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Senator Ladoja: Why I didn’t attend Governor Makinde’s inauguration

A former Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday gave the reason he was not at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, venue of the swearing-in of the governor of the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde on Wednesday.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde abolishes fees in Oyo schools

New governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has abolished N3,000 school fees in the state-owned secondary schools, which was introduced by the administration of the immediate past governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo APC lauds Governor Ajimobi for honouring Lam Adesina, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, has lauded Gov. Abiola Ajimobi for naming some roads and institutions after late former governor, Lam Adesina, and other prominent indigenes..

Samson Adegoke donates N25 million e-library to LAUTECH

Dr Samson Adegoke, a philanthropist and supporter of former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala has donated an e-library worth N25 million to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Court adjourns ex-Governor Alao-Akala’s alleged N11.5 billion fraud trial to May 2

Justice Olalekan Owolabi of a State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, has adjourned the trial of a former governor of the state, Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala, to May 2, 2019.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of ex-Governor Alao-Akala, others

The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: I’ll retain APC appointees who are competent – Governor-elect

The Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, says he will retain persons appointed by the outgoing All Progressives Congress if they are found to be competent.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Oyo elections: Ex-Governor Alao-Akala delivers polling unit for APC

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has secured gubernatorial victory for APC in his unit.
The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Ogbomoso stands still as Adebayo Alao-Akala campaigns for APC candidate Bayo Adelabu

The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Oyo election: Asiwaju Tinubu woos more politicians for APC

A former governor of Lagos state and National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, Wednesday intensified moves to win more politicians in Oyo State to actualise the gubernatorial ambition of the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebayo Adelabu.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

APC: We did not bribe Adebayo Alao-Akala to support Bayo Adelabu

The Southwest All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied rumours that former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, was bribed to support the party’s gubernatorial candidate in this Saturday’s election, Chief Adebayo Adelabu.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo election: ADC, ZLP candidates step down for PDP’s Seyi Makinde

The governorship candidates of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Olufemi Lanlehin and Sharafadeen Alli respectively on Monday ended days of anxiety and procrastination by stepping down for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oluseyi Makinde.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: Ex-Governor Alao-Akala backs APC as opposition parties adopt Seyi Makinde

Ahead of the March 9 governorship election, the major political parties in Oyo State have formed alliances toward winning the election and forming a coalition government.g
Seyi Makinde

Oyo election: Opposition parties align to face APC, Adebayo Alao-Akala coalition

Ahead of the March 9 governorship election, the major political parties in Oyo State have formed alliances toward winning the election and forming a coalition government.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Why I am supporting APC’s Bayo Adelabu

A former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has confirmed that he has asked his supporters in Oyo State to work for the success of Adebayo Adelabu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in next week’s election.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: Adebayo Alao-Akala steps down, endorses Bayo Adelabu

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has dropped his bid to succeed Abiola Ajimobi as the governor of the southwest state.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Oyo elections: Ex-Governor Alao-Akala dumps ambition, forms alliance with APC

A former Governor of Oyo State and candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, has formed an alliance with the gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, ahead of the March 9 election.

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