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“New Initiatives Would Boost Development Potentials Of Yorubaland” -Iba Gani

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams has called on the Yoruba speaking States of South-West Nigeria to come up with new initiatives that would promote the Yoruba Cultural Heritage. He said such initiatives would help boost the development potentials of Yoruba land. Iba Gani Adams spoke at the end of the […]

Court Paralysed In Oyo State As JUSUN Commences Nationwide Strike

The Oyo State Chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has paralysed judiciary activities in the State as the Union embarked on nationwide strike. BCOS News visited various Courts including the Federal High Court division, National Industrial Court, Court of Appeal, Oyo State High Court Iyaganku and High Court, Ring road, all in Ibadan. […]

Ibarapa Crisis: “We Won’t Condone Miscarriage Of Justice” -Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has declared that his administration will do everything possible to prevent miscarriage of justice on the recent arrests of some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and an alleged ethnic warlord, Iskilu Wakili, in Kajola area of Ibarapa North Local Government. Governor Makinde stated this on Monday, March […]

Veteran Yoruba Actress, Orisabunmi, Dies At 60

Veteran Yoruba actress, Mrs Folake Aremu, popularly known as Òrìṣàbùǹmi, is dead. She died in the late hours of Tuesday, January 5, 2021, in Ibadan, at the age of 60. The News of her death was confirmed by the President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, Mr Bolaji Amusan, […]

Makinde Kicks Off FG’s Special Public Works Programme In Oyo;

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has kicked off the Extended Special Public Works Programme of the Federal Government. Kicking off the Programme on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the State Governor said it is a step in the right direction to address the unemployment challenge and to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in […]

Makinde Mourns Ibidapo-Obe, Condoles With Family

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has described the death of the Pro-Chancellor of the Technical University, Ibadan, and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe, as a great loss to the State, Nigeria and the academic world.  The Governor condoled with the immediate family of the late Don, who was his […]

Makinde Launches ‘HeForShe’ Initiative In Oyo; Says “We’ll Continue To

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has declared that his administration will continue to engage more women and Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) in his Government. The Governor stated this on Friday, December 18, 2-20, while receiving the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, who was on an advocacy visit to […]

Makinde To Unveil State Anti-Corruption Agency Next Week

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has disclosed plans to unveil the State’s Anti-Corruption Agency next week with an assurance that his administration would continue to ensure accountability, transparency and prudent management of public funds in the State. The Governor stated this when he received the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, […]

“Govt Is Ready To Support Expansion Of Force’s Operation In

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the State will support efforts of the Nigerian Air Force to achieve its set objectives and expand its operations in the State. The Governor, who stated this on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, while receiving the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on a courtesy […]

MRA Files Suit Against NBC Challenging its Powers to Impose

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, challenging the powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to impose fines on broadcasting stations since it is not a judicial body. The Organisation is asking the Court to set aside the fines of ₦3 million each imposed […]