Army to hold 2nd quarter security workshop in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that it would conduct the second quarter Office Management and Document Security Workshop at 1 Division Headquarters from April 19 to April 17, in Kaduna. Col. Kingsley Umoh, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, 1 Division Kaduna, announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of……

Benenoise houseboy steals employer’s N21m

A house help from the Republic of Benin, Mathew Kudjo, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for allegedly stealing $59,000 and other sums of money in local and foreign currencies, totaling a massive sum of N21,395,000. According to the PUNCH, the state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, who paraded the suspect at……

Ibadan city master plan won’t lead to demolition – Oyo Govt

Oyo State Government has allayed fears of the people of the state over the proposed Ibadan City Master plan set to be unveiled by next month. The government said that the plan is a guide towards the physical development of Ibadan and to prevent flooding and not a demolition exercise. Special Adviser to Governor Abiola…

Tension in Ibadan as displaced LG chairman resumes office amid jubilation

There was tension Monday morning when the screened nominee whose name was allegedly substituted for the chairmanship position of Lagelu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Mr. Akeem Aransi resumed office at Olorunda- Abaa headquarters of the council area in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Aransi who was screened last Wednesday by the committee on…

Infant Care: Nursing Officer Advises Mothers To Prevent Diarrhea Through Hygiene

Nursing Officer Advises Mothers To Prevent Diarrhea NAN, Abuja; Mrs Grace Adekoya, Chief Public Health Nursing Officer, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has advised nursing mothers to embrace hygienic methods in caring for their infants as the rainy season begins. Adekoya gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on TYuesday in…

8bn Mutilated Currency Scam: Two Bankers Bag 18 years Jail term

Court Jailed Two Bankers The Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017 secured another conviction in the ongoing N8bn Currency  Mutilation Scam before Justice Joyce Abdul Malik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State. In her ruling, the judge convicted and sentenced the duo of Toogun Kayode Philip and Afolabi Esther Olunike,…

Robbers killed night guard, steal 2 bags of rice in Ibadan

Another tragedy was recorded at Aba-Alfa area of Apata-Ganga, a suburb of Ibadan Wednesday morning when a gang of armed robbers shot dead a 43-year-old night guard, Sule Oyasola, fondly known as Arotami. Sources informed journalists that the men of the under world had earlier burgled a foodstuff shop, where they carted away two bags…

President Buhari Mourns General Emmanuel Abisoye

General Emmanuel Abisoye FEMI ADESINA, Abuja; President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the family of Major-General Emmanuel Abisoye (Rtd), former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2nd Infantry Division and 3rd Infantry Division of the Nigerian Army, who has passed away at the age of 81. The President also commiserates with the government and people of…

Olamide misses Splash FM Marathon, prepares for Okpekpe 10km

Oluwaseun Olamide, who won the first position at the 2016 Splash FM Ibadan City’s 42km Marathon will miss the 2017 edition because she is not prepared. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ninth edition of the race, with the theme: ‘Run For A Cause’, is scheduled for April 9 in Ibadan. Olamide,……

Cops whisk away controversial media personality Kemi Olunloyo

If news reaching RIPPLES NIGERIA is anything to go by, then this could just be the season of hounding celebrities who candidly express their views on social media. A day after Chocolate City boss Audu Maikori was arraigned before a magistrate court sitting in Kaduna State over comments he made on the Southern Kaduna crisis,…

Man arraigned for allegedly keeping corpse in his Ibadan apartment

A 45-year-old man, John Ekundayo, on Monday appeared before an Ibadan Magistrates’ Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan for abandoning a corpse in his apartment. Ekundayo who was arraigned on a-one-count charge numbered MI/323c/2017, was accused of improper or indecent interference with the dignity of the deceased by abandoning her in a room instead of burying…