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Court remands two for stealing bus from accident scene

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday remanded one Saheed Sunmonu, 37, and Shodipo Akinyemi 54, in correction custody over alleged theft of a crashed bus.

Teenager arrested for raping a sick 4-year-old girl

A nineteen-year-old Damilola Akintilo has been arrested by the Osun State Police Command for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in Ile-Ife.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).

Oyo governor appoints former BPP chief as executive assistant on intervention

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved doctoral degree programs for Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife, according to the institution’s founder, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin.

NUC approves doctorate programs for Oduduwa university

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved doctoral degree programs for Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife, according to the institution’s founder, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin.

Hoodlums invade monarch’s compound in Ogun, burgle houses

About 21 residents have been displaced in Ilupeju community, Magboro, Ogun State, after hoodlums suspected to be land grabbers stormed the premises of a monarch, Oba Isiah Odesanmi.
Ayobami Adebayo

Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo wins 9mobile prize

Nigerian writer, Ayobami Adebayo, has emerged winner of 2018 edition of 9mobile Prize for Literature, the most prestigious literature prize for first time fiction writers of African origin. She received a prize of £15,000 and a Montblanc Meisterstück pen among others.

OAU: Student who committed suicide did not have poor results

Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile – Ife, has said Opeyemi DARA, the 400-Level student who committed suicide was not doing poorly academically.

Thief terrorising OAU bags 15 years imprisonment

One of the thieves terrorising the staff, students and other residents of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) the has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

Obafemi Awolowo university student kills self over poor result

Although the details of the incident were unclear as of Saturday, our correspondent learnt that she took her life over poor performance.
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Abuja hospital performs first kidney transplant

The management of NISA Premiere Hospital, Abuja, has carried out its first kidney transplantation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

OAU student commits suicide over alleged poor academic performance

A student of the Department of English/Literature in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Opeyemi Grace Dara, committed suicide at the weekend, following the alleged poor academic performance and a mind-set that she would not be able to graduate with members of her set who finished their final year exams last semester.

Sookos, Ife high chiefs divided over usage of ‘beaded crowns’

Princes and princesses in the four ruling houses in Ile Ife under the aegis of the Ife Traditional Council of Sookos (ITCS) are engaged in a face off with the town’s high chiefs over their decision to wear ” beaded crowns.”

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.

Court remands man in prison custody over ‘car theft’

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Hammed Ajala, 37, in prison custody over alleged car theft.

Court remands man for raping 14-year-old niece

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday ordered that a 26-year-old man, Abibu Babatunde, who allegedly raped his 14-year-old niece be remanded in prison.

Court remands man for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday ordered that a 26-year-old man, Abibu Babatunde, who allegedly raped his 14-year-old niece be remanded in prison.

OAU moves to generate 24-hour electricity

Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, has said it will no longer depend on the national grid but would commence the generation of its own 24-hour electricity by the end of October.

Court remands three ‘cultists’ over assault occasioning harm

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded three alleged cultists: Awotide Oluwasegun, 38; Olamide Adesina, 25 and Rahmani Adeyemi, 40; over alleged assault occasioning harm.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
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Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.