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Court restrains Oyo Assembly from impeaching Deputy Governor

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By CHIDINMA EWUNONU-ALUKO IBADAN- The Oyo State High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered the state House of Assembly to suspend the impeachment move against...

Police begin manhunt on abductors of Anglican Bishop, wife, others

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By SULEIMAN SHEHU IBADAN- The Police Command in Oyo State, says the command had begun a manhunt on the abductors of Bishop Oluwaseun Aderogba of...

APC presidential ticket: Alli congratulates Tinubu, says victory beginning of new...

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By AKEEM ABAS IBADAN- Alhaji Sharafadeen Alli, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial Candidate for Oyo South, has congratulated Sen. Bola Tinubu on his emergence...

Oyo: Makinde’s deputy defects to APC

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PIBADAN -  Rauf Olaniyan, the Deputy Governor of Oyo State has announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives...

Makinde wins Oyo PDP guber primaries

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By DAVID ADEOYE IBADAN- Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 governorship...

I’m most credible PDP presidential aspirant – Gov. Bala Mohammed

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By AKEEM ABAS Ibadan- Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State says he remains the most credible aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the...

Man docked for allegedly receiving stolen vehicle worth N2.5m

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By CHIDINMA EWUNONU-ALUKOIbadan- One Gbenga Odeniran, 46, was on Thursday docked in an Iyaganku, Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan for allegedly receiving a stolen vehicle worth...

2023: Late Ajimobi’s son declares interest in Oyo Assembly seat

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By AKEEM ABAS Ibadan- Mr Idris Abiola-Ajimobi, son of the late Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Tuesday declared his interest to contest the...

APC, PDP nomination fees will encourage corruption- Ladoja

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By AKEEM ABAS Ibadan- Former Gov. Rasheed Ladoja of Oyo State has decried the exorbitant fees charged for nomination forms by the two major political...

Succession race for Alaafin stool to begin after 8th day Fidau

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SUCCESSION race for the stool of the Alaafin of Oyo will commence after the eighth-day fidau scheduled to hold at Durbar Stadium, Oyo, on...

Requiem for Alaafin Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, By Lasisi Olagunju

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Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi spent his last three months winding down in a spectacular way. He made some moves and held some meetings which,...

2 heartbreaks in 24 hours

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BY BAMIDELE JOHNSON I entered the main bowl of Ibadan's Obafemi Awolowo (nee Liberty) Stadium today, the first time, I think, since 1984. As a...

EndSARS panel report: Makinde awards scholarship to 23-year-old victim, assures on...

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IBADAN - Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, received the report of the Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into police brutality and...

2023 presidency: I will overcome challenges ahead — Tinubu

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 IBADAN - National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said he will...

Encounters with Alao-Akala

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BY BAMIDELE JOHNSON A few months after his Adedibu-aided emergence as Oyo State governor, Odunlami Olateju Temitayo and I interviewed the just deceased Chief Adebayo...

Obituary: Alao-Akala, ex-Gov of Oyo dies at 71

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Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, a former Governor of Oyo State, is dead. Aged 71, details of his death are sketchy but sources close to the politician...

Ex-Oyo Governor Alao-Akala dies at 71

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A former Oyo Governor Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, is dead. He was 71. Sources close to the politician confirmed his demise on Tuesday. The politician was born...

Fire Razes Goods Worth Millions In Ibadan Market

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There was a fire outbreak at Agbeni Market in Ibadan on Monday, leading to the loss of goods worth several millions of naira. It was...

Lekan Balogun Pronounced As Olubadan-elect By Kingmakers

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Members of the Olubadan-in-Council have endorsed the nomination of Otun Olubadan, Dr. Lekan Balogun, as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland. Recall that the last Olubadan...

Olubadan: High Chiefs write Makinde, say Lana lied on ascendancy

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IBADAN - The race to who becomes the next Olubadan of Ibadanland, is becoming interesting.Appointment of another Olubadan of Ibadanland became necessary following the...