Oyo

Oyo Minority Leader emerges new Oyo Speaker unopposed.

1 week ago Admin 0
Following the death of  Oyo State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo.   The Minority Leader of the house, Honourable Olagunju Ojo emerges as new Oyo Speaker with unopposed. This followed his nomination by Honourable Joshua Oyebamiji of Akinyele II seconded by Honourable Gbenga Oyekola of Atiba constituency, on Tuesday’s plenary. Adeyemo died Read More

Oyo 2019: I am not desperate to be governor – Teslim Folarin

2 months ago Admin 0
Former Senate Leader, Senator Teslim Kolawole Folarin has declared that he is not desperate to govern Oyo State. Folarin made this known on Wednesday while speaking with journalists shortly after he paid a condolence visit to the Ibadan residence of a third republic Senator and Agbaakin of Ogbomosoland, Chief Ayantayo Ayandele, who died recently. The Read More

Oyo 2019: Ajimobi’s commissioner joins Oyo guber race

2 months ago Admin 0
Dr. Azeez Adeduntan, the Oyo State Commissioner for Health, has declared his readiness to succeed his boss, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, in 2019. Adeduntan made the disclosure on Thursday in Ibadan during his visit to the state secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to express his interest in the race. NAN reports that the cardiovascular Read More

Oyo Assembly extends LG caretaker Chairmen’s tenure

3 months ago Admin 0
The Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday extended the tenure of local government chairmen and Council Development Areas (LCDAs) by two months. Deputy Speaker Musa Abdulwasiu told reporters in Ibadan, the capital, that the decision was unanimously adopted following a request by Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Abdulwasi said the tenure extension was for three months; March Read More

Oyo PDP crisis worsens as Ladoja moves to pull out

3 months ago Admin 0
The crisis in the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a worse turn. The new harmonised list of the State Executive Council (SEC) of the party, which was released by the national leadership on Tuesday, was said to have jolted the Senator Rashidi Ladoja faction. The faction reportedly conceded some Read More

Oyo LG Poll: APC members protest against alleged imposition of candidates

3 months ago Admin 0
Thousands of members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State Monday protested against what they described as the planned imposition of candidates by the State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi ahead of the May 12 local government election in the state. The protesters who stormed the Oke-Ado State Secretariat of the party which Read More

Oyo workers begin three-day warning strike Wednesday

4 months ago Admin 0
Three Labour unions in Oyo have directed workers in the state employment to stay from their duty posts for three days, starting from Wednesday. TheBay directive came in a statement jointly signed by Mr. Kofo Ogundeji, NLC State Secretary, Mr. Falegbe Mayowa, TUC State Secretary and Mr. Olabode Akinfenwa, JNC Assistant State Secretary. The News Read More

Oyo PDP splits again, elects two state chairmen in parallel congresses

7 months ago Admin 0
Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is presently engulfed in another survival crisis as leaders of the party on Saturday held two separate state congresses. The congresses held simultaneously at Baptist Secondary School, Oke-Ado and Watershed ground, Old Ife road, both in Ibadan, the state capital. Chief Jacob Adetoro emerged from Oke-Ado Read More

Seven die in Osun-Oyo road auto crash

7 months ago Admin 0
Seven traders, including a teenager on Tuesday morning, lost their lives in a fatal auto crash around Oko, a border town between Osun and Oyo state. The traders were said to have left Osogbo for Barutin about four days ago and the driver was said to have fallen asleep during the return trip. The mangled Read More