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State congress: Division in Oyo APC as factions hold parallel congresses

State congress: Division in Oyo APC as factions hold parallel congresses

State congress: Division in Oyo APC as factions hold parallel congresses
Alaafin of Oyo’s Queen Memunat is totally adorable in new birthday photos with her twin girls

Alaafin of Oyo’s Queen Memunat is totally adorable in new birthday photos with her twin girls

Olori Memunat Omowunmi Adeyemi, the wife of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi celebrated her birthday in style. Just shortly after welcoming to adorable twins girls, she celebrated her birthday. Here are photos.

Alaafin of Oyo’s Queen Memunat is totally adorable in new birthday photos with her twin girls
How former governor sold, shared N6.6 billion state shares with family, associates - EFCC

How former governor sold, shared N6.6 billion state shares with family, associates - EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that a former governor of Oyo state, Rashidi Ladoja sold shares worth N6.6 billion from the state. He was said to have failed to remit about N1.9 billion out of it.

How former governor sold, shared N6.6 billion state shares with family, associates - EFCC
Some youths use pit latrine as alternative to codeine - Group cries out to FG

Some youths use pit latrine as alternative to codeine - Group cries out to FG

The Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN) on Thursday, May 10, called on the federal government for the urgent sensitisation against the use of pit latrine since some youths use it to get intoxicated.

Some youths use pit latrine as alternative to codeine - Group cries out to FG
Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians

Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians

Some historians in Nigeria have said that the absence of history in school curriculum for 34 years has caused serious damage to the country. They said that the absence of the subject can be linked to the Boko Haram insurgency.

Nigeria has lost much due to the absence of history in school curriculum - Historians
Stay away from local politics - Governor Ajimobi warns corps members

Stay away from local politics - Governor Ajimobi warns corps members

Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Wednesday, May 9, urged corps members to live peacefully with their host communities and refrain from local politics. He advised them at the closing parade of the 2018 NYSC Batch A orientation.

Stay away from local politics - Governor Ajimobi warns corps members
Why is Ajimobi afraid of going to jail if another Buhari like me comes to power in Oyo state? - Adebayo Shittu

Why is Ajimobi afraid of going to jail if another Buhari like me comes to power in Oyo state? - Adebayo Shittu

Nigeria's minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu has declared that he will ensure that the incumbent governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi is jailed when he, Adebayo Shittu, eventually becomes the governor in 2019.

Why is Ajimobi afraid of going to jail if another Buhari like me comes to power in Oyo state? - Adebayo Shittu
Hold Governor Ajimobi responsible if I'm killed, APC House of Rep member raises alarm

Hold Governor Ajimobi responsible if I'm killed, APC House of Rep member raises alarm

Honourable Abiodun Olasupo, a member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency in Oyo state, have alleged that Governor Abiola Idris Ajimobi is after his life.

Hold Governor Ajimobi responsible if I'm killed, APC House of Rep member raises alarm
Self-confessed fake lawyer in Oyo lands in police net for making N6m from victims

Self-confessed fake lawyer in Oyo lands in police net for making N6m from victims

The police command in Oyo state has arrested one Olawale Falola, a self-confessed fake lawyer, who admitted that he made N6 million from his victims by promising to secure jobs for them from security bodies and the NNPC.

Self-confessed fake lawyer in Oyo lands in police net for making N6m from victims
Politics is just a game that if God plays it, some people will abuse Him no matter the performance - Gov Ajimobi

Politics is just a game that if God plays it, some people will abuse Him no matter the performance - Gov Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has stated that no other president in the country has managed the nation’s economy better than President Muhammadu Buhari. He described the APC as the greatest party in Africa.

Politics is just a game that if God plays it, some people will abuse Him no matter the performance - Gov Ajimobi
Despite court judgement stopping it, Oyo state governor declares that LG election will hold in all wards

Despite court judgement stopping it, Oyo state governor declares that LG election will hold in all wards

Despite a Federal High Court ruling stopping the forthcoming local government election in Oyo state, Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has on Friday, May 4, vowed that election will hold in all 33 local government areas, 35 local council.

Despite court judgement stopping it, Oyo state governor declares that LG election will hold in all wards
Breaking: Court stops Oyo council poll

Breaking: Court stops Oyo council poll

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday stopped the conduct of the planned Oyo state local government election, which was scheduled to be held on May 12. The court stopped the poll after it delivered its ruling.

