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Oyo: Makinde exposes ex-gov, wife, others

September 7, 2019 Admin III 0

Oyo State State Governor, Seyi Makinde has exposed how former Oyo State Governor shared money meant for contract with others, leaving only 10 percent for the execution of the project. Makinde, in his 100 days chat on Twitter, did not mention the name of the governor, but in the manner he spoke, he was apparently referring to the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi. According to Makinde, he declared his assets because Read More

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Makinde appoints ex-CP Owoseni special adviser

August 19, 2019 Admin III 0

Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue states, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has been appointed by  Oyo state  Governor Seyi Makinde as special adviser on security matters. The governor, in a statement by his chief press secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, approved the appointment, which took effect from August 1. The statement indicated that Owoseni’s appointment falls in line with the recognition of Read More

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Kidnappers abduct provision seller, 3-month-old baby in Oyo

July 2, 2019 Admin III 0

Suspected kidnappers on Monday evening abducted a provision trader alongside her three months old baby on her return from Temidire market in Eruwa town in Oyo state It was reliably gathered that the woman identified as Folake was reportedly abducted by the kidnappers at around 6:00pm on Monday in the city. Sources said the abducted woman, notable for selling goods Read More

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Ex-Minister’s son is now a free man

June 19, 2019 Admin III 0

Kidnapped son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has regain his freedom. Dayo was released barely 24 hours after he was kidnapped at his farm located at Iroko near Fiditi in Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State on Tuesday. Details loading…

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Breaking: 32-year-old Lawmaker elected Oyo assembly speaker

June 10, 2019 Admin III 0

A thirty-two-year-old Lawmaker, Adebo Ogundoyin who is a member representing Ibarapa East area has emerged the Speaker of the Ninth Oyo state House of Assembly. Ogundoyin emerged unopposed and with the unanimous voice vote of the 32 members Assembly. The new Speaker was a graduate of Babcock University Also. another PDP lawmaker representing Ona Ara state constituency has been elected Read More

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Makinde, deputy take oat of office in Oyo

May 29, 2019 Admin III 0

Oyo state Governor-elec, Engr Seyi Makinde and his Deputy, Engr Rauf Olaniyan were on Wednesday swore in as the new Governor and Deputy Governor respectively.  The governor and  his deputy were swore in at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium Oke Ado, by the Oyo state Chief Judge, Justice MuktaAbimbola . Governor Makinde took the oath of office amidst  loud ovation from Read More

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Breaking: Oyo Civil Servants suspend strike ahead governorship inauguration

May 27, 2019 Admin III 0

Striking civil servants in Oyo state Monday called off their indefinite strike embarked upon last Friday. Oyo state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo announced the suspension of the strike at a press conference. Comrade Titilola-Sodo said the suspension was to honour the incoming governor of the state, Engineer Seyi Makinde. Details loading…

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Govt workers commence indefinite strike in Oyo

May 24, 2019 Admin III 0

Civil servants in Oyo state on Friday commenced an indefinite strike in compliance with the directive of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Following the strike, activities were completely paralysed at the Oyo state Government secretariat, housing many of the Ministries and Parastatals in the state. The gate to the secretariat was half locked as workers stayed away Read More

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Against Mankinde’s wish, Ajimobi vows to pay N30,000 minimum wage

May 1, 2019 Admin III 0

Oyo state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, Wednesday said the state government would pay the N30,000 minimum wage to its workers as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari without delay, contrary to the position of the governor-elect, Seyi Makinde. Represented by his Deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo, at this year’s May Day rally, held at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, Governor Read More

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Call your overzealous officials to order, Makinde tells Ajimobi

April 30, 2019 Admin III 0

Oyo state governor-elect, Seyi Makinde has asked Governor Abiola Ajimobi to call to order some of his officials, alleging of “serial infractions that connote efforts to thwart smooth transition come May 29, 2019 under the guise of spurious legitimacy.” Engr Makinde raised the alarm in a letter addressed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi personally signed by him and made available to Read More

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Minimum wage: Makinde cautions Ajimobi over discussion with NLC

