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The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Family of slain Oyo lawmaker demands N200 million from University College Hospital

The family of slain House of Representatives’ member from Oyo State, Temitope Olatoye Sugar, has demanded the sum of N200 million from the management of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for allegedly releasing hospital photographs of the late lawmaker.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi orders free treatment for victims of Ibadan building collapse

Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.

World Kidney Day: Expert emphasises low salt intake

As the world marks the 2019 World Kidney Day, a Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Yemi Raji, has emphasized low salt intake to reduce risk of kidney disease.

Police arrest suspected killer of Oyo federal lawmaker

The Police have made a breakthrough in its investigation into the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar, in Ibadan, Oyo State on Saturday.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

Taiwo Ogunjobi to be buried on March 15

The family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi on Tuesday announced March 15 for the interment of the former NFF Secretary-General, according to a statement signed by Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi, the deceased’s younger brother.
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Wale Babalakin: Quality education requires over N2.5 trillion annually

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said Nigeria needs over N2.5 trillion annually to provide quality education at all levels.
Abiodun Otegbayo

President Buhari approves Abiodun Otegbayo’s appointment as UCH chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has selected Professor Abiodun Otegbayo as the winner of the highly competitive race to head the nation’s number one hospital, the University College Hospital (UCH), as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD).

Minister launches President Buhari’s re-election initiative

As part of effort to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has launched ‘Buhari Leekan Si’ (Buhari for another term) project.

Man sentenced for stabbing neighbour in the eye

An Ibadan Grade “A’’ Customary Court sitting at Iyaganku, on Tuesday sentenced a 23-year old man Taiwo Ojewola to two years imprisonment, for stabbing his neighbour in the eye.

Outsourced UCH staff protest over 30 months salary arrears

Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Francis Adedayo NMA

NMA president pleads for more specialised doctors in LAUTECH teaching hospital

President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Temitope Alonge

Temitope Alonge: Death from cardiovascular disease is on the rise

Temitope Alonge, the chief medical director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says the deaths recorded as a result of cardiovascular diseases is rising.
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Wale Babalakin: ASUU does not want to be held accountable for funds received

The Federal Government negotiating team with the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said one of the reasons for the ongoing strike in the universities is the refusal of the lecturers to agree to being held accountable for funds released for the development of the education sector.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi: No government has done more than APC government

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says the All Progressives Congress (APC) government has performed better than any other in Nigeria.

Yakubu Gowon: Peace and unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable

A former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has reiterated his commitment to the unity and oneness of Nigeria.

UCH Ibadan doctors, nurses shun nationwide strike

The University College Hospital, Ibadan has remained open to patients in need of medical attention in spite of the nationwide strike called by the organised labour.

IBEDC drags UCH to NERC over N217 million debt

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday dragged the University College Hospital Ibadan (UCH) to the arbitration panel of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) over a N217 million debt.

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NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.