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Ibadan’s Changing Face

The cool breeze from the calm lake, the quiet humming noise from the different lawn mowers positioned at strategic locations at the very posh Agodi Gardens, Ibadan, keeps me company on this cool Friday morning. The air is fresh and calm and one is reminded of what it was like growing up in Ibadan. The

APC Wins In Oyo State

Muhammadu Buhari, APC presidential candidate has won in Oyo State. APC clinched 28 out of the 33 local government areas in the state, while PDP got 5. Professor Ayobami Salami, deputy Vice-chancellor, OAU, the State Collation Officer said Buhari polled a total of 528,620 votes while President Goodluck Jonathan of PDP had 303,376. Out of

Oyo Election Result Update

The results of the Presidential and National Assembly election in all the 33 LGAs in Oyo State are still being collated and announced at the State’s INEC office in Agodi-Gate, Ibadan. The event is presided over and supervised by Prof Ayobami Salami, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics,Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife,Osun State. The exercise, which is moving at

Accreditation Continues in Oyo State

While accreditation continues in most parts of Oyo State, there are reports of faulty card readers in some areas and some INEC officials missing their way around. While these issues are being fixed by INEC, soldiers could be seen manning some major roads in the state. In fact there are more security personnel in Oluyole

We Are Ready For Elections – Oyo REC

Rufus Akeju, Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC,Oyo State has stressed the need for voters to stay behind and have the votes counted in their presence during the March 28 Presidential elections. “This thing is done once in four years.So it is our duty to ensure our votes count,” Akeju said. The commissioner who expressed assurance on

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Soka Kidnap: Court Adjourns Till December

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State has adjourned till December 10, 2014, the case involving one Shakiru Adebayo, 37, who is alleged to have kidnapped two commercial motorcyclists. The search for those two motorcyclists led to the discovery of the ritualists’ den in Soka community, Oluyole Local Government Area, Ibadan. Sunday

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