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Governor Ajimobi: I’ll continue to embark on projects till my last day in office

The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has assured the people of the state that his administration would continue to embark on life-changing legacy projects and programmes till May, next year when his tenure would end.
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Governor Ajimobi: Kayode Fayemi’s victory a demonstration of Ekiti people’s faith in APC

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.

Shina Peller: Oyo APC is united, stronger

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain and Federal House of Representatives aspirant, Chief Shina Abiola Peller, has debunked the claim that APC Oyo state has been factionalized.
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President Buhari: Opposition blackmailing me with herdsmen-farmers clashes

President Buhari lamented that such politicians had been doing everything possible to link him with the clashes, saying that such insinuations were far from the truth.

Oyo government imposes security levy on residents, targets N20bn annually

The Executive Secretary, the Oyo State Security Trust Fund, OYSSTF, Mr. Femi Oyedipe, during the weekend hinted the newsmen that the state government had commenced the collection of security levy from business premises, churches, mosques and corporate organisations in the state, with an estimated income of about N2b annually.

APC has reached its dead end in Oyo – ex-commissioner

An erstwhile political associate and former Commissioner for Works and Transport in the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi in Oyo State, Dr. Yunus Akintunde, on Sunday said the All Progressives Congress would suffer defeat in the 2019 general elections in the State.

Grazing: Oluwo cautions Yoruba leaders over land allocation

Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, at the weekend cautioned Yoruba leaders, who are opposed to the proposed allocation of land for the establishment of cattle ranches in Yorubaland, warning that they should not plant seeds of discord among Nigerians.

Don’t politicise butchers’ relocation – Governor Ajimobi tells politicians

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has cautioned the opposition politicians to desist from playing politics with issues that impact directly on the welfare of Oyo people.
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2019: Adebayo Alao-Akala declares for governorship

A former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala, has declared his intention to seek for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress.

Governor Ajimobi reiterates commitment to uplift Oyo traditional institutions

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the uplift and modernisation of chieftaincy institution in the state.

Oyo APC faction joins ADC

A splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Unity Forum, has finally resolved to join the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

Governor Ajimobi presents new cars to 36 traditional rulers

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday in Ibadan, the state capital presented new cars to 36 traditional rulers across the state.
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Governor Ajimobi directs reopening of Bodija market

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday ordered the immediate re-opening of Bodija market in the state.
Gov Ajimobi, Oyo CP, Abiodun Odude and Chairman, Aare Latosa LCDA, Adekunle Oladeji during the governor’s inspection visit to the police station at Bodija Market

Oyo government reopens Bodija market

Traders at Bodija Market, Ibadan, Oyo State, heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the state Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi today ordered the immediate re-opening of the market.
Gov Ajimobi, Oyo CP, Abiodun Odude and Chairman, Aare Latosa LCDA, Adekunle Oladeji during the governor’s inspection visit to the police station at Bodija Market

Governor Ajimobi: Perpetrators of Bodija market mayhem will be prosecuted

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Friday said that the perpetrators of the Bodija Market crisis would be prosecuted and made to rehabilitate the burnt police station. The Governor also assured that the market which has been closed as a result of the crisis would be reopened within 48 hours.

Oyo pensioners sue Governor Ajimobi over N42 billion arrears

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Oyo State on Tuesday dragged Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and five others before an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan over the unpaid N42.3 billion gratuities and pensions arrears owed primary school teachers and local government pensioners.

Stop those using soldiers, policemen to destroy our property – Butchers tell Governor Ajimobi

Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union from the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to as a matter of urgency prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the various abattoirs in Ibadan, the state capital.

Adebayo Shittu: Despite convention, our fight against injustice in APC remains

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Sunday, vowed that the aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State would not relent until justice prevailed.

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