Covid-19: Health Commissioner gives fresh update, confirms 38 dead, 2640 total cases in Lagos

May 19, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state Commissioner of Health, Prof Akin Aboyomi, has confirmed that 38 Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded in the state. Prof Abayomi via his twitter handle said, “74 new Covid-19 infection confirmed in Lagos. Total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Lagos is now 2640. “Two more Covid-19 related deaths recorded in Lagos. This brings total Covid-19 related deaths Read More

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It’s official: Police nabs killer of Oyo lawmaker

March 12, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigeria Police on Monday, announced the arrest of one person suspected to be involved in the killing of Oyo lawmaker, Honourable Temitope Olatoye. Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar was murdered on Saturday, March 9 during the governorship and state assembly election in Ibadan, the state capital of Oyo. The police, however, said Olatoye’s death is not in anyway connected Read More

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Guber poll: PDP opens early lead in Oyo

March 10, 2019 Editor 0

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Oluseyi Makinde, has taken an early lead after governorship election on Saturday. Earlier after ballot was cast, PDP won Makinde’s polling unit, 001, ward 11 of Ibadan Northeast Local Government with 165 votes to the 71 votes scored by his closest rival. Also, the candidate of Action Democratic Congress (ADC), Olufemi Read More

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Minister, others ask court to nullify Oyo APC congress

June 23, 2018 Blueprint 0

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and 35 others have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to nullify the congresses of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State. In a statement sent to Premium Times, the Director of Media for Shittu’s Campaign Organisation, Saheed Oladele, said the state executive of APC, led by Akin Oke, did not emerge from ward Read More

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Minister blames gov for APC failures in Oyo

June 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has blamed Oyo state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, for the recent failures of All Progressives Party (APC) in the state. In a letter addressed to the APC National Chairman, Shittu said the “undemocratic” actions of the governor had cost the APC dearly as it has lost every election in the state since 2015 when Mr Ajimobi Read More

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Ajimobi appoints Ogunesan to succeed Eniade as HOS

February 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has appointed Mrs. Hannah Ogunesan as the new Head of Service(HOS) in the state with effect from Thursday, Feb. 8, Alhaji Olalekan Alli, the Secretary to the State Government announced. Ogunesan will succeed Mr Soji Eniade, the present Head of Service who will retire from the civil service on Feb. 7. NAN reports that Read More

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Lawmaker declares state-wide free healthcare, empowers less privileged

September 3, 2017 Blueprint 0

The federal lawmaker representing Lagelu-Akinyele constituency of Oyo state, Hon Dr Olatoye Sugar has declared every Wednesday as a free medical treatment day for all ages across the state. The free medical services include ultrasound scanning for pregnant women, eye treatment with glasses and drugs, malaria treatment for children and adults as well as blood sugar level, HIV, Urine and stool test Read More

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Ladoja, former Oyo governor, returns to PDP

August 25, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former Oyo governor, Rasheed Ladoja, who defected to the Accord Party to contest the state’s governorship seat in the 2015 general elections, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Ladoja, along with Seyi Makinde, a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party(SDP) in the state, moved to the PDP on Thursday in Ibadan, when Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the Read More