Ibadan

Julius Berger steps up work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, the contractor handling Section One of the reconstruction of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway project, has begun the installation of expansion joints on the popular “Long Bridge”. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents, who took a trip on Section One yesterday, observed that work was ongoing on the Lagos bound carriageway of the […]

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Ibadan Poly students risk expulsion over indecent dressing

The management of the Polytechnic Ibadan has vowed to suspend or totally expel any student who is found guilty of violating the institution’s dress code. The Rector of the institution, Professor Olatunde Fawole made this submission on Wednesday during the 2016/2017 matriculation ceremony for newly admitted National Diploma and Higher National Diploma students of the […]

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Firm Begins Work On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc,  the contractor handling Section One of the reconstruction of the Lagos/Ibadan expressway project, has commenced the installation of expansion joints on the popular ‘Long Bridge,’ on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Newsmen who took a trip on section one of the ongoing reconstruction of the expressway project on Sunday, observed that construction works […]

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Lagos La Mansuri, Ibadan Oluyole Open Hostilities in Low Cup

Lagos STL 57 celebrating their triumph in the Silver Cup of the 2017 NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament…last weekend. Hostilities begin today in the final week of the tournament 2017 NPA LAGOS POLO  Race for the prestigious Majekodunmi Cup starts Wednesday After an enthralling first week capped by the emergence of Leighton Kings and STL […]

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Agriculture college Ibadan on strike over suspension of lecturers

Academic activities were on Tuesday paralysed at the Federal College of Agriculture (FCA), Ibadan, Oyo state, as some members of staff embarked on a protest demanding reinstatement of four of their suspended colleagues. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the institution’s major gates were locked, hindering workers, students and members of the public […]

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Ibadan Disco Blames Inadequate Prepaid Meters on Scarcity of …

Ejiofor Alike The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has blamed the inadequate number of prepaid meters in its franchise areas on scarcity of foreign exchange in the country. Reacting to a recent protest by some Ogun residents, who were aggrieved over the unavailability of prepaid meters, crazy billing and erratic power supply in their area, […]

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Ogbomosho

LAUTECH Reopens: Preventing Recurrence Of Crisis

As LAUTECH reopens, both the owner states and the school authorities should learn from how the crisis started and prevent a recurrence By Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso is to reopen as its lecturers have suspended their eight- month strike. In a statement on 22 February in Ogbomoso, Dr Biodun Olaniran, […]

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Oyo community to govt: fix our road

The residents and business owners of Oniyeye, Alao-Akala Way, Okebadan Estate in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State have appealed to the local and state governments to assist in fixing their road. They said the road was a death trap because it was full of potholes and many portions had been washed away by […]

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Minister charges Oyo rice farmers on output

The Minster for Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has urged farmers in Oyo State to set the pace by increasing rice production, packaging and branding for quality export. Speaking at the launching of the dry season farming by FADAMA rice farmers in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, the minister, who was represented by Dr. Oyeleke Abdulrazaq, charged the […]

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Collegiate system: Will S/West APC get it right?

In this report, Group Politics Editor, TAIWO ADISA and Deputy Editor, SAM NWAOKO, write on the proposed adoption of the collegiate system in running the affairs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West geopolitical zone.   LEADERS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West geopolitical zone recently met in Ibadan, the […]

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Minister charges Oyo rice farmers on output

The Minster for Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has urged farmers in Oyo State to set the pace by increasing rice production, packaging and branding in the State for quality export. Speaking at the launching of dry season farming by FADAMA rice farmers in Ogbomosho, Oyo State on Friday, Ogbeh, represented by Dr. Oyeleke Abdulrazaq, also […]

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Collegiate system: Will S/West APC get it right? – Tribune

In this report, Group Politics Editor, TAIWO ADISA and Deputy Editor, SAM NWAOKO, write on the proposed adoption of the collegiate system in running the affairs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West geopolitical zone.   LEADERS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West geopolitical zone recently met in Ibadan, the […]

