Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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    Helen Paul, Keppy Ekpenyong unveiled as hosts of 10th BON Awards

Helen Paul, Keppy Ekpenyong unveiled as hosts of 10th BON Awards

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    Ajimobi’s giant strides in folly

Ajimobi’s giant strides in folly

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State is increasingly becoming the Rochas Okorocha of the south-west. With very little effort, he might surpass the latter, the self-acclaimed exponent of iberiberism (an Igbo slang which roughly translates as "the act or state of foolishness").In a rare moment of lucidity, Okorocha, the accidental governor of Imo and its first and, hopefully, last emperor, said the [...]

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    Ayefele, a valuable icon, needs to be protected, says Ajimobi’s ex-chief of staff

Ayefele, a valuable icon, needs to be protected, says Ajimobi’s ex-chief of staff

Adeolu Akande, a gubernatorial aspirant in Oyo, has urged governor Abiola Ajimobi to be compassionate in his governance of the state.Akande said the recent actions of the Ajimobi government negates the 2011 promise to cater for the security and welfare of the people of the state.The professor of political science at Igbinedion University was reacting to the Oyo government's demolition [...]

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    FLASHBACK: In 2016, Ajimobi told Ayefele ‘I’m happy I didn’t demolish your building’ (video)

FLASHBACK: In 2016, Ajimobi told Ayefele ‘I’m happy I didn’t demolish your building’ (video)

The Oyo government says Music House, owned by Yinka Ayefele, was demolished because it contravened the physical planning laws of the state.Music House, brought down on Sunday, was said to be structurally defective, capable of causing danger, and a nuisance to the public.But in 2016, Ajimobi Abiola, Oyo governor, visited Fresh FM and had nothing but praises for Music House.At [...]

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    Ajimobi: APC has done more than enough… Nigerians forget easily

Ajimobi: APC has done more than enough… Nigerians forget easily

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has done more than enough for the country.The governor said this on Roadmap 2019, a Channels Television programme.Ajimobi said the country was not in good shape when the APC took over but the government has recorded achievements in the various sectors of the economy."APC has done more than [...]

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    Despite rocky congresses, Ajimobi says convention will unify APC

Despite rocky congresses, Ajimobi says convention will unify APC

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, says the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will unite the party and make it stronger.The local government and ward congresses of the party were marred by violence in states like Delta, Rivers and Ondo. In Lagos, Kwara, Imo and Cross River, the party became factionalised.But Ajimobi says in spite of the [...]

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    PHOTOS: Tinubu, Osinbajo lead bigwigs to second leg of Ajimobi-Ganduje wedding

PHOTOS: Tinubu, Osinbajo lead bigwigs to second leg of Ajimobi-Ganduje wedding

One week after 22 governors stormed Kano, several political bigwigs converged on Oyo state for the second part of the wedding of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje.Fatima is the daughter of Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano state governor, while Idris is the son of Abiola Ajimobi, his Oyo state counterpart.Yemi Osinbajo, Vice-President; Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congres (APC); Aisha [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari, 22 governors in Kano for wedding of Ganduje, Ajimobi children

PHOTOS: Buhari, 22 governors in Kano for wedding of Ganduje, Ajimobi children

At least 22 governors stormed Kano on Saturday to witness the wedding of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje.The couple are children of the governors of Kano and Oyo states.President Muhammadu Buhari attended the wedding alongside Senate President Bukola Saraki; Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Aliko Dangote, billionaire businessman and other dignitaries.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    Olubadan says Ajimobi deserves a third term in office

Olubadan says Ajimobi deserves a third term in office

Saliu Adetunji, olubadan of Ibadan, says the performance of Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, makes him deserving of another term in office.Ajimobi became governor in 2011 and is presently in his second term in office. His tenure will lapse in 2019.The monarch, whose power was almost diminished by the governor until a court ruling recently, said on Thursday that [...]

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    NCC to provide free internet for technical university in Oyo

NCC to provide free internet for technical university in Oyo

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will provide free internet to Technical University, Ibadan (Tech-U), in support of Oyo state government’s vision to become an information communication technology (ICT) hub.Sunday Dare, executive commissioner, stakeholders management division of the NCC, disclosed this on Tuesday, during a courtesy visit to Abiola Ajimobi, governor of the state.He said the Oyo-based Tech-U would benefit [...]

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    Ajimobi absent as APC flags off Buhari’s campaign in Ibadan

Ajimobi absent as APC flags off Buhari’s campaign in Ibadan

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, did not attend the inauguration of the south-west zonal office of the Muhammadu Buhari Osinbajo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group in Ibadan on Saturday.While ministers, former senate president and an ex-governor were at the programme, Ajimobi opted for a rally at the APC secretariat in the Oke-Ado area of Ibadan.His absence could be as a [...]

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    Shittu writes Buhari, accuses Ajimobi of nepotism, dividing APC in Oyo

Shittu writes Buhari, accuses Ajimobi of nepotism, dividing APC in Oyo

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over what he described as the "unbecoming behaviour" of Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor.John Odigie-Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, were also copied in the letter.In the petition seen by PUNCH, Shittu accused the governor of nepotism, arrogance, creating division [...]

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    EXTRA: I washed dead bodies for 8 years, says Ajimobi

EXTRA: I washed dead bodies for 8 years, says Ajimobi

 Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, on Tuesday said he washed dead bodies throughout his eight years of schooling abroad.Speaking at a south-west youths regional summit in Osogbo, Osun state capital, Ajimobi said without doing so he would not have been able to raise his tuition fees.He said his parents only sent him 30 dollars all through his stay abroad, adding [...]

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    Keep supporting Buhari despite your daunting challenges, Ajimobi tells Nigerians

Keep supporting Buhari despite your daunting challenges, Ajimobi tells Nigerians

Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor, has urged Nigerians to keep supporting the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.In his New Year message to Nigerians, the governor also appealed to Nigerians to repose their confidence in the present administration to deliver on its promises.He observed that even though the country is going through rigorous times in 2017, the administration is capable of [...]

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    Ajimobi: There are good reasons to dethrone olubadan but I won’t

Ajimobi: There are good reasons to dethrone olubadan but I won’t

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, says Saliu Adetunji, the olubadan of Ibadanland, has done many things that could be used as a basis for dethroning him but that he will not remove him.Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, the governor accused some politicians of being behind the controversy in Ibadan.He said the monarch is [...]

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    I can depose Olubadan but I won’t, says Ajimobi

I can depose Olubadan but I won’t, says Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor, says though he is empowered by the law to depose Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan land, if found wanting, he will not do so.Lately, a crisis has been rocking the traditional institution in the state.On Monday, gunmen invaded the olubadan's palace while he was installing some “mogajis and baales” -- traditional titleholders in Yoruba land.The [...]

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