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Workers drag tobacco firm to industrial court in Ibadan over alleged inhuman treatment

Justice Faustina Iyabode Kola-Olalere of the National Industrial Court, Ibadan Division has adjourned a compensation suit filed by four former workers of the British American Tobacco Company, BATCO till January 21, 2018. The suit also joined the National Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF as co-defendants in their suits which were …

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Ibadan agog for Racket Festival

THE second edition of Mama Tunde Alaso under-16 and 19 racket festival began yesterday at the Ibadan Recreation Club and the Lekan Salami Sports complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, simultaneously. According to the spokesperson of the Oyo State Squash Association, Kayode Ayeni, the festival will have squash, badminton and lawn tennis players …

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Lagos-Ibadan expressway tragedy and the ’ember’ months’ myth

According to reports, five persons died and many others were seriously injured in an early morning compound road mishap at the famous Kara Bridge, just by the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Viewing the gory scene of the tragic event through various media platforms was quite distressing. Three of …

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Muslim cleric, 2 others nabbed with 2 fresh human heads, legs in …

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested an Islamic cleric and two others (Names withheld) in possession of two fresh human heads and legs. The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, presented the suspects to newsmen in Ibadan on Wednesday. Odude said that the suspects confessed to have severed the …

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Thirtytwo FM 94.9 makes debut in Ibadan

Nigeria’s first comedy-themed radio station, thirtytwo FM, has launched in Ibadan, Oyo State. It is designed to create and broadcast unique, provocative, entertaining, no-holds-barred humorous content and programmes. According to a statement, a number of comedians have been signed up to host shows on the station, including Woli Agba, humourously …

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Guinness Takes Its Fanzone Experience To Ibadan

English Premier League lovers in Ibadan were treated to an exciting “Fanzone” experience on Saturday 18th November, for the screening of the highly anticipated Arsenal V Tottenham HotSpur match. Football fans experienced an incredible evening complete with live commentary from Hakeem Lawal, Oluwafemi Aliu and Demola Adedeji of Naija FM. …

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Muslim cleric, two others nabbed with human heads, legs in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested an Islamic cleric and two others for being in possession of two fresh human heads and legs. The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, presented the suspects to newsmen in Ibadan on Wednesday. Odude said that the suspects confessed to have severed the …

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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Tragedy And The ‘Ember’ Months’ Myth

Accident along Lagos-Ibadan expressway Tayo Ogunbiyi According to reports, five persons died and many others were seriously injured in an early morning compound road mishap at the famous Kara Bridge, just by the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Viewing the gory scene of the tragic event through various media …

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Man to undergo community service for stealing mosquito nets in Ibadan

A Mapo Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday jailed a 20-year-old man, Olalekan Adebisi, for six months for stealing 50 pieces of mosquito nets. Senior Magistrate, Mrs Mercy Aderounmu, who handed down the judgement noted that the accused had already spent five months in …

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