Tag Archives: Oyo State

Iconic Nigerian Broadcaster, Kunle Olasope Bows Out At 82

Iconic Nigerian broadcaster, Otunba Kunle Olasope has been confirmed dead. The Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State-born broadcaster, died in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday at the age of 82. Former Secretary-General, Efon Development League, Prince Adeyemi Adejoju, who confirmed the death of Olasope, who was until his passage, the chairman, Board of Trustees of the…

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Court Stops INEC Witnesses From Testifying Against The Victory Of Makinde

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday disallowed  a subpoenaed witness called by the Independent National Electoral Commission from testifying in a petition challenging the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the witness was Prof. Toyin Ogundipe who was the Oyo State Returning Officer in the…

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Nariabet CEO, Akin Alabi Wins Ticket; Emerges APC Candidate For House Of Reps

The CEO of Nairabet, Akin Alabi has won the All Progressives Congress House of Representative ticket for Egbeda/Ona Ara federal constituency in Oyo State. He got an automatic ticket after other candidates stepped down for him. “I have just been declared the winner of the primary election after the other contestants, Hon Jenrade, Hon Adewale…

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Ghanaian Man Butchers His Wife With An Axe; inflicts Injuries On Stepdaughter And Kills Himself

A Ghanaian, Bonga Augustus, on Thursday 27th September 2018 in Baba Ijebu Village, Akanran, Ona Ara council area of Ibadan, Oyo State, killed his wife and himself with an axe. It was gathered that Augustus, said to be in his 60s, also used the axe to inflict serious injuries on his stepdaughter. He was until…

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My Wife, Ashabi Is A Devil – Pastor Urges Court To Dissolve His Four-Year Marriage

A cleric, Pastor Michael Adebowale, has urged an Iseyin Customary Court in Oyo State to dissolve his four-year marriage. According to him, “My wife, Ashabi, is a devil”. He went ahead and informed the court that the marriage contracted four years ago, had produced two children. “My wife is evil, I noticed my prayers are not…

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We Do Not Ban Songs -Director General Of NBC

The Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, has clarified the recent media report that his commission banned some songs. According to reports, Midibbo-Kawu clarified this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while reacting to the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday by the state government. He said Nigerians must…

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