Oluwaseyi Abiodun Makinde (born 25 December 1967) is a Nigerian businessman, politician and philanthropist from Ibadan, Oyo State in South-western. He is an Engineer and a subject matter expert on fluid and Gas Metering. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Adelabu was born to Aderibigbe Adelabu of Oke-Oluokun compound, Kudeti Area in Ibadan. His grandfather is Adegoke Adelabu. Adelabu attended Ibadan Municipal Government Primary School, Agodi Ibadan from 1976 to 1982 and Lagelu Grammar School, Ibadan from 1982 to 1987. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Abiola Ajimobi, Governor of Oyo State, has announced his intention to contest for a seat in the National Assembly in the 2019 elections. He made the announcement on Friday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, during the maiden General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture held at the Trenchard Hall of University of Ibadan. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Alhaji Ismail Olalekan Alli on Saturday declared his intention to succeed Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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
Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications, has expressed confidence that he would succeed Gov. Abiola Ajimobi as governor of Oyo State in 2019. Shittu made the declaration when he spoke with newsmen in Ibadan after a meeting with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Egbeda Local Government and Ajorosun Local Council Development Area. The minister, who is a governorship aspirant, said he would take over from Ajimobi to improve on the good work already started. According to him, he is the most experienced of all the aspirants, having held several public offices and learnt politics from...
Oyo State Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo along with senior government officials have arrived the palace of The Aseyin of Iseyin’s Oba (Dr.) Abdulganiyu Adekunle Salau on a courtesy call before going to the venue for the Aso Ofi Festival and Foundation Laying Ceremony of Aso Ofi International Tourism Market 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
TWO chieftains of Accord Party, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin and Chief Bisi Ilaka, on Tuesday, said the party remained the strongest and the most prepared to form “a people-oriented government in the state in 2019.” Lanlehin, who is the immediate past senator for Oyo South Senatorial District, and Ilaka, and Ilaka, were candidates of Accord for Oyo South and Central Senatorial Districts respectively in the last election. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Facts emerged yesterday on why the merger between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State and Accord failed. A source, who pleaded for anonymity, said the multiple crises within the PDP, leaders’ ambition and lack of willingness to reach compromise were responsible for the failure of the merger efforts. The source explained that the multiple crises at the national and Oyo State levels were a cause of concern for Accord leader, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, and other party leaders. According to the source, by their divergent and uncoordinated approaches to the merger, Accord seemed to have concluded that PDP leaders...