Tagged: Abiola Ajimobi

Vote for Buhari to ensure N-Power’s Continuity – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on youths in the State, especially the beneficiaries of the federal government’s economic intervention programme christened ‘N-Power’ to vote President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office for the programme to continue beyond 2019. The governor gave the charge on Thursday while addressing the beneficiaries at a ‘Thank you Rally’ organized by the close to twenty thousand beneficiaries of N-Power in Oyo State at the Agodi Gardens, Ibadan on Thursday. Ajimobi who described N-Power as an intervention programme by the Buhari-led federal government to build the youths population towards enhancing their...

Osinbajo inaugurates shared facilities for MSMEs in Ibadan

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday inaugurated Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Shared Facilities for Fashion, Style and Shea Butter production in Ibadan, Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the project is a Federal Government project to be carried out in collaboration with the Oyo State Government. The Shared Facilities scheme is a fall-out of the activities of the National MSME Clinics which was introduced to help improve engagements between government and MSMEs in the country, Speaking at the inauguration, Osinbajo noted that small-scale enterprises played significant roles in the economic growth of the nation....

Tinubu, Aregbesola, Alaafin hail Ajimobi at 69

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday lauded Governor Ajimobi for changing the fortunes of the state in the last seven years, adding that his success would have been incomplete without a worthy successor. He hailed his choice of Adebayo Adelabu, who he believes would build on his exploits. Tinubu who was giving a goodwill message at the Abiola Ajimobi Roundtable held in Ibadan, yesterday with the theme: ‘The Imperative of Building Institutions for Lasting Legacies’ , the former Lagos State Governor said: “To the discussants, we have facilitated this important topic, it is...

Mawuli Gavor, Olivia Orji’s kiss in ‘Obsession’win Best Kiss at 2018 BON awards

Ghanaian actor, Mawuli Gavor and Nollywood actress, Odera Olivia Orji have emerged winner of the ‘Best Kiss’ category at the 2018 Best Of Nollywood awards. Mawuli and Olivia’s kiss in ‘Obsession’ defeated three other pairs that were nominated for the category. Also nominated in the same category were, Bimbo Ademoye and Shawn Faqua in ‘Personal Assistant,’ Yemi Blaq and Ifu Ennada in ‘Obsession,’ and Eddy Watson and Victoria Egbuchere in ‘Blame.’ In 2015, Seun Akindele and Roseanne Marcel won the “Best Kiss in a Movie” award and to celebrate the win, the duo shared a kiss on stage of the...

Iyalode of Ibadan, Dies at 94

The Palace of Olubadan of Ibadan, has been thrown into anxiety over the death of the 13th Iyalode of Ibadanland, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun. It was reported that the only female member of the Olubadan-in-Council, died in the early hours of yesterday, about a fortnight to her 94th birthday on December 24. Although no official confirmation of her death yet from the palace of the Olubadan but Palace aide said there were processes to follow before the palace would officially announce the demise of an High Chief of the Iyalode’s status. It was gathered that a traditional message was sent to...

Abiola Ajimobi to contest for Oyo Senate.

Abiola Ajimobi, Governor of Oyo State, has announced his intention to contest for a seat in the National Assembly in the 2019 elections. He made the announcement on Friday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, during the maiden General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture held at the Trenchard Hall of University of Ibadan. 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...

Let Ibadan technical varsity be – A writers view.

People of Ibadan, lets take some minutes to dwell on this issue of technical university, as it pertains to the newly established one in our dear Oyo State. This is a writers view on the topic. The establishment of a technical university is supposed to be a welcome development in any society, especially in any state in technologically under-developed countries like Nigeria. Resulting from its massive population of about 200 million and decades of poor economic performance, Nigeria has the largest informal sector in Africa with an average national unemployment rate of 24.7 per cent in 2013 and poverty incidence...