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A statement issued on Thursday in Ibadan by the party's Chairman in the state, Kolapo Oladapo, condemned the demand for nomination fees by the electoral ... Ahead of the May 12 local council poll in Oyo State, the Socialist Party of Nigeria has rejected the directive by the Oyo State Independent Electoral ...
1 Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria and by virtue of all other powers enabling in that behalf, stressing that the approval has been gazetted with Oyo State Notice No. 20-67 of Oyo State of Nigeria Gazette No. 3, Vol. 43 published 29thMarch, 2018 and endorsed under the Governor's Command by the Secretary to ...

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Adeyemo, a two-term member of the Oyo State House of Assembly, was reported to have died at Jericho Hospital in Ibadan. ... He was a member of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) and had served in various positions in the Ibadan branch. The late ...
The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi III, has just arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to attend the 23rd convocation ceremony of the University of Maiduguri. The Alaafin is the Chancellor of the second generation university. The Yoruba monarch who arrived Maiduguri international airport in the ...
SIR: Permit me a space in The Nation to comment about the information from the Oyo State government that it just introduced new education system, Oyo Model Education System Initiative (OYOMESI). This headline, 'Oyo Govt introduces new education system', adorned many news platform few weeks ago ...
No fewer than 14,529 households in Oyo State are receiving N5, 000 monthly under the National Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, the programme National ... She stressed that the programme focused on the poor and vulnerable households in Nigeria who were identified through geographic and ...

The Oyo State Government on Thursday approved beaded crowns and coronets for 48 Obas across the state. They included the ... 1 Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria and by virtue of all other powers enabling in that behalf, stressing that the approval has been gazetted with Oyo State Notice No. 20-67 of Oyo ...
Some opposition parties in Oyo State, under the umbrella of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), have threatened to boycott the Saturday May ... CNPP Chairman in the state, who is also the Southwest Chairman of CNPP, Alhaji Yinka Olona explained that the participating political parties under ...
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday directed butchers in the eleven Local Government Areas in Ibadan to relocate to the central abattoir located in Amosun village, Akinyele Local Government, Ibadan, latest by the end of April. Ajimobi issued this directive during a stakeholders' meeting held ...
The bill seeks to prohibit uncontrolled grazing of cattle across the state and put a stop to incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to the bill, no herdsman shall be permitted to carry out open grazing outside the permitted ranches.
As parts of plan to provide succor to the people of the state in times of disaster and emergencies, the Federal Government on Friday handed over some completed facility at the Internally Displaced People's (IDP) camp, Ibadan. The facilities including administrative buildings, perimeter fencing, store house, ...
On the same day, in the same city, and literally during the same hour, two Oyo State gubernatorial candidates – Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu and Health Commissioner Azeez Adeduntan - got on separate radio stations to talk to the citizens and field questions but ended up displaying a ...
The Nigerian Shippers' Council on Wednesday said it has entered into partnership with the Oyo State Government to establish a $200m (N72b) modern dry port, as well as a truck transit park in the state, ... He said, “We are here because Oyo State is critical to development in transportation in Nigeria.
The SGB is the operational plank of OYOMESI, the acronym for Oyo (State) Model System Interventions, whose objective is to provide educational, ... to the Nigerian nation, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates affirms that, “The most important choice that (Nigeria) can make is to maximise (its) greatest resource, ...
Born August 9, 1965, the self-identified pastor and native of Ogbomoso, Oyo State, did not elaborate on how he will achieve these goals. He did ... video on his website, Mr Mbonu declared that he is not "a typical Nigerian politician" and that he will "bring better governance to Nigeria" but he didn't say how.
Azubuike Ihejirika; former Chief of Defense Staff Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh; Air Marshal Adesola Amosun; former FCT Minister Bala Mohammed; former Governor of Niger State Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu; former Minister of State for Finance Bashir Yuguda and former Governor of Oyo State Rasheed ...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) in Oyo State says it has seized 3,891.875 kg of suspected hard drugs and secured 15 convictions in the first quarter of 2018. The State Commander, Mrs Omolade Faboyede, said this in a statement made available to the News men on Wednesday in ...

