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Father arraigned for beating his 14-yr-old child
A 43-year-old man, Lekan Adeoye, on Tuesday appeared before an Ibadan Chief Magistrates' Court for allegedly beating and inflicting injury on his 14-year-old child.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
NGF election crisis unfortunate for democracy - Cleric
Lagos - The Catholic Archbishop of Ibadan Diocese, Most Rev. Felix Alaba Job, yesterday, described the crisis generated by the just-concluded Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, chairmanship election as "unfortunate" for Nigeria's emerging democracy."
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Obadare may be buried in $25,000 casket
BARRING last-minute changes in plan, the body of late Timothy Obadare, a renowned evangelist and founder of the World Soul Winning Evangelical Mission, WOSEM, who died on March 21 after battling an undisclosed ailment, will be interred in a $25,000 gold casket.
Benin, kingdom of the sky-kings
Benin, once known as Igodomigodo, was the kingdom of rulers who regarded themselves as sky-kings, those whose divine rule is derived from the sky - Ogiso.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
FG earns $45m from fish export in 2012, says Agric Minister
The Federal Government has earned 45 million dollars from the export of fish in 2012, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
WOSEM founder, Obadare for burial August 17
No fewer than six state governors, traditional rulers and sympathisers from abroad have indicated their willingness to attend the burial of late founder of World Soul-winning Evangelical Ministry, WOSEM, Apostle Timothy Obadare, fixed for August 17. The late evangelist's first son and General Overseer of WOSEM in America and Europe, Pastor Paul ... (more)
Absent of judges stalls Gbenga Daniel's appeal
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday adjourned hearing on the motion filed by Gbenga Daniel, a former governor of Ogun, to October 9. With Daniel and his supporters already seated, a court clerk announced at about 10. 15a.m. that the court would no longer sit.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
How I spent Project Fame prize money - Yetunde Omo Ibadan
Yetunde Orija, popularly known as Yetunde Omo Ibadan, was third runner-up of the third season of MTN Project Fame.
Photo Flash: Wedlock of the Gods Makes Us Debut at AfroXplosion 2013
History was made in Atlanta, Georgia on May 30 to June 2, 2013 during AfroXplosion 2013 with an impressive turnout of people coming out to see the stage play 'WEDLOCK OF THE GODS' written by West Africa 's first female Playwright, Dr. Zulu Sofola.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
What attracted me to Peter of P-Square -Lola Omotayo
With a background in Theatre Arts, one would expect Lola Omotayo, mother of two kids for Peter Okoye of the popular group, P- Square to have plunged headlong into the murky waters of the movie industry.
My fiance wiped away my shame - Tiwa Savage
Among the many words that can describe Tiwa Savage's sojourn in the Nigerian music industry, the most apt is 'meteoric'.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
My ordeal in kidnappers' den - Osun Speaker's wife
Wife of the Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Alhaja Muibat Salaam, yesterday, recounted her ordeals in the hands of those who abducted her last year as the trial of the suspects started at Iwo High Court, Osun state.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Herald Star Online
Dr. Ifeanyi G. Achebe
ACHEBE, Dr. Ifeanyi G., 77, of Steubenville, OH, died Saturday, May, 25, 2013, on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Consolation, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Christian Science church to have first president from Africa
Bosede Bakarey, pictured inside the extension of The Mother Church in Boston, was named Monday as the new president of The First Church of Christ, Scientist - the first African to hold the post.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
A First Lady that never was
This is not the democracy my mum died for - Hafsat Abiola-Costello KUdirat Abiola fell to bullets from a P 90 riffle, allegedly on the orders of the state.
I Wanted To Be A Movie Star
The journey has been a very interesting one. My Dad is a Nigerian and my mother is a Russian.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Nnenna Ukeje, has described the renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa as distressing.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
The burden of party supremacy
My former hall mate and compatriot, Adeseye Ogunlewe, was clearly seen by all as a fiery student in our days at the nation's premier university at Ibadan.
Okebadan: A hill of historical significance
There are various accounts of the origin of ''Okebadan" but there is a common agreement among them with the resolution that Lagelu: Oro Apata-Maja, who was the founder of Ibadan, was also the one that established Okebadan.
Fri May 31, 2013
Oyo Govt Hasn't Borrowed A Dime In Two Years, Says Ajimobi
OYO State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, Friday kick-started the second half of his administration with prayers, declaring that his government, despite the huge number of projects being undertaken by it, had not borrowed a single naira from any quarters in the last two years.