Tag: Oyo State

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Michael IsaacJuly 13, 2020

‘One Million Boys’ is a trending subject and here’s what we’ve gathered

A certain Biola Ebila, reported as gang leader of the popular notorious group – One Million Boys, has been killed. ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 30, 2020

Akinyele LGA: Is a serial killer on the loose in Oyo State?

It’s no secret that Nigeria does have its own distinctive security issues. Reports on criminal activities range from extortion to ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 28, 2020

Obituary: Abiola Ajimobi was a career politician, who undermined progress with tyranny

After a period of morbidity, former senator of the federal republic and governor of Oyo state, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi passed ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 19, 2020

Here’s all we have gathered from the ‘Fisayo’ trend on Twitter

If you’ve been paying attention to the news these past few days, you will no doubt be aware of the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2019

The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for October: Absurdities vs Revival

It’s almost like the time between the new batch of governors were sworn in and now has been a fallow ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 11, 2017

The Big 5: Three Nigerians killed in South Africa in less than one month, EFCC to begin auction of seized petroleum products, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today. After a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

We are unaware of resumption scheduled for Friday, LAUTECH ASUU, other Unions say

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) chapter and other workers’ unions in the ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 20, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode says South West holds future of food security in Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday described the south west region as the next frontier of food security in ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 20, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode pays courtesy visit to Oyo state governor at the Government House

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode paid a courtesy visit to Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi at the Government House, Ibadan. ...

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RoqeebahJune 21, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Is this why the Minister of Communications has been AWOL?

Quick question: did you know that Nigeria has a Minister of Communications? You probably did not and that’s okay. Sometimes ...

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RoqeebahJune 21, 2017

Where is Alao-Akala? | The policeman who became a governor

Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala is the one who took office from Raseed Ladoja in 2006 after the latter was impeached under ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

Police arrests Fulani herdsman for raping 22-year-old woman for 3 days

A 22-year-old Fulani herdsman, Abubakar Mojumba, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police for the alleged kidnap and rape of ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

Opinion: “The genesis of LAUTECH crisis” | 5 takeaways from this Abuja facts article

Last month, the students of LAUTECH published an obituary of their Vice Chancellor, Professor Sulaiman Gbadegeshin,as a form of protest ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

I will name my successor in May 2018 – Ajimobi

Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi on Monday said he would name his successor in May 2018. Ajimobi’s tenure ends ...

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SponsorApril 10, 2017

9th Ibadan City Marathon: Sharabutu Phillibus scoops one million Naira

Sharabutu Philibus yesterday emerged first male winner of the 9th Ibadan City marathon 2017, while Illiya Pam came second; Abdullahi ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2017

Opinion: Aftermath of #WorldWaterDay- The untold stories of water scarcity In Oyo

by Amanam Hillary Umo-Udofia The day after the world celebrated the international water day is a good time to take ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Opinion: What’s with these human banks on our roads?

by Adekunle Adewunmi Prior to this age, virtues such as sanctity, honesty and contentment were the order of the day. ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 23, 2017

Profile: Abiola Ajimobi’s long history of behaving badly

by Wilfred Okichie It was the video seen around the world. On Friday 13, January, a disturbing video made its ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 15, 2017

Still on the Matter: We slept on it but woke up to an Ajimobi that is still wrong, wrong, wrong

The last time students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology took to the streets to protest their being shut out ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

The Thread: Disgraceful Ajimobi is “everything a governor should never be”

Drunk on power, high on self-importance, disconnected from the challenges of the everyday Nigerian, and certainly dismissive of LAUTECH’s students’ ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Omojuwa says EXACTLY what needs to be said about the Disgraceful Ajimobi 

When will Nigerian politicians learn that the whole idea of having a political position is to lead, not bully? Aggrieved ...

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AzeezDecember 15, 2016

EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja over alleged N4.7bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja and one Waheed ...

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RoqeebahDecember 9, 2016

The Complaint Box: My encounter with SP Abubakar of the Area command Ogbomoso

This is a complaint we have just received from Oladimeji Opayomi (also known as Demex), a student of Ladoke Akintola ...

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AzeezNovember 7, 2016

Oyo govt reduces salaries of political office holders by 50%

Oyo State Government on Monday said it has reduced the salaries of political office holders by 50 per cent. Secretary to ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 12, 2016

#Impact365: This NGO run by a 25-year-old is making so much difference

Charity With Ayaoba is a non-governmental organization started by a 25-year-old to help fight against child-hawking and educate young children. ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

Labour finally calls off strike in Oyo, workers to receive January salary

The Oyo state labour union has called off its seven-week strike following the decision of the Oyo state government to ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Thugs kill pregnant woman over N400,000

A textile trader in Gbagi Market, Ibadan, Oyo State has been arrested by the Police for allegedly sending thugs to ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

Opinion: Governor Ajimobi and the apology request

By Babajide Fadoju Failing in our responsibilities as parents, elders, seniors in collectively moulding our children into the great leaders of ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today 1. Saraki’s trial stalled The trial of Senate President Bukola ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 3, 2016

‘I will find you’ | Governor Ajimobi sends a message to assassins

The governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi has expressed sadness over the murder of the lawmaker representing Orelope Constituency at the State ...

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