Oyo State

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Apr 6th, 2014
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by Eric Olayinka Ayoola Less than two weeks (March 2014) after the discovery of the forest of horror in Soka, Ibadan, Oyo State where a house was discovered littered with human body parts, imprisoned men and women and a cellar full of skulls and skeletons, a similar forest was discovered in Ogun Stat...
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Feb 17th, 2014
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by Adewale Akande Good day and compliment of the season to you sons and daughters of Oyo State. Precisely on the 3rd of February, 1976, thirty-eight years ago, our state, Oyo State was created by the then military government led by Late General Murtala Mohammed, the then old western state was divided...
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Feb 9th, 2014
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By Philip Amiola When I wrote an article titled Failed Government or Failing Citizens in January 2013, I expected a reverberation of mixed comments. I was not disappointed. In that piece, I attempted to challenge the belief system that makes us channel our creative energies towards blaming the govern...
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Sep 9th, 2013
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By Oladele Ogunsola   Correspondent, Ibadan •Folarin                                                      •Adedoja As 2015 approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State may be in a serious dilemma over the choice of […]...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said God would uproot all the leaders, who haboured evil intentions, against the country. He also faulted the prediction that the country would break up by 2015, saying similar predictio...
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Aug 12th, 2013
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THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-West zone, has said that it has nothing against former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing him as a strong pillar of the party. Stating this on Sunday at the party’s rally, held in Ijebu Igbo, the zonal Caretaker Chairman, Chief Isola Filani, said that th...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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by Ebenezer Obadare FORMER Niger Delta activist, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari | credits: File copy A while ago, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo’s visceral defence of the Jonathan regime against all real and perceived enemies left many observers bewildered. Is this not the same individual, it was widely asked, wh...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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•The story of Nigerians made ‘illegal aliens’ in their country During the General Ibrahim Babangida regime, the country was once agog, following the deportation of Professor Wilmot, a Jamaican, who taught at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The professor had lived in the country for years and marr...
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Jul 30th, 2013
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Ibadan – A 40-year-old man, Kenneth Ekeh, was on Tuesday sentenced by an Ibadan Magistrates’ Court sitting at Iyaganku to 15 years imprisonment over N210,000 fraud. Magistrate Kehinde Omotosho convicted Ekeh of three charges including obtaining money under false pretence and stealing. Omotosho did no...
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Dec 30th, 2012
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by Comrade Daniel Aremu Do or die politics! Below is a list of high profile political assassinations in Nigeria in modern Nigeria. Must politics be a do or die affair in Nigeria? cry cry cry!  In 2003, Dr. Ayo Daramola, a PDP gubernatorial aspirant in Ekiti State, and a consultant on Social Protectio...