Author: Opeyemi Rasheed

The Special adviser on local government and chieftaincy matters, Honourable Adeniyi Adeyinka Kazim ‘Bibire’ has been honoured with a merit award by his Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde for his tremendous contribution to the development of the state. In his usual way of encouraging and appreciating those who always imbibe the values and ethos of public service, dignity of labour, uncompromising commitment to accountability and probity in discharging their saddled responsibility, the governor honoured his special adviser on local government and chieftaincy matters as well as other performing executive working tremendously for the success of his administration. Governor Seyi Makinde while…

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The Oyo South Senatorial Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mogaji Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe has felicitated an erstwhile Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Barrister Mutalubi Ojo Adebayo, on his elevation to the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Tegbe, in a personally signed statement released to newsmen on Friday, 30 September, 2022 congratulated the Ibadan-born legal titan on the elevation, maintaining that Barrister Adebayo’s elevation is a reward for his contribution to legal profession and Nation building He said; “I congratulate my brother, a legal legal luminary, who is a former Attorney-General of Oyo…

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Says only NEC has power to approve Such Amount The recent abysmal scandal rocking the PDP has left so much to be inferred. While Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, Orbih, Olusoji Adagunodo and Effa- Ettoe have towed a path of honour by returning the strange money domiciled in their accounts, the embattled NarionalmChairman, Senator Iyochia Ayu and the remaining eighteen National Working Committee (NWC) members should follow suit, while Ayu must proceed to give proper account of the N14B proceeds from the sale of the Nomination Forms to the aspirants. A group within the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Youth Advocate for Equity…

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Can two persons emerge as candidates for the same position from the same constituency? “Won’t a house divided against itself fall? “Are we going to keep fighting ourselves and allow outsiders make mockery of us and capitalize on our weaknesses? “Should we be arguing on a matter that is clear? “Is the intention not to serve? “Is there anything wrong with women inclusion? “Is it fair to all concerned for an individual to be a serving honorable, made the DG for the Governor’s campaign in the Local government and still continue to pose himself as a candidate eligible to contest…

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The Oyo State government has enrolled 45,000 poor and vulnerable people under the basic health care provision fund (BHCPF) in the State. This, the State Government said, was part of the Governor Seyi Makinde led-administration’s efforts to provide free medical services for its people. Speaking today, during the flag-off of the scheme, at the Aafin primary health Care center Oyo, Atiba Local Government area of Oyo State, the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun said the vision of the state government is to achieve Universal Health Coverage for all residents of Oyo State, where no one is left…

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Students have been charged to shun cultism and other criminal activities in order to be good future leaders. The charge was given by the Political Head/Administrator of Omi-Apata Local Council Development Area, Hon Bamidele Lawal, during the sensitization campaign against cultism organised in conjunction with Operation Campus Storm, an Anti-Cultism body from the University of Ibadan. According to the council boss, it is worrisome that students get involved in cultism and other criminal activities due to negative peer group influence. He said ” the alarming rate at which bad gang has turned students into cultists, armed robbers, kidnappers and so…

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Igbos residing in Oyo Central Senatorial district has promised to mobilise and ensure all round Victory for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Chief Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka in the upcoming 2023 general elections. The Omituntun Igbo community made this known during their visit to the candidate senatorial office on Wednesday. While expressing their endorsement for the candidature of former Oyo Chief of Staff, Omituntun Igbo Movement State coordinator, Chief Tallest Innocent, affirmed their readiness to mobilize extensively across polling units, wards to ensure landslide victory for Ilaka and all PDP candidates. He noted that they are prepared to step up…

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As humans, a good relationship will always erase the bad experience and years of suffering and annihilation by the All for Poverty Congress who came to impoverish the good people of Oyo State and swell their pockets for vanity. It is imperative to remind the good people of Oyo State of our history and where we are coming from in the hands of the All for Poverty Congress , so as not to fall for their E-rats campaign of calumny against our God Sent Man. The reinvention and use of data, science and logic by the administration of Engr. Seyi…

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Governor of Oyo State Engr Seyi Makinde has named the proposed Ibadan Circular Road Project after the former Governor of the state Senator Rashidi Ladoja, and flagged off the construction of Senator Rashidi Ladoja GRA located at Km 8/10 Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, Ibadan. Speaking during the event that also commemorated the 78th birthday of the Political Icon, Governor Seyi Makinde said that the proposed 110km road would be tolled. He noted that it would boost the economic activities of the state and eliminate the traffic congestion often experienced on the Lagos Ibadan expressway. In his address the guest of honour, Governor…

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Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested two siblings: Lateef Afeez Abiodun and Lateef Abdullahi Olalekan alongside twenty-four others, for suspected internet- related fraudulent activities in Ibadan, Oyo State. They were arrested Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Apete area of Ibadan based on actionable intelligence worked upon by the Commission. The other suspects are: Awotunde Joseph Sunday, Ojekunle Ifakorede Apesinola, Oladepo Kayode Samuel, Emmanuel Michael Blessing, Shittu Hassan Taiwo, Olubanji Michael Remilekan, Bakari Ibrahim Oluwatosin, Nafiu Hassan Ayomide, Shittu Toheeb Ife, Kehinde Abiodun, Ibikunle Lolade Tanimola, Ahmad Sodiq Adekola, Joshua Sowemimo,…

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