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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.