• 6 Arrested Over Army Colonel’s Death

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    Nigeria Army has arrested six people over the alleged murder of  former Commandant, Command Secondary School, Apata Ibadan, Colonel Anthony Ekor Okeyim. After successful investigation into the death of  former Commandant, the Nigerian Army 2 Division, Odogbo Cantonment yesterday paraded six man- gang who allegedly killed the Army officer. The suspects, who were paraded at…

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  • I’ll Not Interfere In LG Election – Ajimobi

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    Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has allayed the fears of some members of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) over the local government election slated for next month. The governor had at different fora assured all aspirants for councillorship and chairmanship positions and other party members in the state that he would adhere strictly…

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    Oyo To Empower 717 Rice, Cassava Farmers

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    The Oyo State government is set to empower 717 cassava and rice producer under the state’s funded Anchor Borrower’s programme. The state commissioner for Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, Barrister Oyewole Oyewumi said 450 cassava  producer and another 267 farmers would be engaged. Oyewumi said that the empowerment would improve economic activities in the…

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  • APC S/West Leaders Harp On Good Governance

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    The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South West on Thursday said it has resolved to work for good governance in the best interest of the country. The meeting which had the APC governors from the zone and members of the National Assembly in attendance also added that all issues affecting the…

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  • Adequate Education Funding Brings Unprecedented Development – UI VC

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    The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka has yesterday called for better funding of the education sector, saying that it will be difficult for Nigeria to make appreciable progress without adequate funding of Education. Olayinka said  proper funding of the sector will give Nigeria unprecedented development. He argued that without adequate investment in…

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  • Stop Parading Yourself As Traditional Chief, Oyo Govt Warns Prince Bashiru Adesina

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    Oyo State government on Monday warned an alleged self-acclaimed Baale of Ejioku, Prince Bashiru Adesina to desist from parading himself in such capacity, having failed to secure the approval of the Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Bimbo Kolade in a statement in Ibadan said this was…

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    LAUTECH Students Reject N350,000 Tuition Fee Hike

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    Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State on Monday protested against the proposed plan by the owner states to increase the tuition fee by 65 and 75 per cent for indigenes and non-indigenes respectively. The placards carrying students who in their hundreds stormed major streets in Ibadan also called on…

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