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Finally, Ajumobi bows, congratulates Makinde

March 11, 2019 Admin III 0

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has congratulated the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Seyi Makinde, who was declared winner of Saturday’s keenly contested election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. In a congratulatory message, Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, quoted the governor that now that the elections are over, Engr Makinde should Read More

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It’s official: PDP stuns APC, declared winner of Oyo guber poll

March 10, 2019 Admin III 0

Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos and the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning/Collation Officer for the Oyo state governorship election, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Temitope on Sunday announced the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Engr Seyi Makinde, as the winner of the March 9,  governorship election in the state. Professor Temitope while declaring Makinde as winner of the governorship election Read More

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Policeman shoots another young man in Ibadan

March 10, 2019 Admin III 0

After a middle-age man was killed on Saturday in Enugu, another young man has been shot dead in Ibadan, Oyo state capital. The victim was reportedly killed by a bullet from the rifle of a police officer in Ile Tutun, Ibadan South East Local Government Area. The bullet reportedly ruptured his abdominal area and damaged his intestines, according to Premium Read More

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Guber poll: PDP opens early lead in Oyo

March 10, 2019 Admin III 0

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Oluseyi Makinde, has taken an early lead after governorship election on Saturday. Earlier after ballot was cast, PDP won Makinde’s polling unit, 001, ward 11 of Ibadan Northeast Local Government with 165 votes to the 71 votes scored by his closest rival. Also, the candidate of Action Democratic Congress (ADC), Olufemi Read More

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BREAKING: Shot Oyo Reps member, Temitope Sugar, dies in UCH

March 9, 2019 Admin III 0

A member, representing Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar is dead. A source close to the incident told Blueprint.ng It was gathered that the lawmaker died at the intensive care unit of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Saturday, evening, following a gunshot wound he sustained after he was shot Read More

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Breaking: Again, PDP floors Ajimobi at own polling unit

March 9, 2019 Admin III 0

The outgoing governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi could not deliver his polling unit to his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). At his Ward 11, Unit 20 , Oluyole Community Grammar School, Ibadan South West Local Government , where Ajimobi voted, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 149 votes, while the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 112 in the Read More

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Oyo 2019: Alao-Akala teams up with APC ahead guber poll

March 1, 2019 Admin III 0

Erstwhile former governor of Oyo State Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala has declared his readiness to team up the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Alao-Akaka explained that his decision to re-align his political structure with the government at the federal level was for national interest. Akala, who stated this in a statement in Ibadan, said he was approached by the presidency Read More

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Pre-election violence: 7-month-old baby, 17 others killed in Kwara, Imo, Oyo, Delta

February 12, 2019 Admin III 0

With just five days to the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, 23 people believed to be supporters of various political parties were killed in political-related violence in Kwara, Imo, Oyo, Delta and Sokoto states, Blueprint’s findings have revealed. Peace accord As a measure towards stemming the tide of  political violence, the Abdulsalami Abubakar-led National Peace Committee caused presidential candidates of All Progressives Read More

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Dalung shocked over Ogunjobi’s demise

February 11, 2019 Admin III 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has described the news of the death of former NFF scribe Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi as shocking. The sad news was announced by  late Chief Ogunjobi’s Personal Assistant Tunde Shamsudeen on Monday February 11, 2019.   Reports said he died  at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Barrister Dalung in a statement described the former Read More

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Breaking: Anyanacho, Ituku in final battle as curtains fall on Nigeria Taekwondo Int’l Open

February 10, 2019 Admin III 0

Both Elizabeth Binga (-67kg) and Peter Itiku (-80kg) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will in couple of minutes battle their opponents in the final fight of the ongoing Nigeria Taekwando International Open championship inside the velodrome of Abuja National stadium. While Anyanacho confront experienced Judith Usifo, Itiku, a young fighter will battle Chukwudi Nzelu representing Oyo state. Already, the Read More

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Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Court discharges, acquits Ladoja

February 8, 2019 Admin III 0

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday discharged and acquitted former Gov. Rasheed Ladoja of Oyo State of corruption charges. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ruling was given by Justice Mohammed Idris. Mr Ladoja faced N4.7 billion fraud charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Mr Ladoja became governor of Oyo State on Read More

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Salaries’ backlog: Oyo Workers down tools

January 16, 2019 Admin III 0

Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government. The state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Waheed Olojede, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the workers were also protesting some other conditions. Olojede said that the state Public Service Read More

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I’m seeking re-election to save APC in Oyo, says Akala

September 12, 2018 Admin III 0

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Alao Akala, has declared that he is seeking re-election to save his party, the All Progressives Congress from defeat in the forthcoming 2019 general election. Akala, who had governed the state both as governor and deputy when governor Adewolu Ladoja was impeached, said the people of the state were calling on him to seek Read More

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ACF condemns killing of 41 Zamfara hunters, 12 herdsmen in Oyo

February 18, 2018 Admin III 0

  The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday condemned the killing of 41 innocent people by armed bandits in Birane, Zurmi LGA of Zamfara state and reported killing of 12 herdsmen by suspected local farmers at Okere in Iseyin, Oyo state. ACF, while describing the killings as unfortunate and barbaric, noted that bloodletting in the country in form of bandits attack Read More

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CVR: INEC in Oyo takes campaign to mosque, to visit motor parks, others

February 2, 2018 Admin III 0

In its bid to sensitise more Nigerians on the need to fully participate in the electoral process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State,  on  Friday took its awareness campaign to Oja-Oba Central Mosque in  Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) in Oyo State, led other staff of the Read More

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Akinteye becomes President, Customary Court of Appeal in Oyo State

February 2, 2018 Admin III 0

Oyo State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Adegboyega Akinteye as the President, Customary Court of Appeal in Oyo State. The confirmation was made on Thursday in Ibadan after Akinteye appeared for screening at the plenary of the assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akinteye was uňtil his nomination by the NJC, the next Read More