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AD suspends ex-Rep member, chairman, others for endorsing PDP guber candidate, Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State chapter of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) on Wednesday announced the suspension of former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Babatunde Oduyoye, state Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party, Chief Akin Alamu and three others from the party for alleged anti-party activities. The decision to suspend the party chieftains was taken at the meeting of the party’s stakeholders, comprising the state Secretary of the party, Aremo Adeola Adepoju, party chairmen in the 33 local government council areas of the state, members of the Caretaker Committee including Elder Sunday Salako, Hon. Bukola Farotimi, this held in Ibadan...

Seyi Makinde congratulates Poly Ibadan graduates, promises lasting solution to LAUTECH’s strike as Gov

The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Friday congratulated graduating students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, wishing them best as they prepared for another phase of their lives. Makinde, who took to his social media to felicitate with the 32nd and 33rd combined Convocation ceremony of the institution in Ibadan. The governorship aspirant said going through higher institution can be challenging & these ones who have overcome the challenges they faced deserve all the accolades.  . He, therefore, advised current administration to considered thousands of students of LAUTECH whose academic journeys have been...

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

Seyi Makinde faults Oyo 2017 budget, says revenue target ‘unrealistic’

A chieftain of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has said that the state’s 2017 budget lacks developmental propositions. According to a statement released Tuesday, Mr. Makinde said that the budget could be more ambitious and realistic with the needs of citizens of the state right at its heart. He also berated the revenue target set by the government, describing it as ‘unrealistic’. Commenting on the N126.8 billion budgeted for recurrent expenditure, Mr. Makinde said that only investment in education and health should have warranted such proposition. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Nigeria will be prosperous, despite challenges – Makinde

Mr Seyi Makinde, a former governorship candidate of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Oyo State, has said that there is still hope of a prosperous Nigeria, despite the current economic challenges. Makinde made the statement on Wednesday at the 3rd Seyi Makinde Ramadan Lecture held at the premises of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Ibadan on Wednesday. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Seyi Makinde Denies Rumour Of Moving Back To PDP

Frontline gubernatorial aspirant in Oyo State, Engineer Oluseyi Makinde of the Social Democratic Party has denied the rumour making the rounds that he has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The brilliant engineer’s present political stand was explained by the Publicity Secretary of SDP in Oyo State, Alhaji  Akeem Azeez in a special release on Monday. Full text of the release: Our attention has been drawn to several posts on social media in recent times indicating that Engr Seyi Makinde has returned to PDP. This is far from the truth. Engr Seyi Makinde has not had any discussion whether...

Ajala wins Seyi Makinde Women Support Golf tourney

THE lady captain, Ogbomoso Golf Club, Mrs Sade Ajala has won the second edition of Seyi Makinde Women Support Golf Tournament held last weekend at the Ibadan Golf Club (IGC). Ajala beat the likes of Sade Opawumi, Hannah Obadina to win the tournament after she played 99 Gross and 76 Net at the one-day event. The tournament which was designed to popularise golf and to encourage people especially women to engage in sporting activities attracted golfers across from the country. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

I’ll accept defeat if election is fair –Makinde

I’ll accept defeat if election is fair –Makinde

Immediately after casting his vote at the Army Barracks Primary School, Iwo Road, Ibadan North-East Local Government area of Oyo State on Saturday, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate, Seyi Makinde, said he will accept the result and congratulate whoever wins, if the process is adjudged to be fair. Makinde, who spoke to journalists after he had voted by 2.30pm, stressed that he did not see the election as a do-or-die. He commended the peaceful conduct of the exercise and commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the early arrival of both men and materials at the venue,...

I have no pact with Ajimobi –Makinde

I have no pact with Ajimobi –Makinde

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, said that he did not enter into any agreement with the All Progressives Congress to work with Governor Abiola Ajimobi in the forthcoming April 11 governorship election. Makinde said this in a reaction to the speculation that he had accepted the call by APC for him to drop his governorship aspiration and move to the ruling party in the state. He reaffirmed his resolve to contest the coming election as SDP candidate. He said the leaflets in circulation in some parts of Ibadan that he would work...

Politician gives scholarship to 1,500 students

Politician gives scholarship to 1,500 students

  No fewer than 1,500 students drawn from across the tertiary institutions in the country have been offered scholarship awards to support their educational pursuits by the Oyo State governorship candidate of the Social Democracy Party (SDP), Mr. Oluseyi Makinde. They included physically challenged persons Makinde while speaking at the presentation ceremony held at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State said “as leaders, we owe it a duty to support the youth to be the best they can be by encouraging them and to guide them in the right direction through our actions and inactions”. He recalled that...