Jide Jegede

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Oyo journalists elect new NUJ officials

The new executive, led by Ola Ajayi of Vanguard Newspaper, was sworn in at the chapel’s office in Ibadan shortly after members cast their vote. The Oyo State Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, elected a new set of officers on Monday. The new executive, led by…

Yoruba leaders harp on unity, endorse agenda for National Conference

The group plans to seek autonomy for all of Nigeria's regions. The call for unity among Yoruba interest groups in Nigeria dominated discussions as an agenda for the region in the forthcoming National Dialogue was adopted in Ibadan on Thursday. The groups converged on the House of Chiefs at the…

Sacked Cocoa Institute, CRIN, workers want board chairman sacked

The workers also called for their re-instatement. (more…)

APC leaders convene meeting on unemployment

The APC leaders say the unemployment rate in the country is inimical to Nigeria's development. (more…)

Sanusi’s suspension an endorsement of corruption in Nigeria, says ex-lawmaker

The lawyer says the Minister of Petroleum should have been suspended. (more…)

Again, South West lawyers fail to agree on consensus candidate for NBA president

The committee set up to screen the aspirants reverted to the general congress of the south west. (more…)

Olubadan attacks Jonathan, Governor Ajimobi, over visit to Alaafin

The visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, has angered a leading Yoruba monarch, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Samuel Odulana Odugade, who has now issued a strongly-worded statement, describing the trip as an affront and a ridicule of the Ibadan chieftaincy institution. President Jonathan had…

Ladoja, Nalado to represent Accord Party at National Conference

Accord Party says its representatives will protect its interest at the National Conference. (more…)

University College Hospital Ibadan

Man hangs self in Ibadan two days after wife’s death

The man’s wife died on Saturday. (more…)

The polytechnic, Ibadan

Oyo appoints principal officers for Ibadan Poly

Students had recently embarked on a peaceful protest in Ibadan (more…)

Islamic group asks Osun government to legalise hijab in public schools

The group said it could take the government to court on the matter. (more…)

On trial for alleged N11.6 billion fraud, Alao-Akala’s ally, Babalola, seeks to govern Oyo

Mr. Babaola is being tried along with the ex-governor. (more…)

Oyo N5.6 billion pension scam: Stormy court session over suspect’s application

Lawyers argue over where and when to serve a process (more…)

N5.6 billion pension fraud: EFCC secures order to confiscate Oyo suspects’ property

Properties of eight of the 10 accused will be seized. The Oyo State High Court on Thursday granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the relief to confiscate the property of suspects in the N5.6 billion pension scam in the state. The former Head of Service of the State,…

Ladoja, APC trade words over Oyo governor’s performance

APC asks Ladoja to prepare for jail (more…)

The polytechnic, Ibadan

ASUP Strike: Ibadan Polytechnic students protest, issue 24 hours ultimatum

The protest was peaceful (more…)

Oyo: Civil Defense parades suspects with human head

Suspects claimed the head was make-believe. Seven persons were on Saturday paraded at the Oyo state command's office the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps for being in possession of a severed human head. The suspects, believed to be Oyo town indigenes, consist of two herbalists, three middle-aged women and…

ASUU accuses Nigerian Govt. of violating new agreement

The union said the government has failed to release funds as agreed (more…)

Brutalized journalist demands N5 million from Civil Defence

Men of the NSCDC pummelled a journalist (more…)

Oyo Accord Party adopts Ladoja for 2015 guber race

Ladoja is a former governor of the state (more…)

Nigeria2015: Atiku in Ibadan to “consult” Governor Ajimobi

Atiku is consulting with stakeholders before move to APC (more…)

Oyo APC inaugurates harmonisation committee, interim executive

Party seeks to reconcile members. (more…)

Civil defence personnel assault Leadership Newspaper reporter at Catholic Archbishop Ordination

The victim was duly accredited to cover the church event. Waheed Adebayo, Oyo State Correspondent of Leadership Newspapers, had a rough deal with men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, at the installation of a new Catholic Archbishop of Ibadan Diocese, Gabriel Abegunrin, last Friday. Mr. Adebayo, who,…

New Catholic Archbishop ordained in Ibadan

The governors of Oyo and Ekiti were among the dignitaries that attended the event. (more…)

Strike paralyses activities in Oyo health centres

The health workers demand better welfare packages. (more…)