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COVID-19: Cases rise to 317 in Oyo as 15 more test positive

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Oyo State has recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 317. The latest figures, released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Constitute Amotekun corps now, Oyo Assembly tells governor

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The Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday urged Governor Seyi Makinde to urgently constitute the Amotekun Corps, the state security agency network, to stem insecurity in the state. The House...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest 2 persons over death of three in Oyo

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The Police Command in Oyo State has confirmed the arrest of two persons in connection with the murder of three persons in some communities in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. The News...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →

Makinde flags off construction of ultra-modern bus terminal

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Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has flagged off the Ultra-modern Bus Terminal project in Iwo Road, Ibadan, to enhance the socio-economic activities of the state, as well as ease people...

Sun May 31st, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria has enough herbs to cure COVID-19 — Adepoju

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Adeshola Olatunde Adepoju Prof. Adeshola Olatunde Adepoju, the Director-General, Forestry Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan, Oyo State, debunked insinuations that research institutions in the...

Sun May 31st, 2020     Read More →

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Makinde account for stewardship in 365 days

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With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has negatively impacted socio-political and economic activities across the world in the last three to five months, it may not be possible to pass a...

Fri May 29th, 2020     Read More →

Edo, Ondo, Oyo, eight others get new CPs

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting/redeployment of eight new commissioners of police. The commissioners of police are follows; Undie J. Adie, CP...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Two die as Oyo records six new COVID-19 cases, discharges 17

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Oyo State has recorded two more fatalities from coronavirus, bringing the total deaths in the state to six. The state governor, Seyi Makinde, who disclosed this yesterday while giving an update,...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Alao-Akala opposes appointment of retired soldiers as Amotekun’s directors-general

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Former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State yesterday faulted the decision of the South-West governors (excluding Lagos State) in appointing retired military officers as director-generals of...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Oyo records 7 new COVID-19 cases

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Oyo State has recorded seven new confirmed cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the state to 240. The seven new cases were among the latest 313 recorded in 17...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 313 new cases of COVID-19, total active cases now 5350

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, recorded 313 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, taking the toll of active cases to 5350. The NCDC, on its official twitter handle,...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

Makinde, others laud facility managers’ role in COVID-19 crisis

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Seyi Makinde The Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has lauded facility managers for their contributions to health, safety and productivity of people during ongoing CoVID-19 crisis. Makinde noted...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records new 313 coronavirus cases

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday confirmed 313 new cases of coronvirus across the country. The Sunday night update brings the total number confirmed coronavirus infections in the...

Sun May 24th, 2020     Read More →

Delay in response, decontamination, fuelling rise in COVID-19 cases

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As the country’s COVID-19 cases continue to escalate, experts have found a delay in response to positive cases and decontamination of premises, as the main causes for the development. This...

Sun May 24th, 2020     Read More →

‘There’s no better time to implement Oronsaye Report than now’

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Dr. Emmanuel Gbade Ojo is Head, Political Science Department, University of Ilorin, Kwara State and former Chief of Staff to former Oyo state governor Abiola Ajimobi. In this interview with...

Sat May 23rd, 2020     Read More →