Oyo Declares State of Emergency on Waste Management

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde on Monday declared a State of Emergency on refuse collection and waste management in the state. The Governor, who was speaking at an extraordinary meeting held inside the Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan, said that waste management has become a matter of emergency which he…

Oyo Guber: Makinde Reacts to Appeal Court Judgement, Says Victory Intact

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has reacted to Monday’s judgement of the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan that affirmed his election as the state’s governor. Makinde in a statement issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa urged the people of the state to ignore what it described as doctored reports in…

Makinde Makes U-Turn, Reverses Stop-Work Order on Ibadan Circular Road Project

The Governor of Oyo state Seyi Makinde, has withdrawn the stop-work order he issued to the contractor handling the Ibadan Circular Road project. The governor in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa said the decision was reached after a review meeting held between officials of the state government and the contractor,…

Appeal Court Dismisses Ajimobi’s Appeal

Former governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi’s quest to represent Oyo South Senatorial District in the the Senate yet again suffered another blow as the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan struck out his appeal challenging the victory of Senator Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In the judgement delivered by the head…

Oyo APC Slams Makinde For Stop-Work Order on Ibadan Circular Road

The Oyo state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has flayed the state’s governor, Seyi Makinde for the stop-work order he issued to the contractors handling the Ibadan Circular road project initiated by the Abiola Ajimobi administration. In a statement issued on Friday by the party’s Assistant Publicity Secretary, Prince Ayobami Adejumo accused Makinde of…