April 27, 2019 Admin III 0

Governor-elect of Oyo state, Engr Seyi Makinde has asked the out-going administration of governor Isiaka Ajimobi to forget about its proposed discussion on the implementation of new minimum wage with the labour unions in the state. The state Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Culture Mr Toye Arulogun had on Friday disclosed that the out going administration in the state will Read More

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Updated: 2 confirmed dead, vehicles, motorcycles, houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, burns in Ibadan

April 19, 2019 Admin III 0

After a tanker conveying Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) fell along the way and spilled its content on Sawmill Bridge, Onipepeye area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, two persons have been reported dead. The incident, which started at about 2p.m., also destroyed six vehicles, more than 10 motorcycles and many houses, according to Nation. Safe for the timely intervention of Read More

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Ibadan-based mathematics Lecturer didn’t commit suicide, fire burnt him dead – UI

April 6, 2019 Admin III 0

The management of the University of Ibadan has dismissed insinuations that a former lecturer, Mr Aminu Zubair, who died in his residence on the institution’s campus, committed suicide. The university’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Saturday that Zubair died in a fire outbreak that occurred at his residence. Oladejo Read More

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Protest: Ibadan Poly closed

April 4, 2019 Admin III 0

Management of The Polytechnic Ibadan, Thursday, ordered immediate closure of the Institution for a week following protest by its students . The Management in a statement issued and signed by the Registrar of the institution, Mrs  Modupe Fawale made available to journalists in Ibadan directed the students to vacate the hall of residence and proceed on a compulsory mid-semester break.  Read More

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Ibadan Polytechnic shuts down Students union activities

April 4, 2019 Admin III 0

The management of the Polytechnic Ibadan on Thursday suspended the student union body of the institution. Ibadan is Oyo state capital. According to the Institution’s spokesperson, Alhaji Soladoye  Adewole, the suspension followed the failure of the Student Union Government (SUG) to obey and follow the rules guiding its activities. Alhaji Adewole said the management directed immediate suspension of the SUG Read More

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Strange! Man climbs bank mast, jumps to death in Ibadan

March 30, 2019 Admin III 0

A yet to be identified man on Saturday, at Elewure/Sango junction area of  Ibadan committed suicide by jumping from a mast belonging to Wema Bank in the area. According to the Oyo state Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Lawrence Fadeyi, the man said to be naked while climbing mast scaled through the bank’s wall fence in the early Read More

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Ajimobi to Makinde: Stop campaign of calumny against me

March 26, 2019 Admin III 0

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has advised the incoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration to focus on developmental issues instead of its renewed campaign of calumny against his person, family and administration which are aimed at tarnishing his image and rubbishing his eight-year selfless service to the state. The governor spoke in a statement by his Special Adviser, Communication Read More

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Prepare for governance, stop chasing shadow, APC tells Makinde

March 21, 2019 Admin III 0

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) Oyo chapter has cautioned the state governor-elect Seyi Makinde to prepare for the art of governance and stop chasing shadow APC in a statement issued and made available to newsmen in Ibadan by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde asked the Governor elect to wait till after the completion of the unprecedented second term Read More

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Monarch tasks police to unravel killer of late Sugar

March 21, 2019 Admin III 0

The Monarch of Lalupon in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo state, Oba Muniru Adekunle yesterday tasked the Nigeria Police to further intensify efforts at finding the real killers of late Hon. Temitope Olatoye and bring them to book Oba Adekunle gave the charge in Ibadan during a chat with journalists on the killing of late House of Representatives member Read More

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Breaking: Pandemonium as 2-storey building collapses in Ibadan

March 15, 2019 Admin III 0

Just two days after a three- storey building collapsed in Lagos, a two-storey structure has caved in, in the Bode area of Ibadan, capital of Oyo state. Many are reportedly trapped after the incident happened around 6pm on Friday. At least, 12 people were killed at Lagos Island on Wednesday morning following similar occurrence. Details loading. ..

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It’s official: Police nabs killer of Oyo lawmaker

March 12, 2019 Admin III 0

The Nigeria Police on Monday, announced the arrest of one person suspected to be involved in the killing of Oyo lawmaker, Honourable Temitope Olatoye. Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar was murdered on Saturday, March 9 during the governorship and state assembly election in Ibadan, the state capital of Oyo. The police, however, said Olatoye’s death is not in anyway connected Read More