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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has said a former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has no moral preserve to be a peacemaker on the political feud between former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose and the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.
The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Mr Taiwo Adisa, said on Wednesday that claims by a chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Mr Oyedele Alao, that the state was about to lose a World Bank loan to the tune of $200 million were unfounded and a misrepresentation.
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A group within People’s Democratic Party from Oke-Ogun, ‘PDP Oke-Ogun Agenda’ has kicked against the attempt of some cabals in governor Makinde’s government who are trying to maneuver the governor to give out an order for a selection of candidates for forthcoming local government election in Oyo state.
A group within the Lagos chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, “The PDP Collectives” has called on the National Working Committee of the party to call the National Legal Adviser to order over his perceived tactical support for a lawsuit that seeks to postpone the South West Zonal Congress of the party.
“When Makinde was to contest, I was the one that presented the flag to him and a red pen. It is a higher authority that hangs your rank, a senior officer hangs the rank of a junior officer, that means he saw me as a leader at the time I was giving him the flag at Ogbomoso," Fayose said recently, adding that Makinde was only 32 years of age when he (Fayose) first became Governor of Ekiti in 2003.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congresses of the party slated for March 6.
Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogbomoso Zone have risen in defence of their decision to adopt Governor Seyi Makinde for a second term in office, declaring that the governor has firmly positioned Ogbomoso’s economy on the global pedestal.
Oyo State government has disclosed that it will offset the promotion arrears of its workforce that have been stagnated for four years, saying that there will be no more disparity in elevation of workers in the State.
Rising from a security meeting in the Oyo State Government House in Ibadan, the Chairman of the South-West Governors Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, told journalists that in line with NEC position, all the states should be in charge of their forests.
The governor, who was speaking during a special two and a half hours live programme aired by the network service of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), “The Governor explained,” that efforts and programmes of the government to develop the state are on course and progressing steadily.
The internal crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the southwest took another dimension, weekend, as a chieftain of the party in Oyo State, Alhaji Bisi Olopoeyan, lambasted Governor Seyi Makinde’s ally, Senator Hosea Agboola, popularly called ‘Alleluyah’ for describing former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State as more of a liability than an asset to the umbrella party.
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Tuesday, pledged to help rebuild the Sasa Market, Ibadan, which was burnt down in the wake of the crisis that engulfed the market last week.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State declared on Monday that his government will ensure that justice is served on all the victims of the crisis that erupted between Hausa and Yoruba residents of Shasha Market of Akinyele Local Government, Ibadan, during the weekend.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has vowed to resist attempts of those he described as fifth columnists to destabilize the state.
The Agbekoya Farmers’ Association and the Yoruba Socio-Political organisation Afenifere, yesterday, raised the alarm that marauding herdsmen have launched guerrilla warfare on Yorubaland, but vowed to flush out the culpable herdsmen terrorizing the South-West.
The immediate past chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest, Dr Eddy Olafeso, weekend gave reasons he was seeking second term in office.
The governor, who gave the charge while receiving the Governing Board, led by its Chairman, Ambassador Fatimah Bala Abubakar, at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, equally urged the members of the NYSC board to make the scheme more relevant to contemporary national realities.
The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, and former governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2019 election, Olufemi Lanlehin, have disagreed over the security challenges rocking the state.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, inaugurated the state Steering Committee on COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme (State CARES), an initiative targeted at mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state.
A chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Oyo State, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao has accused Governor Seyi Makinde of not taking serious actions on the crimes of gruesome killing, kidnapping, raping, among others, going on in Ibarapa.
The 20-year-old has not made an ideal start to life in the Premier League. His debut came against Leicester City, where his mix up with goalkeeper Alisson allowed Jamie Vardy to tap home to put the Foxes 2-1 ahead late on.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has enlisted the support of other ex-presidents and Prime Ministers in West Africa to mitigate elections-related conflicts to promote peace in the region.
The police in Lagos have arrested a socialite and Instagram celebrity, Mike Eze, aka Pretty Mike, for allegedly facilitating operations at Cubana Nightclub in Victoria Island, Lagos State.
Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor has said that the Nigerian Armed Forces will never in any way leave the peace and security of the nation in the hands of the terrorists.
English singer-songwriter, Adele, and her former husband, Simon Konecki, have finalised their divorce nearly after two years they are separated.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi has urged the Intending Pilgrims for 2021 Hajj exercise to endeavor to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
Troops attached to “Operation Akpakwu” Nigerian Army 13 Brigade Calabar, have arrested two suspected drug Peddlers allegedly involved in the peddling of substances suspected to be hard drugs in Calabar.
Pope Francis left Rome on Friday to start a four-day trip to Iraq, his most risky foreign trip since his election in 2012 and the first visit by a pontiff to the country.
The Police Service Commission has reiterated that no part of Nigeria has been deliberately shortchanged in the promotion of officers of the Nigeria Police Force.
"The abducted students, staff and relatives of Government Science College Kagara have regained their freedom and have been received by the Niger state government," governor Abubakar Sani Bello said on Twitter