Olagunsoye  Oyinlola

Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Former Governor of Osun State

Date of Birth: 03/02/1951
Place of Birth: Okiki, Odo Otin

Education: St Michael’s Primary School, Okuku, 1963; Odo-Otin Grammar School, Okuku, 1963-68; Diploma, International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1979; MSc Defence Studies, University of Madras, India, 1988; Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, 1999; Law, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom, 2003.

Career: Private soldier, Nigerian Army, 1969; Officer, Armoured Corps, Nigerian Army, 1971; Military Advisor, Lagos State, 1993-96; Governor, Osun State, 2003-10.

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Vol 54 N0 19


Punching out the PDP

The faction is now formally led by Baraje as Chairman, with Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola as National Secretary...

Vol 54 N0 19


Reshuffle may not help Jonathan's chances

• Erelu Olusola Obada (Minister of State for Defence) was deputy to Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, the former Osun State Governor who is now the National Secretary of the New PDP...

Vol 54 N0 18


Cracks widen in the PDP

They announced that Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola would be National Secretary of what they called the ‘New PDP’ and Abubakar Kawu Baraje would be its National Chairman...

Vol 53 N0 7


The people who run the PDP show

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, newly elected PDP Secretary; ex-Governor, Osun State in the south-west...

Vol 51 N0 24


Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

Yet the PDP is losing its political dominance, especially in the south: Kayode Fayemi of the ACN overturned the 2007 election of the PDP's Segun Oni as Governor of Ekiti State in an epic legal battle and was sworn in on 16 October; on 26 November, the ACN's Rauf Aregbesola was declared Governor of Osun State after the courts overturned the election of the PDP's Olagunsoye Oyinlola; and Great Ovedje Ogboru of the Democratic People's Party has persuaded the courts to annul the governorship election of the PDP's Emmanuel Uduaghan in Delta State...

Vol 50 N0 10


Votes that don't add up

In Osun State, the AC candidate, Rauf Aregbesola, is challenging the election of the PDP's Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola...

Vol 49 N0 16


Yar'Adua's judges on trial

On 15 July, it upheld the election of Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola of the PDP...

Vol 47 N0 21


All for one, not yet

Governors under EFCC scrutiny include: James Ibori (Delta); Lucky Igbinedion (Edo); Ayo Fayose (Ekiti); Bonnie Haruna (Adamawa); Gbenga Daniel (Ogun); Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Osun); Adamu Aleiro (Kebbi); Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto); Saminu Ibrahim Turaki (Jigawa); Ahmad Makarfi (Kaduna); Goodluck Jonathan (Bayelsa); Chimaraoke Nnamani (Enugu); Achike Udenwa (Imo); Sam Egwu (Ebonyi); and Bola Tinubu (Lagos)...

Vol 47 N0 8


Third term unlucky

Osun: Olagunsoye Oyinlola (PDP)...

Vol 46 N0 14


Talking it over

The first comprises the governors from the governing People's Democratic Party (PDP): Gbenga Daniel of Ogun, Olusegun Agagu of Ondo, Ayo Fayose of Ekiti and Olagunsoye Oyinlola of Osun, and PDP politicians in the state houses of assembly (apart from their enemies) and members in the House of Representatives and Senate...

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