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Makinde defends inauguration of caretaker committees

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo. Photo/Twitter/SeyiAMakinde Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has defended his recent inauguration of Caretaker Committees in the 33 Local Governments and 35 Local...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

N108b investment for clean energy solution coming

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Seyi Makinde To solve its persistent power supply challenges and provide clean energy solution to fast track development, Nigeria is on the verge of securing N108b from investors. Oyo State...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Oyo police to arrest people illegally covering number plates

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Oyo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Shina Olukolu, is not pleased with the unlawful covering of vehicle number plates in the state, despite several warnings in the past. He expressed this...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →

Ladoja reads riot act to 21 Ibadan chiefs over kingship claim

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Former governor of Oyo State and the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, has warned the 21 Ibadan monarchs sacked by a high court to desist from parading themselves as kings or risk...

Tue Dec 31st, 2019     Read More →

Federal lawmakers kick against N37 billion for renovation, say budget not discussed in House

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At least two other House of Representatives members have spoken against plans to spend N37 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly complex. Akin Alabi from Egbeda/Ona Area Federal...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Builders task professionals on skills development

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Kunle Awobodu Poised to catch them young, the National President of the Nigerian Institute of Building, (NIOB), Kunle Awobodu has advised graduate builders in the country, to acquire requisite...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

ALGON tells banks not to honour signatures of Oyo caretaker chairmen

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Oyo State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has told banks not to recognise signatures of the caretaker committee chairmen inaugurated by Governor Seyi Makinde for the...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Trouble welcomes the year 2020

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Photo: PIXABAYThere is the story of an ancient Headmaster who was best remembered for what he asked people to wish him every new year. These Headmasters were heaven and earth to the communities...

Sun Dec 29th, 2019     Read More →

I won’t mind crushing toes to serve Oyo people, says Makinde

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (left): his wife, Tamunominini; Deputy Governor’s wife, Prof. Bolanle Olaniyan; the Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, and other during the governor’s...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

NPA expects 30 ships of petroleum products, food items, others

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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said it is expecting 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from December 20 to January 8.The agency made this known in its...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde inaugurates caretaker chairmen for Oyo councils

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday inaugurated 68 caretaker chairmen for 33 councils and 35 Local Government Development Areas (LCDAs) recently cleared by the House of Assembly. The...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

Awaiting Operation Amotekun Southwest’s regional security outfit

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With end of the year 2019 fast approaching, there are growing concerns among residents of the South West regarding what is delaying the formation of the regional security outfit, which was agreed...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest suspect for allegedly beheading 5-yr-old boy after raping mother

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The Oyo State Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old commercial motorcyclist for allegedly raping a 34-year-old woman and beheading the victim’s five-year-old son. The state Commissioner...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Oyo Assembly confirms four members for Judiciary Service Commission

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The Oyo State House of Assembly on Friday confirmed the nomination of four members of the Judiciary Service Commission sent to it by Gov. Seyi Makinde. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Oyo Assembly passes 2020 budget into law

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This followed the third reading of the Oyo State Appropriation and Finance Bill 2020 at plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

Fri Dec 20th, 2019     Read More →