VIDEOs: Ex Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi, buried at Ibadan residence amid tight security

Photo: The burial ceremony By Adeola Badru   The late former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi was buried at his Oluyole country home at 10 am on Sunday. The burial took place amid tight security from the Oluyole main road to the Yemoja street residence of the late former governor. Cleric at the […]

Nigerians react after Ajimobi is confirmed dead

By Taiwo Okanlawon Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the death of former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, who died of underlying health conditions worsened by Coronavirus. The two-term governor and former senator died today, at First Cardiology Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi, where he was comatose and hooked on the ventilator, for […]

Critically-ill Ajimobi sends message to APC members

According to Bolaji Tunji, the Former Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Abiola Ajimobi- who is critically ill- has assumed office at the National Headquarters of All Progressives Congress (APC) following his appointment as the acting National Chairman of the party. Mr. Bolaji Tunji, the Media Aide to the former governor said in a statement on […]

Another student Grace Oshiagwu raped, murdered in Ibadan

The 21-year old Grace was said to be a National Diploma (ND) I student of Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State. The incident occurred just two weeks after 18-year old Barakat Bello and 29-year old Azeezat Shomuyiwa were also murdered in Akinyele area of the city. According to THE NATION, Oshiagwu was raped and killed […]

Former Oyo First Lady, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, opens up on husband’s extra-marital affairs

Wife of former Governor of Oyo State, Mrs Florence Ajimobi has said she caught her husband having an affair on two occasions. She made this known while having a discussion with her daughter, Bisola on a Live Instagram chat. Mrs Ajimobi said: “Even on one or two occasions that I caught him cheating, he will […]

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, tests positive for coronavirus

By Rebecca Ejiforma in Lagos and Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan he Governor of Ogun State, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for COVID-19. Makinde in a series of tweets Monday said: “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is positive. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. “l have designated the former Chief […]

FG, South-West Govs Agree On Amotekun

The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday agreed that necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative and address all issues concerning the regulation of the security structure on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun. Vice President […]

Despite naysayers, Operation Amotekun takes off in flying colours

The controversy about the launch of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun by the six governors of the South West was not unexpected. The initiative is novel and has attracted different interpretations from different tendencies and cultures. Reason: No geo-political zone has had such security arrangement, where local security initiatives would complement […]

I don’t want ministerial position, I prefer to be senator, says ex-Gov. Ajimobi

Ex-Gov. Abiola Ajimobi The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has said he prefers going to the Senate than becoming a minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s expected cabinet. Ajimobi in an interview with newsmen in Ibadan on Thursday, explained that the ministerial appointment should go to younger members of the party in Oyo […]

South-West Govs flay call on Fulani herdsmen to leave region

By Dayo Johnson, Akure OUTH West governors yesterday described the statement credited to the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), asking all Fulani residing in Southern parts of the country to return to the north as most unfortunate, divisive and retrogressive. The governors in a statement personally signed by their Chairman and Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu […]

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