President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday wooed the voters in Oke Ogun, comprising 10 local governments in Oyo State, with a promise of establishing a federal polytechnic in the area if elected president for a second term. Represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Saki, Buhari promised the monarchs of the Oke-Ogun area a federal polytechnic should the All Progressive Congress be given the opportunity to continue its governance after the 2019 presidential election. Osinbajo also visited Igbeti and Kishi where he presented the state APC governorship candidate, Mr Bayo Adelabu, to the people and solicited their votes for him. He said,...
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ABOUT two thousand and thirty-four set of twins and tens of multiple births converged in Igboora, the capital of Ibarapa Central local Government area of Oyo State on Saturday to participate in the maiden edition of the Oyo State Twins Festival. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The politics of the 2019 governorship race in Oyo State began to take shape on July 07 when the people of Oke Ogun addressed a press conference to stake a claim to the governorship of the state come 2019. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Even though, the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is yet to blow whistle to kick start campaign for the 2019 general election, politicians are already forming alliances to show the ruling party the way out of Agodi Government House. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
I write to commend the public-private partnership (PPP) initiative of the Oyo State government which has been integrated into the sports ministry. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The stake is high. The sky is so unclear. The future of a potentially boisterous and prosperous state looks uncertain. Yet the gladiators are many and the battle ahead promises to be explosive. The coming 2019 race is one gubernatorial election that will shape so many things and indeed the future of the Pace-Setters state. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has disclosed that over 10,000 farmers will benefit from Oyo State Government/Dangote Group N9bn rice production partnership following the establishment of Nigeria’s biggest rice processing facility in Oyo State by the company. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has reaffirmed his desire to contest for the governor of Oyo state at the next elections. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has assured of the completion of recently awarded road dualisation, reconstruction and expansion projects in the next 18 months.Ajimobi gave this assurance on Monday during an inspection of the project sites in Ibadan, where demolition was ongoing to pave way for the expansion cum reconstruction. Addressing residents, traders and owners of structures on the Oke Adu, Agodi Gate-Idi Ape-Iwo Road Interchange, billed for expansion, Ajimobi sought their maximum cooperation with the contractors for the successful completion of the project. “We owe Oyo State modernisation. We owe Oyo State sustainable growth and development. In order...
THE Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, should focus on the creation of Ibadan State. This is what every Ibadan indigene wants; the other two regional power houses in the decades gone by, Enugu and Kaduna, now have state status, and one wonders why the case of Ibadan is different. If Ibadan is not made a state, it will continue to stifle the development of the Oke-Ogun and Ibarapa areas of the state. (Edited by Olamide Michael) SOURCE FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email