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Residents blame churches as robbers raid 20 houses in Ibadan …

Some suspected armed robbers numbering about twenty-five on Friday night stormed Ekerin, Araunsan, Fatokun and Bako communities in Omi-Adio area of Ibadan, the Oyo state and raided about twenty houses where they carted away property, including phones, laptops, jewelries and cash. DAILY POST learnt that some residents of the communities …

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Army trains troops for combat proficiency competition

By Ola Ajayi IBADAN — IN order to prepare its troops for the forthcoming combat proficiency competition, the 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Odogbo, Ibadan has organised an inter brigade quarter guard competition for formations under its jurisdictions as a prelude to the competition. Recruits undergo training at the …

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Oyo rehabilitates dam to end frightening flooding in Ibadan, enhance water supply

The Governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, stated this at a ceremony to flag off the rehabilitation project, held at the premises of the dam in Eleyele, Ido Local Government Area, Ibadan on Friday. Culled from :Here

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The Challenge Before December Deadline For Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

As the contractor, CCECC race to beat the December 2018 deadline set by the minister of transportation for the completion of Lagos-Ibadan rail projects, MARK ITSIBOR takes a look at the matters arising from the compressed delivery period. The construction work on the 156.65km Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project located …

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As FG Shrinks the Completion Time for Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

Africa needs rail infrastructure With the completion date for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project slashed from three years to a year and half, Sunday Okobi posits that the contractor stands to gain if quality is not compromised The construction work on the 156.65 kilometres Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project is progressing …

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Mogajis warn detractors against creating tension in Ibadan

A group of local chiefs under the aegis of Ibadan Authentic Mogajis on Wednesday warned individuals and group of persons against inciting authorities against any of their members for peace to continue to reign in the land. They made their position known in a  press statement jointly signed by executives …

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The Polytechnic Ibadan warns against indecent dressing

THE rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Professor Olatunde Fawole, has warned students of the institution against all forms of inappropriate dressing. He emphasised that the institution would not compromise its hard-earned impressive image for damaging misconduct from any student. Fawole gave the warning in his address at the 2017/2018 matriculation …

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New Ibadan king’s twin children kidnapped

By Ola Ajayi Ibadan—Two children of one of the  new kings installed by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi,  Oba Lekan Balogun, were yesterday abducted at the  Akobo residence of the Olubadan of Ibadanland. The distraught father of the twins, High Chief Balogun, was not available for comment but the mother of …

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Lagos-Ibadan rail line: Challenges, prospects

Creating an alternative means of transportation by providing fund and putting in place programmes aimed at reviving the rail sector across the country is the quest of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. But the completion of one of such rail projects — the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail estimated to cost $1.5 …

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