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Oyo residents pleading with Ajimobi to run for Senate in 2019 - Aide

Oyo residents pleading with Ajimobi to run for Senate in 2019 - Aide

Oyo residents pleading with Ajimobi to run for Senate in 2019 - Aide
Panic in Oyo state as armed herdsmen reportedly kill SARS commander

Panic in Oyo state as armed herdsmen reportedly kill SARS commander

The SARS commander was killed when he and his men tried disarming the herdsmen, who residents in the area say have been terrorising them. The team of policemen were said to have acted on a tip-off and moved to disarm the herdsmen

Panic in Oyo state as armed herdsmen reportedly kill SARS commander
See faces of 2 bankers arraigned for N27 million fraud, remanded in EFFC custody (photo)

See faces of 2 bankers arraigned for N27 million fraud, remanded in EFFC custody (photo)

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, February 2, arraigned Ebenezer Adelowo and Walter Ekomaye before Justice ML Owolabi of the Oyo state High Court sitting in Iyaganku.

See faces of 2 bankers arraigned for N27 million fraud, remanded in EFFC custody (photo)
FG’s proposal for cattle colonies is equal to resurrection of colonisation - Governor Ajimobi declares as Alaafin of Oyo speaks

FG’s proposal for cattle colonies is equal to resurrection of colonisation - Governor Ajimobi declares as Alaafin of Oyo speaks

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo has rejected the federal government’s proposal for states to establish cattle colonies as, because it contradicts the principle of ‘federal character’ and reminds people of the colonial era.

FG’s proposal for cattle colonies is equal to resurrection of colonisation - Governor Ajimobi declares as Alaafin of Oyo speaks
Ibadan chieftaincy law review not meant to witch-hunt Olubadan - Ajimobi

Ibadan chieftaincy law review not meant to witch-hunt Olubadan - Ajimobi

The Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has explained that the review of the Ibadan chieftaincy law was not meant to disrespect the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji. He said he has a cordial relationship with the monarch.

Ibadan chieftaincy law review not meant to witch-hunt Olubadan - Ajimobi
Attacks: Herders, farmers reach agreement in Oyo

Attacks: Herders, farmers reach agreement in Oyo

Oyo state government decided to proffer a lasting solution to Fulani-herders/farmers’ crises that have become a recurring decimal in the state. The state police commissioner Abiodun Odude organised a reconciliatory meeting.

Attacks: Herders, farmers reach agreement in Oyo
Former SSG reveals how suspected herdsmen burnt 150 acres of his palm plantation

Former SSG reveals how suspected herdsmen burnt 150 acres of his palm plantation

About 150 acres of farm settlement were set ablaze on Monday, January 22, by suspected herdsmen at Lagun in Oyo state.this is coming two years after herdsmen invaded the same farm settlement, destroying million.

Former SSG reveals how suspected herdsmen burnt 150 acres of his palm plantation
Ibadan 21 Obas: Tradition says sacked kings must leave town - Council of authentic Mogajis

Ibadan 21 Obas: Tradition says sacked kings must leave town - Council of authentic Mogajis

The spokesman of the Council of Authentic Mogajis in Ibadan, Chief Wale Oladoja, has said tradition prescribes that any deposed king must leave town, because he would not be permitted to live in the same town with a reigning king.

Ibadan 21 Obas: Tradition says sacked kings must leave town - Council of authentic Mogajis
Nigerians jubilate on social media as court sacks Ajimobi's 21 kings

Nigerians jubilate on social media as court sacks Ajimobi's 21 kings

Many Nigerians have come out on social media to express their joy at the court verdict which declared unconstitutional and illegal the Commission of Inquiry recommending the elevation of some Ibadan high chiefs to Obas.

Nigerians jubilate on social media as court sacks Ajimobi's 21 kings
Ajimobi vows to appeal court judgement sacking 21 Ibadan kings

Ajimobi vows to appeal court judgement sacking 21 Ibadan kings

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Friday, January 19, said that the state will appeal the judgment of an Ibadan High Court sitting, which nullified the processes leading to the installation of 21 kings of Ibadan land.

Ajimobi vows to appeal court judgement sacking 21 Ibadan kings
2019 election: Buhari, Osinbajo to open southwest campaign office on January 20

2019 election: Buhari, Osinbajo to open southwest campaign office on January 20

The minister of communication, Adebayo Shittu is expected to on Saturday, January 20, open southwest campaign office to actualise the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo.

