Ibadan dry port: Oyo pays compensation to land owners

August 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Oyo State Government has completed payment of compensation to all affected families over the use of 90 hectares of land at Moniya/Olorisa-Oko earmarked for the N43.2 billion Ibadan Inland Dry Port in Ibadan, Oyo state. Commending the Oyo State Government for the laudable effort, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime, explained that the agency and other Read More

Breaking: Adelabu affirmed Accord Party guber candidate in Oyo

August 3, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, also known as Penkelemesi, has been affirmed as the governorship candidate of Accord party in Oyo State for the 2023 election. The Returning Officer, Olayemi Olugbenga, affirmed Adelabu as Accord governorship candidate at a ceremony held at the Liberty Stadium in Ibadan on Wednesday. The Administrative Secretary of Read More

[Breaking] Impeachment: Court dismisses Oyo deputy governor ’s case

July 14, 2022 Editor 0

Justice Ladiran Akintola of Oyo state High Court has dismissed a case filed by deputy governor Rauf Olaniyan over procedure to remove him from office by Oyo Assembly. The court held that the lawmakers and all the defendants have not erred on the procedures taken. According to the Court, the originating summons filed by the claimant was purely legislative procedure Read More

Months after, late Alaafin of Oyo’s wife is dead

July 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barely two months after the death of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, one of his wives, Olori Kafayat, has also died. According to reports, Olori Kafayat, died on Friday night. The cause of her death is yet unknown, but the Director of Media and Publicity at the Alaafin Palace, Mr Bode Durojaye, confirmed it on Saturday morning. He Read More

20 interesting facts about late Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Adeyemi

April 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Alaafin of Oyo, His Majesty, Alaiyeluwa Oba Dr. Làmídì Oláyíwolá Atanda Adéyemí III , passed on, Friday night, after his 52nd-year reign. Here are 20 interesting facts about the late Monarch. 1-According to him, the Old Oyo Empire existed without break for 600 years. That’s quite impressive, you know. Especially when you realize that many of the most popular empires, Read More