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Makinde defeats Fayose at PDP Southwest congress

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has defeated the ex-governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose at the congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Makinde’s candidate Taofeek Arapaja emerged…

Gov Makinde is our leader, father – Fayose

By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo Former Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose has declared Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde as leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest. He spoke at the…

Fayemi, Makinde, Sanwo-Olu Mourn Odumakin

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who is also the Chairman of Nigeria’s Governors Forum; Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have described the…

Makinde: For blocking governance loopholes, I’ve received threats over 2023 ambition

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, says he has received threats over the forthcoming 2023 governorship election in the state, because he has blocked loopholes in the system. According to a…

Gov Makinde opens up on banning Okada in Oyo

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said his administration has no plan to ban commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada in the state. Makinde spoke during the inauguration of…

Oyo: Makinde takes COVID-19 jab

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, took the first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to flag off immunisation against the pandemic. The jab was administered…

‘Makinde never asked me to kill ex-Rep Majority Leader’

Nairalovers Nigeria The Chairman of Oyo State Motor Parks Disciplinary Committee code-named Motor Parks Management System, Mukaila Lamidi popularly called Auxiliary, yesterday denied an allegation that he is after the…

I don’t mind losing re-election in 2023 – Makinde

By Samuel Oamen Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has declared he doesn’t give a hoot about losing re-election in 2023. Makinde, who failed in his governorship bids in 2007, 2011 and…

Security: We’ll explore voluntary policing, says Makinde

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, says the state will explore voluntary policing to tackle insecurity. There have been violent clashes in the state in the past weeks, leading to deaths…

JUST IN: Makinde receives Service Chiefs in Ibadan

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan Oyo State Governor on Thursday received the military service chiefs in his Agodi Secretariat office, Ibadan. The Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan represented Makinde to receive the…

Oyo Won’t Provide Land For Ranching: Makinde

Seyi Makinde Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has expressed that the state will not provide land for ranching as it believes it is a private business. Makinde made this known…

Insecurity: Govs Makinde, AbdulRazak, monarchs, security agencies meet in Ibadan

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan   Governors Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and AbdulRahman AbdulRazak of Kwara State, traditional rulers in the border towns between the two neighbouring states and heads…

PDP: Saraki moves to reconcile Fayose, Makinde

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Friday met Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde. The parley was a follow-up to the one he had with former Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose. Saraki disclosed…

Makinde: Hijrah to be observed as public holiday in Oyo from 2022

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says the Islamic new year, also known as Hijrah, will be observed as a public holiday in the state. The governor disclosed this on…

Islamic New Year: Makinde to declare Hijra holiday in Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from 2022 year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community. Makinde…