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Baba Omojola: Good name, great deeds on the side of the peopleBABS...
He was an enigma; facially unknown to most of us and to most of the errand boys in the various juntas' state security services, but his deeds and activities fairly documented and never went unnoticed.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cleric warns over ASUU, FG face-off
PRESIDING bishop of a 50-year-old church, Victory International Church, Ibadan, Bishop Taiwo Adelakun has warned the striking university lecturers and Federal Government not to play politics with the future of young Nigerians who have been staying at home for the past five months.
UCH resident doctors call off two-month old strike
The News Agency of Nigeria correspondent, who visited the hospital on Thursday in Ibadan, observed that the accident and emergency wards deserted during the strike were occupied by patients.
SEC clamps down on 3 illegal companies, warns fraudsters to stop malpractices
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, weekend revealed that it has clampdown on three illegal companies operating in the country and warned fraudsters to desist from such illegal practices or face the wrath of law.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sack threat: We are resolute in our stand - ASUU
Despite the ultimatum given by the Federal Government to the striking university lecturers to call off the strike or face the risk of being sacked, the lecturers have remained resolute in their stand, saying they would only shift ground when government does the right thing.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
CONGRESS: RCCG assures on traffic control
THE Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, yesterday announced its preparedness to host millions of participants from different parts of the world with effect from Monday for this year's Holy Ghost Congress with the assurance that parking lots have been expanded to guarantee free flow of traffic along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
A tale of two operations
By CHIEF AJIBOLA OGUNSHOLA ON a hot, sweaty May 1958 afternoon, two adults and one adolescent stood in front of a room on the balcony at Tedder Hall in UniversityCollege, Ibadan.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Don't send students back to campuses, ASUU begs Parents
FORTY eight hours to the deadline given by the Federal Government to striking university lecturers to resume classes or be sacked, the union has remained adamant, advising parents not to risk the lives of their children by sending them to the campuses.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Al-Hajji Mojeed thinks of himself as a reformer. After he welcomed me to the offices of his Olaiya Naturalist Hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria, he lead me to a small, windowless room where a patient was shackled to a rusty engine block, recovering, as Mojeed put it, from "head surgery."
Dufil Prima donates multi-million naira lab equipment to Lagos schools
Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Nigeria's preferred Noodles Brand, Indomie Instant Noodles, has once again contributed its quota to the growth of science education in Lagos State by donating laboratory equipment worth millions of naira to Magbon Segun Community Senior High School, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Court remands man over serial rape of own daughter
BY Ola Ajayi IBADAN- A 48 year-old man, Mr. Sanni Idowu, has been remanded in Agodi Prison, Ibadan by a magistrate court for allegedly raping his daughter.
South Africa: Nampak to Buy Nigerian Can Manufacturer
South African packaging company Nampak announced last week that it is set to acquire Alucan Packaging, a Nigerian beverage can manufacturer, for US$301-million.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
FG refutes caution on Chemical fertilizers, says fertilizer use is safe
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has refuted a statement circulating in some sections of the media alleging that the use of chemical fertiliser poses serious health risks that could lead to death, allergy, sickness and disability.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Rehabilitate ex-convicts, judge urges with lawyer
Justice Abimbola Obaseki-Adejumo, the presiding judge of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Division, has advised lawyers to take active part in the rehabilitation of their clients who had become ex-convicts.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Yoruba Community To Celebrate 200-Years In Ghana
Yorubas from all over Ghana will converge on the Aviation Social Centre in Accra on Saturday, November 23, 2013 to mark the anniversary of the arrival of their ancestors in the Gold Coast 200 years ago.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Prof. Pat Utomi, Sim Shagaya And Mario Valles Are Keynote Speakers
The theme for the 2013 edition of TENT Gathering is Competence. Collaboration. Competition and the event holds from Tuesday 26th November to Thursday 28th November 2013 at the Lagos eLearning Centre, Odunlami Street, Lagos.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Nampak purchase expands footprint in Nigeria
Africa's largest packaging company, Nampak, has acquired Alucan Packaging, a beverage can manufacturing facility in Nigeria, for $301 million , increasing the company's presence in the country and providing scope for further expansion.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Nigeria's Got Talent 2013 Premieres This Sunday, 17 November 2013
The big-budget entertainment reality show, which debuted to global acclaim last year, is back with a new season that fans are already queuing to watch.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Man , 28, bags 21 years imprisonment for snatching motorcycle
An Ibadan High Court on Friday sentenced one Saheed Sogaji, 28, to 21 years imprisonment for conspiring and robbing a man of a motorcycle.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Nigerian Doctors on Strike
Nigerian medical doctors are gearing up for a continuation of the earlier suspended industrial action over unpaid salaries for over 4 months duration, Already, University College Hospital Ibadan, the largest hospital in west africa with over 600 doctors have been shut down for over 7 weeks over unpaid salaries of 5months.