Category: Politics

Dissecting the Yoruba Standpoint on Restructuring

Last Thursday, Yoruba leaders in the South-west region converged on the Adamansingba Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo State for a summit tagged ‘Restructuring: The Yoruba Agenda 2017’ held to define the region’s position on the topical issue of restructuring. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Seyi Makinde dumps SDP for PDP.

The Oyo State governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2015 general elections, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has dumped the party to rejoin the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo appoints Apata as new solicitor-general.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of Dayo Apata, as the new Solicitor General of the Federation. This was confirmed in a statement released. Apata served as the Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice in Ekiti between 2010 and 2014, when Kayode Fayemi was Governor. He was born on June 25, 1961, and attended the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo state, where he sat for and passed University of Cambridge higher school local examination in 1980. He proceeded to the University of Ibadan, where he joined the first set of Law graduates in 1984, before he...

Ibadan residents clamours for more CVR centres.

Residents of Ibadan, Oyo State, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create additional Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) centres in every ward in the country to enable more eligible voters to register and vote in the future elections. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

For Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola: Yoruba Leaders pay condolence visit to Governor Rauf Aregbesola today

Earlier today, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, together with other yoruba chieftains paid a condolence visit to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on the death of Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola who transited in the early hours of Tuesday, August 1 2017, after a glorious and eventful lifetime devoted to active service to Allah SWT, humanity and her illustrous family. She was 84 years old. On the train, we have Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Chief Bisi Akande, Senator Adeyeye, Senator Obanikoro, SSG Alhaji Adeoti and lots of other personalities. Images from the visit is here courtesy Tolani Alli See More Images after the...

Adeniyi Akintola hails Oyo governor on Ibadan Master Plan

Guys, today lets talk about the the popular Ibadan master plan that has been trending for a while now. You know that we will always give you highlights about what is trending in the city. Today, Legal luminary and governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN), has hailed Governor Abiola Ajimobi for initiating a new Master Plan for Ibadan City. Akintola described the new Master Plan as “a thoughtful concept that will reposition the ancient city back to its place as a centre of excellence and architectural wonders in...