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Osun Sports Festival: LOC, Technical and Facility Committee inspect facilities 

Osun Sports Festival: LOC, Technical and Facility Committee inspect facilities BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO To ensure adequate preparations, the Local Organising Committee and Technical and Facility Committee for the Osun Sports Festival on Friday, July 23, 2021 inspected some of the facilities that would be used for the sporting events.   The inspection team visited […]

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Man robs Osun villagers of goats, farm produce worth N10m

Man robs Osun villagers of goats, farm produce worth N10m An Ile-Ife Magistrate’s Court in Osun State on Thursday, remanded a 48-year-old man, Saka Moshood, for allegedly armed robbing some villagers of their belongings. The Prosecutor, Inspector Elijah Adesina, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 10, 2020 around 5:00am at […]

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OAUTHC successfully performs surgery on boy with rare heart failure

OAUTHC successfully performed surgery on boy with rare heart failure By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife, has successfully performed surgery on a 14-year-old boy (name withheld) with rare heart failure. The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof Adebayo Adetiloye, disclosed this during a chat with newsmen on […]

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How Ooni celebrated IWD with PWDs, trained 100 women on textile production

How Ooni celebrated IWD with PWDs, trained 100 women on textile production The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Monday in his unique gesture spent the day which was for the commemoration of the International Women’s Day, 2021 with persons with disability, during which he gave them moral […]

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INTERVIEW: What I would like to be remembered for after my tenure – AASNID President, OAU Chapter

INTERVIEW: What I would like to be remembered for after my tenure – AASNID President, OAU Chapter Chukwuka Igwe Valentine is the President of the Association of Anambra State Students in Nigeria and Diaspora (AASNID), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife chapter. This  300-level undergraduate of the Department of Sociology was elected President of AASNID on December 23, 2020. […]

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Police arraign five men for recording, posting woman’s nude video on social media

Police arraign five men for recording, posting woman’s nude video on social media By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Police in Osun state have dragged five men before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly posting the nude video of a woman on social media. The defendants are: Jimoh Oloja, 52; Olawale Omowunmi, 40; Orosola Bolanle, 26; […]

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Again, student beats up teacher, school guard in Osun

Again, student beats up teacher, school guard in Osun By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Police in Osun State on Tuesday dragged an 18-year-old student of a secondary school, Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife before a Magistrate’s Court for allegedly assaulting his teacher and the security guard of his school. The accused student, Salami Lateef was said to […]

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Osun Police drag tenant to court for failing to pay house rent

Osun Police drag tenant to court for failing to pay house rent By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Police in Osun on Thursday arraigned a tenant, Bode Odesanmi, before an Ile-Ife Magistrate’s Court for failing to pay rent. The Prosecutor, Asp Abdullahi Emmanuel, told the court that the defendant, aged 32, committed the offence in July, […]

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Thrift collector in court for duping client in Osun

Thrift collector in court for duping client in Osun By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Police in Osun State on Thursday arraigned a daily thrift collector, Akinpelu Folasade, aged 42,  before an Ile-Ife Magistrate’s Court for allegedly defrauding client of N395,000. The Prosecutor, Asp Sunday Osanyintuyi told the court that the defendant committed the offence on […]

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Police arrest woman for blinding grandchild during beating in Osun

Police arrest woman for blinding grandchild during beating in Osun By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The Police in Osun State have arrested a woman, Funmilayo Olalere for beating her grandchild till she lost her eyes. The grandmother, who lives in Amondo village, near Ile-Ife, was accused of assaulting her grandchild living with her. NEWS BOOM gathered […]

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