Ora, Lalupon, Fiditi, Ilora, Eruwa, Igbeti, Sepeteri, Ilora, Awe, Igbo-Ora and Otu. Nigeria as […]

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Akinyele

Kwara Speaker Bags Lawmaker Of The Year Award

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An obvious misfit – Vanguard News

By Bisi Lawrence The traditional visit to Aso Rock had not yet been made before this was written. We hope it would include all the journalists who fed us with those juicy news items from Rio 2016. In actual fact, there was not so much juice in what could be sent home about Nigeria, though we […]

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Buratai bags Kwameh Nkurmah Leadership Award

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS, Nigerian Army, LT General Tukur Yusuf Buratai was YESTERDAY presented with the prestigious Kwameh Nkurmah Leadership Award by the All African Students Union (AASU) for his exemplary leadership and commitment to duty and the fight against insurgency in the North East. The Award was presented at the Army Headquarters […]

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An obvious misfit

By Bisi Lawrence The traditional visit to Aso Rock had not yet been made before this was written. We hope it would include all the journalists who fed us with those juicy news items from Rio 2016. In actual fact, there was not so much juice in what could be sent home about Nigeria, though we […]

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Chief Of Army Staff Bags Prestigiuos Kwameh Nkrumah Leadership Award

According to them, the award was to enable them join other well meaning individuals and organizations to appreciate the leadership style, patriotism and commitment of the COAS which brought about peace and security in Nigeria. They further stated that the Award was to also encourage him to do more to clear out the remnants of […]

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Ooni of Ife to leaders: Champion emancipation of our youths …

By Gbenga Oke LAGOS—The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, yesterday, urged the Nigeria political class to champion the cause of emancipation of teeming youths in the country and charged the leaders to live an exemplary life worthy of emulation. The new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi sits for his coronation at Ile-Ife […]

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Itesiwaju

Lagos dazzles with model projects

Since emerging as the governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has turned the state to a huge construction site. From Oshodi to Agege to Abule Egba, Lekki and many others, one major project or the other is going on. ASSOCIATE EDITOR OLUKOREDE YISHAU x-rays the several actions taken by the administration in the last […]

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Jungle Justice: Notorious rapist burnt alive by Lagos mob

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Dolapo Badmos, condemned the jungle justice. A notorious rapist, who is a member of a criminal gang headed by a man named “Badoo”, also recently arrested, has been set ablaze by a mob in Lagos. According to Punch News, the rapist was arrested by the mob around […]

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A Walk on the Side of Life

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A-Walk-on-the-Side-of-Life

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Stakeholder rewards students at competition

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Biodun Owonikoko has organised another round of quiz competition for some secondary schools in Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State. The quiz competition, which was organised in partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), was held at the Iseyin Local Government Area secretariat, Iseyin. Hundreds of students from […]

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Gunmen Assassinates Opposition Lawmaker In Oyo Assembly

Lawmaker representing Orelope  in Iseyin/Itesiwaju constituency in the Oyo state house of assembly, Gideon Aremu, has been killed. It was reported that the unfortunate incident happened in the late hours of Friday. Sources said Aremu’s assailant trailed him to his Alakia residence in the Egbeda local government area of the state, before opening fire on him. […]

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Olorunsogo

Fashola – Nigeria’s revenue loss to pipeline attack hits N9.82bn

The loss recorded by Nigeria’s oil and power sectors due to the January 15 bombing of pipeline has risen to N9.82 billion in the last 10 days. Data shows that the power sector recorded N4.705 billion loss from the sabotage attack on the installation. With about N470 million daily losses to the attack on the […]

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Ado-Ekiti… rituals, rituals everywhere

Residents of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital and nearby Ikere Ekiti, are alarmed by the increasing trend of rituals that dot strategic junctions in the two communities. ODUNAYO OGUNMOLA examines the trend and its health implications  Although nobody knew the time they were placed, they are gradually becoming a regular feature in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti […]

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Experts recommend ‘virtual pipelines’ drones as power plants gas constraint solution