Ahead of the Oyo State Local Government election, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship, Vice Chairmanship and councillorship ... a copy of which was obtained by DAILY POST on Tuesday, the aspirants described the action as alien to “the constitution of the party and that of Nigeria.”.
The Secretary to the State Government, Olalekan Alli, representing Governor Abiola Ajimobi, stated this while declaring open the Nigeria Poultry and Livestock Expo held at the International Conference Center, University of Ibadan recently. He disclosed that the State Government has taken some giant ...
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has urged Christians to use the occasion of this year's Easter celebrations to pray fervently for the country to overcome the ... The governor urged Nigerians to emulate Jesus Christ, who he said offered himself as a living sacrifice for the redemption of mankind.
The Oyo State Government on Thursday issued a two-week ultimatum to individuals, corporate organisations, religious bodies, schools, petrol stations, Outdoor Advertising Practitioners and other users of the signage and outdoor medium in general who are indebted to the Oyo State Signage and ...
The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday said it has recovered over 1000 firearms and assorted ammunition in different parts of the state. ... worried by proliferation of firearms in different parts of the country directed all states Commissioners of Police and their supervising Assistant Inspector General of ...
Odude further disclosed that the exercise is ongoing and that officers of the command would soon conduct a house to house search for arms in the state. He warned that anybody found to be in possession of arms shall be summarily dealt with. He, however, attached a proviso, that officers who are in ...
Oyo State Signage and Advertising Agency (OYSAA) Director of Administration and Supplies, Mr. Kareem Adeleke, Director-General OYSAA, Pastor Yinka Adepoju and the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, during a press briefing on the activities of OYSAA.
In preparation for this year's Easter celebrations, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo state command said it has “deployed about 2, 800 personnel on special duty to ... He urged Nigerians, irrespective of their religion, to be law abiding during the Easter celebrations and after.
Mr Wattana Kunwongse, Thailand Ambassador to Nigeria, has declared the readiness of his country to partner with Oyo State Government for mutual benefits. Kunwongse made the disclosure on Monday when he led a delegation of Thais to pay a courtesy visit to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi in Ibadan. Kunwongse ...
The House made the call after considering a motion titled: ”Call for Intervention in the Spate of Mindless Killings, Kidnappings, Robbery and Other Violent Crimes Currently Pervading in Irepo/Oorelope/Olorunsogo Federal Constituency of Oyo State”, moved by Hon. Bosun George Oladele at Tuesday ...
IBADAN — The novel education management model, School Governing Board, SGB, pioneered by the Oyo State government has begun to yield the anticipated results with the commitment of N250 million to the upgrading of facilities at Lagelu Grammar School in Ibadan by members of the board.
Oyo State Government has offered free screening and treatment to individuals with persistent cough suspected to be Tuberculosis in all its health care facilities across the state. ... Theme of years celebration is “Find and notify all TB cases in Nigeria” and the slogan is “Wanted: Leaders for a TB free world”.
The paper relays sarcastic claims by former Oyo State government Secretary that Buhari is fighting a political Boko Haram and seeking to score a cheap ... And Nigeria's Punch newspaper says that Spanish police have rescued 39 girls from a notorious Nigerian organized crime ring who kept them in a ...
Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the proposed May 12 election into the 33 Local Government and 35 Local Council Development Areas of Oyo State were elected through indirect primaries, on Friday. Governor Abiola Ajimobi , Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Michael ...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has registered additional 231,072 prospective voters in the last eleven months in Oyo State. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Barrister Mutiu Agboke who made this declaration while speaking with journalists on the ongoing ...
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State says it has registered 231,072 new voters in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) since April 27, 2017. Mutiu Agboke, the state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), disclosed this on Thursday while addressing journalists in Ibadan, ...
As the March 31 deadline approaches, only 500 out of over 1,200 intending pilgrims in Oyo State have completed their fare payment for the 2018 hajj. Alhaji Taofeek Akewugbagold, the Chairman of Oyo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ...
The Oyo State government has paid compensation to about 77 families whose lands were acquired recently for mass production of cassava in Otu, near Iseyin. The Commissioner for Lands, Housing, and Survey, Mr. Isaac Ajiboye Omodewu, presented the cheques to the beneficiaries at a brief ceremony in ...
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the three senatorial districts of Oyo State have warned the party's national secretariat to stay clear of its ... ourselves from the sentiments expressed by a politician, as published in Nigerian Tribune with the headline: Ladoja Cannot Intimidate Oyo PDP.
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has given Oyo State Government four-star rating as a qualified state to help promote foreign and domestic ... “It was also named as one of the five states that attracted investment to the country in 2017 by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS),” he said.
The Oyo State Government has deployed 80,351 individuals to serve as House to House mobilisers, facilitators, town announcers and social mobilisers for the on-going 2018 measles immunisation across the state from March 15 to 27, 2018. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan stated ...
Over one million children in Oyo State are set to benefit from the measles vaccination campaign embarked upon by the State Government, Federal Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisations. Specifically, the state government said it is targeting over 1.2 million children under the ages of nine ...
Over 100 residents of Lalupon community in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo state, on Thursday protested against the Federal Government, the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Oyo State government and the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over ...
The Public Relations Officer of Oyo state Police Command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, has confirmed the abduction of eight people in Oyo state by gunmen suspected to be members of a terrorist group. The eight persons were taken from a bus along Igboho-Igbeti road in the northern part of the state on Thursday, ...
A close associate of the Oyo State Governor, Chief Abiola Ajimobi, and the senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District of Oyo State in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Fatai Buhari, has affirmed his decision to vie for the governorship seat of the state in the 2019 general elections.
The Edo State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) yesterday issued a 21-day ultimatum to the state government to address issues of health ... Meanwhile, the Oyo State Government has restated its commitment to the eradication of quackery in the health sector with the closure of eight ...
So, it is thirty years that, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, nay Africa's best known soccer promoter died! Chief Lekan Salami was Africa's First Pillar of Sports. How, indeed time flies – when productively used. I almost opened this tribute with a justifiable immodest statement of, “I thank Owolabi, who on behalf of ...
A former Minister of Mines and Power and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Elder Wole Oyelese, has decried the threat by former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja to dump the party. Oyelese emphasised that Ladoja cannot intimidate the party. The former minister said bad history was ...
Oyo State Government on Wednesday urged employers of the National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC ) members to support and accommodate the corps members to enable them to perform their responsibilities effectively. The state's Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon. Abayomi Oke, made the call at ...
The Oyo state Police command has warned residents who are in possession of illegal firearms to submit them to the Police Command within 21 days, ... however, excludes statutory Security Agencies recognized (in a gazette) by the Federal Government of Nigeria to bear firearms of specified category.”.
He disclosed that no fewer than “13 innocent Nigerians, including farmers, security personnel, traders and hunters have been killed by the herdsmen in ... to launch a nationwide mass rally tagged “Operation Stop mindless Killing in Nigeria” which would be held across state capitals of the Federation and ...
Software and consulting services provider, NexusMax Software 365, has deployed a solution called NEXUSINSURE to power the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA). A statement by the firm said the Agency's portfolio had increased since the deployment of the comprehensive biometric health ...
Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday granted Governor Abiola Ajimobi's request to extend the tenure of Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the 33 Local Government Areas and the 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the state by two months. Deputy Speaker of the House, Hon.


 

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