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SPORTS

First Stadium in Africa, the Year and Location

The Liberty Stadium in Ibadan is the first to be constructed in Nigeria and Africa in 1960. It is an eyesore that the first stadium in Africa and Nigeria is the dilapidated Obafemi Awolowo Liberty Stadium Stadium Ibadan in Oyo State Nigeria. According to a report lately, the Liberty Stadium has said to be finally caught the attention of the Federal Government of Nigeria, the government has promised to begin repair works on the leaking roof of the facility as well as fixing the grasses of the main bowl of the stadium to restore it.

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First Stadium in Africa, the Year and Location

JUSTICE

(EXCLUSIVE): How 17 Yahoo Boys were sentenced within one day in four cities

The weight of the law has finally descended on 17 internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys as they were on Monday handed various jail terms in four cities in the country by judges after they were found guilty of engaging in internet-related frauds. While eight of the internet fraudsters were handed various terms in Benin City, the Edo State capital, seven who were arrested in both Abeokuta, Ogun State and Ibadan, Oyo State, were sentenced by two courts.

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(EXCLUSIVE): How 17 Yahoo Boys were sentenced within one day in four cities

ENTERTAINMENT

3 Major Achievements of Late Veteran Actor, Adebayo Faleti You Probably Did Not Know (Photos)

Adebayo Faleti, a veteran actor and dramatist, died in July 2017. He passed away at the age of 86 at his home in Ibadan. Adebayo Faleti was a gifted man who is remembered differently by different people: he was an actor, dramatist, poet, and teacher.

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3 Major Achievements of Late Veteran Actor, Adebayo Faleti You Probably Did Not Know (Photos)

EDUCATION

Tertiary Institutions That Were Founded Before The University Of Ibadan In Nigeria

When asked about the oldest higher institution in Nigeria, the first school that tends to come to mind is the University College, Ibadan which metamorphosed into the University of Ibadan (UI). However data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Education through the National Board for Tertiary Education (NBTE) has revealed that Nigeria had a couple higher institutions in Nigeria today were founded before the university.

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Tertiary Institutions That Were Founded Before The University Of Ibadan In Nigeria

POLITICS

One Issue That Can Make PDP Lose Oyo State In 2023

The future of the PDP has been looking brighter in Oyo State since the inauguration of Mr. Seyi Makinde. But one key issue can make the political party lose its goodwill in the state in the next gubernatorial election in 2023. The issue doesn't even seem to get enough attention in the party.

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One Issue That Can Make PDP Lose Oyo State In 2023

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: APC Group Accuses Amosun Of Fueling Crisis, l Am Ready For Critics-2Baba

Group alleges Amosun of fueling crisis in Oyo APC PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers The United Front (TUF), a group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders of the party to resist moves by a former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to hijack the party structure in Oyo state.

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Today's Headlines: APC Group Accuses Amosun Of Fueling Crisis, l Am Ready For Critics-2Baba

MILITARY

3 things FG will have to prove in the linkage of Sunday Igboho to terrorism.

The federal government through the office of attorney general of the federation, AGF Malami has revealed that, it has uncovered Sunday Igboho's link to terrorism. Photo mix of AGF Malami and Sunday Igboho. Credit: Google. The AGF who said this while sharing the findings of the committee put in place to investigate Sunday Igboho and Nnamdi Kanu also stressed that, Sunday Igboho received N273 million from several financiers which included a federal lawmaker between 2013 to 2020.

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3 things FG will have to prove in the linkage of Sunday Igboho to terrorism.

POLITICS

Oyo PDP Crisis: Why Makinde Needs To Act Now

The People's Democratic Party has its own internal issues in Oyo State. The PDP seems to be formidable after its victory in the last gubernatorial election. But recent events have shown that the party is partly divided and Mr. Seyi Makinde must act now to save his own fate in 2023.

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Oyo PDP Crisis: Why Makinde Needs To Act Now

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Igboho Is Not A Terrorist-Lawyer; Soldiers Engage Gunmen In Shootout In Ekiti

Igboho is a businessman not a terrorist, Lawyer replies FG Counsel to Chief Sunday Adeyemo also known as Igboho, the detained Yoruba nation agitator and activist, Chief Yomi Aliu has said that Igboho is a businessman and not a terrorist. He stated this in a statement made available to Vanguard in Ibadan on Friday while reacting to a statement made by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN.

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Today's Headlines: Igboho Is Not A Terrorist-Lawyer; Soldiers Engage Gunmen In Shootout In Ekiti

JUSTICE

'yahoo boy' has been sentenced by an Ibadan Judge to sweep the Court premises.

