Oyo: Makinde reopens Shasha Market

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has reopened the popular Shasha Market that was closed down barely 11 days ago at the peak of ethnic clashes that rocked Shasha community in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan. The governor had closed down the market on Saturday February 13 and had imposed 13-hour […]

Police deploy surveillance helicopter, mobile force, others to Oyo

Nigeria Police Force boss Mohammed Adamu on Monday deployed “intervention and stabilisation forces” to Oyo State over the ethnic conflicts happening in the state. Adamu said the deployment is “to reclaim the public space, reinforce security and bolster public confidence in the areas affected by the recent crisis in the State.” According to the police […]

2023: My Opponents Have Nothing to Offer, Says Makinde

  Seyi-Makinde Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan Amid effusive commendations for the successful execution of Light-Up Oyo project, Phase One, which saw some major roads and streets in Ibadan come alive with lights deploying Smart LED street-lighting technology, the Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, yesterday kicked-off the second phase of the Light-Up Oyo Project, in […]

Oyo Govt to spend N5.5bn to remodel Salami Stadium

  By David Adeoye Oyo State Government says it has signed a N5.580 billion contractual agreement with Messrs Peculiar Ultimate Concerns Ltd for the remodeling of Lekan Salami Sports complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan. Gov. Seyi Makinde, who said this while flagging off the project on Thursday, noted that the decision was part of the measures to […]

NYSC reacts to video of ex-corps member humiliated by policemen

  The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Oyo State said its attention has been drawn to a viral video of a female ex-corps member arrested by security operatives at the resident of a suspected armed robber/kidnapper in Ibadan.   The viral video showed how some policemen arrested and dehumanized an ex-corps member, identified as […]

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 […]

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