Thursday, 30th November 2023


25 Oct
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday called for caution from the public following a recent attack on some of its operatives in Ibadan, Oyo State.
4 Sep
If you're ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Nigeria's culture, history, and urban life, you're in for a treat.
20 Aug
Vice President, Kashim Shettima, has described the ancient city of Ibadan as home where he learned to turn everything that comes his way into opportunity. Mr Olusola Abiola, Director, Information, Office of the Vice President, in a statement, said Shettima spoke at a wedding reception at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. The wedding…
20 Aug
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo has allayed the fears of the public over the fire outbreak that occurred in a section of the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in the early hours of yesterday.
25 Jul
Motorists and residents of Lalupon, Ejioku, Olodo Garage, and Olodo Bank along Ibadan/Iwo road were, yesterday, stranded, following the collapse of a connecting bridge during a heavy downpour on Sunday
30 May
The Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday was alleged to have raided the Ibadan home of the sacked Chairman of the Oyo State Park Management System, Mukaila Lamidi also known as Auxiliary and recovered weapons. The Police raid on Auxiliary’s home was carried out after the dissolution of the PMS committee by the Oyo state…
26 May
Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 45 alleged internet fraudsters in Ogun State. EFCC said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 in Ijebu-Ode following intelligence on their alleged fraudulent internet-related activities. Among the 45 arrested are Ogundiya Alex Olusegun, Ogunnusi Oluwaseunfunmi Akorede,…
23 May
Residents of Awodu community, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, have raised the alarm over what they described as unlawful acquisition of access road and construction of a building by an individual. 
18 Apr
Traders and residents of Ibadan and economic experts have decried rising cost of goods, especially food items, saying that the 22.04 per cent inflation rate is threatening
25 Feb
The enthusiasm of many voters who came out early on Saturday to vote is being dampened as the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have not gotten to some polling units in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State. As at 8.12 a.m. at Ward 05 Unit 25, New Bodija, voters had…
15 Feb
Angry bank customers burned tyres and blocked streets in a southwest Nigerian city on Wednesday in protests over the scarcity of naira cash, police and residents said.
8 Feb
Osinbajo to commission estate in Ibadan tomorrow


3 mins ago
Nigerian comedy maestro AY Makun and his wife, Mabel, are basking in the joy of reaching a remarkable milestone—15 years of marital bliss. The celebrated couple, known for their enduring love story, took to social media to express their gratitude and affection for each other on this special occasion. AY Makun, a prominent figure in…
16 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said every former governor and indeed any individual with corruption cases will face the anti-graft agency's investigation. The commission's zonal commander, ACE Aliyu Yunusa said this at the opening of a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised in Sokoto. Yunusa said no one is an…
21 mins ago
The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that the agency will not tolerate any sabotage of its fight against drug abuse. Marwa issued the warning on Thursday in his address at the passing out ceremony of additional 2,500 cadets of Senior Officers Basic Course…
28 mins ago
Nigerian singer Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has announced the cancellation of all his scheduled performances for December. The singer, who was set to embark on a tour of Lagos, Abuja, and Benin, cited health concerns as the reason behind the decision. "It breaks my heart to say that I won't be performing anywhere…
35 mins ago
Uncertainty hovers over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide when they meet on Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices. Amid stuttering global economic growth, analysts expect OPEC+ -- the 13 OPEC members headed by Saudi Arabia and 10 partners led by Russia -- to…
37 mins ago
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says President Bola Tinubu’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5 trillion should not fail to truly renew Nigerians’ hopes. The Southwest Zonal Secretary of the party, Mr Femi Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that there must be a departure from the non-performing budgets of…
52 mins ago
A Berlin court on Thursday ruled that the German government had failed to put forward sufficiently effective measures to meet its own climate goals in the transport and building sectors. A day before Chancellor Olaf Scholz was due to travel to the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai, the judges said in their ruling that…
54 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…
1 hour ago
Kwara Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs Opeyemi Afolashade, said the ministry evacuated 88 mentally challenged persons and beggars from the streets of Ilorin. The commissioner told newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin that this was after the general evacuation carried out by the ministry within the state capital. She said the evacuation, which held between Nov.…
1 hour ago
Trial International has spent 20 years tracking down alleged war criminals so they can be brought before courts worldwide, such as the Gambian death squad member convicted in Germany on Thursday. Under the principles of universal jurisdiction, alleged perpetrators of such crimes can be brought to trial around the world, regardless of their nationality or…