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Two Robbery Suspects Sustain Severe Injuries Attempting Escape from Court

Two robbery suspects, aged 27, suffer life-threatening injuries after leaping from a two-storey building in a bid to evade authorities at an Ibadan Magistrate Court. Held in Agodi Correctional Centre since 2023, the suspects, awaiting trial, underestimated the height of…

Man remanded for killing 70-year old in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday, remanded a 46-year-old man, Mutiu Balogun, in a correctional facility over alleged killing of a 70-year-old man. Balogun, whose address was not provided, was charged with murder. The Magistrate, Mrs Olasinmibo Sanusi-Zubair,…

Seven Dead in Ibadan-Iseyin Road Accident, FRSC Confirms

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the deaths of seven individuals in a road accident that occurred on the Ibadan-Iseyin road on Thursday evening. According to Mr. Mayowa Odewo, the Public Relations Officer of the FRSC’s Oyo Sector…

Olubadan-designate’s visit to predecessor’s family first in Ibadan history – Senator

The Olubadan-designate, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, on Monday, visited the Aliiwo family compound of the late Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, where he paid glowing tributes to the late monarch.  Senator Kola Balogun, a member of the 9th National Assembly…

Doctor Assaulted by Patient’s Relative Accepts Public Apology

Dr. Nelson Udeme, a medical practitioner, has acknowledged a public apology from a relative of a deceased patient after being assaulted and threatened with death. The apology, issued by Oludaisi Tajudeen and published in a national daily, surfaced online, expressing…

Ibadan Mogajis pledge allegiance to Olubadan-designate

FAMILY heads in Ibadan, also known as Ibadan Mogajis, on Thursday, visited the  Olubadan-designate, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, and pledged their allegiance to him. The exercise was in fulfilment of the Ibadan tradition upon the nomination of Olakulehin as the Olubadan-designate….

Olubadan-designate attends church service

THE Olubadan-designate, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, on Sunday, joined other congregants to worship at St. Peter’s Cathedral Church, Aremo, in the Ibadan North East Local Government Area of the state. It was his first church service attendance after he was nominated…

Farmer arraigned for alleged possession of pistol

Abubakar Muhammadu, a 38-year-old farmer, was brought before the Iyaganku Magistrate Court in Ibadan on Wednesday on charges of allegedly possessing a locally made pistol along with a live cartridge. The police accused Muhammadu of unlawfully possessing the live cartridge….

Encourage teachers to embrace technology, firm urges govt

Success Ojo, the Chief Executive Officer of Gotocourse Platform and G-Mind AI, has urged the Federal Government and other stakeholders to promote the integration of technology in the education sector to enhance the learning system. Speaking at a press conference…

Ibadan Legendary Crocodile Dies at 84

Over the years, many Tourists have ticked the ancient city of Ibadan as their choice and the popular Delesolu’s Palace always stand out as one of the preferred destinations due to the availability of many historical sites in the palace…