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Oyo ADC stakeholders disown Senator Lanlehin

A faction of Oyo State African Democratic Congress (ADC) has distanced itself from the purported withdrawal of the party’s candidate in the last election, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, from the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde abolishes fees in Oyo schools

New governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has abolished N3,000 school fees in the state-owned secondary schools, which was introduced by the administration of the immediate past governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

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.
Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli

Oyo elections: Seyi Makinde’s election demonstrates rejection of APC – Sharafadeen Alli

The gubernatorial candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), in Oyo State, Barrister Sharafadeen Alli, has described the election of Engineer Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the governor of the state as “a clear demonstration of absolute rejection of the All Progressives Congress (APC)” by the people of the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: Killings dent on our democracy – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor-elect Seyi Makinde of the People’s Democratic Party on Monday liken his victory at the Saturday’s polls to the success of the Agbekoya struggle of 1968.

Oyo election: Asiwaju Tinubu woos more politicians for APC

A former governor of Lagos state and National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, Wednesday intensified moves to win more politicians in Oyo State to actualise the gubernatorial ambition of the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebayo Adelabu.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo election: ADC, ZLP candidates step down for PDP’s Seyi Makinde

The governorship candidates of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Olufemi Lanlehin and Sharafadeen Alli respectively on Monday ended days of anxiety and procrastination by stepping down for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oluseyi Makinde.
OLAMIJU ALAO-AKALA

Olamijuwon Alao-Akala’s son rejects suspension as council boss

Olamijuwon Alao-Akala, the son of a former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, has rejected his suspension as the Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Council.
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APC: Opposition parties planing to attack our leaders, members

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday raised an alarm that some members of the opposition political parties in the state have concluded plans to attack some of its leaders and members in the next few days to the election.

Rasheed Ladoja dumps ADC for Zenith Labour Party

Former governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, has announced his defection from the state chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and directed his supporters to dump the party move to Zenith Labour Party.

Olufemi Lanlehin: Oyo ADC crisis’ll soon be over

Governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) for the 2019 general elections, Sen. Olufemi Lanlehin, has promised that the crisis rocking the party in the state would soon be over.

Remi Oseni: Oyo ADC has murdered sleep

One of the gubernatorial aspirants in Oyo state chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Engr Remi Oseni, has declared that the party has shot itself in the leg with the recent substitution of Dr Bamidele Ajadi’s name with that of Senator Olufemi Lanlehin by the National Working Committee (NWC) last Friday as claimed.

Senator Ladoja quits opposition PDP

Former governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, has finally called it quits at the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State following the failure of serial efforts to resolve the leadership crisis within the party.

Senator Hosea Agboola quits opposition PDP

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.

Senator Lanlehin: Oyo Speaker’s death shocking

Immediate past Senator for Oyo South District, Sen. Olufemi Lanlehin, has described the death of the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly as shocking and devastating to the state.

Senator Ladoja sets to pull out of PDP again

The crisis in the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a worse turn.

2019: APC members in NASS distancing themselves from President Buhari – Senator Lanlehin

The National Assembly recently passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which places the presidential poll last, contrary to the initial order in the timetable released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Peace’ll elude Nigeria until we restructure – Ayo Adebanjo

Leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has said the national question on the unity of Nigeria should be addressed else peace will elude the country.

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