Ibadan (Yoruba:Ìbàdàn or fully (Ìlú) Ẹ̀bá-Ọ̀dàn, (the city at) the edge of the savannah) is the capital city of Oyo State and the third largest metropolitan area, by population, in Nigeria, after Lagos and Kano, with a population of over 3 million, and the largest metropolitan geographical area. At Nigerian independence, Ibadan was the largest and most populous city in the country and the third in Africa after Cairo and Johannesburg.
Ibadan is located in south-western Nigeria, 128km inland northeast of Lagos and 530km southwest of Abuja, the federal capital, and is a prominent transit point between the coastal region and the areas to the north. Ibadan had been the centre of administration of the old Western Region since the days of the British colonial rule, and parts of the city's ancient protective walls still stand to this day. The principal inhabitants of the city are the Yorubas.
Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan. Hoodlums suspected to be members of the ParkManagementSystem (PMS), yesterday attacked members and supporters of the All ProgressivesCongress during Tinubu/Shettima solidarity rally held in the ancient city of Ibadan ... “As peaceful and law-abiding citizens, we won’t take laws into our hands.
The lawmaker representing Ibadan South-East Constituency II in the Oyo StateHouse of Assembly, Ademola Popoola, is dead ... Speaker of the Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, confirmed this in a statement yesterday in Ibadan. According to him, the news of the death of the law maker was grievous and heart-breaking.
The ancient city of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State was agog on Friday as Oba Moshood Olalekan Ishola Balogun (Alli Okunmade II) became the new Olubadan of Ibadanland ... The governor, who performed the presentation at Mapo Hall, Ibadan, said the event is in line with the laws of the state ... Here’s what to know about new Olubadan of Ibadan.
Written, produced and directed by Sola Osofisan, ‘Over Her Dead Body’ is a refreshingly hilarious spin on the mother-in-law versus daughter-in-law story ... In ‘Over Her Dead Body’, bluntly reminded of her mortality by an armed robbery attack in Ibadan, Zara’s mother-in-law, Mama, arrives unexpectedly on an extended stay.
Written, produced and directed by Sola Osofisan, ‘Over Her Dead Body’ is a refreshingly hilarious spin on the mother-in-law vs daughter-in-law story ... In ‘Over Her Dead Body’, bluntly reminded of her mortality by an armed robbery attack in Ibadan, Zara’s mother-in-law, Mama, arrives unexpectedly on an extended stay.
Three have died out of the rescued pangolins due to bad handlings by poachers and the other six have been rehabilitated and released by the conservation group into a protected forest area ... Read also ... Our judicial system in Nigeria needs to be serious about Wildlife laws,” said Morenikeji, who is also a professor at the University of Ibadan ... .
Law school graduates 161 first-class candidates, 133 are women ...The Committee then approved a faculty of law at the University of Ibadan and a Law School at Lagos for vocational training but today, there are about 70 accredited Law Faculties operating in Nigerian universities and six campuses of the Nigerian Law School.
Consultant and Faculty Member, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law, University of Ibadan, Temilade Sesan, who stressed on the need to factor gender based realities in designing energy solutions noted that strengthening the physical linkages between rural and urban communities remained critical to addressing energy issues.
He said “Sunday Igboho lives in Ibadan, got married in Ibadan, rear children in Ibadan, built houses in Ibadan and as such he has the rights to be protected by Ibadan Traditional Institution within the ambit of the law just like any human being in Ibadan.” ... The monarch however urged the people to remain calm and law abiding as truth will prevail.