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The crisis rocking the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepens, as stakeholders yesterday shunned the peace meeting convened by its leader and former governor of the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday ordered the immediate re-opening of Bodija market in the state.
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.
The tweet added that the chairman of Aare Laatosa Local Council Development Area, Adekunle Oladeji, said the closure was to prevent the loss of lives and property.
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.
A prominent member of the Oyo state People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, Wednesday morning resigned his membership of the party following Tuesday’s meeting of the party’s leadership in the house of a former Governor Rashidi Ladoja.
While Ebenezer and Walter were arraigned together on a three- count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing, Ebenezer was docked separately on five count charge of obtaining money under false pretense. They pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against them.
Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of the Oyo State governor, on Monday, presented gifts to newly born babies on New Year’s day and other children in the state.
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According to him, these former PDP political stalwarts, among others, would be welcomed officially to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a ceremony at Mapo hall, Ibadan, today.
A 2015 graduate of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ekwere Imoh, has been shot by policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Oyo State Police Command.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the Ayodele Fayose government in Ekiti for alleged diversion of over N680million meant for salaries and pension of civil servants .
The police on Tuesday arraigned one Sesan Sangodele, 30, before a Senior Magistrates’ court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, over the theft of three bags of rice and seven crates of eggs, all valued at N53,600.
President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has expressed grief over the death of a former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, whom he described as a thorough-bred, diligent officer and gentleman who served his country with all his energy during his lifetime.
Dr Alfred Makanjuola, Consultant Behavioural Scientist, University of Ilorin, has raised alarm over initiation of teenagers into drug abuse in Kwara.
Mr Livingstone Wechie, the founder of The Integrity Group (TIG) on Friday called for revival of moribund industries to grow and develop the economy.
Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of forward Percy Tau from South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou is hanging up his whistle after a career that has seen him take charge at the Fifa World Cup, Confederations Cup and the Olympics.
Enugu state government on Friday, inaugurated a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the killing of Igwe Stephen Nwatu of Ogbozinne Akpugo Community, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state, allegedly by his subjects.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has declared a $57.53 million dividend for shareholders as it grew its revenues by 25 per cent to reach $645 million in its 2017 financial year.
The much-anticipated summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Monday comes after years of mutual compliments and backslapping, despite growing strains in US-Russian relations.
The Presidency has said stories with insinuations are making the rounds that Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly and Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, met together with President Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja, Friday, is far from the truth.
A United States-based Nigerian Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Prof. Diuto Esiobu, has urged Nigerians to embrace biotechnology certification, saying it will boost the economy and generate at least $1bn in the near future.