Breaking: Court stops Oyo council poll
God will disgrace those behind killings soon - Popular pastor reveals

God will disgrace those behind killings soon - Popular pastor reveals

The Pastor of Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Living Word Cathedral, Oluyole, Ibadan, Pastor Joshua Akinola said God is angry because of the spat of killings in Benue state and other parts of the nation.

God will disgrace those behind killings soon - Popular pastor reveals
Former Oyo governor’s son Akinkunle Olunloyo faces N40 million fraud charge

Former Oyo governor’s son Akinkunle Olunloyo faces N40 million fraud charge

Akinkunle Olunloyo, son of former governor old Oyo state, Dr Victor Olunloyo, was on Monday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a financial institution to the tune of N40 million.

Former Oyo governor’s son Akinkunle Olunloyo faces N40 million fraud charge
Oyo state government declares three-day mourning for late speaker

Oyo state government declares three-day mourning for late speaker

The Oyo state government in a statement announced a three-day mourning period in honour of the speaker of the state assembly, Michael Adeyemo who died in Ibadan at the age of 47. the mourning period starts from April 30.

Oyo state government declares three-day mourning for late speaker
He was a peace-loving man who believed in the rule of law - Lagos speaker mourns Adeyemo

He was a peace-loving man who believed in the rule of law - Lagos speaker mourns Adeyemo

The speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Mudashiru Obasa, has described the late head of the Oyo state legislative chamber, late Michael Adeyemo, as a peace-loving man who stood for equity, justice and rule of law.

He was a peace-loving man who believed in the rule of law - Lagos speaker mourns Adeyemo
Breaking: Speaker of Oyo state House of Assembly dies of heart attack

Breaking: Speaker of Oyo state House of Assembly dies of heart attack

Honourable Michael Adeyemo, speaker of the Oyo House of Assembly, is dead. Some members of the House of Assembly confirmed this on Friday, April 27.He died of heart attack. Cause of his death was not ascertained initially.

Breaking: Speaker of Oyo state House of Assembly dies of heart attack
EFCC arraigns final year student of Ekiti university for alleged fraud, sent to prison over $500 (photo)

EFCC arraigns final year student of Ekiti university for alleged fraud, sent to prison over $500 (photo)

The Ibadan zone of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Ilesanmi Babatunde Yemi, a final year accounting student of Ekiti State University, before Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court.

EFCC arraigns final year student of Ekiti university for alleged fraud, sent to prison over $500 (photo)
Striking health workers: Relatives move patients out of UCH Ibadan

Striking health workers: Relatives move patients out of UCH Ibadan

The number of patients in various wards of UCH has reduced while some - mostly those whose conditions do not allow them to be moved - were still around. The action has affected every department in the hospital.

Striking health workers: Relatives move patients out of UCH Ibadan
Beautiful photos from the naming ceremony of Alaafin of Oyo's two sets of twins

Beautiful photos from the naming ceremony of Alaafin of Oyo's two sets of twins

Alaafin of Oyo, Dr. Lamidi Adeyemi III, who few months ago welcomed two sets of twins with his two youngest wives, Olori Memumat Adeyemi and Olori Olaitan Ajoke, recently held a lavish naming ceremony for the twins.

Beautiful photos from the naming ceremony of Alaafin of Oyo's two sets of twins
I remain a card-carrying member of APC - Lam-Adesina insists

I remain a card-carrying member of APC - Lam-Adesina insists

A member of the House of Representatives, Dapo Lam-Adesina, has denied speculations that he is planning to defect from the APC to Alliance for Democracy (AD). Lam-Adesina, made this known to newsmen in Oke-Ado in Ibadan.

I remain a card-carrying member of APC - Lam-Adesina insists
Pasuma to perform at naming ceremony of Alaafin of Oyo's two sets of twins

Pasuma to perform at naming ceremony of Alaafin of Oyo's two sets of twins

Blessings came into the Oyo royal household in form of four bundles on joy. Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who is a proud husband to seven wives and father to his multiple children recently welcomed two sets of twins.

Pasuma to perform at naming ceremony of Alaafin of Oyo's two sets of twins
Release my children - Ibadan monarch begs kidnappers

Release my children - Ibadan monarch begs kidnappers

The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to kindly release them. The monarch made the plea while speaking with newsmen on Saturday, April 14, in Ibadan.

Release my children - Ibadan monarch begs kidnappers
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