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Alaafin of Oyo's set of twins and their mothers arrive in Saudi Arabia in style (photos)

Alaafin of Oyo's set of twins and their mothers arrive in Saudi Arabia in style (photos)

Photos of Alaafin of Oyo's set of twins as they arrive in Saudi Arabia
50 aspirants jostle for APC governorship ticket in Oyo state

50 aspirants jostle for APC governorship ticket in Oyo state

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, 50 governorship aspirants within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state have shown interest in vying for office. The party chiarman disclosed this on Monday.

50 aspirants jostle for APC governorship ticket in Oyo state
ADC coalition in Oyo is an unholy, self-serving alliance - APC

ADC coalition in Oyo is an unholy, self-serving alliance - APC

The APC in Oyo state said the coalition of a former chieftain of the party, Michael Koleoso, and former governor of the state, Rashidi Ladoja, leading African Democratic Congress (ADC) to the state 2019 governorship election fail.

ADC coalition in Oyo is an unholy, self-serving alliance - APC
Please forgive my husband’s government - Governor Ajimobi’s wife begs Oyo people

Please forgive my husband’s government - Governor Ajimobi’s wife begs Oyo people

Florence Ajimobi has urged the people of Oyo state who may have been offended by the administration of her husband, Abiola Ajimobi, to forgive him. She made the appeal over the weekend during a bi-monthly prayer programme.

Please forgive my husband’s government - Governor Ajimobi’s wife begs Oyo people
Former governor Ladoja formally announces his defection from PDP, reveals why

Former governor Ladoja formally announces his defection from PDP, reveals why

Former governor of Oyo state, Rashidi Ladoja, on Friday announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to the African Democratic Congress in a ceremony witnessed by his associates at his residence in Ibadan.

Former governor Ladoja formally announces his defection from PDP, reveals why
Former Oyo state governor Ladoja set to dump PDP for Obasanjo's adopted party ADC

Former Oyo state governor Ladoja set to dump PDP for Obasanjo's adopted party ADC

A chieftain of the PDP and former minister was quoted to have said that Ladoja’s decision to defect to ADC was not unconnected with alleged plans to impose Engineer Seyi Makinde as the Oyo state PDP governorship candidate.

Former Oyo state governor Ladoja set to dump PDP for Obasanjo's adopted party ADC
Royalty! Alaafin of Oyo spotted with his wives at daughter’s glamorous wedding (photos)

Royalty! Alaafin of Oyo spotted with his wives at daughter’s glamorous wedding (photos)

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, was pictured with his wives at the wedding ceremony of his daughter, Princess Rukayat Adeteju, and husband Hakeem Folarin, held recently. Here's how they all looked for the special ceremony.

Royalty! Alaafin of Oyo spotted with his wives at daughter’s glamorous wedding (photos)
I did not defect to PDP - Another senator makes clarification

I did not defect to PDP - Another senator makes clarification

Senator Monsurat Sunmonu who represents the Oyo Central senatorial districthas clarified that she has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) but not to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as earlier reported.

I did not defect to PDP - Another senator makes clarification
Alleged increase of tuition fees in Ladoke Akintola University triggers unrest among students (see breakdown of increment)

Alleged increase of tuition fees in Ladoke Akintola University triggers unrest among students (see breakdown of increment)

Fresh and returning students of Ladoke Akintola University in Ogbomoso, Oyo state, have kicked against the resolve of the institution's management to increase the tuition fees. The increment affected all levels.

Alleged increase of tuition fees in Ladoke Akintola University triggers unrest among students (see breakdown of increment)
Ashe hukumar NSCDC na da gagarumin tasiri wajen samar da kudaden shiga a Najeriya

Ashe hukumar NSCDC na da gagarumin tasiri wajen samar da kudaden shiga a Najeriya

Hukumar NSCDC (Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps) reshen jihar Oyo, ta bayyana cewa ta samar da Naira miliyan 4 na kudaden shiga ta hanyar yiwa jami'an tsaro masu zaman kansu rajista a tsakanin watan Janairu da Yunin 2018.

Ashe hukumar NSCDC na da gagarumin tasiri wajen samar da kudaden shiga a Najeriya
Cute princesses! Gorgeous photos of Alaafin of Oyo’s 5-month-old twins

Cute princesses! Gorgeous photos of Alaafin of Oyo’s 5-month-old twins

Olori Memunat welcomed her set of twin girls in February 2018, and although it seems like just yesterday, the royal princesses are growing fast. The proud mother recently shared adorable photos of her babies on social media.

Cute princesses! Gorgeous photos of Alaafin of Oyo’s 5-month-old twins
Man accuses UCH Ibadan of administering expired vaccine to his son

Man accuses UCH Ibadan of administering expired vaccine to his son

A Twitter user identified as Ore Afolayan in a series of tweets accused the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo state, of administering an expired vaccine to his son on July 11, 2018. He made the allegations on July 14.

