Saturday, 3rd June 2023

Liberty Stadium

3 Feb
The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, made headlines in Ibadan on Thursday as he formally presented the party’s flag to several party members, including Ambassador Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo, the Ogun governorship candidate of the party; Olukayode Joshua Popoola, the Oyo governorship candidate, and Otunba Jim-Kamal for Lagos. The presentation…
30 Oct 2022
The Nigerian Export Promotion says the nation’s economy can thrive better without oil if the non-oil sector is prioritised. NEPC North Central Zonal Coordinator, Mr Samson Idowu stated this on Sunday in Jos in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
25 Oct 2021
The Federal Government will begin repair works on the roof and grasses of the main bowl of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, formerly known as Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, next week.
5 Sep 2020
When you do not know where you are coming from, how would you know where you are going? You cannot chart a course to any destination as any movement in any direction...
15 Dec 2019
Political office holders have been enjoined to always give back to the society even after leaving office.The admonition was given by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi...
5 Dec 2019
Ekiti and Kwara states have won the 2019 Chief of Naval Staff U-14 boys and U-17 girls football competition held over the weekend at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan.
16 Oct 2019
The Liberty Stadium in Ibadan, the first to be constructed in Nigeria and Africa in 1960, shot the country into the world boxing fame in 1962 when it hosted the first world boxing title fight in Africa.
2 Sep 2019
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.
19 May 2018
Were Chief Obafemi Awolowo to wake up from his place of eternal rest and see what has become of the Western Region of Nigeria, one of the places that would make him wail the loudest would be the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan.    He would wonder how a people he left, sophisticated, enlightened and largely educated, with…
6 May 2017
This past week the topic of conversation and examination for the seven parliamentarians in session on the show was of sports facilities and infrastructure in Nigeria....
1 May 2017
Nigeria’s and Africa’s best left winger of all times, Chief Francis Oladejo Fayemi, died at the age of 81 in his hometown, Ibadan, Oyo State some time ago.


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The Federal Government has banned underage children from participating in the National Common Entrance Examination for admission into the Unity Schools across the country.
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The Convoy of the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello was on Saturday blocked and attacked by people believed to be supporters of Alh. Muritala Yakubu Ajaka. The incident which occured at about 12.30 hours left many people injured.
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The Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Smart Adeyemi, says legislative experiences of President Bola Tinubu....
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Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag handed Fred a start in Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester City