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PDP Suspends Campaign In Protest Over CJN Onnoghen’s Removal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council has suspended its presidential campaign in protest of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The president suspended the CJN on Friday, according to him, on the orders of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) where charges had been brought against Onoghen over asset declaration. According to s statement personally issued by the National Chairman of the main opposition party and co-Chairman of its Presidential Campaign Council, the action is also in solidarity with Nigerians in the party’s collective rejection of the assault against the nation’s...

Ibadan mogajis complain of many candidates in Oyo Guber race

The ‘authentic’ Mogajis in Ibadanland, has decried the long list of gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State for the forthcoming general elections. They are urging the gubernatorial candidates to support any of the five leading contestants to save the electorate the agony of perusing the long list of candidates during the forthcoming polls. The ‘Mogajis’ said in the next few weeks, they will engage all the contestants to tell the people of the state what they have in stock for them and to ensure a violence-free election. At the meeting were: Chief Olawale Oladaja, Mogaji Akinsola, Oppo Labiran Ibadan, Engr Adekunle...

Shittu disqualified from guber race by APC over NYSC scandal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications from the governorship race over his failure to partake in the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo 2019: Ismail Olalekan Alli, If Not Now, Then When?

By Tosin Adesina Alhaji Ismail Ọlálékan Alli When you take a look at Lagos state and the continuous development the city of aquatic splendor is witnessing, what readily comes to mind is the continuous political leadership the state has witnessed since the year 1999 till date and why it has remained so. This not far-fetched as political leadership in the state has been handed over to technocrats that have little or nothing to do with politics. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo restricts movement on Saturday for LGs election

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission on Wednesday anounced that there will be vehicular restriction between 8am and 3pm on Saturday May 12, 2018 during the conduct of the local governent election in the state. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

OYO GUBER….Neither Azeez Adeduntan Nor Bayo Shittu is fit as Governor.

On the same day, in the same city, and literally during the same hour, two Oyo State gubernatorial candidates – Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu and Health Commissioner Azeez Adeduntan – got on separate radio stations to talk to the citizens and field questions but ended up displaying a remarkable degree of arrogance and condescension that showed they lacked the temperament and finesse for such an important office. Shittu was on Fresh FM and Adeduntan was on Splash FM. Let’s talk about Adeduntan first. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Ajimobi, Ladoja bicker over Oyo polls result, protest

Ajimobi, Ladoja bicker over Oyo polls result, protest

FOLLOWING a tit-for-tat principle that the former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja threatened to apply if his supporters were attacked by the All Progressives Congress in the state, the latter has asked him to have a rethink. Ladoja and his teeming supporters are still protesting over the results of last Saturday’s election which was in favour of the incumbent governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi of APC. Ladoja had said, “don’t let us do something illegal but anybody who provokes us will be resisted and we will fight this to the end. If it would not be violent, I won’t...

Ajimobi vows to deal with Ladoja if he misbehaves

Ajimobi vows to deal with Ladoja if he misbehaves

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has warned that his administration would not tolerate any form of violence from Senator Rasheed Ladoja, the Accord Party governorship candidate who lost to him in last election, stressing that, the full weight of law would be used to deal with him if he misbehaves. Ajimobi disclosed this today in Ibadan while briefing the press on the reported plan of the erstwhile governor to instigate violence in the state. While warning against violence, Governor Ajimobi said “surprisingly, the Accord Party has been complaining that it would go to court. No problem. If you look...

Low Turnout in Ibadan as Ladoja, Akala,Makinde ,Ajimobi Certifies Election Process.

Low Turnout in Ibadan as Ladoja, Akala,Makinde ,Ajimobi Certifies Election Process.

Gubernatorial and House of Assembly election in Ibadan the capital of Oyo state witness a low turnout in Ibadan on saturday In most of the polling centre there was about 40 percent drop in the number of people who participated in the election. The Public Relation officer of the peoples democratic Party PDP Mr. Kehinde Salawu said the low turnout was as a result of the discrepancies which occurred during the last election. ” People are not happy because they discovered a lot of manipulation in the last election, they are afraid their may be replica of such today and...