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Akinyele

Run the Jewels Metropolis, Montreal QC, February 21

If three unimpeachable albums, heaps of accolades and appearances on CNN(!) have taught us anything in the four years since Killer Mike and El-P started their magical late career run, it’s that Run the Jewels can cut through bullshit like a hot knife through butter. Fittingly then, Tuesday night’s (February 21) scorching performance began with […]

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Run The Jewels on tour, played Chicago (pics), featured in ‘Silicon …

El-P and Killer Mike released the third Run the Jewels album as a surprise Christmas gift (read our review), and they’re now on tour in support of it. It’s a pretty stacked bill, with The Gaslamp Killer, Gangsta Boo, Nick Hook and Cuz opening. We just caught the tour at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom on Friday […]

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Aviation Minister, Sirika, Wins Kwame Nkrumah Award | – Leadership

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Civil Rights Icon Malcolm X Remembered at Real Talk Thursdays

NEWARK, NJ – On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School is sponsoring a free program this Thursday called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ.  They are calling on the community to pack Weequahic High School’s auditorium at 279 Chancellor Avenue, Newark, […]

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Run the Jewels seized their moment at Danforth Music Hall

by Kevin Ritchie February 20, 2017 3:05 PM Culled from :Here

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Run The Jewels on tour, played Chicago (pics), featured in ‘Silicon Valley’ trailer

El-P and Killer Mike released the third Run the Jewels album as a surprise Christmas gift (read our review), and they’re now on tour in support of it. It’s a pretty stacked bill, with The Gaslamp Killer, Gangsta Boo, Nick Hook and Cuz opening. We just caught the tour at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom on Friday […]

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Itesiwaju

Teaching in the age of communication technology

Without a doubt, teachers are pretty important to the society. Teachers hold the key to the future since they help to mould future leaders. They don’t just teach, they are critical personalities who nurture the young folks to understand the world and to understand themselves. Evidence shows that teachers, their professional knowledge and skills are […]

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Shun acts that can breed disunity, criss, tells Christians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting avoidable crisis. The Governor, who spoke at the 2017 Inter-Denominational Divine Service organised by the Christian Association of […]

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Ambode to Christians: Shun acts that can breed disunity, crisis

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting avoidable crisis. The Governor spoke at the 2017 Inter-Denominational Divine Service organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria […]

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Shun acts that breed disunity, crisis, Ambode charges Christians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting avoidable crisis. The Governor, who spoke at the 2017 Inter-Denominational Divine Service organised by the Christian Association of […]

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Nests of CRIME

LAGOS is famously and fondly referred to as a city of wisdom. It was generally believed by many among the older generation that any resident of Lagos who is not wise can never be wise, no matter where such person lives in the world. For all Nigerians of the early post-independence generation, it was the […]

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Teaching in the age of communication technology

Without a doubt, teachers are pretty important to the society. Teachers hold the key to the future since they help to mould future leaders. They don’t just teach, they are critical personalities who nurture the young folks to mature, to understand the world and to understand themselves. Evidence shows that teachers, their professional knowledge and […]

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Olorunsogo

Cleric denies assault over land dispute

An Ado-Ekiti based Muslim cleric, Alhaji Abdul Rahman Sanusi, has denied complicity in assault, damages and stealing over a land dispute with a couple which landed him in prison in December last year. Sanusi, who is Ekiti State Amir I Ulama (commander of Muslims and Alfas in Ekiti), spoke with our reporter on Sunday. He […]

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Fashola Blames Poor Power Generation On Vandalism • Channels …

The Minister Of Power, Works And Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has blamed Nigeria’s recent drop in power generation, on acts of vandalism on the gas pipelines at the Ihovbor Power Plant in Edo state. Mr Fashola made the claims during an inspection of the 14 km Benin-Lokoja road reconstruction project at the Aduwawa axis in Benin […]

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Commission to conduct biometric based census in 2018

Begins enumeration in seven states The National Population Commission (NPC) has said it would conduct biometric based census in 2018 to eliminate human elements. It said the process was capable of detecting errors and prevent manipulation of the pigeons during the exercise. Federal Commissioner the NPC in Gombe, Mohammed Bala Magaji, made this known while […]

