Oyo News

Postponement of elections: Ladoja, Adelabu, Alao-Akala, Lanlehin, others react, express mixed feelings

Political gladiators in Oyo State among whom are former governor of the state, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, All Progressives Congress (APC), gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, African Democratic Congress (ADC) candidate, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, Action Democratic Party (ADP), candidate, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala and the speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

We have retrieved sensitive materials to state office, tightened security

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke, has declared that the commission had retrieved all the sensitive materials earlier distributed for the postponed Saturday’s polls.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Presidential, NASS candidates can’t campaign before Saturday —Oyo REC

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan Mr. Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Oyo State, has declared that all Presidential and National Assembly candidates contesting in the rescheduled elections, cannot engage in campaign activities before next Saturday.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Tribute to Taiwo Ogunjobi

He served football, Oyo and Ogun States, and the country very well.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

BUHARI Vs ATIKU: How they stand

Oyo It is a 50-50 contest here as neither the ruling APC nor opposition PDP can afford to go to sleep.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

People who lost loved ones to political violence relive horror of pain, agony

Ogunpate’s father was an agric extension worker in the old Oyo State and was returning home from work in Ife one day when some suspected political thugs shot him dead, along with some others.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

We’ve become preys in the hands of angry customers –Electricity workers

On the afternoon of January 3 – a few days into 2019 – the Oyo State native encountered what could have been his last moments on earth.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Nigeria decides: Buhari’s aide speaks on violence in Akwa Ibom during election

Enang, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Oyo, expressed confidence that INEC would live up to expectations in conducting the polls.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

DEVELOPING: Elections To Proceed Or Not? INEC Holds Emergency Meeting!

In addition, there are similar complaints in Akwa Ibom, Taraba, Niger, Oyo, Edo and Rivers states.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

There May Be Low Turnout Of Youth Voters For Elections, Says Study

The study was implemented in Lagos State by One African Child Foundation for Learning, in Oyo and Osun states by the Building Nations Initiative (BNI) and in Kwara and Ekiti states by the Women and Youth Development Foundation (WOyoDEV).

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019