Tag: Oyo State

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July 11, 2013

Man murders 85-year-old observing Ramadan night prayer over food (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu A young man in Oyo State has been accused of beating an 85-year-old man to death on ...

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July 3, 2013

“They shot us one by one”: Ibadan traders narrate how they were attacked by Boko Haram in Borno (PHOTO)

by Rachel Ogbu There was chaos at the Bodija Market in Ibadan, Oyo State on Tuesday the bodies of 10 ...

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June 11, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: Oyo state, 2 jesters and their knight in shining armour (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi However, I congratulate the sophisticated people of Oyo for seeing the light, kicking out the colony of ...

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May 23, 2013

Oyo students get their groove back: State re-introduces scholarship awards after 28 years

by Rachel Ogbu Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has presented scholarship awards worth N100m to some students of the state. ...

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April 8, 2013

A tale of sugar, a truck, and a baton: Lawyer accuses policewoman of assault in Ibadan

by Isi Esene A lawyer, Demilade Olaniyan, has narrated how a policewoman, Sola Olanrewaju, and her colleagues at Kajorepo Police ...

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March 3, 2013

Strange love: “It was a mistake” – Wife pleads for husband who shot her in the buttocks (VIEWER DISCRETION)

by Isi Esene A security guard, Wasiu Waheed was recently held by the police at Apete Community in Ibadan, Oyo ...

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January 31, 2013

Oyo to sanction schools for poor exam results

by Rachel Ogbu Students and their teachers will have to seat up in Oyo State as the government on Wednesday ...

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January 6, 2013

Man hands suicide note to daughter, 10, then hangs himself in Oyo

by Isi Esene Residents of Idi Oro,  Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State were shocked yesterday when news ...

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January 5, 2013

They are corrupting our children: Oyo moves to remove brothels from residential areas

by Funso Ajewole The Oyo State government has started a clamp down on brothels operating in residential areas to curb ...

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December 22, 2012

Ex-governor Rotimi’s wife, Titilayo, regains freedom from abductors

by Akan Ido Titilayo, wife of Brig. Gen. Oluwole Rotimi (retd.), who was abducted two weeks ago by unknown gunmen ...

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December 9, 2012

TRAGIC PHOTOS: 4 university students die in car crash

by Isi Esene There are reports that four students said to be of Lead City University, a private university in ...

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November 12, 2012

Opinion: Lam Adesina’s place in political history

by Demola Rewaju Nothing can however diminish the greatness of Alhaji Lamidi Adesina or erode his achievements. Incidentally, I was ...

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November 11, 2012

Lam Adesina, former Oyo governor, is dead

by Isi Esene Multiple sources are reporting the death of the former governor of Oyo State, Lam Adesina. Adesina was ...

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November 6, 2012

Public disgrace: Gov. Ajimobi sacks 3 commissioners for ineffectiveness

by Isi Esene Governor Abiola Ajimobi yesterday sacked three commissioners from his cabinet for their “ineffectiveness”. The dropped commissioners are ...

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November 1, 2012

TICKER: Tribune sacks 160 workers

There has been a mass sack of workers at the African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) PLC,  publishers of the Tribune ...

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October 30, 2012

Victim blaming: Parents of 6-year-old rape victim charged for “parental duty neglect”

by Isi Esene In Oyo State, Sikiru Adebayo and his wife, Fatimo, were yesterday arraigned before an Oyo Magistrates Court ...

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October 19, 2012

Vegas comes to Oyo: Students clash in Ibadan over gambling

by Isi Esene Several students were injured and properties vandalized on Thursday when students of Government College, Ibadan (GCI) and ...

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August 6, 2012

Tragedy strikes again: 5-year-old girl dies in a petrol tanker accident

by Isi Esene A five-year-old girl died yesterday on Iwo Road, Ibadan, when a bus she was riding in drove ...

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August 4, 2012

Horror: 21-year-old lady tied and burnt to death by aggrieved lover

by Isi Esene Tolu Esuola, a 21-year-old lady was recently found tied to a bed and burnt to death in ...

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July 25, 2012

Brutality: Student sues Police IG for N100m

by Isi Esene Mr. Adebayo Olaide is suing the Inspector General of Police, a policeman, Mr. Mukaila Gujuba, and three ...

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July 20, 2012

Oyo Speaker rains curses on Facebook detractors

by Isi Esene The training programme organized in London for the wives of Oyo State legislators has attracted lots of ...

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July 19, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Oyo State legislators’ wives in UK for husband support training

The above picture is indeed, curious as it sounds, a group of wives of Oyo State legislators at Custom House ...

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March 29, 2012

No, thank you: Oyo state workers reject new salary scale, continue strike

by Lekan Olanrewaju Civil servants in Oyo state on Tuesday announced that the indefinite strike they are currently on will continue. ...

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