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POLITICS

Why Another Crisis Looms In PDP As Anyim Pius Anyim & Seyi Makinde Clash Over Zoning Formula

The October national convention of the PDP is fast approaching but the zoning formula which Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State will soon announce has already caused a crack in the PDP. Members of the PDP know what to expect at the NEC meeting of the party which will take place this Wednesday.

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Why Another Crisis Looms In PDP As Anyim Pius Anyim & Seyi Makinde Clash Over Zoning Formula

POLITICS

When Sen. Ladoja Was Asked To Comment On Tinubu's Fitness To Rule Nigeria, This Was His Response

Senator Rasheed Adewolu Ladoja, the former governor of Oyo State has shared his views on the constant visit of politicians to the former governor of Lagos and National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu. Tinubu who is speculated to be interested in the forthcoming presidential election scheduled for 2023 has reportedly been in the United Kingdom where he was said to be receiving treatment after he reportedly underwent a knee surgery.

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When Sen. Ladoja Was Asked To Comment On Tinubu's Fitness To Rule Nigeria, This Was His Response

POLITICS

One major reason why Adelabu may defeat Makinde in Oyo 2023 Gov'ship election

Preparation for the 2023 Oyo governorship election has already begun as influential politicians in the State are working underground to win the southwest state for their political parties. Photo credit: Vanguard The incumbent Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party, would be contesting for a second term in office in the 2023 governorship poll.

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One major reason why Adelabu may defeat Makinde in Oyo 2023 Gov'ship election

SOCIETY

[OPINION] The Masked Men Who Vowed To Evict Fulani Herdsmen In Oyo After 30 Days Should Know That The State Has Laws

Following the ongoing ban of open grazing system in the whole of the Southern region, some masked men from Oyo State have in a report from Sahara Reporters issued a 30 days ultimatum to all Fulani and Hausa people living in all parts of Yoruba land to evacuate the region along with their cows before the expiration of the ultimatum.

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[OPINION] The Masked Men Who Vowed To Evict Fulani Herdsmen In Oyo After 30 Days Should Know That The State Has Laws

POLITICS

How Ex-Governor Reacted When Accused Of Wearing Cheap, Inexpensive Clothes

A former governor of Oyo State and Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, gave a commendable reply to a journalist who accused him of always wearing Ankara clothes and that he doesn't have a private jet despite his wealth. Ladoja while speaking during an interview with DARE ADEKANMBI as reported by the TRIBUNE ONLINE, stated that he doesn't look at life that way.

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How Ex-Governor Reacted When Accused Of Wearing Cheap, Inexpensive Clothes

POLITICS

Will Seyi Makinde be made a running mate after working for the North to get PDP presidential ticket?

Governor Seyi Makinde. Credit: Vanguard. Though Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde is eligible to contest for a second term in office in 2023, it appears he may be considered as a running mate if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zones it presidential ticket to the North.

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Will Seyi Makinde be made a running mate after working for the North to get PDP presidential ticket?

POLITICS

Gumi Is A Security Threat To South West – OPC Says

The Odua Peoples Congress (OPC), under the leader­ship of Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, has said that Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi is a threat to the Southwest region. The OPC made reference to the recent visit of the cleric to Igboho, a Yoru­ba town, in Oyo North, Oyo State.

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Gumi Is A Security Threat To South West – OPC Says

POLITICS

Tinubu Will Be Law-Abiding, Respect Federal Character As President - Ex-Governor

The ex-governor of Oyo State affirmed that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu will be law-abiding and committed to the federal character as Nigerian president. During an interview, Mr. Rashidi Ladoja stated that Bola Tinubu will govern Nigeria better if he is elected as the president in the 2023 General election.

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Tinubu Will Be Law-Abiding, Respect Federal Character As President - Ex-Governor

POLITICS

2023: What may likely happen if the Makinde and Anyim camp don’t agree on zoning in the PDP

Credit: Daily Post. In the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, there has been an ongoing battle over the zoning of offices ahead of the 2023 general elections. According to a report by the Nation, the National zoning committee headed by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has not been able to reach a binding decision on the issue of zoning as two groups, "the maintain the status quo group", headed by Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde and the “move around group” headed by former Senate president, Anyim Pius Anyim, want the party to adopt a zoning formula that favours them.

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2023: What may likely happen if the Makinde and Anyim camp don’t agree on zoning in the PDP

EDUCATION

Colleges Where You Can Obtain University Degrees In Nigeria

One thing that many admission-seeking candidates are yet to realize is that you don't necessarily need to be directly admitted into university for you to be awarded a degree of the university. University degrees can also be obtained by schooling in institutions that are affiliated to the university.

