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Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi, Mulikat Akande floored at tribunal

Also, citing section 137 of the Electoral Act, (as amended), APC alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has a maker of the electoral document, was bound to defend the election on behalf of its elected officials, but it failed to do so.
Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi: All I did as governor was in the interest of Oyo state

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed that all his decisions as governor were in the interest of the state.

Senator Ajimobi: I meant well for Oyo state

Former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to close ranks ahead of the tribunal’s judgment for both the gubernatorial and senatorial petitions.
Abiola Ajimobi

Tribunal: Senator Ajimobi urges APC members to close ranks

Former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to close ranks ahead of the tribunal’s judgment for both the gubernatorial and senatorial petitions.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.
Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi: I prefer being senator, not minister

Immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo charges South-West PDP leaders to purge party of bad eggs

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West to purge the party of “bad eggs and hypocrites.”
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Sugar’s killing: I am innocent – Oyo lawmaker

The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Oyo election: ZLP chairman, senatorial, House of Reps candidates dump party, declare support for...

Other stalwarts of the party who announced their detection to APC are ZLP candidate for Ibadan North East/Ibadan South East, Mr Semiu Oladimeji Alao, and ZLP leader in Ibadan North East local government, Mrs. Monisola Tegbe.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: Senators Ladoja, Lanlehin, others adopt Seyi Makinde as joint candidate

Five opposition parties in Oyo state on Tuesday publicly presented a coalition governorship candidate to run against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: Accord Party aligns with APC in Oyo

The Oyo State governorship race today, Tuesday March 5, 2019, witnessed another twist, with the All Progressives Congress (APC), recording another alliance with a notable political party in the state, the Accord party.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: Adebayo Alao-Akala steps down, endorses Bayo Adelabu

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has dropped his bid to succeed Abiola Ajimobi as the governor of the southwest state.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

Governor Ajimobi concedes defeat, congratulates Kola Balogun

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated Dr Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defeated him in the senatorial election.

Governor Ajimobi reacts to loss of senatorial election

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has conceded defeat to an opposition candidate he lost to in a senatorial election.

Governor Ajimobi loses Oyo South senatorial election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kola Balogun, has been declared the winner of the Oyo South senatorial district.

PDP asks INEC not to declare Oyo South Senatorial election inconclusive

Following what it described as unexpected delay in collating results, the Oyo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against bowing to “pressure of the powers that be and allay fears that the election results of Oyo South senatorial district may be manipulated.

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