Politics

Oyo SPN Faults Makinde’s Loan Facility, Says N100bn Bond Will Compound State’s Debt Burden

Oyo SPN Faults Makinde's Loan Facility, Says N100bn Bond Will Compound State's Debt Burden

The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN Oyo State Chapter faults the decision by Engr Seyi Makinde-led government to issue another fresh bond of N100 billion. The party described the proposed usage of the Bond as usual pretense of investing on infrastructural development when the State is obviously groaning under a …

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Oyo NUJ Lauds Makinde for Appointing NLC Chairman as Perm Sec

Oyo NUJ Lauds Makinde for Appointing NLC Chairman as Perm Sec

The Oyo State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Ademola Babalola on Sunday hailed the appointment of the immediate past State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo. Titilola-Sodo was recently appointed as pioneer Permanent Secretary in the State Local Government Staff Pensions Board. …

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Shina Peller Laments Rising COVID-19 Cases in Oyo, Urges People to be More Cautious

Shina Peller Laments Rising COVID-19 Cases in Oyo, Urges People to be More Cautious

A member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Hon. Shina Peller, has expressed concern over the incessant rise of the COVID-19 cases in Oyo State and Nigeria at large. This was contained in a statement released by Hon. Peller’s Press Secretary, Kola Popoola, where the federal legislator …

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Ibadan-based Journalist Writes Oyo CP, Seeks Reopening of Attempted Trafficking of Son’s Case

Ibadan-based Journalist Writes Oyo CP, Seeks Reopening of Attempted Trafficking of Son's Case

An Ibadan-based media practitioner, Mr Nurudeen Alimi, has wrote a letter to the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Joe Nwachukwu Enwowu, seeking the reopening of the suspended investigation into an alleged trafficking of his son (name withheld). Alimi, in the letter submitted at the Commissioner of Police’s office on Friday, …

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N100bn Bond: Make Sound Input Into Economic Debates, Not Cheap Politics – Makinde’s Aide Tells Adelabu

N100bn Bond: Adelabu Out To Play Cheap Politics, says Makinde's Aide

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, has asked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, to rise above cheap politics in his criticisms of the state’s Prosperity Bond unveiled last Wednesday. Adisa, in …

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STEP: Oyo YHPL Commends Gov. Makinde For Supporting Agribusinesses

STEP: Oyo YHPL Commends Gov. Makinde For Supporting Agribusinesses

The Youth of Honours & Proactive Leadership (YHPL) Oyo State Chapter, has applauded Governor Seyi Makinde for the launch of the ‘Start Them Early Programme’ in the state. In a statement issued by its state coordinator Mr. Kehinde Orolade, and Mr. Adeyemo Habeeb, Publicity Secretary, over the weekend, the forum described Governor …

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In Ibadan, 30-year-old Fraudster Bags 5-year Jail Term, To Refund Victim’s N8.6m, Forfeits Car

In Ibadan, 30-year-old Fraudster Bags 5-year Jail Term, To Refund Victim's N8.6m, Forfeits Car

A 30-year-old fraudster identified as Gabriel Oluokun has been handed a 5 year jail sentence for defrauding a Taiwanese to the tune of $22,300 (Twenty-Two Thousand, Three Hundred United States Dollars). The suspect was prosecuted by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a six-count amended charge of obtaining money by …

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Shina Peller Condoles With Kwara Governor Over His Father’s Death

Shina Peller Condoles With Kwara Governor Over His Father's Death

A member of the House of Representatives from Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Oyo State, Hon. Shina Peller, has expressed his condolences to the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrasak, on the death of his father, Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrasak, who died today at the age of 93. This was contained in …

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Ibadan-born Writer, Oladeinde Olawoyin Selected For Climate Reporting Fellowship

Ibadan-born Writer Oladeinde Olawoyin Selected For Climate Reporting Fellowship

Ibadan-born journalist, Oladeinde Olawoyin, has been selected for the Climate Tracker’s Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Mr Oladeinde, a business and economy reporter at PREMIUM TIMES, was selected for the fellowship alongside 11 other journalists from different parts of the African continent. Climate Tracker would support the new fellows in telling in-depth …

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