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Tag Archives: Oyo

Oyo: I will never end rift with gov Makinde, he has sidelined me- Dep gov

Oyo Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, has vowed never to end the rift between him and his boss, Seyi Makinde, Last year, it was reported that the deputy governor indicted his boss in the report of a steering committee set up by the governor and headed by Chief Saka Balogun, a former chief of staff to the then Governor of Oyo ...

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Oyo Politics: Assembly reinstates 13 suspended LG bosses

The Oyo State House of Assembly has decided to reinstate the suspended thirteen Local Government and Local Council Development Areas Caretaker Chairmen. The legislative Assembly announced the reinstatement on Thursday. The  the decision was taken after the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters read by its Chairman, Hon Olusegun Popoola. Recall that ...

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Ladoja ungrateful to Adedibu and paid heavily for it, says Obasanjo

Former President President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why  former Gov. Rashidi Ladoja was impeached He said he was removed as governor of Oyo State for being ungrateful to Chief Lamidi Adedibu and Chief Yekinni Adeojo. He made the disclosure on Thursday during the launching of former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala’s autobiography titled Amazing Grace in Ibadan. Alao-Akala, an APC Chieftain, is ...

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Oyo Assembly slams indefinite suspension on 13 council chairmen

Oyo Assembly on Tuesday announced suspension of 13 Caretaker Chairman across the Local Governments Areas and local Council Development Areas (LCDA) across the state. The indefinite suspension was due to “non-compliance to the resolution of the House on submission of status of earth moving equipment in their respective domains to the House as requested.” Others are: Ogbomosho South LCDA; Ajorosun ...

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Oyo LG boss kidnapped by gunmen regains freedom

The Council hCairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke, who was kidnapped alongside his driver, has regained freedom. They were abducted on Sunday night and their freedom came six days after. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the development to our correspondent on Saturday. He said, “They have been released and ...

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Ondo 2020: Makinde desperate to emerge as regional champion- Group

A group in Oyo State known as Communication and Strategy Frontier (CSF), has accused Governor Seyi Makinde of being desperate to emerge a regional champion through the Ondo State governorship election. Makinde is the chairman, Campaign Committee for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the election, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN). He was appointed by the national leadership of the party. ...

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Schism in Oyo APC deepens

The Unity Forum, a group in the Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC), has disowned the Akin Oke-led state Executive Council that ratified the Akala-led Council of Elders. In a statement by its Chairman, Alhaji Abu Gbadamosi, former Deputy Governor Moses Alake Adeyemo, Senator Soji Akanbi, Senator Ayo Adeseun and Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, the Unity Forum said the Akala Council ...

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Oyo APC Crisis: Group rejects Akala council of elders

A political group in the in the Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) known as the Unity Forum,  has dismissed the statement by the Akin Oke-led State Executive Council ratifying the Akala-led Council of Elders. In a statement jointly signed by its Chairman, Alhaji Abu Gbadamosi; former Deputy Governor Moses Alake Adeyemo; Senator Soji Akanbi; Senator Ayo Adeseun and Senator ...

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Oyo APC Stakeholders express optimism in ongoing reconciliation process

All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo Federal Constituency says it hopes for positive outcome in the ongoing reconciliation process in the state chapter of the party. This is contained in a communique issued after their meeting held in Oyo and signed by a member of the party’s Elders’ Advisory Council, Mr Idris Adeoye. The communique, made available to newsmen on ...

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Akaka to gov Seyi Makinde: You are wrong to address ex-governors as charlatans

A former governor of Oyo State and an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has warned Governor Seyi Makinde to stop using vulgar languages against the former Governors of the state. Akala said this in an interview with reporters at the empowerment programme of Sen. Fatai Buhari in Iseyin yesterday. The lawmaker distributed vehicles, motorcycles, laptops, start-up capital and ...

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