A sitting Judge in a High Court in Ibadan have sentenced an internet fraudster, popularly called 'yahoo yahoo' in Nigeria to sweep the court premises for six months, from 8am to 12 noon, every working day. note: this picture is for illustration The Sitting Judge, Justice Bayo Taiwo, had sentenced the convict, Mr Adewale Tosin, after he had pleaded guilty to the crime of defrauding an American man, Mr Lylian Zamarippa of the sum of $2400 during which he had pretended to be a lady named, Zielone Nyson.

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'yahoo boy' has been sentenced by an Ibadan Judge to sweep the Court premises.

JUSTICE

Judge orders Yahoo boy to sweep court premises for 6 months over $2,400 fraud

Image credit Bayo Taiwo, the presiding judge at a high court in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, has ordered one Adewale Tosin, an internet fraudster popularly known as Yahoo Boy, to sweep the court premises for 6 months over $2,400 fraud. Tosin received the sentence after he pleaded guilty to defrauding an American man, Lylian Zamarippa, of the sum of $2,400 while pretending to be a female with the name Zielone Nyson.

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Judge orders Yahoo boy to sweep court premises for 6 months over $2,400 fraud

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Oyo Govt. Promises Integration of Local Farmers Into Development Plan

Oyo State Government, on Friday, reassured smallholder farmers of improved support and integration into the development plan of the state, in accordance with the four points agenda of Governor Seyi Makinde led administration. This, the Government said, would spur productivity and enhance the quality of food consumed by the people in the state.

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Oyo Govt. Promises Integration of Local Farmers Into Development Plan

SOCIETY

“I earn N50,000 per operation” – robbery reveals secret

Segun Oye, 18, has been arrested by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for engaging in an armed robbery in Lagos State on Friday, October 15. Oye was nabbed alongside another teenager identified as Ikechukwu Ubani, 19, as they tried to flee the crime scene.

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“I earn N50,000 per operation” – robbery reveals secret

MILITARY

Oyo State Command of NCS has announced the escape of 837 Inmates

The Oyo State Command of The Nigeria Correctional Service, has disclosed that 837 inmates awaiting trial has escaped from the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo Town, after the Facility came under attack by unknown gunmen. This was made known by the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Oyo State Command, Olanrewaju Anjorin, in a statement on Saturday, 23rd, October in Ibadan, the State Capital.

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Oyo State Command of NCS has announced the escape of 837 Inmates

EDUCATION

91-year-old Professor of Law named among new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN)

At the age of 91, many people would have given up whatever the ambition they are pursuing but this does not seem to apply to a Professor of Law who was on Thursday, October 21, named among 72 lawyers who got the new Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank.

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91-year-old Professor of Law named among new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN)

POLITICS

Governor Makinde says PDP Will Unite Nigeria

The Executive Governor of Oyo State and Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state, Seyi Makinde on Saturday, 16th, October, proclaimed that with the way his party was able to organise itself and unite for the State Congress, it has the capacity to unite Nigeria.

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Governor Makinde says PDP Will Unite Nigeria

POLITICS

Oyo APC holds state congress and committee resumes screening

The committee formed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to screen those who dispute the various positions of the party's state executive committee in Oyo state resumed ahead of the rescheduled congress on Wednesday. This is contained in a statement signed by the secretary of the selection committee, Afeez Bolaji, and made available to journalists on Monday in Ibadan.

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Oyo APC holds state congress and committee resumes screening

POLITICS

Reactions After former Ekiti Governor took a bike in Lagos State.

The former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose rode on a commercial motorcycle popularly known as Okada to catch up with his flight in Lagos State. Ayodele who described himself as the man of the people and the voice of the voiceless was seen on top of a motorcycle with his security guard sitting at the back of the motorcycle while the former governor was sitting in the middle between his private guard and the Okada rider.

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Reactions After former Ekiti Governor took a bike in Lagos State.

ENTERTAINMENT

"Dear Son, That's How Men And Brothers Do" -Woli Agba Says As He Shares Adorable Picture With Son.

Popular comedian Woli Agba whose real name is Ayobami Ajewole, is an actor, movie director, Master of ceremony, singer, philanthropist, and brand influencer. He has a very big fanbase on Instagram. Woli Agba was born originally in Ibadan, Oyo State, but hails from Ijeda in Osun State, Nigeria.

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JUSTICE

#Endsars Protesters Defy Police Order, Storm Oyo Government Secretariat

Youths in their hundreds, on Wednesday, defied the police riot act and stormed the Oyo state government secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, where they staged a one-year #Endsars remembrance protest in solidarity of those killed in last year's violent protests held in Lekki, Lagos state; Ojoo in Ibadan and other parts of the country.

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#Endsars Protesters Defy Police Order, Storm Oyo Government Secretariat