Yoruba: Time to speak truth to power - Part 3
It was gratifying to note that early last week, the six governors in Western Nigeria rose from their meeting in Osogbo, capital of Osun State after they agreed...
Saraki, Ajimobi others want measures to boost pharmacy
Stakeholders in the health sector will today brainstorm in Ibadan toward enhancing service delivery in pharmacy practice.
2019: APC, ADC in hot battle for soul of Oyo
If politics of carpet crossing and balancing of numbers in the Oyo State House of Assembly is a reflection of where each party stands as of today, then the All Progressives Congress (APC) has a lot to worry about.
Oyo collaborates with Dangote on rice production
The Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday, disclosed that the State Government Agricultural Initiative (OYSAI) has produced 750 metric tonnes of maize and 865 tonnes of cassava, and that there was collaboration with the Dangote Group for massive rice production.
Ajimobi wins Oyo South Senatorial District Ticket
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for Oyo South Senatorial District. The governor emerged winner with 2,659 votes against his closest challenger who polled a total of 168 votes. Ademola Seriki who led electoral panel described the poll as another successful primary that the committee had conducted. “You…
Abubakar urges Nigerians to embrace peace
A former head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, urged politicians, traditional rulers, academics and other stakeholders in Nigeria to work together for the betterment...
Ajimobi declares to run for Senate in 2019
Oyo State's Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Friday, declared intentions to run for Oyo South senatorial seat in the forthcoming 2019 election on the platform of Nigeria's ruling party, All Progressives Congress. Ajimobi disclosed his intention at the maiden General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture held at the Trenchard Hall of the University of Ibadan. “You know…
Oyo state, IITA seal pact on agric policy, agribusiness park
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Oyo State government have signed a treaty to develop an agricultural blueprint for the state, and the establishment of Agribusiness Park.
Ajimobi, Ladoja in warm embrace at Olubadan’s 90th birthday
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and former governor Rashidi Ladoja yesterday put aside their estranged relationship as they warmly embraced each other at the 90th birthday of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Saliu Adetunji.
Ajimobi: I never persecuted anybody
Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has said he has never persecuted anybody in the last seven years and two months of governing the state. He, however, declared that he will never allow the state go back to its gory state of brigandage and violence or let it be turned to what he described as 'banana…