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Oyo gov candidate promises to complete abandoned dam

The people of Oke Ogun area of Oyo State have been assured of a better condition of living if the Peoples Democratic Party wins the governorship election. The party’s governorship candidate, Mr Seyi Makinde, made the pledge while on a campaign tour of Oke Ogun on Thursday. He said the 31-year-old abandoned Modeke Fam in Igboho, Oorelope Local Government Area, would be completed to provide potable water for the community and its environs. Makinde, who paid homage to the Onigboho of Igboho, Oba John Bolarinwa, said his government, in conjunction with his running mate, Rauf Olaniyan, who initiated the project...

President Buhari woos Oke Ogun with poly

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,...

World Twins Festival holds in Igboora, Oyo.

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

2019: 34 governorship aspirants warm up in Oyo

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

Early Signs of Epic Battle in Oyo

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

10,000 farmers to benefit from Oyo/Dangote N9bn partnership

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

Ajimobi assures of completing road projects in 18 months

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...