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Colleges Where You Can Obtain University Degrees In Nigeria

SOCIETY

Why Sunday Igboho should not be linked to new Yoruba group that threatened Fulani, Hausa people

According to the news that was published by Sahara Reporters yesterday, it was made known that some masked men from Oyo State, have issued quit notice to Hausas and Fulanis residing in the southwest region of the country. In the information that was given, it was made known that the leader of the masked men, who revealed his name as Sunday Oyo, told President Muhammadu Buhari to warn his people to leave Yoruba Land within 30 days, which started counting on the 25th of September, 2021 and that they should be expecting disaster if they fail to leave southwest after the stipulated date.

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Why Sunday Igboho should not be linked to new Yoruba group that threatened Fulani, Hausa people

POLITICS

Recent smart step taken by Seyi Makinde that will ensure that he secures his second term in office.

One major desire of political office holders in Nigeria is to remain politically relevant and if possible retain their offices according to the number of years stipulated by the constitution. To this, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has started making necessary strategic movements that will ensure that his re-election in 2023 will be possible.

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Recent smart step taken by Seyi Makinde that will ensure that he secures his second term in office.

MILITARY

Why The Yoruba Leaders Are Wrong For Saying Sheikh Gumi Is A Spy To Bandits

Image credit : bbc.com For quite some time, many Nigerians had criticized Sheikh Gumi despite his efforts in trying to end banditry in the country. Image credit : Punchng.com According the Sahara Reporters, the Oyo State chapter of the Oodua Peoples Congress under the leadership of Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, has said the unexpected visit of an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi to Igboho, a town in Oyo State is an affront to the entire Yoruba nation.

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Why The Yoruba Leaders Are Wrong For Saying Sheikh Gumi Is A Spy To Bandits

MILITARY

Banditry: Reasons Why Sheikh Gumi Might Not Be A Spy As Speculated By Oodua Peoples Congress

The Oyo State Chapter of the Oodua Peoples Congress is speculating that Sheikh Ahmed Gumi might be a spy for bandits. The coordinator of OPC in Oyo State, Rotimi Olumo has warned the Islamic cleric against visiting any part of the southwestern region. Recall that Gumi visited Igboho town a few weeks back which sparked reactions amongst Nigerians.

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Banditry: Reasons Why Sheikh Gumi Might Not Be A Spy As Speculated By Oodua Peoples Congress

POLITICS

OPINION: Vital action taken by PDP that will ensure its political dominance in Oyo State by 2023.

The next general election of the country is by 2023 when eligible citizens will go to the polls to elect the leaders that will lead them for the next four years. Hence, political parties and politicians have begun making necessary plans to ensure that they win at the various positions they contest by 2023.

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OPINION: Vital action taken by PDP that will ensure its political dominance in Oyo State by 2023.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:Makinde Calls For Unity Among PDP Members; 15 APC Stalwarts Defect To PDP In Gombe

(Photos Credit: Google) PDP Ward Congress: Makinde Calls For Unity Among Members Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Saturday, called for unity among members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, declaring that aggrieved members should give room for resolution.

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Today's Headlines:Makinde Calls For Unity Among PDP Members; 15 APC Stalwarts Defect To PDP In Gombe

POLITICS

Philip Shaibu speaks on what PDP will do to take over power in 2023

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has stated that the main opposition party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has what it takes to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. He made this assertion on Saturday, September, 25, 2021, in Oyo State during the Ward Congress of the party.

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Philip Shaibu speaks on what PDP will do to take over power in 2023

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How Buhari Administration Has Saved Communities In Oyo, Edo & Ebonyi From Darkness By Solar Power

The Buhari administration is diversifying Nigeria in all sectors including power. Before now, Nigeria depends solely on the generation of power from hydro and coal, and gas. But the Buhari administration has developed a lot of projects in power generation from solar energy. These are two such projects in Nigeria.

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How Buhari Administration Has Saved Communities In Oyo, Edo & Ebonyi From Darkness By Solar Power

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: CAN Holds One Million Man Walk For Peace; 8 Dead In Somalia Car Bomb Blast

(Photos Credit: Google) Insecurity: CAN holds one million man walk for peace The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State Chapter, on Saturday embarked on a one million man walk in Ibadan to pray for peace in Nigeria. Members of the association were reported by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to have held the inscriptions: ‘Peace Be Unto Nigeria and CAN is 45.’

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Today's Headlines: CAN Holds One Million Man Walk For Peace; 8 Dead In Somalia Car Bomb Blast

SOCIETY

Why FG Should Arrest The 3 Masked Men Who Vowed To Chase Out Fulani Herdsmen In Oyo State

Following the ongoing ban on the open grazing system across the Southern region. As obtained from Sahara Reporters, Some masked men from Oyo State have vowed to chase out the Fulani Herdsmen and Hausa people out of Oyo State when their issued 30-day ultimatum expires. The group, who spoke through their group leader on Sunday in the state of Oyo, has urged Hausa and Fulani indigenous living in the region to leave Yoruba land within one month or they should be ready to face the possible consequences if they refuse to abide by their order.

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Why FG Should Arrest The 3 Masked Men Who Vowed To Chase Out Fulani Herdsmen In Oyo State