UI international school shut over hijab controversy (Punch)

The 55-year old International School Ibadan, owned by the University of Ibadan, was on Monday shut. The closure of the secondary school followed the appearance of some students, dressed in hijab against what the management prescribed as the dress code.…

Lagos-Ibadan road’ll be completed in 2021 – Julius Berger (Punch)

The Sagamu-Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project will be completed by 2021, the contractor, Julius Berger, has said. The Operations Manager, Julius Berger, Thamm Olaf, told the Senate Committee on Works, led by its Chairman, Kabiru Gaya, on Sunday,…

Mad rush for Konga Yakata as prices fall

Konga, Nigeria’s e-commerce giant has recorded a massive rush for its Black Friday sales tagged Konga Yakata which kicked off on Thursday November 8th, as eagers shoppers thronged the company’s online and offline platforms to be the first to take…

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident: FRSC summons transport company (Punch)

Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed that Young Shall Grow Motors should be summoned in connection with Tuesday’s accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. FRSC’s Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, stated this in a statement in Abuja…

UCH Ibadan doctors, nurses shun nationwide strike (Vanguard)

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. Recall that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) had on Wednesday called on all its…

Ibadan Agog for GOtv Boxing Night 15 (Nation)

Boxing fans in Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, have expressed excitement over GOtv Boxing Night 15 holding on Sunday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo (formerly Liberty) Stadium. A fan, Olatunji Odewole, said he was delighted that…

Heineken brings its world parties series to bars around Nigeria

International premium lager beer, Heineken, which recently launched a remarkable 192 countries campaign with limited edition Shazamable bottle labels has now introduced its world party series set to hold across major states in Nigeria. The world party series is an…

MTN in Ibadan to prepare Oyo’s 500 for the Future Global 500

For the next two days (‪Thursday, June 28th and ‪Friday, June 29th , 2018) Ibadan, Oyo State, will be the hub for ICT and Business Skills Training. MTN Foundation alongside its ecosystem partners, KPMG, IBM, Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) and…

Maltina plans big for Children’s Day Celebrations in Lagos, Ibadan

Nigeria’s leading Malt drink, Maltina, is set to treat families in Lagos and Ibadan to an exciting Children’s Day celebration this year. Known for organizing some of Nigeria’s most exciting family-friendly events, Maltina, in collaboration with Inspiration FM, has concluded…

Open letter to Oyo State Commissioner of Environment and Habitat – Nkem Akinsoto

Honorable Commissioner, Hope this missive meets you well. We write from Strategy and Innovation for Development Initiative (SI4DEV) on behalf of our Partners and other residents of the Ibadan Metropolitan Area. SI4DEV is an NGO registered in Nigeria to empower…

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