Showing posts from 2013

‘Bauchi gov, a man of peace’

BAUCHI State governor, Dr Isa Yuguda, the newly installed Obasayero of Oyo Empire, has been described as a man who loves peace.  He is also a detribalised leader.

Ilora has produced 14 professors —Akibio

OBA Stephen Olufemi Oyeniyi, the Akibio of Iloraland has said that 14 professors have emerged among the sons and daughters of Ilora in Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State, contrary to the believe of many people that the town is lagging behind educationally.

I enjoy great support everywhere —Sodo

DURING his campaign tours to some local governments round Oyo State, some journalists from Ibadan followed the campaign train of Comrade (Alhaji) Sikirulahi Titilola Sodo (a.k.a. Konibaje Alhaji), aspiring for the presidential seat of Oyo State NULGE in order to know the level of union members' and even senior staff attitude towards his ambition.

Ikolaba of Iseyin passes on at 85

CHIEF Moshood Adeyemi Ikolaba, Ekunle Iseyin in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State has joined his fore fathers.

Give us Comrade I. A. Adeleke, Oyo NULGE members plead

Last time when Comrade I. A. Adeleke came on board on this platform, he listed everything he intends to do in order to take Oyo NULGE to the next level.  Now, he is back again on the same platform to shed light on certain grey areas and also to dispel wicked rumours being peddled around by some people who want to mislead other union members in the state.  Now since all NULGE members have heard the gospel truth from him, wherever he goes during the campaign tours, members always say one thing: Give us Comrade I. A. Adeleke as our next president!  At this point, we want to congratulate all members of this great union in the state in advance for taken a good decision. To know how honest and sincere Comrade Adeleke and his Vision Group Consolidation 2013 are and even for their mission, read this interview.  Certainly, he has no hidden agenda!

Oyo Assembly passes Bond Bill

OYO State House of Assembly has passed into law, a bill for the Oyo State Bonds, Notes and other Securities Issuance, 2013.

Oke-Ogun solidly behind Ajimobi —Adeniji

THE chairman of Itesiwaju Local Government Area, Otu, Hon Adeniji Olarinre Adisa has declared that the people of Oke-Ogun are solidly behind Senator Abiola Ajimobi's regime.

Popoola stresses importance of maintaining good environment

CHAIRMAN OF Irepo Local Government Area of Oyo State and Oyo ALGON chairman, Hon (Alhaji) Yekeen Popoola, has stressed the importance of maintaining good environment.

Eminent personalities grace Lam's memorial, as Ajimobi seeks unity in APC

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State received a standing ovation from leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), party faithful and the political family of the late former governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Lamidi Adesina, when he solicited for peace and unity among the rank and file of the party in the state.

Irepo NULGE day of honours

By J. G. Adebayo

HONOURS they say “should be given to those honours are due for” and furthermore, honours should be given to those who value and cherish it.

Durojaye bags World Peace Ambassador award

UNITED Nations POLAC PEACE Programme Nigeria, in collaboration with Platinum Standard Publications Limited, has conferred World Peace Ambassador on Bishop Joshua Oluwasola Olamide Durojaye, the founder and General Secretary of Blood of Jesus Calvary Church International (BJCCI) Apata, Ibadan.

You have performed well, Oyo students tell Ajimobi

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has received a standing ovation from the youth and the students of all the tertiary institutions in the state, even as he donated no fewer than 12 buses to the Students’ Union Government (SUG) of all the institutions.

Give people's welfare priority attention, Ibaboni tells Oorelope LG boss

A traditional chief in Igboho, the headquarters of Oorelope Local Government Area of Oyo State, Iba (Alhaji) Abdul Wahab Olayiwola Adeladan, Iba Bonni of Igboholand, Iba Bonni III, has pleaded with the council chairman to accord top priority attention to the people's welfare in the area in order to let them have a sense of belonging.

Oyo, Gambia to establish relationship in agric, tourism

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that his administration would establish a symbiotic relationship with The Gambia in the areas of tourism and agriculture.

Ajimobi, Aregbesola, others relieve memories of Tejumade Alakija •Nigeria’s First female Head of Service

FOND memories of the late first female Head of Service in the old Oyo State and Nigeria, Princess Tejumade Alakija, were relieved in Ibadan recently by family, friends, associates, bureaucrats and top government officials from both Oyo and Osun states.

