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