Tag: Oyo State

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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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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

‘We won’t force people to surrender land for cattle grazing’ – FG

The Federal Government has said that there are no plans to seize anybody’s land for the implementation of the ranch ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 19, 2016

The ‘Eze Ndigbo title’ controversy resumes in Ibadan

The 11 High Chiefs that make up the Olubadan-in-council, on Thursday, warned Alex Alozie to desist from bearing the title- ...

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Janeth JFebruary 10, 2016

Aiki Nigeria to hold basic ICT training in Ogbomosho

Today, having basic computer skils isn’t an option but a necessity. Aiki Nigeria brings to you a FREE 2 days ...

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Janeth JJuly 29, 2015

Journalists barred from Oyo Governor’s office press centre

Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi barred journalists from gaining entry into the popular press centre of the Governor’s office, ...

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Janeth JJune 30, 2015

PDP urges Ajimobi to reduce cost of governance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has called on the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi to review the salaries, allowances ...

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Janeth JJune 10, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: APC winning all round, Saraki’s emergence is a tough one, and more

APC is winning on all grounds, which makes some members take a back step to return to the party and ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 23, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: Time to scrap state-sponsored pilgrimages

by Abimbola Adelakun   There is no logic to government sponsoring people on something as personal as pilgrimages. I consider ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 14, 2015

It’s a lie, I did not take back my transformer – Teslim Folarin speaks on what really happened

by Kolapo Olapoju The PDP governorship candidate of Oyo state, Teslim Folarin, has denied widespread media reports that he took ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 12, 2015

Kiss of victory: This is what Gov. Ajimobi got from his wife after victory in Oyo (LOOK)

by Damilola Jagun After getting re-elected as the governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi, got a congratulatory kiss from his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 12, 2015

The jinx is broken as Ajimobi becomes first Oyo governor to get elected twice

by Kolapo Olapoju Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi has become the first governor of the state to be elected twice. ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 30, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: How Gen. Buhari won in Oyo state

by Chinwe Okafor General Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of APC is leading in Oyo according to results of the local ...

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Janeth JFebruary 26, 2015

Pay us our housing allowance || PHCN former staff stage protest in Oyo

by Ranti Joseph More than 2,000 disengaged staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) on Wednesday protested ...

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Janeth JFebruary 26, 2015

164 foreigners arrested with PVCs in Oyo

by Ranti Joseph The Nigeria Immigration Service, Oyo State Command, on Thursday arrested 164 illegal immigrants in the Ibadan metropolis ...

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Janeth JFebruary 25, 2015

Ajimobi swears in new HOS, 18 permanent secretaries

by Ranti Joseph Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi on Tuesday swore in new Head of Service (HOS) Soji Eniade and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 21, 2015

‘I’m sure Nigerians will re-elect Jonathan’ – Oyo PDP chairman

by Damilola Jagun The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state, Yinka Taiwo, says he is optimistic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 16, 2015

Any voter with fake PVC would land in jail – INEC is serious about the elections

by Damilola Jagun The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Ambassador Rufus Akeju, says the commission will prosecute any ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 25, 2015

PDP behind attack on Jonathan – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. PDP behind attack on Jonathan. The opposition, All Progressives Congress, says the recent back-to-back attacks on President Jonathan’s ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

“Joseph Mbu, the village-destroying radical” – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Nothing stolen! No 500 million refunded! Former Governor of Oyo state, Rasheed Ladoja has denied refunding N500 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2015

2 million jobs yearly – This is what Pres. Jonathan promised youths at Ibadan rally

by Kolapo Olapoju If re-elected into office, President Goodluck Jonathan has promised to generate two million jobs yearly for Nigerian youths. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 7, 2014

“I usually avoid sex with virgins because…”: Man arrested for raping 11-year-old girl explains (PICTURED)

by Temitope Onitiju   “I was not in my right senses”: So says a 31-year-old man, Okoro Austin, who was ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

9ice denies losing APC primary election

by Damilola Jagun Singer turned politician, Akande Abolore, better known as 9ice, has refuted a new report that he lost out ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 30, 2014

@i_am9ice embraces stomach infrastructure, shares palm oil and palm wine

by Damilola Jagun Stomach Infrastructure has really found a place in Nigeria’s political sphere. Singer, 9ice is gunning for a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

Woman wants out of 8-year union because of hubby’s failure to pay dowry

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Thursday, 19 September, a 25-year-old trader, Mrs Modinat Alade, begged the Customary Court sitting in Isyein, ...

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SolaSeptember 9, 2014

How a randy Soldier raped me thrice under a tree – Poly student seeks justice

by S’ola Filani A soldier, attached to Operation Burst set up by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has been ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2014

“She accused me of adultery and I killed her” || 31-year-old wife-killer gives confession

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 31-year-old man, Nojeem Adeyemo, after being accused of infidelity by his wife, chopped off her right ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 3, 2014

Alao-Akala wants to come back in 2015… Oyo will you welcome him?

by Godwin Akanfe Former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, has made known his intention to contest for the ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 29, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: The Olubadan Asanike doctrine

by Akin Osuntokun I crave the indulgence of Ibadan indigenes. The reason is that I am about to press to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2014

“She used Juju to marry me!” | “He left me for his ex-wife!” || This couple want to end their marriage (READ)

by Azubuike Azikiwe   A woman has appealed to an Ibadan court to dissolve her 8-year-old marriage, because her husband, ...

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