Tag Archives: Oyo State

Court Stops INEC Witnesses From Testifying Against The Victory Of Makinde

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday disallowed  a subpoenaed witness called by the Independent National Electoral Commission from testifying in a petition challenging the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the witness was Prof. Toyin Ogundipe who was the Oyo State Returning Officer in the…

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Nariabet CEO, Akin Alabi Wins Ticket; Emerges APC Candidate For House Of Reps

The CEO of Nairabet, Akin Alabi has won the All Progressives Congress House of Representative ticket for Egbeda/Ona Ara federal constituency in Oyo State. He got an automatic ticket after other candidates stepped down for him. “I have just been declared the winner of the primary election after the other contestants, Hon Jenrade, Hon Adewale…

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Ghanaian Man Butchers His Wife With An Axe; inflicts Injuries On Stepdaughter And Kills Himself

A Ghanaian, Bonga Augustus, on Thursday 27th September 2018 in Baba Ijebu Village, Akanran, Ona Ara council area of Ibadan, Oyo State, killed his wife and himself with an axe. It was gathered that Augustus, said to be in his 60s, also used the axe to inflict serious injuries on his stepdaughter. He was until…

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My Wife, Ashabi Is A Devil – Pastor Urges Court To Dissolve His Four-Year Marriage

A cleric, Pastor Michael Adebowale, has urged an Iseyin Customary Court in Oyo State to dissolve his four-year marriage. According to him, “My wife, Ashabi, is a devil”. He went ahead and informed the court that the marriage contracted four years ago, had produced two children. “My wife is evil, I noticed my prayers are not…

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We Do Not Ban Songs -Director General Of NBC

The Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, has clarified the recent media report that his commission banned some songs. According to reports, Midibbo-Kawu clarified this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while reacting to the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday by the state government. He said Nigerians must…

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UBA Mentors Students in Oyo to Commemorate World Savings Day

Principal, Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo, Mrs A.I Ogunmola; Executive Director, Lagos and West Bank, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Liadi Ayoku; Vice Principal, Academic, Mr. E.A Adedeji,  and Vice Principal, Admin, Mr. O.L,  Sulola,  flanked by the students of the Olivet Baptist High School , Oyo. United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is promoting financial literacy among…

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Oyo Protest: Ajimobi Demands Apology To Re-Open Schools

  Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has requested for a letter of apology from schools whose pupils took part in a protest against government’s proposed education initiative. Alhaji Abiodun Jimoh, the Chairman, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Oyo State Chapter, said this in Ibadan on Thursday after a meeting with the governor.…

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