Ex-Oyo Gov Ajimobi Loses Bid At Tribunal To Become Senator

Immediate-past Oyo State governor Abiola Ajimobi has lost the move to win Ibadan South Senatorial District seat through the election tribunal. The tribunal on Tuesday dismissed the petition of the former governor challenging the victory of Senator Kola Balogun in the senatorial district election. It was part of the efforts of the former governor to […]

Oyo Assembly Confirms 14 Commissioner Nominees

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday screened and confirmed 14 commissioner nominees sent by Governor Seyi Makinde. Their names were contained in a message earlier sent to the House by the governor and read at plenary by the Speaker, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin (PDP/Ibarapa East) on July 25. The Commissioner nominees include four former […]

Oyo: I Doubt Makinde’s Competence- APC Chairman

……Says He Will Assess Makinde’s Performance After 6 Months Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, says he will only assess Gov. Seyi Makinde’s performance in office after the first 100 days or six months in office. Oke, who made this known in a telephone interview with Nigeria News Agency […]

Twitter Reactions As Governor Makinde Publicly Declares Asset

Africa News24 (AN24) reports that Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde has publicly declared his assets worth N48 billion after receiving a copy of the asset declaration form which he had earlier submitted to the Oyo State office of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in Ibadan. This has attracted comments from some Nigerians via […]

My Husband Loves Sex Too Much, He Rapes Me Often, Wife Tells Court

An Oke-Bola-based trader, Olabisi, has pleaded with a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, to dissolve her 16-year union with her husband, Paul, “because he is too sex hungry and often rapes her.” Testifying before court president Ademola Odunade, Olabisi, a mother of three, said that her husband might sniff life out of her […]

Why I Have No Regret Losing My Senatorial Bid – Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi, the Oyo State Governor, said that he has no regret after losing his senatorial election and his unsuccessful attempt to hand over to a successor from his political party – the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to the outgoing governor, his losses was the line with the will of God. He said this […]

Ajimobi Meets APC Governorship Aspirants, Adebayo Shittu Absent

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi on Saturday met governorship aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congressives (APC) to discuss with them before picking consensus candidate. Recall that Oyo State Chapter of APC had adopted consensus arrangement for selecting of party’s candidates for 2019 general elections. Governor Abiola Ajimobi met the aspirants at the Governor’s […]

Oyo ADC: Unity Forum Rejects Ladoja’s Faction Congress Result

Leaders of the Unity Forum faction of the African Democratic Congress on Thursday expressed their displeasure at what they described as illegal conduct of the party’s state congress and issued 72 hours for the congress to be reversed. Ladoja and his loyalists defected to the ADC from the Peoples Democratic Party while the Unity Forum […]

Music House Demolition: Ajimobi, Ayefele Reconcile, Inaugurates Committee To Resolve Pending Issues

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday, met the owner of Fresh FM, Yinka Ayefele, over the demolition of the radio station on Sunday morning. The building was partly demolished by the state government over contravention of the state’s physical planning rule and the inability of Ayefele to provide the relevant documents when asked […]