Home Topics Oyo South

Oyo South

Governor Ajimobi: We’ll complete ongoing projects in Oke Ogun

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has assured the people of Oke Ogun zone of the state that his administration would ensure the completion of ongoing projects in the axis no matter what it takes.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has disclosed that a vote for the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidates and President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming election would be a vote for the continued relevance of the Yoruba nation in the country’s polity

Governor Ajimobi: Why Yoruba should vote APC, President Buhari

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has disclosed that a vote for the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidates and President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming election would be a vote for the continued relevance of the Yoruba nation in the country’s polity
Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi

Senator Akanbi lambasts Governor Ajimobi for destroying billboards, arresting workers

The lawmaker representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Senator Adesoji Akanbi, has called on the people of Oyo South and Oyo State, in general, to stand up and fight to protect their civic rights, which the ruling party has begun to infringe upon.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo South: Abiola Ajimobi wins APC senatorial ticket

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has won the All Progressives Congress ticket for Oyo South Senatorial District.

Oyo South: Bayo Lawal wins PDP senatorial ticket

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bayo Lawal, has won the party’s Senatorial ticket in Oyo South district ahead of the 2019 general elections.
APC Nigeria Supporters

2019: APC postpones Oyo senatorial primaries

The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) Senatorial primaries for the three districts in the state on Tuesday suffered a setback due to logistics problems that affected the conduct of the elections in the designated centres across the state.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi announces Oyo South senatorial bid

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Friday in Ibadan, announced his intention to contest the Oyo South Senatorial seat on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC).
Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi

Oyo guber: Senator Soji Akanbi may dump APC for ADC this week

Barring last-minute change of decision, one of the two remaining All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators in Oyo State, Senator Soji Akanbi, representing Oyo South Senatorial district, may dump APC for the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) this week.
Abiola Ajimobi

2019: We’ll not impose governorship candidate in Oyo – Governor Ajimobi

The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has assured members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state that the party will not impose candidates for the various elective positions in the 2019 general elections.
Less than twelve hours after some of their colleagues renounced their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and joined other political parties, two Senators from Oyo State, Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South), and Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North), have visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state to pledge their loyalty to the ruling APC.

Oyo Senators Soji Akanbi, Abdulfatai Buhari visit Governor Ajimobi, pledge loyalty to APC

Less than twelve hours after some of their colleagues renounced their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and joined other political parties, two Senators from Oyo State, Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South), and Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North), have visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state to pledge their loyalty to the ruling APC.
Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi

Senator Akanbi: I’m still in APC, my name wrongly included in defectors list

A few hours after he was included in the 15 senators that purportedly quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the senator representing Oyo South senatorial district, Soji Akanbi, has debunked claims that he defected from the APC top the PDP.

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.

Oyo PDP leaders vow to resist impunity

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in all the three senatorial districts of Oyo State have vowed to resist any form of imposition of candidates and impunity from the national secretariat of the party.

2019: Oyo residents begging Governor Ajimobi to run for Senate – aide

An aide to the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has claimed that the people of the state are pleading with the governor to run for the senate in 2019.

2019: Governor Ajimobi will contest senatorial seat – aide

The Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed his intention to run for senatorial election in 2019.

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).

Criticisms against President Buhari’s N135bn virement request political – Senator Akanbi

The Lawmaker representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Senator Adesoji Akanbi, has dismissed the criticisms against virement of funds in the 2017 Appropriation Act as political.

Recent Stories

The Premier League and UEFA have both released official statements condemning plans for a European Super League.

Premier League to bring in new law to stop future breakaway

The ‘Big Six’ clubs – Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham – withdrew from the breakaway European competition on Tuesday after a severe backlash from supporters.
A crowd gathers to witness the state funeral for the late Chadian president Idriss Deby in N'Djamena. (Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool/AFP)

Thousands gather to wish Chad’s slain president ‘a deserved rest’

Thousands of people gathered at the main square in Chad's capital N'Djamena on Friday to pay their respects to the late President Idriss Deby, who was killed while leading his troops against a rebel offensive on Monday.
Kidnap

Businessman kidnapped in Kwara

A popular businessman was on Wednesday kidnapped by gunmen who attacked him and his aides in Oke-Onigbin, Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Irrigation: Kano government releases water from Watari dam

The Kano State Government has released water from the Watari dam, to allow for continuation of irrigation activities within Bagwai, Bichi local government areas and environs.
An Appeal Court in Makurdi on Thursday held that the indictment of the former Secretary to the Government of the state (SSG), Aliyu Tijani, for alleged N248.5million fraud, is illegal, null and of no effect.

Appeal court upturns high court judgement on Ibaji constituency

The Court of Appeal has upturned the judgement of the High court that quashed the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Ibaji state constituency re-run election in Kogi State.

Most Popular

Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward reacts ahead of the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on January 29, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Manchester United vice-chairman quits UEFA role amid Super League breakaway

Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward has resigned from his role with UEFA.
Chris Smalling is ready to hold talks regarding a permanent move to Roma from Manchester United and is also eyeing up an England recall ahead of Euro 2020.

Chris Smalling thanks fans for well-wishes after armed robbery

Chris Smalling has thanked well wishers and urged those who robbed him at gunpoint to “find a more meaningful way to live their lives”.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

EU launches €100 million initiative to support vaccinations in Africa

The European Union has announced a sum of €100 million as part of its humanitarian initiative to support coronavirus vaccination campaigns in Africa.

Pharmacists: Past registrars, policy directive responsible for growth in pharmaceutical care

Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has lauded past registrars of the council and government’s policy directive for the progressive...

Ex-Ogun governor calls for united Nigeria, unity among political leaders

Both leaders agreed that unity among major political leaders and players in the region cannot be overemphasised, especially as the country marches towards the 2023 elections.