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Ajimobi Inaugurates 33 Oyo Local Government Council Chairmen

3 months ago /
Nation 

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has inaugurated the newly elected local government Chairmen in Oyo State.

Ajimobi, Alaafin Reject Cattle Colony, Say Its Modern Slavery

6 months ago /
Nation 

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has advised the Federal Government against the planned establishment of cattle colonies across the country, describing the move as modern slavery. The Governor made his position known on establishment of cattle colonies when the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi led some prominent traditional rulers...

I Washed Dead Bodies To Survive As A Student Abroad — Ajimobi

7 months ago /
Nation 

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday said that he washed dead bodies to survive as a student and to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. The governor made this revelation while speaking to youths at a South-West Regional youths Summit held at the WOCDIF Centre in Osogbo, Osun State. Ajimobi...

Osibanjo Asks Youths To Embrace Integrity, Hardwork

7 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria youths have been advised to imbibe strong moral principles in order to succeed. Speaking at the South West regional youth summit in Osogbo on Tuesday, vice president Yemi osinbajo said that societies that fails to emphasize integrity are doomed. Professor Osinbajo noted that should Nigeria succeeds in dealing with corruption, over...

Ajimobi Condoles With Olubadan On Wife’s Death

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Governor, Mr Abiola Ajimobi, has commiserated with the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on the death of his wife, Olori Kudirah. Governor Ajimobi, in a statement issued on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Yomi Layinka, described the death of Olori Kudirah as...

Oyo State Wants Transfer Of Dam To State Government

10 months ago /
Nation 

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has asked the federal government to transfer ownership of the Ikere Gorge Dam to the state government. The governor made the plea while addressing journalists after a closed door meeting with president Muhammmadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Tuesday. He said the dam which stretches almost...

Oyo, Osun Approve Governing Council For LAUTECH

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Oyo and Osun state governments have announced the immediate constitution of a Governing Council for the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. This was disclosed in a statement issued and signed on Monday by the Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Mr Olalekan Alli. According to the state governments, the...

We Should Celebrate, Immortalise Faleti – ARG

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Yoruba Socio-Political group, the Afenifere Renewal Group has said Nigerians should celebrate and not mourn veteran broadcaster, poet and actor, Adebayo Faleti. According to the group, the life of dedication and commitment of Faleti lived should be celebrated and raised as a compass for the youth to follow. The ARG said...

Ajimobi Appoints Heads Of TESCOM, ETF And Hospitals Management

1 year ago /
Nation 

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has approved the appointment of chairmen and members into the newly constituted Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) and Hospitals Management Board (HMB). A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Olalekan Alli conveyed the governor’s approval and directive for the immediate constitution of the boards. The...

Ajimobi Inaugurates N300m ICT Service Centre In Ibadan

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has inaugurated a 300million Naira Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Data and Service Centre in Ibadan. The centre which was facilitated by the Chairman House Committee on Telecommunications, Hon. Saheed Fijabi, says the Oyo State College of Health Science and Technology in Ibadan was constructed...

Federal Government Not Competing With Any State – Fashola

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the Federal Government is not competing with any state but rather working relentlessly to complement and support them to blossom for maximum development. Mr Fashola who gave this assurance during his one day working visit to Oyo state, said some abandoned...

Governor Ajimobi Signs New Anti-Land Seizure Bill Into Law

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has signed a new anti-land grabbing bill into law, prescribing 15 year jail term or fine for offenders. This is one of the provisions of the new Real Properties Protection Law, 2016, which has now been signed into law by the Governor, at the Executive...

Ajimobi, Others Canvass Women Empowerment

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and his counterparts in Osun and Lagos States, have called for empowerment programmes that could prepare women economically for any emergency situation in the country. The governors made the call while speaking at the opening ceremony of the three-day 5th National Women’s Summit, organized under...

Osoba Reunites With South West APC Leaders To Strengthen Party

2 years ago /
Politics 

Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, has yesterday returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to strengthen the party in the South West. Mr. Osoba, a founding father of the APC, defected to the Social Democratic Party, SDP, led by Chief Olu Falae shortly before last...

President Buhari to attend the Burial of late Olubadan

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of Ibadan, Oyo state of his presence at the burial ceremony of the Olubadan who passed on a few days ago. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi who was at the state house to intimate the president of the...

 

PVC Collection: Oyo Declares Thursday, Friday Public Holiday

3 years ago /

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has declared Thursday, February 5 and Friday, February 6, 2015 as public holiday in the state. This was made public through a statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Dr. Festus Adedayo, stating that the holiday is to enable residents of the state to collect...

2015: Court Stops Alao-Akala From Taking Over Oyo PDP Exco

3 years ago /
Politics 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has halted attempt by a former Oyo State Governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala, and his loyalists to take control of the Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Justice Evoh Chukwu, in his judgement, restrained the PDP from dissolving the state Executive Committee of...

Alao-Akala Picks PDP Nomination Form

3 years ago /
Politics 

Former Oyo State governor, Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party collected the nomination form for the 2015 governorship election on Friday. The candidate who paid the required N3m fee collected the form at the party secetariat in Ibadan through his committee of friends. The candidates Chief of Staff, Razak...