Oyo State

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, ATIKU ABUBAKAR has made key appointments of Special Advisers aimed at strengthening his presidential campaign team. The appointees include former Senate Presidents, Dr. BUKOLA SARAKI as Special Envoy to the presidential candidate and Senator PIUS ANYIM, as Special Adviser. Also appointed […]

The Oyo State Police Command says no fewer than 10 suicide cases were recorded in the state between June and September 2022. The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP ADEBOWALE WILLIAMS made this known during an interactive session with newsmen in Ibadan. The Commissioner said that the development was worrisome considering the number involved, […]

The Oyo State Government has appealed to well-meaning citizens to report cases of Female Genital Mutilation FGM around their localities. This was made known by the Oyo state reproductive health officer at the Oyo state ministry of health, Mrs. BALQIS OLAWOYIN while addressing media practitioners and advocates for ending FGM at a learning and sharing […]

Oyo State Governor, SEYI MAKINDE has charged the State Police command to be more proactive in discharging their duties by finding strategies to curb crimes before they happen. Governor MAKINDE, in an interactive session with the Oyo state police command at the Presidential Lodge, government house, Agodí, charged the police and other sister agencies to […]

The Oyo traditional council, also known as Oyo-mesi, has said that all the 65 princes aspiring for the position of Alaafin of Oyo would be presented before the Ifa deity for consultation. This was made known by the Bashorun of Oyo, High Chief YUSSUF AYOOLA LAYINKA in a statement by the Director of Media and […]

Oyo State Governor, ‘SEYI MAKINDE, has declared that his administration is set to make Iseyin the solid minerals development capital of Nigeria. Governor MAKINDE, who stated this at the 41 Days Fidau Prayers for the late Aseyin of Iseyin, held at the Iseyin District Grammar School over the weekend, said that his administration would focus […]

Oyo kingmakers, Oyo Mesi have shortlisted ten contestants for the stool of the Alaafin of Oyo to undergo further screening. According to a statement by the Director of Media and Publicity to the Alaafin of Oyo, BODE DUROJAIYE, the head of the Oyo Mesi, who doubles as the Bashorun of Oyo, High Chief YUSSUF AYOOLA, […]

Governor SEYI MAKINDE has stated the commitment of his administration towards the treatment of retirees and senior citizens with dignity. The Executive Assistant to the Governor, Reverend IDOWU OGEDENGBE, who stood in for the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Honourable SEGUN OGUNWUYI made this disclosure at the 2nd phase of the official flag-off ceremony […]

The Oyo State Government has warned residents of Ijaye, Ido, Olowo-Igbo, Iseyin, and Ibarapa against drinking water from contaminated streams in their communities. Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. ABIODUN ONI, made this known in a statement noting that the warning became necessary after a truck conveying chemical substances emptied its contents into drainage. […]

The Court of Appeal Oyo State has nullified the 20-billion-naira damages awarded to Yoruba Nation agitator, SUNDAY ADEYEMO, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, last year after the violent invasion of his residence in Ibadan. ADEYEMO had gone to court challenging the action which led to the death of some of his aides. In its sitting, […]

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