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The paramount ruler of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, has passed on at the age of 93. The late monarch was the 41st king of the ancient city, and he succeeded Oba Samuel Odulana who died in 2016. The Olubadan died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan in the early hours of …

Gbeleyi Abayomi On the run Ibadan serial killer has been re arrested, this is according to the oyo state police command. the nation has reported. Sunday shodipe , 19, escaped from police custody barely a week ago. Confirming his Arrest, Police Public Relations Officer of Oyo Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, explained that The details of …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The political tension and adverse partisanship would have restrained me from writing this piece considering the binary thinking that disagreements with public officers are an overt expression of partisanship. While silence in this situation is tempting, there are important issues that require citizens to speak, and this is one of such cases. The …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The governor of Oyo state, SEYI makinde has promised to ensure the return of billions of the state funds allegedly looted under the late Abiola Ajimobi, his predecessor. The governor disclosed this at an event to kickstart the construction of the 21km Ajia-Airport-New Ife expressway road, in Ajia town, the governor said the …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Not minding the presence of dignitaries such a Governors including the deputy governor of oyo Star RAFIU Olaniyan, Florence Ajimobi, the wife of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, accused the state government of abandoning her husband and his family when he was sick. Former governor Ajimobi, died at a …

Before he was eventually declared dead on Thursday, Abiola Ajimobi, ex-Oyo governor’s death rumour was on social media last week. For several hours, commentators argued over the veracity of the former governor’s health status and rumoured death. Eventually, his spokesperson, Bolaji Tunji, debunked the rumour that Mr Ajimobi had died at an undisclosed hospital in …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi is dead. The 70-year-old had been on a life support machine since last Friday at First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos, after slipping into a coma following Coronavirus complications, finally died on Thursday, according to SaharaReporters. Last week, rumors were all over that the former senator …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Fatimo Ganduje-Ajimobi the daughter of the immediate past governor of oyo state Abiola Ajimobi has come out to deny the rumors of her father’s death. FATIMO who tweeted around 9.45 to denounce the rumors thanked people for their messages “Thank you for all the messages but our father is still alive, alhamdulillah. When …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The deputy governor of Oyo state, Mr Rauf Olaniyan has denied the rumors making the rounds about a rift between him and Governor Seyi Makinde. Mr Olaniyan, who described the relations between himself and his boss as ‘cordial’, said he has chosen to disregard all those who want to cause disaffection and rancor …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The oyo state governor Mr Seyi makinde has tested positive to the dreaded corona virus joining the list of high profile Nigerians who have contacted the disease. The governor took to his official Twitter handle to announce the result of the test. He said “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It …