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The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo extends curfew over coronavirus

The Oyo State Government on Thursday extended the curfew imposed to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Ibadan kings: Parade yourselves as Obas and go to jail – Senator Ladoja

A former Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General in Oyo State, Mr Michael Lana, has warned the 21 Obas sacked by the court to desist from parading themselves as Obas or risk going to jail.

Senator Ladoja’s wife call for change of attitude, curriculum

Wife of Ex-Governor Rashidi Ladoja of Oyo State, Dr Bukola Ladoja, has said until the four key stakeholders around education sit together to discuss, finding a lasting situation to the problems facing education in the country might take longer time.

[email protected]: ‘Nothing to write home about’

A renown critic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has said that Nigeria’s attainment of 59 years of independence is nothing remarkable because over 80 per cent of its population is still living below poverty line.

Senator Ladoja: I was impeached because I told ex-President Obasanjo he wasn’t qualified for...

Senator Rashidi Ladoja, former governor of Oyo state, says he was impeached in 2006 because he told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he was not qualified for a third term in office.

Senator Ladoja: Why I boycotted governor’s inauguration

Former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja on Thursday clarified that he could not attend Governor Seyi Makinde’s inauguration on Wednesday because he was bereaved and in a state of mourning.

Senator Ladoja: Why I didn’t attend Governor Makinde’s inauguration

A former Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday gave the reason he was not at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, venue of the swearing-in of the governor of the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde on Wednesday.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
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.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo APC lauds Governor Ajimobi for honouring Lam Adesina, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, has lauded Gov. Abiola Ajimobi for naming some roads and institutions after late former governor, Lam Adesina, and other prominent indigenes..

Appeal Court strikes out motion setting aside gazette on approval of 48 Obas in...

The Court of Appeal in Ibadan on Thursday struck out a motion filed by Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, challenging the powers of Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to gazette and approve “beaded crowns and coronets” to 48 Obas across the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: I’ll retain APC appointees who are competent – Governor-elect

The Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, says he will retain persons appointed by the outgoing All Progressives Congress if they are found to be competent.
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.
Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde: Oyo people stood against mismanagement, external forces

The Oyo State Governor-Elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, said he owed his victory to the people who stood up against what he described as the fleecing of the state treasury in collusion with external forces.

Elections: Security cordon thrown on South West states as voting commences

A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.

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.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
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Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.