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Two charged for flogging man to death

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Friday remanded Imole Dauda, 19, and Lateef Tajudeen, 30, for allegedly flogging a 22-year-old to death with ‘koboko’. The defendants, whose addresses were not provided, were charged with conspiracy and murder. The Magistrate, Mrs…

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde Approves Immediate Recruitment of Healthcare Professionals

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the immediate recruitment of doctors, nurses, consultants, and other healthcare professionals in the state. Akin Fagbemi, Chairman of the Hospitals Management Board, announced this decision following a meeting with the leadership of the…

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,…

Gunmen Abduct Sister of Senior Advocate Ahmed Raji in Oyo State

Gunmen have abducted Alhaja Seliat Raji, the sister of Senior Advocate of Nigeria Ahmed Raji. The incident occurred on Thursday evening at Alhaja Seliat’s residence in Iseyin, Oyo State. During the abduction, the gunmen killed the house’s security guard, whose…

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…

Two Oyo private varsity guards arrested for raping female student

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo State, on Saturday, announced the arrest of two members of its vigilante group for allegedly raping a female student of the institution. The management, in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Olufemi Atoyebi, said the…

Shell signs agreement to build gas pipelines in Oyo

Shell Nigeria Gas and the Oyo State Government have signed an agreement to develop a gas supply and distribution infrastructure that will deliver gas to industrial and commercial users in the state. A statement released on Friday by Shell Nigeria’s…

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…

LG Elections: Voting Commences in Ibadan, Oyo State

In Ibadan, accreditation and voting have started at various polling units for the local government election organized by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) across the 33 local government areas. Although there have been reports of delayed material arrival…

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….