Impeachment: Oyo deputy gov sues House of Assembly

0 From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan A new twist has been introduced to the impeachment move initiated by the Oyo State House of Assembly against the deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, as he has dragged the lawmakers to the state High Court, with a view to putting the process on hold.  The case […]

Alaafin of Oyo’s 18 wives now available for suitors – Oyo Chief

Alaafin Of Oyo’s 18 Wives Now Available For Suitors – Oyo Chief Following the death of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the 45th Alaafin of Oyo, his 18 wives may now be available to suitors without undergoing cleansing rituals, according to palace sources. Oba Adeyemi, 83, who died on Friday, following some treatments at the Afe […]

Police inspector dies in alleged escapade with widow in Ibadan

By Moyosore Salami, Ibadan A 47-year-old police inspector, Michael Ogunlade, has allegedly died during an encounter with his secret lover, (name withheld), at a hotel in Ibadan, Oyo State. Capital. The Guardian learnt that the deceased took the secret lover to a hotel and died in the process. A hotel source said the incident happened […]

Lekan Balogun confirmed as 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland

Governor Seyi Makinde has on Monday approved the appointment of Senator Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland. Makinde made this known through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa. Makinde said: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of […]

Former Oyo governor Alao-Akala is dead at 71

Former Oyo governor Alao-Akala is dead A former Governor of Oyo State Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala is dead. Sources close to the Alao-Akala family confirmed the death of the former Oyo State governor and deputy governor. Alao-Akala was aged 71 years old. He served as the Deputy Governor of Oyo State from May 2003 to […]

Legal hurdle clouds Olubadan succession

Lekan Balogun (L); Late Olubadan (R) By Seye Olumide and Rotimi Agboluaje (Ibadan) • Lekan Balogun not qualified to be Olubadan, ex- Oyo AG writes • Ladoja absent as Ibadan chiefs hold meeting at Balogun’s house • Elevation of high chiefs to Obas doesn’t alter Ibadan succession process, says Olubadan-in-Council Twenty-four hours after the passage […]

What President Buhari must do to unite Nigeria – Gov. Makinde

By Agatha Emeadi  Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde recently spoke with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Yoruba Service, in the aftermath of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In the interview monitored in Lagos, Governor Makinde, among other things, speaks about the cohesiveness witnessed by the party in the build-up to the convention, […]

BREAKING: Tanker crushes 10 to death in Ibadan market

Olufemi Olaniyi, Ibadan 4 July 2021 A gas tanker has crushed 10 persons to death and injured others at a market in Ibadan. Our correspondent gathered that the driver lost control of the vehicle around Idi Arere Area and struggled with it until it got to Bode Market. Firefighters were said to have arrived at […]

Insecurity: 17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing • Offer 10-point solution

  …Agree to ban open grazing in Southern Nigeria …Call for convocation of national dialogue …Insist on federal character …Reiterate Southerners’ commitment to Nigeria’s unity …Express concern over Oshodi-Apapa expressway gridlock …Buhari approves new security measures for South-East, South-South …Military tactics’ll no longer be publicised-NSA …Don’t be selective in handling situations, PANDEF tells FG By […]

11 Herdsmen arrested for banditry in Oyo State

HEADLINE | Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021 11 Herdsmen arrested for banditry in Oyo State Eleven bandits, all Bororo Fulani herdsmen have been arrested in Oyo by operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency. The arrested bandits mounted illegal roadblocks early on Thursday morning.According to the Commandant of the agency, Col Olayinka Olayanju (Rtd), six of the […]

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