Tag: Ibadan

President Buhari Condemn Ethnic Attacks

AMT Tanimu- February 15, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his government will protect all religious and ethnic groups, whether majority or minority in line with its responsibility under ... Read More

Court dissolves 14-yr-old marriage over wife’s attempt to poison husband

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2020

A Customary Court sitting at Mapo in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved the 14-year-old marriage between one Dauda Saliman and his estranged wife, Amina over her ... Read More

I Received N500, Food for Killing 6 Persons in Ibadan — Suspect

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2020

One of the three suspects linked with serial killings in Akinyele area of Ibadan has said that he got N500 and food for each of ... Read More

”I made a terrible mistake marrying my husband” – Woman tells court.

Abdul Jimoh- February 28, 2020

A mother of two,  Ariyike Adeyemi, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that she made a terrible mistake marrying her  husband, Adekunle. In her ... Read More

Court remands man for allegedly defiling 8-year-old daughter

Abdul Jimoh- February 27, 2020

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan, ordered that a 50-year-old man, Amuda Yussuf, who allegedly defiled his eight-year-old daughter, be remanded in a correctional ... Read More

NAFDAC to ban Paraquat, Atrazine products in Nigeria

admin- June 21, 2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will soon ban the use of Paraquat and Atrazine products by farmers. ... Read More

Osinbajo meets Hausa community leader in Lagos

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 23, 2018

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday took his door-to-door campaign to the Hausa community leader of Agege, Alhaji Musa Dogonkadai. The leader, who ... Read More

Lagos-Ibadan rail can run on electric in future (Video)

admin- November 9, 2018

Nigeria Railway Corporation The ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project can be converted to electric train in future, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has assured ... Read More

Jide Kosoko, “Kanran’’ others mourn Ace Yoruba comedian, “Baba Sala’’

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 8, 2018

Veteran Nollywood Jide Kosoko and some actors on Monday mourned the late Veteran Comedian and sitcom, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, popularly known as “ Baba Sala” ... Read More

Why We Closed Obasanjo’s Farms – Official

Abdul Jimoh- September 20, 2018

The Chairman, Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue, Mr Bicci Alli, has said the closure of Obasanjo farms in Ibadan was not politically motivated as ... Read More

Court Dissolves 6 Year Old Marriage Over Child Abuse

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2018

The President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Chief Ademola Odunade,  on Tuesday dissolved the six-year-old marriage between one Femi James and his wife, ... Read More

My Wife’s Promiscuity Has No Bound – Man Tells Court

Abdul Jimoh- August 29, 2018

A 49-year-old man, Gbenga Olomilua, has urged a Grade C Customary Court sitting at Inanlende, Ibadan, to uphold the divorce request of his wife, Rashidat, ... Read More

No Muslim in Hijab was Denied Registration During The CVR in Oyo – REC

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2018

Mr. Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State,  said no female Muslim in hijab or purdah was denied registration since the commencement ... Read More

Chairman Punch, Gbadebowale Aboderin Dies

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne  Aboderin, the chairman of Punch newspapers is dead. He was 60 years old. His death was announced today by the newspaper. The ... Read More

Politics: 7 parties to contest in Oyo constituency by-election – INEC

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says seven political parties have been cleared to participate in the Ibarapa State Constituency by-election billed for Saturday. Mr. Mutiu ... Read More

LG Poll: Group urges Oyo APC members to ensure rancour-free primaries

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 6, 2018

A group, Ajimobi Forum for Good Governance (AFOGG), has urged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state to support the party leadership ... Read More

Wife Denied Sex For 3 Years Gets Reprieve

Abdul Jimoh- January 18, 2018

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved a 12-year-old marriage due to irreconcilable differences between the couple. The case was instituted ... Read More

NiMet Warns Air Travelers, Road Users, Others About Effects Of Harmattan

Abdul Jimoh- December 27, 2017

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has advised air travelers, road users and the public to exercise caution in their operations to avoid negative effect of ... Read More

Magistrates Work Under Deplorable Conditions, Association Says

Henry Solomon- November 1, 2017

Magistrates handle 80 percent of court cases in Nigeria, but they work under very deplorable conditions, Mr. Saidu Umar, the National President, Magistrates’ Association of ... Read More

N177m Fraud: Ex-IART D-G, Ogubodede, Bags 40 Years Jail Term

Abdul Jimoh- October 3, 2017

Fraudster Bags 7 years for Criminal Conspiracy and Forgery The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 secured the conviction and ... Read More