Experts are proposing the use of drones and virtual pipelines as measures to deal with the constraints of gas to power plants caused by the destructive activities of militants who blow up pipelines and other oil and gas infrastructure in the Niger Delta. Pragmatic solutions, experts say, are what the situation calls for and government […]

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Senate C’tte: Power Investors Did Not Bring One Kobo

The Senate Committee on Privatisation yesterday explained the rationale behind the dismal performance of power sector investors, stating that most technical partners that bought the country’s power assets did not bring one kobo. The committee also said the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) under the chairmanship of Vice-President Namadi Sambo committed grave errors, which it […]

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Fed Govt makes changes in NDPHC’s board

The Federal Government has changed representatives of the six geopolitical zones on the board of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) that oversees the operation of the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP), The Nation has learnt. NDPHC is a special purpose company owned by the three tiers of the government to implement of […]

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Egbin, 14 Other Power Plants Suffer Gas Shortages

According to industry data, more than half of the nation’s power plants, including Egbin Thermal Power Station in Lagos, are currently facing gas shortages. The nation’s underutilized electricity generation capacity due to gas constraints rose to 4,284.5 megawatts on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 3,100.5MW on April 5, it was gathered. The situation was recently […]

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Egbeda

Vigilante group arrests three armed bandits

Three armed bandits were at the weekend arrested by the anti-robbery squad of the Lagos State Command of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN). According to a release from Lagos command of VGN signed by its PRO, Remi Aderibigbe, the culprits, Kingsley, Michael and Odor and their accomplices, were nabbed in their hideout, at Number […]

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I made N10, 000 daily for carrying robbers – Okada rider

Twenty-year-old Oluwole Sunday is not your average commercial motorcyclist. In fact, the only thing “commercial” about his okada business is that while other okada riders transport members of the public from one point to another in the Lagos metropolis, he made his money by transporting robbers on their daily operations. But that didn’t last. His […]

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I made N10, 000 daily for carrying robbers – Okada rider – Punch …

Twenty-year-old Oluwole Sunday is not your average commercial motorcyclist. In fact, the only thing “commercial” about his okada business is that while other okada riders transport members of the public from one point to another in the Lagos metropolis, he made his money by transporting robbers on their daily operations. But that didn’t last. His […]

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Man dies after vehicle skids into river

– A man has been reported dead after his vehicle plunged into a river in Lagos – The accident was attributed to over speeding as the driver could not control the vehicle A lifeless body of a man identified as Seun has been reportedly fished out from Majidun river in Ikorodu area of Lagos state. […]

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‘Two robbers killed, 15 others arrested in Lagos’

At least two armed robbers have been killed and 15 others arrested in the last seven days across Lagos. The state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, disclosed this to journalists at the command’s headquarters in Ikeja. According to Owoseni, the suspects, who rode on motorcycles and waylaid bank customers, were nabbed at Festac, Egbeda and […]

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I wanted to save my sick daughter, says robbery, rape suspect – The …

A father of two arrested for allegedly luring women through social media to rob and rape them has said he took to the act to raise money for his daughter’s treatment. The suspect, Oluwole Falushe, was arrested by operatives of the FESTAC Police Division on Monday while attempting to rob, rape another victim. Falushe, who […]

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Jegede’s choice in line with Ondo’s rotational system

| August 28, 2016

A pressure group, Ondo Continuity Group, OCG, at the weekend rose in defence of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, saying his choice is in line with the original zoning formula that has existed since the colonial era. The group in a press statement by its chairman, Prince Kayode […]

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Pensioners Shun Osun 25th Anniversary, Protest Unpaid Gratuities

| August 28, 2016

Some pensioners in Osun State on Saturday refused to participate in the 25th Anniversary celebration of the state and instead took to the street in protest, calling for the payment of gratuities to retirees of 2011-2012 and an end to half payment of pensions to the retirees in the state. The pensioners, under the forum […]

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Lassa Fever: Ondo State Begin Sensitisation Programme

| August 28, 2016

The Ondo State government has commenced a sensitisation programme on Lassa Fever for health workers in the state. The state’s Ministry of Health started the awareness programme on Friday, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the viral disease in the state. In a chat with reporters, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dayo […]

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