Africa: Court dissolves marriage over telephone battery removal

Court dissolves marriage over telephone battery removal A burst up between a couple, Alade Muniru and his wife Sadiat, over the removal of a telephone battery has resulted to the collapse of their 18-year-old marriage. Sadiat had approached the Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan, seeking the dissolution of the marriage, explaining that her husband had turned her into […]

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Africa: Drama over mystery woman in Ibadan

•She is a cat-turned-woman –Residents •No, she has mental illness –Police THERE was drama in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday, over an incident of a black cat which allegedly transformed into a middle-aged woman. Residents of the town woke up to the news as broadcasted by a private radio station during the newspaper review. Nigerian Tribune, however, gathered that the […]

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Oyo State partners investor to give Bowers Tower facelift

The Oyo State government says that soon, Bowers Tower, a tourist site in Oke-Are, Ibadan, will get a face-lift as an investor has developed interest to rehabilitate the site. The General Manager, Oyo State Tourism Board, Mr Gabriel Asaolu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan, on Thursday. Asaolu said the government […]

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Ethiopian voted best airline in Nigeria by travel agents

Renn Offor In a move that goes to consolidate the success story and leadership of Ethiopian Airline in Africa, the biggest travel association in Africa, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents ( NANTA), which comprise over 1,500 agents, has voted Ethiopian the best airline in Nigeria during their annual general meeting which held in Ibadan last week. Ethiopian Airlines started […]

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Nigeria: Oru Stranded Refugees from Liberia- We Have Been Abandoned

By Gbenga Akinfenwa Eight years after the Oru Refugee camp, Ogun State, was officially closed down, hundreds of the Liberian and Sierra-Leonean stranded refugees have alleged abandonment by the authorities, to face the hard side of life. Situated in Ijebu North Local Government Area of the state, the camp was opened in 1990 following the civil wars, which ravaged both […]

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1 million Nigerians travelled abroad in May 2015

Total international air passenger traffic dropped by 27.93 per cent or as much as 406,369 passengers in the second quarter of the year (Q2 2015) compared to the preceding quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). It said a total of 1,048,598 passengers were involved in international air travel in the quarter under review. Share our story:

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