Accord Party chieftain empowers 30 widows in Oyo

The candidate of Accord in the 2019 governorship election in Oyo State, Hon. Saheed Adegboyega Ajadi has empowered no fewer than 30 widows with cash gift in Ibadan North East Local Government. The programme was held at his Ibadan resident located at Green Springs Area, Old-Ife Road. The gesture, according to Ajadi, was to alleviate... Continue Reading →

Sunday Igboho Storms Ibarapa Against Fulani Bandits

POPULAR Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has said that excesses of Fulani herdsmen in Oyo State, particularly in the Ibarapa zone, have been checked. He asked criminal elements among the herdsmen in other states of the South-West to get ready for onslaughts. Adeyemo stated this on Friday while addressing... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Police arrest three for kidnapping Oyo council boss

Oyo State Police Command on Monday arrested three of the suspects behind the recent kidnap of a council boss in Oyo State. Governor Seyi Makinde made the revelation while addressing top police officers at the State Police Command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan on Monday. Although the Police Command has not made the details of the arrest... Continue Reading →

Nigeria soldier flogs woman in public for ‘indecent dressing’

Some military personnel deployed to restore normalcy after the violence that followed #EndSARS protest in Oyo State, have been caught on camera attacking and harassing innocent residents. The reported incidents happened in Beere, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, sources in the community said. One soldier flogged a woman in public, and others shaved men on the... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Affirms Makinde’s Election As Oyo Governor

The Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the election of Seyi Makinde as governor of Oyo State. In a unanimous judgment, the Apex Court found merit in the appeal filed by Mr. Makinde that the majority judgment of the Appeal Court was a miscarriage of justice Premium Times reports. The court, therefore, affirmed the majority judgment... Continue Reading →

Tension As Sacked Oyo LG Chairmen Insist On Resumption

Local government employees in Oyo State are currently in panic, following a directive by the embattled state Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Ayodeji Aleshinloye, asking the sacked council bosses to take over their various councils on Wednesday (today) Punch NG reports. It was gathered that the directive was a sequel to... Continue Reading →

Attempt To Appoint Caretaker Chairmen, Invitation To Anarchy – ALGON Warns Makinde

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter has described the planned move by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state to appoint caretaker chairmen for the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state as an invitation to anarchy Daily Post reports. ALGON made this... Continue Reading →

Gov. Seyi Makinde Orders Demolition Of Torture Centre In Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde Oyo State has ordered the demolition of an “illegal rehabilitation centre” in the Ojoo area of Ibadan, the state capital The Nation and The Cable NG reports. This comes a day after over 200 inmates were rescued from the centre at Olore Central Mosque after a police raid. The governor gave the... Continue Reading →

Oyo Government Promises To Jail Those Behind Burning Of Public School

Oyo State Government on Tuesday vowed to bring to book those behind an inferno, which razed a block of three classrooms at Cannon Okusehinde Memorial Primary School, School I, Aremo, Ibadan, the state capital The Nation reports. The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran, spoke when he visited... Continue Reading →

I Will Step On Toes If That’s What It Takes To Make Oyo Great – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor,  Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said his administration will not shy away from taking hard decisions in order to set the state on a path of sustainable development. Makinde, who also advised other state governors not to allow themselves to be caged by a craving for the second-term, stated that service delivery to... Continue Reading →

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