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2019: Gboyega Isiaka denies abandoning guber ambition

Gboyega Isiaka, two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, has denied dumping his governorship ambition for a senatorial seat.

Governor Ajimobi goes to Appeal Court over sacked Ibadan monarchs

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State said his government will appeal the judgment which sacked the 21 Ibadan high chiefs that he installed as monarchs.

2019: I’ve not abandoned governorship ambition – Senator Isiaka

A two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, says he will contest the governorship seat in the state in 2019.

Opposition parties dead in Oyo – Governor Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Friday declared that the overwhelming performance of his administration in the last six years has silenced the opposition political parties.

NYSC commences health initiative for rural dwellers in Ogun

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has flagged-off its annual free healthcare delivery for the aged and less-privileged persons in rural communities to commemorate the 2017 Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) Week.

Judge adjourns Olubadan’s suit against Governor Ajimobi

Justice Olujumoke Aiki, the presiding judge in the suit instituted by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and 21 new Obas in the state has adjourned till November 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.

Reform will deepen traditional governance in Ibadan – govt

Oyo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Bimbo Kolade, has reiterated that the recent reform carried out in the Ibadan Traditional leadership structure will only enhance the status of Olubadan and deepen traditional governance in the ancient city.

Gunmen open fire during Olubadan’s installation of Baales, mogajis

Gunmen have opened fire at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, during installation of Mogajis and Baales on Monday.

Ibadan Mogajis urge Olubadan to install new chiefs

The Council of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis on Sunday visited the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, in his palace, where they implored him to put the crisis surrounding the installation of 21 new Ibadan kings by the state government behind him and perform his traditional duty of installation of new Mogajis (family heads).

Olubadan distances self from high chiefs coronation

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, says he has no hand whatsoever in the proposed coronation of High Chiefs slated for Sunday at Mapo Hall by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.

Ibadan to crown 30 kings in one day

Ibadan, capital of Oyo state, will witness the biggest coronation event in its history on Sunday as Gov. Abiola Ajimobi will crown 30 kings in one fell swoop.

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