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Oyo Assembly: 32-year-old Ogundoyin emerges Speaker

A 32-year-old member representing Ibarapa East State constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Adebo Ogundoyin, has emerged Speaker of the House. Ogundoyin, a second term lawmaker, emerged as the Speaker shortly after the Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde inaugurated the Assembly on Monday morning. Ogundoyin came to the 8th...

Ajimobi’s deputy speaks on governorship ambition

Moses Alake, the Deputy Governor to Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has opened up on his ambition to replace his principal when his tenure ends in 2019. The deputy governor observed that he is the best candidate having critically checked the profiles of those who are eying the number one...

Oyo school worker who attempted suicide gave her reason

Tunrayo Sofolahan is a worker at Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State, and just like many of her colleagues, she is a victim of debt, hunger, lack and many other woes that non-payment of salary brings. Speaking on why...

Immotalize Adebayo Faleti now or see wraths of Oyo writers- Writers warns Ajimobi

The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has flayed Senator Abiola Ajimobi’s delay to immortalize the late literary icon, Alagba Adebayo Faleti. The late Adebayo Faleti who wrote, produced and acted a number of movies, which include Thuderbolt, Magun (2001), Afonja (1 &2), 2002, Basorun Gaa (2004), and Sawo-Sogberi (2005)...

Paris Club refund: Oyo devotes 60% to salary, pension

60 per cent of the N7.9 billion Paris Club refund received from Federal Government would be committed to paying workers' salaries, wages and pension of retirees, Oyo State Government revealed. This was disclosed by the Oyo state Commissioner of Finance and Budget, Abimbola Adekanmbi on a radio programme in Ibadan...

Ajimobi places N5m bounty to find lawmaker’s killer

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has vowed to give N5 million bounty to anyone who has information that would enhance the arrest of the three gunmen who cruelly killed a member of the State House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, on July I, 2016. The lawmaker from the Labour Party,...

Oyo legislators on strike over non-payment of allowances

The legislators of Oyo State have suspended work owing to non-payment of their allowances ranging two months running cost for maintaining the legislative arm, furniture and car allowances. The 32 member lawmakers who suppose to hold a sitting yesterday suspended it because of the strike they embarked upon. Speaking with our correspondent,...

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