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    TheCable, PT reporters ‘almost mobbed’ in Ibadan

TheCable, PT reporters ‘almost mobbed’ in Ibadan

TheCable reporter, Ibrahim Alawode and Michael Abimboye of Premium Times would have been mobbed while covering the governorship election in Ibadan, Oyo state, were it not for the intervention of an INEC official."At Otun Agbaakin polling unit, Akinyele LGA, two of us were almost lynched," Alawode said."We had approached the presiding officer to ask him some questions but he was unwilling to [...]

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    Abimbola confirmed as Oyo chief judge

Abimbola confirmed as Oyo chief judge

The Oyo state house of assembly has confirmed Ladipo Abimbola as the substantive chief judge of the state.Abimbola has been in acting capacity since August 6, 2014 when Badejoko Adeniji, his predecessor retired.The confirmation of his appointment came at a plenary presided over by Monsurat Sunmonu, the speaker of the house.Azeez Adesope, the chairman committee on petitions and judiciary had [...]

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    ASSAN UI honours oldest Nigerian animal scientist   

ASSAN UI honours oldest Nigerian animal scientist  

The executive council of the Animal Science Student Association of Nigeria (ASSAN), University of Ibadan (UI) chapter, is set for a personality lecture in honour of Professor Gabriel Mojisola Babatunde, the oldest animal scientist in the country.Themed Animal Science: Prospects and Opportunities, the lecture will hold on September 29, 2014, at first bank building, faculty of agriculture and forestry, University of [...]

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    Alao-Akala to declare gov interest on Thursday

Alao-Akala to declare gov interest on Thursday

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala will formally declare his bid to return to the Oyo state government house in 2015.Alao-Akala, who lost his re election bid to incumbent Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2011, told journalists that he would make his intention known at a forum billed for the  watershed events centre in Ibadan, the state capital.Alao-Akala, an [...]

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    LAUTECH hospital procures N5m kits for Ebola

LAUTECH hospital procures N5m kits for Ebola

Prof.  Femi  Fadiora, the Chief Medical Director, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital,  Osogbo,  says  the hospital has procured kits  worth N5 million to protect  its personnel against the Ebola Virus Disease.Fadiora,  who spoke with NAN in Osogbo on Monday, said procurement of  kits would be a continuous exercise.He said it was the tradition of the  hospital  to be  proactive in the handling [...]

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    ‘OneLife’ for oil, more lives for agriculture

‘OneLife’ for oil, more lives for agriculture

In a bid to lessen the dependency on oil and boost agricultural development in the country, OneLife Initiative for Human Development, a non-governmental social enterprise based in Ibadan, Oyo state, recently embarked on an IFDC/2Scale project aimed at improving maize production.Held in collaboration with Ogbomoso Ise Oluwa Ni Farmers’ Multipurpose Cooperative Limited and Oyo Maize Farmers Group, the project, partly funded by the International Fertilizer Development [...]

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    Alaafin congratulates new Oyo Correspondents’ Chapel executives

Alaafin congratulates new Oyo Correspondents’ Chapel executives

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, on Tuesday congratulated the new executive council of the Oyo State Correspondents' Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).The monarch, in a letter addressed to the newly elected Chapel Chairman, Mr Ola Ajayi , pledged the support of the traditional institution to the new leadership of the chapel.The monarch pledged that [...]

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    Beer to put fashion designer’s marriage asunder

Beer to put fashion designer’s marriage asunder

A fashion designer, Mrs Tawa Yusuf, on Thursday asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her marriage to her husband, Gafar, over the latter’s addiction to alcohol.NAN reports that the petitioner, who resides at Idikan area of Ibadan, told the court that her husband had become addicted to alcohol and battered her.“Whenever he finishes taking his beer, he [...]

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