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Oyo LG Election: SPN kicks as party’s name is excluded from list of politiical parties

Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), has kicked against the exclusion of the party’s name from the list of the political parties that will participate in the forthcoming local government election in Oyo State. It gathered that Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has fixed May 15th as the date for the local government election in the state. Our correspondent learnt ...

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I don’t have a political father, Makinde boasts

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said he has no political father in his Political career. Acccording to him, it was God who made him a governor and not a human being. Makinde stated this on Tuesday at the pan-Yoruba Congress at Mapo Hall, Ibadan. “Let me tell you here today. I don’t have a political father. It was God ...

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Oyo ALGON asks political parties to shun planned council election

Sacked chairmen under the aegis of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Oyo state chapter have claimed that the planned local government election by the state government is a fraud that must not be allowed. They asked the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) to stop the process, calling it a scammed election. They also advised political parties not ...

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I have no godfather, gov Makinde declares

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday declared  he has no godfather. The Governor made this assertion  while speaking in Ibadan, the state capital. D Makinde in 2019 won the governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after a coalition formed with some political parties. Despite the coalition, Makinde has, however, insisted that he has ...

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Gov Makinde says he has no plan to dump PDP

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has denied the rumour circulating on the social media that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another party. Governor Makinde issued the statement   by his spokesman, Taiwo Adisa. He said that the reports of his purpoted  defection is “a concocted falsehood from purveyors of fake news, who are bent on maligning the ...

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Oyo PDP, party Chairman at loggerheads over suspension

Oyo chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed indefinite suspension on its chairman in Ibadan North East Local government, Mr. Taiwo Iyiola In a statement released by the State Working Committee, Iyiola was punished by engaging in anti-party activities Oyo PDP has directed the vice chairman, Mr. Isiaka Fatokun to immediately take over the leadership till the conclusion ...

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Tinubu knows nothing about Fulanis, Yorubas crisis in Oyo- Group

A group supporting the political cause of the former Governor of Lagos, Bola Tinubu known as ‘Tinubu Support Group (TSG), has warned detractors not to link Tinubu, to the crisis between the Yoruba and Fulani community in Oyo State. TSG kicked against a particular report allegedly made by  the National Coordinator of Northern Patriots Assembly, Salihu Mohammed f accusing Tinubu ...

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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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