APC congresses: Six states produce 12 factional chairmen
True to type, the All Progressive Congress (APC) maintained its chequered image yesterday, with at least half a dozen states holding parallel congresses and electing two factional state chairmen each.
Oyo: Ajimobi, Shittu factions hold parallel congresses
The seemingly unresolved internal crisis within the Oyo State chapter of APC went from bad to worse, as two parallel congresses in the state produced two different sets of officers, amid claims by both camps that their congresses were monitored by INEC officials and congress committee members from Abuja.
I have not anointed any candidate, Ajimobi declares
Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has declared that he has not anointed any candidate as his preferred successor.
Ajimobi condemns Ibadan cult war, consoles slain girl’s family
Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday, condemned the resurgence of a cult war in the Idi-Oro and Ayeye areas of Ibadan North West Local Government, which allegedly claimed the life of an innocent girl. A statement by Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy to the Governor, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, said the governor was pained by the…
Court dismisses suit to stop Oyo council poll
A Federal High Court in Ibadan yesterday struck out a suit seeking to stop the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) from conducting council polls.The suit filed by some concerned persons in Eruwa area of the state is challenging the OYSIEC and others, from conducting elections into the newly created wards in the state.
Ajimobi pays condolence visit to late speaker's family
Aa part of the three-day mourning activities declared by the state government in honour of the late speaker of Oyo State Assembly, Michael Adesina Adeyemo, Governor Abiola Ajimobi, alongside his wife, Florence, state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress....
Council polls: No court can stop us, says Ajimobi
Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday, said that no court has the power to stop the conduct of the local council polls scheduled to hold across the 33 Local Government Areas and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) on May 12.
Oyo kicks off 70-year-old Eleyele dam project
After 70 years, Oyo State Government has jump-started the practical solution to the perennial flooding in Ibadan with Eleyele Dam rehabilitation.Under the project, the government has awarded the joint venture contract to Messrs CGC-CHWE as contractor while Tractebel Consultants is the consultant firm.
Ajimobi wants Ibadan butchers relocated to multi-billion naira abattoir
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has directed butchers in the 11 Local Government Areas of Ibadanland to relocate to the multi-billion naira central abattoir by the end of April.