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Fire guts popular Bodija market in Ibadan, destroys property

A SECTION of the popular Bodija market in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, has been gutted by fire. The affected areas are located at Ori-Igi, Daleko,...

Court remands four herdsmen over alleged kidnapping in Oyo

FOUR herdsmen have been remanded in prison for alleged kidnapping in Oyo State. The culprits, which include Ibrahim Ahmadu, 20; Mohammadu Dariya, 28; Shehu Usman,...

Protest in Ibadan over Sunday Igboho’s arrest

SUPPORTERS of Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, on Wednesday, took to the streets to protest his arrest and detention in the Republic...
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FACT-CHECK: Pictures of 2017 violence in Ibadan used to depict clash between SARS officers and protesters in Enugu

ON October 6, a Twitter user @OurPortHarcourt posted pictures of a fire-ravaged police station, claiming that the station was attacked by gunmen in Enugu. She...

Covid-19: Oyo govt confirms index case In Ibadan

Samad UTHMAN THE oyo state government has confirmed an index case of Coronavirus in Ibadan, the capital city. The state governor, Seyi Makinde confirmed this...

INTEGRITY: Meet Funsho, Nigerian cabman who has not bribed policemen in over three decades

IT STARTED as a typical inter-state journey in Nigeria would: with street vendors eagerly advertising their products, agberos (area boys) quarrelling over how to...
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CONTROVERSY: Questions trail execution of multi-billion naira TETFUND projects in public varsities (Part 1)

There are disturbing signals about how public universities are managing or mismanaging huge sums of money allocated to them annually to execute Tertiary Institution...

How Fidelity Bank employee illicitly diverted client’s N137m in 31 months

FOR 31 months, Kehinde Olumide Agbabiaka, a sales agent with Fidelity Bank Plc illicitly and intermittently diverted N137 million belonging to his client, the...

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Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...

Osun fixes local council elections for October 15

THE Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has fixed October 15 for local government elections in across the state. The...

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume sentenced to seven years imprisonment

A KIDNAP kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume, has been convicted and sentenced to seven years imprisonment without...

IGP orders tight security around hospitals, schools

INSPECTOR GENERAL of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba has ordered all Commissioners of Police (CPs) across the 36 states...
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