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I left ADC because I was unsure of its future, says Ladoja


A former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, on Saturday urged the people of Oke Ogun and other communities in the area to support his party’s governorship candidate, Sharafadeen Alli, in the next election. Ladoja recently defected from the African Democratic Congress  to  the Zenith Labour Party and he picked …

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Obaseki to Atiku: Stop using restructuring to woo voters

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

 The President of Midwest Movement, Dr Pedro Obaseki, says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, should stop using restructuring as a political gimmick to get votes, if he has no intention of fulfilling his promise, else, he will face court action. Obaseki, a cousin of Governor …

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I am contesting Oyo South Senatorial seat – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola-Ajimobi

Governor 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. The governor made the announcement at the maiden General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture held at the Trenchard Hall of the University of …

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Saraki: Nigerians voted Buhari but cabal is ruling them

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The presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said Nigerians who voted President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 had been shortchanged because instead of the President, a few people who constituted themselves as a cabal had been ruling them. Saraki, who is also the Senate President, spoke …

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Ayefele: Ajimobi urged to bring compassion into governance


A governorship aspirant in Oyo State, Prof Adeolu Akande, on Wednesday,  called on the state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, to allow compassion to guide his decision when dealing with matters that directly involved the people he governed. Akande called on the governor to remember the promise he made to cater for …

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Oyo: Critics will soon appreciate our govt – Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday said his administration would be appreciated one day for its unique initiative in ensuring that the state became one of the best in Nigeria. In an interview with journalists after observing the Eid al-Adha prayers at the Eid Prayer Ground, Agodi, Ibadan, …

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SERAP tells Ajimobi to rebuild Ayefele’s radio station


An advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to repair the partly demolished Music House belonging to wheelchair-bound juju musician, Yinka Ayefele, or be ready to face litigation. The group said by repairing the demolished Music House, which housed Ayelefe’s radio …

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2 die, 2 injured in Ogun auto crash

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Two persons reportedly died, while two others were injured in two separate auto accidents which occurred on Wednesday in Ogun State. The first accident was a case of a hit-and-run driver who reportedly killed a motorcyclist in Owode-Ijako, in the Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State around 9.45am …

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Oyo 2019: Female gov aspirant seeks Alaafin’s blessing


The Oyo State female governorship aspirant, Bolanle Aliyu, visited Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi,  to seek his blessing towards her 2019 governorship ambition. Aliyu had earlier declared her interest to run for the 2019 governorship election. Aliyu, while paying a courtesy visit to Oba Adeyemi, asked for his support …

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