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1 Jul 2019
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has threatened to reveal how the administration of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi allegedly ran the state into debt, if the ex-governor and his All Progressives Congress (APC) continued to disturb him. Makinde, who spoke during a media chat to mark his first 30 days in office, revealed that the…
27 May 2019
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan has reserved judgment on an appeal filed by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State against the judgment of a lower court that declared null and void, the crowing and coronation of 21 new obas in Ibadanland. The three-man panel headed by Justice Nonyerem Okoronkwo on Monday reserved judgment…
19 Nov 2018
Mr Asishana Okauru, the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), says Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has built a modern state through massive infrastructural development. Okauru, who spoke during a courtesy call on Ajimobi in his office, said the governor “ had so far raised the bar of good governance in spite of numerous challenges.’’ The…
19 Oct 2018
Students of Oyo State-owned tertiary institutions, yesterday, shut down the state capital and the governor’s office in protest against the continued closure of the schools and increase in tuition fee. Roads leading to Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, were blocked by the enraged students of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology (OSCATECH), Igboora; Emmanuel Alayande…
9 Oct 2018
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has granted amnesty, at differing levels, to 15 various offenders serving various sentences in different prisons in the state. Mr Oluseun Abimbola, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice made the disclosure in Ibadan on Tuesday. Abimbola said that 11 convicts would enjoy either outright release or reduction in sentences…
25 Jul 2018
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has called on local government chairmen in the state to prioritise developmental needs of their various communities to ensure dividends of democracy at the grassroots. Ajimobi made the call in Ibadan on Wednesday during a Capacity Building Programme organised for newly elected Local Government Chairmen and Heads of Local…
3 Jul 2018
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Oyo State chapter has dragged Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and five others before an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan over the unpaid N42.3 billion gratuities and pensions arrears owed primary school teachers and local government pensioners. Joined in the suit were the Oyo State Attorney-General…
1 Jul 2018
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday ordered the immediate re-opening of Bodija market in the state. Ajimobi gave the directive in a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the state government had on Thursday shut…
12 May 2018
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday condemned the resurgence of the cult war in Idi-Oro and Ayeye areas of Ibadan North West Local Government Area which claimed the life of a teenage girl on Saturday. A statement by the Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy to the Governor, Mr Bolaji Tunji, said the governor…


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The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has described the economic challenges facing the country as multi-faceted and called for a holistic and multi-pronged approach to resolving them.
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Ese Brume has won the women’s long jump event at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, claiming gold in a Games record 7.00 metres ahead of Australia’s Brooke Buschkuehl (6.95m). Ghana’s Deborah Acquah was third with a new personal best leap of 6.94m. Brume’s compatriot, Ruth Usoro, placed sixth with a jump of 6.56m.…
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Rebels killed 15 civilians and one army captain in recent attacks on villages in eastern DR Congo's Ituri province, a military officer said Sunday, raising an earlier reported death toll of 10.
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President Joe Biden on Sunday deplored the killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico, which police say may be linked.
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