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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 […]

Some People Believe Sleeping Under Insecticide Treated Bed Net Is

Claim: Several people believe that sleeping under a mosquito bed net  treated with insecticide (or not treated) is ineffective and harmful to human health.  Verdict: The claim that sleeping under bed net is harmful to human health and ineffective is misleading. Medical experts and scientists have affirmed that sleeping under a bed net reduces the […]

Oyo Governor Addresses Residents, Calls For Calm

Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, on the End SARS Protests in Oyo State on October 20, 2020 My Dear People of Oyo State,I address you at this time to talk about some of the issues that have been thrown up by the End SARS protests in Oyo State. […]

Governor Makinde Charges OYSIEC To Conduct Credible, Unbiased LG Election

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has inaugurated the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), charging its members to deliver credible, free and fair Local Government election in the State. The Governor stated that the Commission, headed by Mr Isiaka Olagunju, has been saddled with the responsibility of overseeing an election, which outcome will reflect […]