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Alaafin: Traditional rulers working to end kidnapping

Worried by the security situations in the state and nation at large, a foremost traditional ruler, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has assured the people of the state that the security situation, particularly the spate of kidnappings will soon be nip in the bud in the next few weeks.
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..

Alaafin urges Governor Oyetola to boost Osun’s IGR

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, yesterday urged the Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, to bring his experience to bear in order to improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state

Ibadan Mogajis move against fresh NURTW crisis

The Council of Authentic Mogajis in Ibadanland on Thursday rose from a meeting with an appeal to the factional leaders of the National Union of Road Transport Workers to sustain the peace in the land and honour the governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, in his quest to develop Oyo State.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: Adebayo Adelabu has support of royal fathers, others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the state, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, enjoys the support of a wide spectrum of stakeholders across the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari solicits support, understanding of Oyo Obas

President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited the support and understanding of traditional rulers in Oyo State to move the nation to the next level.

Gani Adams: Solution to Nigeria’s challenges is restructuring

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, on Saturday said restructuring of Nigeria was important for the country to rise above its challenges and stay on the path of progress.
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.
Gboyega Oyetola

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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

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.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.