A branch of multinational shopping mall, Shoprite in Ibadan incurred heavy losses on the popular Black Friday following a massive intrusion of miscreants who smartly looted commodities.
A popular comedian in Ibadan, Oyo State named Mc Kwamz has reported the uncontrolled stealing by indigenes of Ibadan at a branch of Shoprite on Black Friday which took place across the world on the 25th of November, 2016.
Black Friday affords prospective customers to purchase goods at relatively low prices. This prompted buyers to […]
The Premierof Old Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi; and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu, were on Friday, awarded for their tremendous contributions to improving the wellbeing of the people of the South West.
The honour conferred upon the recipients in Ibadan by an Ibadan private radio station, Impact Business Radio, saw Chief Awolowo receiving the Yoruba legend award for his pioneering feats across different sectors, […]
A former youth corper has traveled on his bicycle all the way from Ibadan to Makurdi to present his certificate to the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom.
A graduate of Statistics from the prestigious Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Benue State, Ahungwa Sekav Isaac, made history recently after he embarked on a 14 days bicycle ride back to Makurdi to present his certificate to the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom. He embarked on the trip upon completion […]
A driver of an articulated vehicle at the weekend lost control at the New Garage area of Ibadan, Oyo State, crushing no fewer than seven persons to death.
Five people also sustained life threatening injuries during the fatal auto mishap.
However, the Police Public Relations Officer for the state command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, told newsmen that only two people died, while four others sustained injuries.
One of the eyewitnesses, Lanre Agunla, told newsmen at the accident scene that the vehicle was coming from Lagos […]
Foremost entrepreneur and business guru, Aliko Dangote, has been named among three eminent Nigerians to be conferred with honorary degrees by the premier institution, the University of Ibadan.
Others to be honoured during the 68 Foundation Day ceremony climaxing the convocation ceremonies of the university on November 17, 2016 in Ibadan, according the University management are Prof. Niyi Osundare and Chief Jacob Olabode Ajao.
In a letter from the University signed by the Vice-Chancelor, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka, Aliko Dangote, GCON, who […]
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting at Ibadan on Tuesday remanded a 50- year old man, Fatai Busari, in Agodi prison for allegedly causing the death of his concubine.
Busari allegedly drank herbal aphrodisiac before having sex with 48-year-old Sadiat Adejuwon.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Abiona Richard, ordered the remand of Busari at Agodi prison, pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.
She adjourned the case till Nov. 30 for mention.
Busari of Asaka area of Ibadan was arraigned on a one- […]
Four pupils of the Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo and a driver were crushed to death in a fatal accident few kilometres away from the school gate on Sunday.
Also, five other pupils were injured in the accident.
The deceased pupils, Olubukola John, SS3; Taibat Giwa, SS3; Mojisola Ladipo, SS1; and Mariam Ibirogba, JSS 3; and those injured were returning to the school after observing mid-term break when the incident occured.
The Public Relations Officer of the college, Mr. Akin Omitade, told newsmen […]
It was gathered that the National Industrial Court in Ibadan on Monday stopped the University of Ibadan management from ejecting a sacked lecturer, Adenike Ogunshe, from her official residence, pending the determination of a suit.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ms. Ogunshe, a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, is challenging the institution and its council for the ‘unlawful’ termination of her appointment.
The institution had also directed the claimant to vacate her quarters on the institution’s […]
An unidentified woman and her child were killed when a driver lost control of an articulated vehicle at the busy Oja Oba market in Ibadan on Tuesday.
The accident occurred around 8am as traders at the popular market were opening shops while many others were waiting along the Oja Oba/Molete road to board vehicles on their way to work.
Eyewitnesses said four other persons were killed in the accident, with several others were critically injured.
Most of the affected persons were operators of […]
Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Femi Bamiro, was shot on Tuesday night in Ibadan by unknown gunmen.
Details about the incident are still sketchy, but our correspondent gathered that Bamiro was attacked around his house and shot in the leg.
He was rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, where he is said to be responding to treatment.
Bamiro was the 10th vice-chancellor of UI and a predecessor to the immediate past VC, Isaac Adewole, who is now the Minister of […]
The management of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday said it had no intention to make life unbearable for the university community through the recent screening exercise introduced at the institution’s gates.
The university’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said in Ibadan that the measure was in response to the threat by an unknown group to launch bomb attacks on its campus.
The security personnel were stationed at the entrance of the university and were searching students and visitors entering the […]