St Anne’s School, Ibadan: The First Girls Secondary School In Nigeria Celebrates 150 years
St. Anne’s School, Ibadan is an amalgamation of two schools which were founded by the CMS mission for the education of the Girl child. CMS Girls Seminary, Lagos was founded in 1869 to provide secondary education, for the first time in the country, for the Girl child. The 1870 prospectus of the school stated as…
FG suspends 2019 teachers professional qualifying exam in Ibadan
The Federal Government has suspended the 2019 Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) for teachers at the Ibadan CBT centre following alleged unruly behaviour of the candidates.
Oyo impounds 50 trailers in Ibadan for flouting traffic rules
In a move aimed at sanitizing Oyo State highways and ensuring the free flow of traffic, the chairman, Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency (OYRTMA), Dr. Akin Fagbemi, yesterday led officers of the agency to impound 50 vehicles at the popular Iwo Road, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ibadan, the state capital.
Court seizes N315 million, hotel from NIMASA ex-DG, Invictus
The Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday ordered the forfeiture of N280,555,010.65 “warehoused” in the bank accounts of Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited.
I won’t interfere in Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system – Makinde
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday promised not to interfere in the Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system, but work to achieve its desired goals.
I killed 15 women in seven states, Rivers serial killer says in fresh confession
Fresh revelation has emerged of how Gracious David-West, the Port Harcourt serial killer arrested by the police last week, allegedly murdered 15 women across seven states. He had earlier claimed that he killed seven women in Lagos, Rivers and Imo states.
EFCC arrests bank employee for allegedly stealing N137m
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, has arrested a sales agent of a new generation bank for allegedly stealing N137 million belonging to a customer.
Ex-Unilorin, Adeniyi VC dies at 95
The fourth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Adeoye Adeniyi is dead. Adeniyi was aged 95.
Bishop Francis Wale Oke clocks 63
The founder and Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church worldwide, Francis Wale Oke is 63 years old, today. Oke, who is also the President of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries and Chancellor of the Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Oyo State, was born on Saturday, September 8, 1956, in Kasumu village, Ibadan. As a University…
School imposes ban on sporting activities
The management of the Polytechnic, Ibadan has banned sporting activities on its campuses. The school in a statement from the directorate of students’ affairs said its decision to ban sporting activities was as a result of the security situation in the institution.
Zenith Women’s Basketball League restarts September 7
Zenith National Women’s Basketball League, which went on a break after the first round hostilities, resumes this weekend in four centres nationwide, the organisers have announced.