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Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Political robbers deny Nigeria of competent Senate presidency

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Ibadan said some unnamed political prostitutes and robbers denied Nigeria of vibrant Senate presidency since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari took over the reign of governance.
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Alaafin: Gboyega Oyetola a man of integrity

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, hails Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola as a man of integrity who the state is lucky to have as its helmsman

Emir Sanusi: Stop electing uneducated people into office

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Saturday advised Nigerians to stop electing leaders without education into public offices.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

BCO rallies Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others for Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

A head of the 2019 general elections, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has commenced talks with Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Ijaw National Congress, Middle Belt Forum and other southern leaders for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
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Oyo hosts federal government’s special town hall meeting Thursday

Oyo State Government will, on Thursday, host another edition of the Federal Government’s special town hall meeting.

Yemi Osinbajo, Goodluck Jonathan, Bola Tinubu, others eulogise Alaafin at 80

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, as a true leader who has served the Yorùbá race with complete faithfulness and sacrifice.

Muhammadu Buhari salutes Alaafin of Oyo at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated His Royal Majesty, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, Iku Baba Yeye, on his 80th birthday.

Federal government to commence N5000 cash transfer through NIPOST

The Federal government said it would soon commence the payment of N5000 to vulnerable poor Nigerians in three states, using the newly introduced financial services of the Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST) for the cash transfer.

2019: Femi Okurounmu cautions INEC, security agencies against ‘needless partisanship’

Ahead of the 2019 polls, Afenifere chieftain, Sen. Femi Okurounmu, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the general elections by displaying ‘needless partisanship’.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Murder: Trial of Oyo PDP senatorial aspirant, body guard moves to high court

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday adjourned the murder case involving Oyebisi Ilaka, a PDP aspirant for the Oyo Central Senatorial District seat.
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Senatorial aspirant, bodyguard remanded in prison for alleged murder

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting at Ibadan on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Oyebisi Ilaka, 57, and his bodyguard, Temitayo Alamiyo, 45, at Agodi Federal Prison for allegedly causing the death of three persons.

Alaafin endorses Shina Peller for House of Reps

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, has endorsed Chairman of Aquilla Group, Shina Peller, who is running for the House of Representatives seat of the Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency.
Yinka Ayefele, a musician, says the meeting with Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, on Thursday was more or less a set-up by the governor’s team.

Yinka Ayefele: Governor Ajimobi said he would have prevented the demolition if we had...

Yinka Ayefele, a musician, says the meeting with Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, on Thursday was more or less a set-up by the governor’s team.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday, met the owner of Fresh FM, Yinka Ayefele, over the demolition of the radio station on Sunday morning.

Governor Ajimobi meets Yinka Ayefele, sets up committee on demolition

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday, met the owner of Fresh FM, Yinka Ayefele, over the demolition of the radio station on Sunday morning.

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.

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.

Aare Gani Adams: Why Nigeria is in crisis

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has blamed the crises facing the country on the failure of its leadership to embrace restructuring.

Olubadan: Governor Ajimobi deserves ‘third term’

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has said that the ‘unprecedented’ achievements of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, qualify him for another term in office were it not for constitutional impediment that restricts governors to two terms in office.

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