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Atiku will spring surprise, beat Buhari in South-West – PDP replies Ajimobi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared that its Presidential candidate and former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will beat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 presidential election in the South West region. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Prince Diran Odeyemi made this revelation while reacting to a comment credited to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State that President Buhari will get a landslide victory in the February 19 presidential election, said Abubakar “will shock All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the February 16 presidential...

2019 Elections: Buhari Campaign Trail Departs For Ibadan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday departed Abuja for Ibadan, Oyo State, to resume his re-election campaign after a day break on Friday. The president and members of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were on Thursday in Anambra and Enugu states to launch the re-election bid. Buhari had on Friday, during the break, signed the Executive Order 007 of 2019 on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme. The sheme was part of the administration’s commitment to the provision of critical road infrastructure across the country. He also swore-in the acting Chief Justice of...

Buhari will record landslide victory in South West – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that the Southwest would reciprocate President Muhammadu Buhari’s kind gestures to the region by ensuring that he gets a landslide victory in the February 19 presidential election. Besides, the governor said that Buhari’s overall impressive performance across the country since coming on board was enough reason for the people to vote for him for a second term. Ajimobi, who is also the All Progressives Congress candidate for Oyo South senatorial district in the coming election, declared this during a meeting with 67 interest groups in the state, in company with the APC...

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, Ajimobi, Oyetola attend minister son’s wedding in Ibadan

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the weeke hosted Osinbajo, Govrnor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his Osun State counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola, at his (minister) son’s wedding in Ibadan. The solemnisation of holy matrimony between Adedayo Adewole, the minister’s son and Ebunoluwa Oyedele was held at Agbala Daniel Cathedral in the Ojoo area of Ibadan. The reception of the wedding, which attracted several prominent dignitaries across the country, was later held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. Archbishop Dorcas Olaniyi, the founder and prophetess of the church, in her message to the couple, urged them...

Ajimobi orders police to arrest perpetrators of Ibadan mayhem

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has mandated the Oyo State police command to fish out perpetrators of the mayhem that occurred at the weekend at different locations in the state, saying that anyone arrested should be treated like “a hardened criminal.” Hoodlums had gone on rampage at early hours of Sunday at Idi Arere, Asaka and Oja’gbo areas of Ibadan destroying vehicles and setting shops on fire. Ajimobi, who was represented by his deputy, Otunba Moses Alake Adeyemo, in a visit to the areas yesterday, said that the StateEmergency Management Agency (SEMA) would do the assessment of losses from the crisis so...

Ajimobi’s Wife, Florence Supports Widows, Orphans In Oyo

In a bid to celebrate Christmas wit the less privileged, the Wife of the Oyo State governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, has urged women in the state to help them to enjoy the season. According to the News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ajimobi made the call in Ibadan on Sunday at an event she organised to give Christmas gifts to orphans and widows in the state. “I thank the entire women of the state for your support in the last eight years; without you I wouldn’t have achieved so much. “I want women to let the fear of God continue...

Tinubu accuses PDP of planning to operate ‘container economy’ in 2019

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was plotting to operate “container economy” if voted into power in 2019. Tinubu made the allegation while reacting to the Vice Presidential debate. Speaking at the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi’s Roundtable entitled: ‘The Imperatives of Building Institutions for Lasting Legacies,’ held at Ibadan, yesterday, Tinubu said the outcome of the debate has shown that the ‘developmental economy’ of APC cannot be compared with the ‘container economy’ of PDP. The former Governor of Lagos State argued that the developmental economy would take Nigeria...

Tinubu never imposed Adelabu on me – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said that the National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju did not impose the party governorship flagbearer in the 2019 election, Mr Adebayo Adelabu,on him or the state. Reiterating that it was God’s guidance and leading that resulted in the emergence of the party’s choice, Governor Ajimobi said the opposition party’s flagbearer making the insinuation should be more worried about a non-Yoruba in the person of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who chooses and determined the party’s choice for the election. This is coming even after the governor also debunked...

Bayo Adelabu kicks Off Governorship Campaign In Ibadan

Oyo APC Governorship candidate, Bayo Adelabu yesterday officially flagged off his Campaign at APC’s secretariat, Oke Ado, Ibadan. Bayo Adelabu, the son of Adelabu Penkelemesi was the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria during Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure. He carries the penkelemes legacy as one of his campaign’s catchy phrase. The state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi was also there to kick start the campaign. In what was reported to be a peaceful movement, albeit because campaign isn’t official yet or he’s just showing Oyo state people a glimpse of what to expect when campaign becomes official. The line of cars...