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Zulum’s Convoy Attack: Death Toll Rises To 30

Security sources have disclosed that death toll from Boko Haram attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has risen to 30, Two sources told AFP that the number of fatalities from the attack on Friday, September 25, 2020, had doubled as more bodies were found and now included 12 Policemen, five Soldiers, four members of a […]

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“An Educated Mind Cannot Be Held Down” -Oyo Governor

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has declared that his administration would continue to prioritise education, saying that education remained the key to societal growth. Speaking on Sunday, August 30, 2020, at two separate events put together by the Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, the State Governor said […]

COVID-19 Patient Delivers Baby In Oyo

Oyo State has recorded its first COVID-19 patient delivery, on Saturday, July 4, 2020. The Governor, Seyi Makinde disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle confirming that the mother and baby are doing well and in good condition. The baby was delivered at the state’s Infectious Disease Centre in Olodo. According to the Nigeria Centre […]

Edo Politics: “I Stepped Aside For Obaseki To Defeat Godfatherism”

A former Governorship Aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Mr Kenneth Imasuagbon, has said he stepped aside for Governor Godwin Obaseki because he wants godfatherism to be defeated. Mr Imasuagbon also said Governor Obaseki’s performance as the leader of Edo State inspired him to set aside his ambition. He disclosed these […]

Gov Makinde Says Pa Adelere’s Impact Will Be Missed In

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has described the death of late Pa Salaudeen Adelere as a huge loss to the political class and the entire State. The Governor noted that Pa Adelere, who is renowned in the progressives fold as one of the major leaders dating back to the second republic, made a great […]

Oyo Home Owners’ Charter: Engr Makinde Issues Digitised C-Of-O To

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has handed over the digitised Certificates of Occupancy (C-of-O) to the first set of beneficiaries in the Oyo Home Owners’ Charter (OYHOC) Scheme. The Governor, during the handover ceremony held at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, on Monday, June 1, 2020, explained that with the initiative, C-of-O can now […]

“We’re Committed To Economic Expansion, Growth Of Oyo” —Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said his administration remains committed to the economic expansion of the State. Governor Makinde, who spoke during the inauguration of a multi-million Naira ultra-modern commercial centre, in Ibadan, on Monday, June 1, 2020, added that his administration will continue to create a conducive and enabling environment for […]

Oyo Governor Says Coronavirus Is Not A Set-back But Challenge

In the Broadcast marking his first one year in Office, Governor Seyi Makinde has said instead of seeing Coronavirus as a setback, the Oyo State Government has leveraged on it to improve the State’s healthcare system. The Governor said his administration in collaboration with the Virology Department, University of Ibadan, has set up a Diagnostic […]

Ganduje Slashes Political Office Holders’ Salaries By 50%

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, has slashed the salaries of political office holders in the State by 50 per cent. This was contained in a press statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to the Governor, Abubakar Aminu, on Sunday, May 17, 2020. The Governor was quoted as saying the reduction was […]

Oyo Labour Leaders Present ‘Most Worker-Friendly Governor’ Award To Engr

The Oyo State Chapters of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) have presented the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, with an award of excellence as the Most Worker-Friendly Governor. The Unions made the delivery of the Award on Friday, May 1, 2020, at a special programme to mark the year 2020 Workers’ […]