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Fashola Blames Poor Power Generation On Vandalism

The Minister Of Power, Works And Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has blamed Nigeria’s recent drop in power generation, on acts of vandalism on the gas pipelines at the Ihovbor Power Plant in Edo state. Mr Fashola made the claims during an inspection of the 14 km Benin-Lokoja road reconstruction project at the Aduwawa axis in Benin […]

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Waiting on Discos to Validate MDAs’ Debts

The Federal Government wants the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to submit records of debt owed them for electricity supplied to its ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the past. It said only this would facilitate repayments to them, but only four of the Discos have responded, prompting the issuance of a time limit to […]

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Gov Ajimobi Tasks NPC On Error-free 2018 Census

The Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has enjoined the National Population Commission (NPC) to take note of the peculiar nature of the rural communities and ensure that necessary modalities are put in place to guarantee an objective and fair 2018 census. Adding that any error will undermine the integrity of the exercise. This declaration was […]

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Egbeda

Oyo workers, pensioners threaten industrial action

WORKERS and pensioners paid by the Oyo State Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters have threatened to embark on industrial action if the ministry continued to delay payment of salaries/pensions until about two or three months after the state had received federal allocation. The workers/pensioners gathered on the platforms of Nigeria Union of Pensioners […]

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Oyo workers, pensioners threaten industrial action – Tribune

WORKERS and pensioners paid by the Oyo State Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters have threatened to embark on industrial action if the ministry continued to delay payment of salaries/pensions until about two or three months after the state had received federal allocation. The workers/pensioners gathered on the platforms of Nigeria Union of Pensioners […]

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Cult Attacks: Residents Flee Rivers Community …Two Killed

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike with his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom -Wike, during The Sun Governor of the Year Award ceremony in Lagos, last Saturday Many families and residents of Egbeda Community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State have fled the community, following last Thursday’s attacks by unknown gunmen suspected to […]

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Niyola Gives Lucky Fan Sexy Lap Dance at Eargasm Concert …

R ‘n’ B singer Niyola made a daring move that caused several men to drool and go green with envy at the recently concluded ‘Eargasm’ concert which held on the 11th of February, 2017 at EKO Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Niyola opened her performance with a number of songs; singing with a live […]

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Niyola Gives Lucky Fan Sexy Lap Dance at Eargasm Concert

R ‘n’ B singer Niyola made a daring move that caused several men to drool and go green with envy at the recently concluded ‘Eargasm’ concert which held on the 11th of February, 2017 at EKO Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Niyola opened her performance with a number of songs; singing with a live […]

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Cultists behead five persons in Rivers community

By Davies Iheamnachor AT least five persons have been beheaded in Egbeda community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State as two rival cult gangs engaged in battle of supremacy. A source in the community told Saturday Vanguard that the members of Icelanders cult and Deygbam have been locked in crisis. The source, who […]

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Mimiko Appoints Rector For Rufus Giwa Polytechnic

| February 23, 2017

The Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko,  has confirmed the appointment of Mr Idowu Ologunagba, as the substantive rector of the state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. The Secretary to the State Government, Aderotimi Adelola, in a statement said Ologunagba’s appointment was with immediate effect. He urged the new rector to continue with his developmental strides to […]

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Ogun leads as NECO releases Nov/Dec 2016 SSCE results

| February 23, 2017

 The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the November/December 2016 Senior School Certificate Examinations results with Ogun state topping the performance chart. Addressing Journalists at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, the Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, said the release of the results barely 60 days after the exams were conducted, was […]

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Ondo Accountant General ‘evading’ outgoing governor, Mimiko’s financial requests

| February 23, 2017

Labour unions in Ondo State on Monday urged the state’s Accountant-General, Laolu Akindolire, to stop further release of funds to the government of Governor Olusegun Mimiko, whose tenure expires on Friday this week. The letter, addressed to the Accountant-General, was signed by the chairman of the Joint Negotiating Council, JNC, Sunday Adeleye, his Nigeria Labour […]

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