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CULTURE

Five Historical Sites in Nigeria

Historical Sites are parts of a society's culture and tradition, as it helps keep and preserve her history and identity. Nigeria is a culturally-diverse country, with over 250 local languages. These various cultures have very rich histories and backgrounds and the people are incredibly proud of their culture.

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Five Historical Sites in Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

Why Iyabo Oko's Son, Who Is A Lecturer At OAU, Addressed The Public On Behalf Of His Mum (Video)

Dr.Ayodeji Eluwole - Iyabo Oko's Son Recently, a video that comprised of the interview of the son of the Yoruba veteran actress, Iyabo Oko, was shared on the internet and what he said was pathetic enough for the hearing of any human. According to how he introduced himself in the video, his name is Dr. Ayodeji Adekunle Eluwole, a lecturer in the Department of Applied Geology and Geophysics at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State.

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Why Iyabo Oko's Son, Who Is A Lecturer At OAU, Addressed The Public On Behalf Of His Mum (Video)

POLITICS

3 Ways To Avert Another Modakeke, Ile-Ife Communal Clash

It is no longer news that five farmers were allegedly murdered by unknown gunmen in Modakeke town. The sad incident happened at Toro area close to Alape community when farmers were going to farm. Photo Credit: This Day Newspaper Giving the proximity of where the murdered of five farmers occurred, the residents of the area has alleged that the dastardly act was carried out by assailant from Ile-Ife.

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3 Ways To Avert Another Modakeke, Ile-Ife Communal Clash

POLITICS

3 Posts Femi Fani-Kayode Might Likely Contest As He Joins The Ruling Party, All Progressive Congress

It is no longer news that former Aviation Minister and Yoruba leader, Chief Femi Fani-kayode has rejoined the ruling party, All Progressive Congress. (Photo Credit - Google) Femi Fani-Kayode, who is a former Director of Media and Publicity for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organization defected to the ruling APC after he visited Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock.

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3 Posts Femi Fani-Kayode Might Likely Contest As He Joins The Ruling Party, All Progressive Congress

SOCIETY

Attack on Ooni's Palace Resisted as Five Corpses Were Found Along a Road in Modakeke

Tension grew between residents of Ile-Ife and Modakeke of Osun State on Friday, in response to the killing of five farmers from Modakeke along Toro Road in the early hours of the day. Bodies of the five victims, who were all male, were found dead along the road to Toro village, within the vicinity of their farms.

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Attack on Ooni's Palace Resisted as Five Corpses Were Found Along a Road in Modakeke

CULTURE

The Story Of The Brave Queen Who Sacrificed Her Only Son For Her People

Moremi Ajasoro was the Queen of the ancient city of Ile-Ife in south-western Nigeria. She was married to King Oranmiyan and had a son, Olurogbo. At a time, the people of Ile-Ife were constantly raided by the Igbó (forest) people (not to be confused with the Igbo people of eastern Nigeria).

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The Story Of The Brave Queen Who Sacrificed Her Only Son For Her People

POLITICS

Why Sen Ademola Needs To Explain Where He Will Get The Money To Buy Private Jet For Ooni Of Ile Ife

It is no longer news that Senator Ademola Adeleke has promised Ooni of Ile Ife a private jet if he emerges victorious in the forthcoming Osun governorship election. He made this promise when he visited Ooni of Ile Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi in his palace. Ademola Adeleke, a former Senator representing Osun East in the red chamber of the National Assembly contested for the Governor of Osun State in 2018 but lost to the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.

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Why Sen Ademola Needs To Explain Where He Will Get The Money To Buy Private Jet For Ooni Of Ile Ife

EDUCATION

Take A Look At The List of Best Ten Candidates In 2021 UTME

Professor Oloyede, Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed the details of the ten candidates with the highest scores in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Institutions Matriculation Examination. He made this revelation in his presentation during the policy meeting that was held virtually on August 30, 2021.

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Take A Look At The List of Best Ten Candidates In 2021 UTME

EDUCATION

Changes That Will Accompany The Upgrade Of Adeyemi College Of Education To University

According to a news report in the Punch Newspaper, the National Assembly have passed a bill to upgrade Adeyemi College of Education to an autonomous university. It should be noted that prior to the upgrade, the institution (which will now be known as Adeyemi Federal University of Education) was running some degree programs in affiliation with Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife.

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Changes That Will Accompany The Upgrade Of Adeyemi College Of Education To University

POLITICS

Ife Crisis: Main Reason For The Heavy Presence Of Armed Forces In Ife And Modakeke Community

There was a severe tension on Friday morning in Ile-Ife and Modakeke which was caused by the death of five farmers in the residence, which leads to the heavy presence of soldiers and police in Ile-Ife and Modakeke, as soldiers and police officers are patrolling around the street while others are occupying strategic locations.

