Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, has expressed confidence that he would succeed Gov. Abiola Ajimobi as governor of Oyo State in 2019. Shittu made the declaration when he spoke with newsmen in Ibadan after a meeting with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Egbeda Local Government and Ajorosun Local Council Development Area. The minister, who is a governorship aspirant, said he would take over from Ajimobi to improve on the good work already started. According to him, he is the most experienced of all the aspirants, having held several public offices and learnt politics from...
The controversy that trailed the elevation of 8 High Chiefs and 13 Baales in Ibadan took another dimension at the weekend as a group of Mogajis (Family Heads) under the umbrella of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis asked the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji to put the current impasse behind him and commence the installation of new Mogajis and Baales as he may deem necessary. Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, spokesman of Authentic Mogajis, Chief Wale Oladoja (Mogaji Akinsola) said that the decision was taken at a meeting of the group where it reviewed the ‘Current State of things...
Oyo State Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo along with senior government officials have arrived the palace of The Aseyin of Iseyin’s Oba (Dr.) Abdulganiyu Adekunle Salau on a courtesy call before going to the venue for the Aso Ofi Festival and Foundation Laying Ceremony of Aso Ofi International Tourism Market Read more: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Some suspected members of a cult group at the Polytechnic Ibadan on Friday killed a student of the institution identified as Micheal Adeleke Olalade. DAILY POST learnt on Saturday that Obalade, an ND 1 student of the Department of Public administration was killed Friday afternoon. His lifeless body was found inside The Polytechnic Ibadan Nursery and Primary School located within the premises of the institution by some passersby. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Finally, we are glad to tell you that the strike has been called off. The President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan branch, Dr Olusegun Olaopa, said the eight day- old strike embarked upon by the doctors has been called off. Olaopa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ibadan. He said the directive to suspend the strike was issued to state branches after the NEC of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), rose from its meeting with a delegation of the Federal Government in Abuja. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Mr Ademola Odunade, the President of Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Mariam and her husband, Ahmed Afolabi, due to blood incompatibility. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Northern elders and youths have cautioned the Yoruba, their South East and South South neighbours over their clamour for the country’s restructuring, as well as return to the 1963 constitution. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Drivers, passengers escape death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident on Monday Drivers of a car and a jeep, alongside their passengers, escaped death in a road accident on Monday morning, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It had been a rainy morning and the grounds had been slippery. Visibility was also affected. Eye witnesses said the vehicles collided, sending the jeep to spinning out of control, which it finally rested precariously on the railings of the long bridge. Officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) were on hand to attend to the accident which did not cost any life to be...
Some Mogajis (Family Heads) in Ibadan on Sunday declared their support for the review of the Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration, spearheaded by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Osun and Ekiti, gave the assurance in Ibadan after declaring open a one –day Implementing Meeting on INEC Weekly Radio Programme. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email