Police arrest soldier, others for kidnapping, rape
Men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Oyo State Police Command has nabbed a soldier and two other for kidnapping, robbery and rape.
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.
Koleoso: The lion of Oke Ogun turns 80
If there are credible and eminent citizens the Nigerian state has produced since the amalgamation of the Southern and Northern Protectorates in 1914, Chief Michael Adeniyi Koleoso...
Ajimobi approves 48 new monarchs
Oyo State government has approved 48 monarchs across the state to wear beaded crowns and coronets.
Be violent in your spirits against injustice, Adedayo counsels Nigerians
A former Special Adviser on Media to the governor of Oyo State and former governor of Enugu State, Dr. Festus Adedayo, has said that since it is obvious...
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.
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…