2019 election: Buhari, Osinbajo to open southwest campaign office on January 20
Oba Adeyemi of Oyo reveals factors that got Gani Adams the Aare Ona Kakanfo title out of 25 candidates

Oba Adeyemi of Oyo reveals factors that got Gani Adams the Aare Ona Kakanfo title out of 25 candidates

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has revealed how and why Chief Gani Adams, the leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) got the title of the Aare Ona Kakanfo ahead of 24 other contestants.

Oba Adeyemi of Oyo reveals factors that got Gani Adams the Aare Ona Kakanfo title out of 25 candidates
657,267 PVC’s are yet to be collected in Oyo - INEC reveals, urges owners to come forward

657,267 PVC’s are yet to be collected in Oyo - INEC reveals, urges owners to come forward

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo state on Thursday, January 11 disclosed that a total of 657, 267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) had not yet been collected by their owners in the state.

657,267 PVC’s are yet to be collected in Oyo - INEC reveals, urges owners to come forward
Ajimobi appoints governing councils for 6 state-owned tertiary institutions

Ajimobi appoints governing councils for 6 state-owned tertiary institutions

The Oyo state government has announced the constitution of the governing councils for the six tertiary institutions. The state government promised that solutions would be proffered for all the problems affecting the institutions.

Ajimobi appoints governing councils for 6 state-owned tertiary institutions
Governor Ajimobi sends message to Yoruba leaders on need for unity

Governor Ajimobi sends message to Yoruba leaders on need for unity

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday, January 9 said that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Ajimobi said this at a South-West Youths Regional Summit in Osogbo.

Governor Ajimobi sends message to Yoruba leaders on need for unity
Police goes tough, arrest 18 suspects in Ibadan after bloody cult clash

Police goes tough, arrest 18 suspects in Ibadan after bloody cult clash

The commissioner of police in Oyo, Abiodun Odude, who confirmed this, reportedly warned various groups in the state terrorising various parts of the state’s capital to desist from such activities. Police have arrested 18 suspects.

Police goes tough, arrest 18 suspects in Ibadan after bloody cult clash
Soldiers, 4 others hijack a fuel-laden truck in Ibadan

Soldiers, 4 others hijack a fuel-laden truck in Ibadan

Corporal Akpan Edet, a 28-year-old serving soldier with the 81 Batallion of the Nigerian Army, Mokola, Ibadan, and four other men have been arrested by the police for allegedly hijacking a fuel-laden truck at a spot in Ibadan.

Soldiers, 4 others hijack a fuel-laden truck in Ibadan
LAUTECH Teaching Hospital sacks 255

LAUTECH Teaching Hospital sacks 255

About two hundred and fifty-five workers of Ladoka Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital have been sacked by the management of the institution. ‎An internal memorandum confirmed the disengagement of the workers.

LAUTECH Teaching Hospital sacks 255
Stop pointing fingers at the president, Nigerians still chose him over you - Minister of communications tells PDP leaders

Stop pointing fingers at the president, Nigerians still chose him over you - Minister of communications tells PDP leaders

Adebayo Shittu, the minister of communications, recently told the members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Nigerians still chose President Muhammadu Buhari's pattern of administration over their party.

Stop pointing fingers at the president, Nigerians still chose him over you - Minister of communications tells PDP leaders
Stop 21 kings from disrespecting Olubadan - Mogajis tell President Buhari

Stop 21 kings from disrespecting Olubadan - Mogajis tell President Buhari

Twentyone new Ibadan kings have been issued a seven-day to withdraw their threat to recommend Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji for removal.

Stop 21 kings from disrespecting Olubadan - Mogajis tell President Buhari
Tinubu, Akande, Ajimobi to welcome Alao-Akala, Folarin, others to APC

Tinubu, Akande, Ajimobi to welcome Alao-Akala, Folarin, others to APC

The former governor of Oyo state Adebayo Alao-Akala and others will formerly defect to the All Progressives Congress in the state on Saturday, December 16.

Tinubu, Akande, Ajimobi to welcome Alao-Akala, Folarin, others to APC
Oyo enters agreement to build Nigerian army garrison (photos)

Oyo enters agreement to build Nigerian army garrison (photos)

He said it is now obvious that the state once referred to as “garrison of armed criminals and rogues” has regained its status as a haven of peace and security.

Oyo enters agreement to build Nigerian army garrison (photos)
Olubadan speaks after threat to depose him by 21 newly crowned kings

Olubadan speaks after threat to depose him by 21 newly crowned kings

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has described the threat of 21 new Ibadan kings to recommend him for removal as an affront to his people.

Olubadan speaks after threat to depose him by 21 newly crowned kings
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