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  1. Lequte

    Metro Oyo Students Vandalize APC Office, Demand Gov Ajimobi's Resignation

    Oyo state was on Monday grounded as several thousands of secondary school students staged a massive protest against the state government's proposed plan to adopt a public-private participatory approach for the management of some their schools. The pupils took over the streets as early as 9am...
  2. Oluogunjobi

    Politics 2016 Budget: LIST Of Capital Projects In South-West States

    As captured in the 2016 Appropriation budget, below is the list of Capital projects and costs in the South West with every state covered in Power, Works, Housing & Railways. ------- LAGOS: Nigerian Railway Modernization Project: Lagos - Calabar Standard Gauge Rail Line Project: 60,000,000,000...
  3. Oluogunjobi

    Politics ‘You’ll Now Pay for Refuse’ - Gov. Ajimobi tells Oyo Residents

    Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has told residents of the state to be prepared to pay for the refuse being generated daily, insisting that the regime of spending tax payers’ N30 million monthly for refuse disposal has ended immediately. The governor said the policy shift became...
  4. Oluogunjobi

    Politics OYO: Ajimobi Apprehends 16,532 Ghost Workers

    The end has come for ghost workers under the employment of Oyo State as 16, 532 ghost workers have been discovered by the government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi. This was disclosed at a press briefing by the Secretary to the State Government, Ismail Olalekan Alli, who said that the salaries...
  5. Oluogunjobi

    Metro Kano School Children: Ajimobi Offers to Foot Survivors Medical Bills

    Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has offered to cater for the medical expenses of surviving students of Kano state who died in an auto crash in Ibadan while journeying from Lagos after a quiz competition. In a report filed by The Vendor, it was learnt that the accident occurred ‎on...
  6. Oluogunjobi

    Metro ‘I didn’t Install Any Igbo Leader in Ibadan’ - Olubadan

    The newly installed monarch of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has said he has not installed any new leader for the Igbo community in Ibadan land as being speculated in some quarters. Oba Adetunji made the clarification today at his Popoyemoja, Ibadan palace, adding that as a...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ibadan: Court Remands Lawyer Who Allegedly Stabbed Husband to Death

    An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, yesterday, ordered the 28-year-old female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, accused of killing her husband to be remanded in prison. The accused, who is a member of staff of Ministry of Justice, Oyo State, was alleged to have stabbed...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ibadan: I Poured Him Acid Because I Didn't Want Him To Leave Me - Wife

    A 38-year-old Remi Agunbiade, resident of Ita Barika, Foko, Ibadan, Oyo State, was arrested over an alleged attempt to kill her husband, Olawale Shola, by pouring acid on him last Friday. According to Tribune Metro, she said her husband, Shola forced her to abort pregnancy twice and since she...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics 28 States Are Technically Bankrupt in Nigeria - Gov. Ajimobi

    About 28 states in the country might have gone technically bankrupt in Nigeria was raised by the governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi at the 7th annual Lateef Femi Okunnu lecture in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife over the weekend. Expressing similar sentiments, his Osun State...
  10. RemmyAlex

    World Saudi detains 2 Nigerian pilgrims for drug-related offence

    Two of the 1,191 pilgrims from Oyo state who performed this year’s hajj were detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities for a drug-related offence. Adeleke AbdulKareem, secretary, Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board, disclosed this in an interview with Newsmen in Ibadan on Monday. Abdulkareem...
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