Tagged: Oyo State

Over 3,000 Food Vendors Support PMB/PYO Second Term In Ibadan

Over 3,000 homegrown food vendors from the 33 local government in Oyo state on Wednesday morning engaged in a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari/Professor Yemi OSinbajo second term bid. The vendors, in their professional uniform assembled at the state secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Obafemi Awolowo stadium junction, Oke-Ado, Ibadan, as early as 8.00am and walked through Molete/Idi-Arere/Oja’ba road. The vendors commended President Buhari for the introduction of homegrown food scheme which they said has not only to assist the primary school pupils to focus more on their education but has also improve the economy of...

EFCC nabs 7 yahoo boys in Ibadan, recovers exotic cars

A group of seven internet fraudsters met their waterloo after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided their apartment and arrested them in Ibadan, Oyo state. According to the statement released on the official Facebook page of the crime fighting commission, the suspects are identified as follows; Ola Sam, Demeji Abiola, Segun Isaac, Oyinloye Jubril, Bamidele Adeboyega, Hassan Afeez and Sanni Muyideen. They were rounded up at Poly Road and Sanyo area of Ibadan, Oyo state, on February 1 and 4, 2019. EFCC stated that their arrest followed action on a series of intelligence report linking them...

I’m not greenhorn in politics – Adebayo Adelabu

Gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu has declared that contrary to insinuations that he is new in politics, he has been nursing the ambition to become Governor of the state since 1999. Adelabu made this declaration while speaking in an interview with DAILY POST on Sunday in Ibadan, the state capital. The APC candidate who said that the need to ensure that people of the state live a better life coupled with his love for the state made him to resign as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Seyi Makinde Promises To Complete Abandoned Projects

Gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Oyo state, Mr Seyi Makinde has assured that his administration will not abandon any ongoing project of the present government in the state if given the mantle of leadership in the forthcoming election. Makinde made this pledge while answering questions from members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Oyo, in continuation of the party’s campaign tour to Oyo East/West and Atiba, on Wednesday. Mr Makinde who explained that he is in the governorship race for good governance and mission to serve the people of the state,...

Students Troop Out To Welcome Alao-Akala In Iseyin

Secondary school students in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State on Wednesday morning trooped out to welcome the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo state and former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala. The students staged a surprise for the gubernatorial candidate who passed through Iseyin as part of his campaign tour of the Oke Ogun zone of the state. Alao-Akala who was overwhelmed by the unexpected reception, stepped down to greet the pupils and urged them to focus on their studies as it is the gateway to a better tomorrow. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

JAMB registers 869,709 candidates, suspends 9 centres for malpractice

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it registered 869,709 candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which is scheduled to hold in March. JAMB stated this in its weekly bulletin from the office of the Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, on Monday. The board also revealed that it has suspended nine Computer-Based Test centres, that breached the code governing the 2019 registration exercise. JAMB noted that some of the centres demanded higher fees than the amounts stipulated by the Federal Government. According to the publication, the nine suspended centres are the University of Benin International...

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...

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...

Alao-Akala promises to pay N30,000 minimum wage if elected

Former governor of Oyo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), in the March 2 election, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, on Thursday promised to pay workers in the state the N30, 000 minimum wage when elected governor of the state. Alao-Akala made this declaration while speaking at the flag-off of the ADP campaigns in Ibadan, state capital. At the event were Senatorial candidates of the party for Oyo Central, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, Oyo South Dr. Fola Akinosun and other candidates of the party in the 2019 general elections. Alao-Akala, while addressing thousands of members and supporters the...