Man accuses UCH Ibadan of administering expired vaccine to his son
Minister of communication Shittu congratulates Fayemi, vows to bury PDP in Oyo state

Minister of communication Shittu congratulates Fayemi, vows to bury PDP in Oyo state

Minister of communication, Adebayo Shittu, has congratulated his former colleague at the Federal Executive Council (FEC), Kayode Fayemi, for what he called his deserving victory at the Saturday, July 14, gubernatorial election.

Minister of communication Shittu congratulates Fayemi, vows to bury PDP in Oyo state
Ekiti polls: It was indeed a well-deserved victory - Governor Ajimobi says, congratulates Fayemi

Ekiti polls: It was indeed a well-deserved victory - Governor Ajimobi says, congratulates Fayemi

Following the victory of John Kayode Fayemi in the recent governorship election in Ekiti, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the governor of Oyo state, has said that the outcome of the polls showed the people faith in the APC.

Ekiti polls: It was indeed a well-deserved victory - Governor Ajimobi says, congratulates Fayemi
Nigeria to renew rivalry with Ghana as boxers battle for N1m

Nigeria to renew rivalry with Ghana as boxers battle for N1m

Nigeria's Oto 'Joe Boy' Joseph, who is reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, is set to defend his title on Sunday, July 29, at the Gotv Boxing Night 15 scheduled to hold at the Indoor Sports Hall in Ibadan.

Nigeria to renew rivalry with Ghana as boxers battle for N1m
We bought our land with donations from people - 100 deaf, dumb persons protest Oyo state government's alleged intention to take their lands

We bought our land with donations from people - 100 deaf, dumb persons protest Oyo state government's alleged intention to take their lands

Not less than 100 physically challenged persons on Monday, July 9 protested Oyo state government's alleged intention to take about 20 acres of their 30-acre land. The protest took place in the Agodi area of Ibadan.

We bought our land with donations from people - 100 deaf, dumb persons protest Oyo state government's alleged intention to take their lands
Ranch creation in Nigeria will produce nothing, if herdsmen are not first educated - Oluwo advises FG

Ranch creation in Nigeria will produce nothing, if herdsmen are not first educated - Oluwo advises FG

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has said that for the federal government's proposal of creating ranches throughout Nigeria to yield anything fruitful, the herders must first be taken through some sort of education.

Ranch creation in Nigeria will produce nothing, if herdsmen are not first educated - Oluwo advises FG
Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE

Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has said that the Afenifere's and the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE)'s rejection of the creation of cattle ranches in the southwest region will cause more disunity in Nigeria.

Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE
You’re Awolowo’s reincarnation, APC excos tell aspirant as he declares for governor

You’re Awolowo’s reincarnation, APC excos tell aspirant as he declares for governor

A seasoned engineer, Dr. Olusola Ayandele formally declared his intention to contest for the number one seat of Oyo state on Saturday, July 7 and promised to build on the progress of the incumbent governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

You’re Awolowo’s reincarnation, APC excos tell aspirant as he declares for governor
2019: Alao Akala declares to run for Oyo governor

2019: Alao Akala declares to run for Oyo governor

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akaka, has expressed his intention to contest the state governorship election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He stated this in his Bodija residence.

2019: Alao Akala declares to run for Oyo governor
Our silence is being taken as foolishness - Gani Adams rallies Yorubas against herdsmen violence

Our silence is being taken as foolishness - Gani Adams rallies Yorubas against herdsmen violence

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, have said that he has promised to protect the lives of Yoruba people against the violence and criminal activities of some suspected herdsmen throughout the country.

Our silence is being taken as foolishness - Gani Adams rallies Yorubas against herdsmen violence
Governor Ajimobi presents 36 vehicles to Oyo monarchs

Governor Ajimobi presents 36 vehicles to Oyo monarchs

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi presented 36 vehicles to 36 royal fathers exempt Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji Aje Ogungunniso I, and Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, who were absent.

Governor Ajimobi presents 36 vehicles to Oyo monarchs
Update: Crisis deepens in Oyo as APC splinter group comprising 9 reps, 2 senators and others join Obasanjo’s ADC

Update: Crisis deepens in Oyo as APC splinter group comprising 9 reps, 2 senators and others join Obasanjo’s ADC

A splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, the Unity Forum, on Monday, July 2, finally resolved to join the African Democratic Congress (ADC), which recently fused with Olusegn Obasanjo's movement.

Update: Crisis deepens in Oyo as APC splinter group comprising 9 reps, 2 senators and others join Obasanjo’s ADC
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