Engr. Olaniran Abidogun dies at 55

ENGINEER Sunday Olaniran Abidogun, aged 55, is dead. A staff of Federal School of Surveying, Oyo, Engineer Abidogun died recently during a brief illness and has since been buried after a funeral service at Calvary Baptist Church, |Araromi Oyo. The deceased is survived by wife and children. The funeral service was led by Reverend Ebenezer S. Ojo at Calvary Baptist Church, Araromi Oyo and 12 other ministers.

Education is better under Ajimobi —Prince Owoade

EDUCATION is receiving necessary attention under the leadership of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State now. 

‘No govt can finance security alone’

OYO State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has said that due to its expensive nature, no single government can shoulder the responsibility of securing a state, asking for continued private partnership with government in the task of maintaining peace and order.

‘Oyo gov is poised to make our people happy’

WIFE of the caretaker chairman, Afijio Local Government, Jobele, Oyo State Mrs. Folakemi Olorode, has reiterated the determination of Abiola Ajimobi-led administration to bring smiles on the faces of the people at the grassroots once again through the various laudable programmes put in place by his government, both at the state and the local level.

Ajimobi has kept his promises to us —Mrs Olorode

WIFE of the Caretaker Chairman of Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State, Mrs Folakemi Olorode, has expressed the profound gratitude of the people of the local government to the state Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and his wife, Chief (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi, for keeping their electoral promises to the masses.

CRIN plans to boost economy with massive cocoa production

COCOA Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) situated at Adebayo Village near Ibadan, Oyo State would soon initiate a programme to boost the economy of the country via massive cocoa production for export.

No party can challenge PDP in Oke-Ogun in 2015 —Party chieftain

WITH all the aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fully reconciled and the leadership crisis rocking it fully resolved, there is no party in Oyo State as a whole in the 2015 general elections that can challenge it.

'Govt’s attitude to road maintenance worrrisome'

OYO State government has been advised to change its attitude towards road maintenance in the state by reviving all the abandoned Ministry of Works in various parts of the state.

Oriire LG trains 154 at vocational training centre, equips 116

HONOURABLE Jacob Abidoye Bamigboye-led administration in Oriire Local Government Area of Oyo State, has trained a total of 154 persons in various fields of human endeavours.  This was revealed by the caretaker committee chairman while delivering his welcome address during the maiden Graduation Ceremony of the local government vocational training centre, held at the council's secretariat, Ikoyi-Ile, recently.

I appreciate God at 80 —Pa Ojebode •Commends Ajimobi, Alaafin

A Septuagenarian, Pa (Chief) Samuel Akinola Ojebode (JP), an indigene of Akeetan, Oyo, has expressed gratitude to the Almighty God for sparing his life to witness his 80th birthday celebration.

Unemployment will remain unless… —Bishop L. S. Ayo Ladigbolu

RETIRED Arcibishop of Ilesa Diocese, Methodist Church Nigeria, Most Rev. Ayo Ladigbolu, has called for a change of orientation from Nigerian parents and youths who regarded university education as a means for white collar jobs, stressing that the war against unemployment would not succeed if his counsel was ignored.

Past administration played politics with development of Oyo —Gov Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has lashed out at the past administration in the state for playing unnecessary politics at the expense of development, saying this had left the state at the brink of precipice.

Thumbs up for APC government in Oyo

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has been rated high in the administration of the state.

Leadership crisis rocks MAAN

IT appears the leadership crisis rocking the Music Association and Advertisement of Nigeria (MAAN) in Oyo land may persist for a long time because the former chairman of the body has refused to vacate office.

Obasayero, a very significant title —Alaafin

THE conferment of Obasayero of Oyo Empire title on Governor (Dr) Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State, is a reflection of a beautiful handshake across the Niger.

Akala greets Alaafin at palace gate, turns back

FORMER Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State recently created a little  scene in Oyo when he lifted his cap in front of the main entrance of Alaafin of Oyo, Oba (Dr) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, and bowed, saying, “Kabiyesi, I salute you” and immediately turned back to continue his visit to the ancient town.

Oyo agog for Bauchi State governor

COMMERCIAL and social activities were temporarily suspended in Oyo town on Saturday, November 30, 2013 to honour His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi and the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Mallam (Dr) Isa Yuguda, who was installed as the Obasayero of Oyo Empire with his four wives by the monarch.