Ajimobi seeks nullification of Balogun’s election
Counsel to former Governor Abiola Ajimobi, the senatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Oyo South in the last general elections, Chief Akin Olujimi, has prayed the election petition tribunal sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, to nullify the election of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Kola Balogun.
PDP screens governorship aspirants for Bayelsa, Kogi
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday began screening of its governorship aspirants for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections scheduled for Nov. 16.
My administration had best debt profile – Ajimobi
The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, says his administration had the best debt profile in the country. Ajimobi told newsmen on Sunday at his Ibadan residence after the Eid-el-Kabir prayers...
We’ll make Adeoyo Hospital tourist destination, says Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has pledged to upgrade facilities at Adeoyo General Hospital, Ibadan, and make it a medical tourist destination in the country.
Makinde, AbdulRazaq mourn veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde and his Kwara State counterpart, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq have commiserated with the family of the veteran sports Journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), describing it as a sad day for sports journalism in the country.
Succession crisis sets transport unions on the edge
The succession crisis that has hit the rank and file of road transport trade unions- National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders And Owners Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), in states where new governors took over, is like a time bomb, which requires deft management.
Oyo government disburses N280m gratuity to retirees
Oyo State Government says it has so far disbursed about N280 million paying the gratuity of 100 retired civil servants. The Head of Service (HoS), Mrs. Amidat Agboola, said this on Thursday while presenting cheques to the beneficiaries in Ibadan.
Alaafin writes Buhari, seeks urgent action against insecurity
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effects of insecurity in the country, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not totally collapsed.
Criticise Adelabu’s spending on election, not Makinde’s assets, PDP tells APC chief
Oyo State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha, has described the reactions of Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the voluntary declaration of assets by Governor Seyi Makinde as reckless, unpatriotic, uncivilised and a wicked approach to discourage men of goodwill from partaking in politics.
Makinde appoints Vanguard Editor as Special Adviser
Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Mr Jide Ajani, the immediate past Sunday Editor of Vanguard newspaper, as his Special Adviser on Media. A statement by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said that the appointment was with immediate effect. Ajani, a graduate of Mass Communication from…