Tags : Oyo State

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

LAUTECH Ownership: Oyo To Pay ₦8 Billion To Osun In

Oyo State Government has approved the payment of the sum of ₦8 billion to Osun State Government as an asset sharing agreement. The approval, which was conveyed  by the Commissioner for Education, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, would be paid in three installments spread over a period of three years. According to […]

Oyo Govt Approves ₦92 Million For Tribrid System Of Power

The Executive Council has approved provision of a tribrid system of power supply consisting of solar, diesel generating set and battery storage for Rural Community Development Centre (RCDC), Awe as an urgent intervention at the sum of ₦92 million only. According to the State’s Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Barr. Temilolu ‘Seun Ashamu, the […]

Sticky

Oyo Holds Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Oyo State Government and Armed Forces in the State join the Federation in the grand finale and laying of wreaths in memory of the departed souls. The event was held on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Remembrance Arcade, Government House, Agodi, Ibadan. Photos by Atinuke Seun-Ige:

Economic Diversification: Oyo Hands Over 2-Hectares To FG For Gemstone

The Oyo State Government has handed over two hectares of land to the Federal Government for use as International Gemstone Market. The Oyo State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Barrister Temilolu ‘Seun Ashamu, who performed the handing over on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, said Governor Seyi Makinde remained committed towards the diversification of the […]

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: “Be Your Brother’s Keeper”, Makinde Charges

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has charged Nigerians to always be their brother’s keepers. The Governor, who spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs.Olubamiwo Adeosun, during a church service in respect of the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, held at the Cathedral of St. Peter, Aremo, Ibadan, said Nigerians must always […]

Security: “We Raided Forests In Joint Operation With Vigilante, Fulanis”

The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), has said there were no clashes between his men and Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa land and Oke-Ogun axes of Oyo State. The Commandant, who addressed Newsmen in Ibadan, said his men launched six operations in four Local Government areas, but that […]

“Stop Managing COVID-19 Patients In Private Facilities”, Oyo EOC Warns

Owners of private health facilities in Oyo State have been warned against managing COVID-19 cases in their facilities, as this has been linked with the rising cases of the infection in the State. The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and the State’s COVID-19 Technical Task Force, gave this warning on Saturday, January 9, 2021; noting that […]

Sticky

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, […]