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Ibadan court dissolves 9-yr-old marriage over allegations of adultery, greed

CHIEF Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the nine-year-old marriage between one Abiodun Oduyelu and wife, Oyindolapo. In his petition, Abiodun, who resides at Samonda Estate in Ibadan,  told the court that the respondent was adulterous and greedy. “My lord, if I …

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BPE asks NERC for 14 Days to Resolve Ibadan Distribution Company Issues

By Ahamefula Ogbu   The Bureau of Public Enterprises has appealed to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) not to go ahead with an order cancelling and revoking Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), as doing so would trigger off certain provisions in the performance agreement with grave consequences to the …

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Flooding: Oyo govt. to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as  part of efforts to prevent flooding. A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision. The dredging is expected to …

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Travelscope Youth Tourism Forum holds in Ibadan July 5

The 10th edition of one of the biggest annual gathering of tourism loving youths, Travelscope Youth Tourism Hospitality Leaders Forum (YTHLF) is scheduled to hold at Banquet Hall, Jogor Centre, Ibadan, on July 5, 2018. In a release, the Managing Editor, Travelscope Magazine, Omololu Olumuyiwa disclosed that the objective of …

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Ibadan masquerade: Olubadan expresses satisfaction over …

Olubadan By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, yesterday, expressed satisfaction with the compliance to his directive banning masquerade dance in the family compounds of new kings installed by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. The monarch, in a statement by his Director of Media, Mr. Adeola …

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Flooding: Oyo government to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as part of efforts to prevent flooding. A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision. The News Agency …

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Ibadan masquerades defy Olubadan’s order, perform for Chief Lekan Balogun, others

Atipako, one of the prominent masquerades (Egungun) and other masquerades in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Wednesday performed dance for the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun and other High Chiefs despite a warning by the Olubadan of Ibadanland that none of the masquerades should perform for …

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Julius Berger assures of speedy completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

•Construction giant records N4.7b profit. Construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, has assured Nigerians of speedy completion of the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Its Managing Director, Wolfgang Goetsch, spoke yesterday in Abuja, the nation’s capital, at the company’s 48th annual general meeting (AGM). Goetsch said the company was expecting …

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Ibadan DisCo to NERC: we’ve made all outstanding payments

• Seeks directors suspension reversed The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), said it has made all outstanding payment on the N6billion loan that instigated the suspension of its directors by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). A statement by the Company Secretary, Seye Alayande , said the news …

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