Oyo PDP boycotts council election
The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced its withdrawal from participating in today’s council election in the state.
Council Election: OYSIEC to conduct exercise in 10,043 polling booths
Ahead of today’s council poll in Oyo State, the State Independence Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) said the elections would take place in 4,783 polling booths and 5,260 voting points in the 610 wards across the state.
Ajimobi approves 48 new monarchs
Oyo State government has approved 48 monarchs across the state to wear beaded crowns and coronets.
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.
Ajimobi urges Christians to pray for Leah Sharibu, peace in Nigeria
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has urged Christians to use the occasion of this year’s Easter celebrations to pray fervently for the country to overcome the socio-economic challenges currently confronting it.
Oyo compensates owners of land acquired for cassava plantation
The Oyo State government has paid compensation to about 77 families whose lands were acquired recently for mass production of cassava in Otu, near Iseyin.
Development beyond road construction
Sir, I like to commend Oyo State government for embarking on road construction in many local governments and newly-created LCDA in the state as revealed by the Commissioner for works, Bimbo Kolade. One objection I have to the commissioner’s, statement is that he did not clarify which tier is constructing the roads. Is it the…
N4.7bn corruption charge: Absence of witness stalls Ladoja’s trial
The absence of a prosecution witness on Monday stalled the ongoing trial of a former Governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, for alleged N4.7 billion money laundering charge at a Federal High Court, Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Ladoja alongside a former State Commissioner for Finance, Waheed Akanbi. The duo…
Ajimobi's associate guns for Oyo state governorship seat
A close associate of the Oyo State Governor, Chief Abiola Ajimobi, and the senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District of Oyo State in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Fatai Buhari, has affirmed his decision to vie for the governorship seat of the state in the 2019 general elections. Buhari made the affirmation while…
Submit illegal firearms or face prosecution, Oyo Police warns residents
The Oyo state Police command has warned residents who are in possession of illegal firearms to submit them to the Police Command within 21 days, or face prosecution and possible jail terms. According to a statement by the Command's Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, SP, this directive is a sequel to the same handed down…