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24 May 2021
The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has presented Certificates of Return to the 32 newly elected chairmen of the local government council areas in the state.
23 May 2021
Late arrival of voting materials and officials of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) characterised the local council election held in Oyo State yesterday.
21 May 2021
Ahead of Saturday’s council polls in Oyo State, the State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) says it  has started...
21 May 2021
The decision by Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) to go ahead with the Local Government Council election, this weekend, has opened another round of controversies about council administration...
10 May 2021
Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), Isiaka Olagunju, yesterday, said there was no plan or justification for the commission to postpone the local council election from May 22, 2021 to a later date.
31 Mar 2021
Political parties in Oyo State are sharply divided over the proposed local council elections fixed for May 15, this year by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC).
2 Mar 2021
The sacked 68 Chairmen of Local Councils and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Oyo State, yesterday, chided the State’s Independent Electoral Commission...
16 Feb 2021
The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has fixed May 15, 2021 for the conduct of election into the local councils of the state.
30 Aug 2020
Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, yesterday, said the purported May 12, 2018 local council election was a nullity.
20 Sep 2019
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday approved the composition of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, said the governor had in a letter dated...
10 Jul 2019
The Oyo State House of Assembly has commended Governor Seyi Makinde for the recent dissolution of Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) board. A motion moved yesterday by the Majority Leader, Sanjo Adedoyin, said that the decision of the commission to conduct elections in 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) created by the immediate past…
5 Jul 2019
Seyi Makinde has dissolved the board of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). A statement issued on Friday in Ibadan by the state Head of Service, Mrs Amidat Agboola, said Makinde ordered the dissolution with effect from July 1. According to the statement, the state government is prepared to offset the salary and allowances…


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A magnitude 6.1 quake struck off Aomori in northern Japan on Tuesday, the national weather agency said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
18 mins ago
Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on the United Kingdom to recall its envoy in Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones, for getting involved in the country’s politics. British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Llewellyn-Jones, called out Fani-Kayode for comments he made during the governorship election in Lagos. Llewellyn-Jones also said the All Progressives Congress (APC), ought…
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Lagos State deputy governor Obafemi Hamzat, said the chairman of Lagos State Parks and Management, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, will face prosecution if he has broken the law. “I don't know the facts, But people should examine the facts. And if, in truth, he has broken the law, of course, he must…
35 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged religious leaders to practice integrity without compromise to encourage their followers against corrupt practices. The EFCC Zonal Commander, ACE II Bawa Hamidu Saidu, made this appeal in a statement by spokesman T. E. Nwosu in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Sunday, March 26 at The Redeemed…
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Benin singer Angelique Kidjo won one of Europe's top music prizes Tuesday along with Britain's Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, and Estonian composer Arvo Part.