Tagged: Abiola Ajimobi

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...


…Berates his decision to return to the senate come 2019 The Oyo State chapter of the African Peoples Alliance Party (APA) has described the announcement recently made by the current Oyo state governor, Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi to return to the house of senate as a joke of the century. The state chairman of the party Mr. Tolulope Adedoyin made this statement at the end of their one day sensitization workshop aimed at rebuilding and enhancing the political structure of the party across the 33 local government councils in the state in preparation for the 2019 general elections. Read more…...

OYSG embraces mineral resources to boost investment

 The Oyo State Gvernment (OYSG) has said that it is set to boost the investment sector in the State by utilizing available mineral resources in the state, assuring that enabling environment has been created for would be investors. Governor Abiola Ajimobi through his Special Adviser on Solid Minerals, Hon Matthew Oyedokun stated this on Tuesday, adding that the state government has updated the database on mineral resources deposited in the state. According to him, the State is blessed with minerals resources such as Talc and Talcose body, Feldspar, Granite, Quartz, Mica, Marble/Dolomite, Iron Stone, Gemstone, Gold among others, explaining that these...

Ajimobi, Others Canvass Women Empowerment

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and his counterparts in Osun and Lagos States, have called for empowerment programmes that could prepare women economically for any emergency situation in the country. The governors made the call while speaking at the opening ceremony of the three-day 5th National Women’s Summit, organized under the auspices of the Oyo State Officials’ Wives Association (OYSOWA), being led by the Wife of the Governor, Florence Ajimobi, in Ibadan. Read More  FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

All Nigerians are Corrupt – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has taken a look at the current happenings in the country and why development and economic growth have continued to elude us as a nation, and declared: “All Nigerians are corrupt”. He spoke at the first anniversary of Petals FM (102.3), owned by Yinka Odumakin and Joe Odumakin, in Ibadan where a renowned political scientist, Prof Adigun Agbaje, delivered a thought- provoking lecture. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email