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Ife Crisis: Main Reason For The Heavy Presence Of Armed Forces In Ife And Modakeke Community

CULTURE

Photos of Traditional Worshippers Displaying Their Arts at The Olojo Festival in Ile-Ife

Photos have emerged, showing how worshippers stormed the 2021 edition of the Olojo Festival in Ile-Ife. The colourful event which was recently held in Osun State showcased the arts and culture of the Yoruba people who occupy the Southwestern part of the country.People from around the world recently converged at Ile-Ife to attend the 2021 edition of the Olojo festival.

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Photos of Traditional Worshippers Displaying Their Arts at The Olojo Festival in Ile-Ife

SOCIETY

Crisis Rocks Ife, Five Killed, Attack On Ooni’s Palace Repelled

According to reports, the tension at Ile-Ife in Osun State has intensified following the killing of five persons in the State. The incident took place in the early hours of the day. The five victims were confirmed to be males. The news of the death was confirmed by a community Leader in Modakeke.

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Crisis Rocks Ife, Five Killed, Attack On Ooni’s Palace Repelled

EDUCATION

Students Protest Over Death Of Fellow Student In OAU

The prayer of every student in the higher institution of learning is to graduate successfully and bag a good degree but unfortunately, that will no longer be the fate of a female 400 level student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Adesina Aishat, who died on 30th September, 2021.

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Students Protest Over Death Of Fellow Student In OAU

SOCIETY

Tension As Gunmen Kill Five Farmers In Ile-Ife; Ooni Urges Calm.

A huge tension is being generated over the killing of five Modakeke people on their way to farm by unknown gunmen on Friday morning around the ancient town of Ile-Ife, Osun State. Adeyemi Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, the paramount ruler in the area, is appealing for peace as aggrieved persons are said to be threatening reprisals, forcing businesses in the area to close abruptly.

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Tension As Gunmen Kill Five Farmers In Ile-Ife; Ooni Urges Calm.

EDUCATION

Commotion as OAU students take to the streets in protest to death of undergraduate

There was commotion Friday in Ile-Ife as students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) took to the streets in protests over the death of an undergraduate, Aishat Adesina who was a final year student of the Foreign Language Department. It was learnt that the cause of Miss Adesina's death was not unconnected to negligence on the part of the health workers of the institution's health centre.

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Commotion as OAU students take to the streets in protest to death of undergraduate

SOCIETY

Today's Headline: Rain Storm Wreaks Havoc In Delta, Police Arrest Herbalist With Human Skull In Osun

Rain storm wreaks havoc in Delta Several buildings were destroyed by rainstorms that ravaged various parts of Delta State in the last one week.Investigations showed that the roofs of the affected buildings were blown off by thunderstorms while others were partially destroyed by torrential rain that lasted seven days.As of yesterday, at least 25 houses were ravaged by the downpour that refused to stop, just as property estimated at millions of naira was lost.

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Today's Headline: Rain Storm Wreaks Havoc In Delta, Police Arrest Herbalist With Human Skull In Osun

EDUCATION

Breaking: Obafemi Awolowo University sacks Senior lecturer caught in Sex Scandal

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife has fired a senior lecturer for sexually harassing a former female student of the institution. The lecturer, Adebayo Mosobolaji was found guilty of breaching the provisions of the university’s Code of Conduct “in the manner he related with a student of the department, Rachel Momoh.” A statement issued by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that the decision to relieve the lecturer of his duty was reached at the University Council sitting on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 having been found guilty of the act.

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Breaking: Obafemi Awolowo University sacks Senior lecturer caught in Sex Scandal

EDUCATION

Nigerian University Sacks lecturer found guilty of sexual scandal.

Sexual harassment is one of the major problems student face in the institution especially the females, but the government and school authorities are not relenting in punishing those that are engaging in such act and they are making sure the school is going to be a safe place for both genders.

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Nigerian University Sacks lecturer found guilty of sexual scandal.

EDUCATION

OAU Dismisses Lecturer for Sexually Harassing Female Student.

The governing council of the Obafemi Awolowo University ,Ile Ife have terminated the appointment of one of it's lecturers , Dr Adebayo Mosobolaje of the department of English , for acts relating to sexual harassment of a student of the department . In a unanimous decision of the combined Joint Council and the University Board , the university unanimously agreed that based on the evidence available to the comitee which sat onTuesday , the 7th of October , that Dr Adebayo 's appointment with the institution should henceforth be terminated and all documents belonging to the institution be returned

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OAU Dismisses Lecturer for Sexually Harassing Female Student.

EDUCATION

OAU sacks a senior lecturer for sexually harassing a female student

A senior lecturer by name Mr. Adebayo Mosobolaji from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-ife has been relieved of his appointment for harassing a former female student of the institution sexually. The termination of his appointment was officially announced by the university via a statement issued on Tuesday afternoon by Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, the public relations officer.

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OAU sacks a senior lecturer for sexually harassing a female student