N43bn Iseyin-Ogbomoso road will aid movement between LAUTECH campuses — Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said the Iseyin-Ogbomoso road newly awarded for N43.1 billion will aid the movement of staff and students between the two campuses of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. The governor, on Saturday, inaugurated the construction of the Iseyin campus of the university. The governor recently approved the relocation of the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences of LAUTECH to …

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Gov Makinde Presents N294.5billion 2022 Budget To Oyo Assembly

Governor Seyi Makinde has presented a budget of N294.5 billion to the Oyo State House of Assembly for the 2022 fiscal year on Wednesday, September 29. While presenting the budget tagged “Budget of Growth and opportunities” Makinde noted that the focus of his administration is to move the state forward from poverty to prosperity. Details Shortly… Source

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Aggrieved Oyo PDP leaders pass vote of no confidence in Makinde

A former Governor of Oyo State, Hazeem Gbolarumi, former Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Mrs Mulikat Adeola-Akande and other aggrieved leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, on Monday, held a meeting and passed a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde. The leaders who include a popular PDP leader in the state, Alhaji Adebisi Olopoeyan, Femi Babalola, Nureni …

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Don’t Withdraw Support For Ibadan, Makinde Appeals To World Bank

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has appealed to World Bank not to withdraw its support for the Ibadan Flood Control projects. The governor made the appeal in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa. Makinde also expressed his avowed commitment to the timely completion of the World Bank-backed Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project The statement also indicated …

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Why we turned down Makinde’s cash offer, by sacked Oyo council chairmen

Still savouring their Supreme Court victory, former Oyo State council chairmen on Tuesday explained why they turned down Governor Seyi Makinde’s offer to pay them off. The sacked council chiefs said the offer was made while the legal battle was on. The apex court in a verdict on Friday, said the 33 Oyo local government areas and 35 Local Council Development Areas were wrongly dissolved. …

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I May Become Pastor After 8 Years As Governor – Dapo Abiodun Reveals

Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State Governor, says he might become a pastor after serving as a governor for eight years, The PUNCH reports. The governor whose first tenure will expire in 2023 said this at the 108th Nigeria Baptist Convention held at the Baptist International Conference Centre, Lufuwape Town, along Lagos-Ibadan highway on Wednesday. While noting that he loves reading, studying, and sharing the Bible, …

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Fayose: how Southwest PDP congress poll was rigged

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday described the recent Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress as a scam. He alleged that the congress held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, was rigged. Fayose alluded to intimidation, manipulation, violence and vote counting discrepancies, which he attributed to the Collation Officer, Senator Chris Anyanwu. Although he conceded defeat, the former governor maintained that the poll was …

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Gunshots, pandemonium rock S’West PDP congress

Guns boomed and people scampered in different directions as pandemonium rocked the venue of the Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress on Monday in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The build up to the internal election was tension-soaked between Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose – both battling for the shoul of the party in the zone. But after …

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PDP Congress: Voting commences with Ekiti delegates

Voting at the Zonal Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party had commenced with delegates from Ekiti state. The exercise took off at exactly 4:40 pm with ex-governor of Ekiti, Segun Oni, casting his vote at Wocdiff Centre, Osogbo where the event is being held. The candidates were told to line up as they were given ballot papers to cast their votes. There is a heavy …

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PDP congress: Fayose’s camp youth leader candidate disqualified

The candidate presented by the camp of ex-governor Ayo Fayose for the post of youth leader at the PDP zonal Congress had been disqualified for being over-aged. Announcing the disqualification, Dr. Benson Abounu, said Aremo Femi Adetola from Oyo State from the papers presented to the screening committee, is 49 years old. Abounu said the PDP constitution stipulates that whoever will vie for the post …

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Face Off: PDP summons Fayose, Makinde, others to emergency meeting

By Francis. Etuko (Precise Post) – In a move to ensure a hitch-free zonal Congress in the south West, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after an extensive meeting on Wednesday, resolved to hold an emergency peace meeting with its leaders in the region. The meeting which according to sources has been scheduled to hold Wednesday night is to complete …

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Governors seek collective efforts to end insecurity

As Christians across the world celebrated Easter Sunday on Sunday, governors in Nigeria called for collective efforts among the citizens to end insecurity. Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong urged Christians to pray for the peace, unity, and progress of the nation. In a message yesterday in Jos, the state capital, by his spokesman, Dr. Simon Makut …

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