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Oyo State govt accuses APC of playing politics with death of Azeez

The government of Oyo State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of playing politics with the death of Rahmon Azeez. This was made known byTaiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde Recall that Azeez, 36, was murdered last week in the violence that erupted in Iwo Road. Azeez was about to travel to the United States to ...

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APC slams Makinde over of insecurity in Oyo State

The Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has tasked  Governor Seyi Makinde on the orgy of insecurity and violence taking place in the state The state major opposition party lamented that  Makinde who was elected on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) is towing the path of the previous PDP administrations in the state In a statement, APC ...

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Oyo Election: PDP wins all seats in 32 out of 33 LGAs

The ruling party in Oyo State,  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the chairmanship and counsellor-ship election conducted in 32 out of the 33 local government areas in the State. The election was conducted at the weekend by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). But the election was suspended in Ido Local Government Area by the electoral umpire due ...

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Oyo LG Poll marred by low turnout

The local government elections holding across the 33 councils in Oyo State today are being witnessed by low turnout Acccording to Punch, the exercise in some areas, observed a low turnout of voters. The roads are virtually deserted due to the restriction of movement order from 6 am to 3 pm. But around Agbowo, youths are seen playing football on ...

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Oyo LG Poll: Gov Makinde declares Friday public holiday

Oyo State Government has declared Friday as public holiday. Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa while confirming the development said the governor approved the holiday to enable the state conduct a hitch free local government election holding on Saturday, May 22, 2021. He urged every resident of Oyo State to go about their duties peacefully, while ...

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Oyo Politics: Sacked LG officials to receive N3.7 billion

Following Friday’s Supreme Court judgment which declared the sack of elected local government officials illegal and ordered the payment of their salaries and allowances, Oyo State will cough out N3.7 billion. The elected chairman, vice chairman and councillors had two years of their tenure left when Governor Seyi Makinde fired them. The money is for salaries and entitlements for 68 ...

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Supreme Court Judgement: APC urges Makinde to postpone LG election

Caretaker Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, has urged the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) to postpone the forthcoming local government election in the state. He said this while addressing journalists recently. Acccording to him, the postponment  is necessary in order to accommodate the APC in the election. It will be recalled that ...

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Breaking: Oyo Politics: Supreme Court declares dissolution of LGAs illegal

The apex court, the Supreme Court has declared dissolution of local governments in Oyo State by Governor Seyi Makinde as illegal. It also condemned their replacement with caretaker committees. More to come………    

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Two APC groups in Oyo settle differences, vow to unseat Makinde

Two groups within  the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State have collapsed their structures with a view to unseating the incumbent Governor of the State, Seyi Makinde in 2023. The two major groups ithin APC, the Unity Forum and the Ajimobi Legacy Forum have vowed to cooperate in order to achieve the aim of defeating Makinde in the election. ...

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Oyo LG Poll: Gov Makinde issues warning to PDP candidates

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has warned contesters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming local government election in the state not to take the electorate for granted. He issued this warning during a meeting with with chairmanship and vice chairmanship candidates of PDP in the May 22 local government election. He advised the ...

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