Category: Politics

Hon Temitope Sugar reportedly shot dead today.

Honorable Temitope Olatoye popularly referred to as ‘Sugar’ has been reportedly shot dead. Information reaching us has it that he was shot in the eye today during a fracas that erupted while the results of the gubernatorial elections were been reeled out across various voting zones in the state. He was reportedly rushed to UCH Accident and emergency unit before he was pronounced dead by the doctors on duty. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Following the outcome of the just concluded presidential and national assembly elections, I, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala – the Oyo State 2019 Action Democratic Party (ADP), have decided to form an alliance with the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adekola Adelabu ahead of the March 9th Governorship and state House of assembly Elections in the state. However, all the ADP candidates for the House of Assembly seats will go to the elections with my maximum supports. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Has APC Lost The People’s Goodwill In Oyo State?

BY: KENI AKINTOYE One of the biggest shocks for Nigerians during the 2019 presidential election is that President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC was defeated in Oyo state by PDP’s Atiku Abubakar. That the state has an APC government in control makes it more embarrassing for the ruling party that had enjoyed massive support since 2011. The question party leaders would be asking themselves now is how did we get here? How did APC lose its goodwill in Oyo state? Read more…. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Controversy dogs planned test-run of $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway

As the Federal Government today test-runs the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan rail line, the move has been contested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others familiar with the project. Though meant to boost economic activities and the diversification programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the stakeholders, however, punctured the motive. The main opposition party claimed that the move was as a “pre-election gimmick to hoodwink Nigerians and create an impression of performance.” In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP called on Nigerians to be “very cautious of the project as its opening without completion and...

Over 3,000 Food Vendors Support PMB/PYO Second Term In Ibadan

Over 3,000 homegrown food vendors from the 33 local government in Oyo state on Wednesday morning engaged in a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari/Professor Yemi OSinbajo second term bid. The vendors, in their professional uniform assembled at the state secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Obafemi Awolowo stadium junction, Oke-Ado, Ibadan, as early as 8.00am and walked through Molete/Idi-Arere/Oja’ba road. The vendors commended President Buhari for the introduction of homegrown food scheme which they said has not only to assist the primary school pupils to focus more on their education but has also improve the economy of...

I’m not greenhorn in politics – Adebayo Adelabu

Gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu has declared that contrary to insinuations that he is new in politics, he has been nursing the ambition to become Governor of the state since 1999. Adelabu made this declaration while speaking in an interview with DAILY POST on Sunday in Ibadan, the state capital. The APC candidate who said that the need to ensure that people of the state live a better life coupled with his love for the state made him to resign as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Seyi Makinde Promises To Complete Abandoned Projects

Gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Oyo state, Mr Seyi Makinde has assured that his administration will not abandon any ongoing project of the present government in the state if given the mantle of leadership in the forthcoming election. Makinde made this pledge while answering questions from members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Oyo, in continuation of the party’s campaign tour to Oyo East/West and Atiba, on Wednesday. Mr Makinde who explained that he is in the governorship race for good governance and mission to serve the people of the state,...

Students Troop Out To Welcome Alao-Akala In Iseyin

Secondary school students in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State on Wednesday morning trooped out to welcome the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo state and former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala. The students staged a surprise for the gubernatorial candidate who passed through Iseyin as part of his campaign tour of the Oke Ogun zone of the state. Alao-Akala who was overwhelmed by the unexpected reception, stepped down to greet the pupils and urged them to focus on their studies as it is the gateway to a better tomorrow. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

What I Will Do If Elected – Banky W

Nigerian singer cum politician, Banky W who is the candidate of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP), contesting for the Eti-Osa House of Representatives seat, has vowed to publish his earnings as a legislator if elected. Banky W, made the announcement while speaking during a debate against four other candidates in Lagos on Monday, February 4, 2019 where he said accountability is one of the biggest problems in governance and hopes to lead from the front to change the situation. He vowed to publish his salary and allowances as a legislator and be transparent in the spending of constituency allocations by...

Ayo Fayose reacts as President Buhari says he came into power in 2005

Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over a statement he made in Ekiti State. Buhari, while addressing his supporters in Ekiti on Tuesday, told them that his government was cautious of the promises they made when they came on board in 2005. Buhari was, however, sworn in on May 29, 2015 after defeating Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party at the poll. See the video below: VIDEO: President Buhari While addressing addressing the people of Ekiti State, said he 'came into office in 2005'. — Viral Trendz (@TheViralTrendz) February 5, 2019...