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Eleyele Dam: Adjoining suburbs express worry over state of waterway

Eleyele Dam in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has been a resort for fishing, flood control and domestic water supply. After a visit to the site, TUNDE BUSARI reports life around the dam, its transportation opportunities for adjoining Ibadan suburbs and the pressing challenges.
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‘Govt has role to play in harnessing potential in water transportation’

The Managing Director of Kosoko Marine and Tourism Centre, Muhammed Balogun, speaks on the experience of his company in transporting passengers navigating through the Eleyele dam waterway.   How did you start your operation at Eleyele Dam? It was not an easy task to start operation here. But I should give glory to almighty Allah […]
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Celebrating tradition with modernity

Sons, daughters, friends and well wishers of Ijeruland from far and wide, from all walks of life, and from all parts of Yorubaland, recently celebrated the 179th annual Odun Oba Onpetu, formerly known as Odoje Festival. SAM NWAOKO reports the deeply religious festival and what the people said were its imports.
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Oyo, Benin Republic traditional rulers push for better cultural relations

Rather than being entertained, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi swapped role and treated his guests from Republic of Benin to captivating dance steps. TUNDE BUSARI, who was at the event, reports that the guests and their host went further to push for better cultural relations.
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Pregnant women in rural Oyo communities get safe delivery kits

Succour has come the way of pregnant indigent women in rural communities of Lagelu, Akinyele and Ido Local Government Areas of Oyo state as a foundation as part of efforts to tackle mortality rate and neo natal death and in commemoration of the 2019 International Women’s Day celebration, launched a free delivery kit to be […]
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Akure residents express concern over rise in roadside trading

Prior to the administration of the immediate past government of Ondo State, led by Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, roadside trading was a menace in the capital city of Akure, which every successive government failed to address. But with the coming on board of Mimiko in 2009, a new wave of commercial endeavour swept through the capital […]
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Day Olu-Itori received Alaafin’s blessing in Oyo

On Tuesday, February 26, witnessed a special event inside the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, as he hosted the Olu of Itori, Ogun State, Oba AbdulFatai Akorede Akamo and his entourage. TUNDE BUSARI reports.
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Ogoga pushes Ikere development to the doorstep of FG 

The paramount ruler of Ikere in Ekiti State, the Ogoga of Ikere, Oba Samuel Adejimi Adu, will not relent in his quest to continually bring development to his domain. The foremost traditional ruler has routinely made demands of government and its development partners, to see Ikere-Ekiti as a major gateway town which it is and […]
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