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Oyo government to deworm children in 13 local councils

The Oyo State Ministry of Health, on Monday, declared its intention to deworm children between age of 5 to 14 years in 13 local government areas of the state where cases of neglected tropical diseases are predominantly endemic.

Oyo government targets 15,000 women for free cancer screening programme

As a result, the state government had expressed its determination to reduce the prevalence of breast and cervical cancer among women in the state to minimal level.

Ruling APC wins Oyo local council election

Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSEIC, on Sunday May 13 2018 declared All Progressive Congress, APC, winner of the state’s local government held on Saturday May 12 2018.

Governor Ajimobi suspends training over death of three school principals

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road, on Wednesday.

Governor Ajimobi suspends training over death of three principals, two others

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road, on Wednesday.

Fire razes 100 shops at Ibadan plank market

No fewer than 100 shops, equipment and goods worth millions of naira were on Friday razed by an inferno at a section of Sango Plank Market in Ibadan.

Oyo Assembly proposes bill on family planning

A Bill for a Law to provide for the Regulation of Family Planning, Reproductive Health and Safe Maternity Services on Tuesday scaled the first reading at the Oyo State House of Assembly.

Oyo Assembly extends local council chairs tenure by 4 months

The Oyo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, again extended the tenure of local government chairmen and their counterparts at Local Council Development Areas, (LCDAs), by four months.

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