Tag: Oyo state

I will contest 2nd term only if it’s God’s will — Gov Makinde

The governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has stated that he will only seek a second term in office only if God’s will permits. The PDP Governor while speaking at the Christ Revival Miracle Church, Molete, Ibadan, on Sunday, said prior to the 2019 election, he prayed for God’s guidance.[Read More…]

Just In: Ibadan Polytechnic Suspends academic activities over insecurity

The management of the Polytechnic Ibadan on Sunday suspended all activities at the institution over rising insecurity in the state. A statement by the public relations officer of the institution, Adewole Soladoye which was signed by the registrar, Mrs Modupe Theresa Fawale, said it is “to monitor the security temperature[Read More…]

Update: Village Head abducted in Ibadan, wife regain freedom

Baale of Araromi, Chief Tafa Apapan and his wife have regained freedom from the den of kidnappers. NewsWireNGR had reported that Baale Apanpa and his wife were kidnapped in his house at Araromi in Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State on Tuesday night by unknown gunmen. NewsWireNGR learnt from[Read More…]

Gunmen kill freelance journalist, Titus Badejo in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command, has revealed that a freelance journalist, Titus Badejo, popularly called Ejanla, was shot dead on Saturday evening. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Adewale Osifeso, Titus was shot dead in front of a club in Oluyole Ibadan[Read More…]

Tension in Oyo State as 15 persons are reported killed – Palace razed after suspected Herdsmen invasion of the community

At least 15 people have been reported dead when gunmen attacked Igangan, a town in Oyo state located in Ibarapa area of the state. The Igangan community has been under the spotlight over repeated clashes between herders and farmers; and in recent times, over the ejectiion of wo Fulani leaders[Read More…]

Oyo APC sues Seyi Makinde, Electoral Commission

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to court over its exclusion from the forthcoming local government elections in the state. Also joined in the suit was the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). The Oyo State Caretaker Chairman of APC, Akin Oke, confirmed[Read More…]

Miyetti Allah in Oyo State wants the Seriki Fulani removed

Miyyeti Allah in Oyo State has asked the State Government and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi to dethrone the embattled Seriki Fulani of Oyo State, Chief Saliu Kadiri as Seriki Fulani of the state. The group said the allegations against the embattled Seriki Fulani in the state[Read More…]

Nursing mother, 7 others abducted in Oyo regain their freedom

A family of eight, including a nursing mother abducted in Oyo State have regained their freedom. NewsWireNGR had reported that the victims, identified as Mr Olukunle Oyedokun, his wife, Juliana and six others were kidnapped at a hotel in Ajaawa, Ogbomoso in Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State[Read More…]

Oyo State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja to cost N1.2 Billion

The Oyo state executive council, has approved N1.2 billion to construct a new lodge in Abuja. The Commissioner of Public Works and Infrastructure, Daud Sangodoyin, disclosed that the council approved N1.2 billion to construct a new Governor’s Lodge at No 2. John Kadiya Close, Asokoro, Abuja. Sangodoyin also said the[Read More…]

Oyo State will not provide free land for private ranching – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said the state will not provide free land for ranching for private businesses. Makinde said this to clarify a tweet in which he revealed that Oyo State will adopt the National Livestock Transformation Plan which is already being implemented in Kwara State. The Governor,[Read More…]