CONFIRMED: Ajimobi Dies At 70

Former Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has died after battling coronavirus-related symptoms. The 70-year-old, who is believed to have been on life support machine since last Friday, was confirmed dead on Thursday at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos. He had been hospitalised since June 2. The two-term governor was appointed DeputyContinue reading “CONFIRMED: Ajimobi Dies At 70”

Oyo environment commissioner, Kehinde Ayoola, is dead

Oyo State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Kehinde Ayoola, has died at age 55. The former Speaker of Oyo House of Assembly is said to have died at a private hospital around Iyaganku, Ibadan where he was receiving treatment since falling ill about a fortnight ago. Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Governor SeyiContinue reading “Oyo environment commissioner, Kehinde Ayoola, is dead”

Breaking: Gov Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Covid 19

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for coronavirus. He made the announcement via his Twitter handle. “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the HeadContinue reading “Breaking: Gov Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Covid 19”

Police Confirm Murder of Famous Traditional Doctor, Fatai Oko Oloyun

The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the murder of popular traditional medical expert Alh. Fatai Yusuf (Aka Oko Oloyun). Yusuf was killed by unknown gunmen along Igbo-Ora-Eruwa Road. Confirming the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, told The Nation that Yusuf was killed around 4:30 pm on theContinue reading “Police Confirm Murder of Famous Traditional Doctor, Fatai Oko Oloyun”

Oyo, Firm Target Two Million Households For Solar Power

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is working to make solar energy accessible to no fewer than two million households in the state, the Managing Partner, Global Head of Business, Triton Solar, Mr Bhagi Sandilya, has said. He stated that solar energy would revolutionise the economy of Oyo State in particular and Nigeria inContinue reading “Oyo, Firm Target Two Million Households For Solar Power”

Herdsmen Sue Oyo Over Anti-Open Grazing Law

Herdsmen in Oyo State on Thursday sued the State Executive and Legislative arms of government, claiming the anti-open grazing law passed by the State was a violation of their rights. The law had been passed to check clashes between farmers and herders in the State. Disgruntled herdsmen under the umbrella of Gan Allah Development AssociationContinue reading “Herdsmen Sue Oyo Over Anti-Open Grazing Law”

Makinde Becomes Aare Jagunmolu Of Ibadanland, Vows To Sustain Tempo of Development

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared the readiness of his administration to sustain the high tempo of development he instituted in the state since his assumption of office in May. The Governor, who was speaking at his investiture as a Distinguished Member of the Ibadan Progressives Union (IPU) during a Special Reception heldContinue reading “Makinde Becomes Aare Jagunmolu Of Ibadanland, Vows To Sustain Tempo of Development”

Court of Appeal nullified Gov Makinde’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State on Monday set aside the judgement of Governorship Election Petition Tribunal declaring the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde, as the winner of the February 23 election, C2C News reports. The appeal was filed by the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate, BayoContinue reading “Court of Appeal nullified Gov Makinde’s Election”

A MAN TO LOOK OUT FOR IN GOV MAKINDE’S CABINET …Prof. Rapheal Afonja

Prof. Raphael Afonja, Ph.D., R.Engr.(COREN), CESCO, CEP, REP, M.NSE., M.ASCE who was born to the family of Dr. and Mrs Afonja of Adesiyan Compound, Isale Afon, Ogbomoso grew up in Kaduna where he attended Hope Primary School before attending Barewa College, Zaria, and Unity School Ejigbo, Osun State. He is the Founder of ICARE aContinue reading “A MAN TO LOOK OUT FOR IN GOV MAKINDE’S CABINET …Prof. Rapheal Afonja”