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Senator Ajimobi’s wife will observe 130 days as widow – Islamic cleric

As the eighth-day Fidau prayer for former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State was held in Ibadan yesterday, an Islamic Cleric, Sheik Muideen Ajani Bello, has said the widow of the deceased, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, will have to observe the mandatory 130 days in widowhood.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo governor inaugurates another isolation centre in Ibadan

The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, inaugurated an upgraded 10-bed space Agbami Isolation Centre in Jericho, Ibadan for the COVID-19 patients.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo records first coronavirus patient delivery

Oyo state has recorded it first COVID-19 patient delivery at the Olodo Infectious Disease Centre in Ibadan.
Seun Fakorede, who was nominated by Governor Seyi Makinde, has promised to develop the sporting sector in Oyo State if assigned to man the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Coronavirus: I’m still asymptomatic – Oyo commissioner

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports in Oyo State, Seun Fakorede, says he remains asymptomatic.

Court remands man for ‘defiling’ 3-year-old daughter

An Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 41-year-old man, Effiom Etowa, who allegedly defiled his three-year old daughter, be remanded in the custody of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
8. Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, sympathised with the victims of flooding in Ibadan, saying the menace would be curtailed upon completion of the ongoing projects in the state in the next 18 months.

Governor Makinde visits flooded areas, sympathises with victims

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, sympathised with the victims of flooding in Ibadan, saying the menace would be curtailed upon completion of the ongoing projects in the state in the next 18 months.

Court reserves judgment in N100 million human rights suit against EFCC

An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday reserved judgment in a N100 million enforcement of fundamental human rights suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade man for allegedly killing mother of three over sex

The Police in Oyo State on Tuesday paraded a 26-year-old man for allegedly killing a 30-year-old mother of three who denied him sex.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Oyo Assembly holds special sitting in honour of deceased Senator Ajimobi

The Oyo State House Assembly on Tuesday held a special sitting in honour of the late Abiola Ajimobi, the immediate past governor of the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo announces one coronavirus death, discharge of 180 patients

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced that one coronavirus death has been recorded in the state.

Florence Ajimobi: Governor Makinde didn’t call, pay condolence visit

The wife of the former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Mrs Florence Ajimobi, has said the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, did not call or paid her visit since the death of her husband last Thursday.
Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin

Oyo assembly, stakeholders agree on implementation of child law

The Oyo State House of Assembly has agreed with stakeholders in the state that offences bordering on infringement on the rights of children will no longer be tolerated in the state as every offender in whatever guise, will be made to face the law.
Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi’s laid to rest in Ibadan

The remains of former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, have been laid to rest within his Yemoja Street, Oluyole Estate, Ibadan residence.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alaao-Akala: Senator Ajimobi left enduring legacies for generations

Former Oyo State Governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala says late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi left behind enduring legacies for the people of Oyo State.
The Oyo State Government, on Saturday, said it has sealed five private health facilities in Saki and Ibadan metropolis over unprofessional and illegal practices.

Oyo shuts five private clinics over quackery

The Oyo State Government, on Saturday, said it has sealed five private health facilities in Saki and Ibadan metropolis over unprofessional and illegal practices.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Another Oyo cabinet member tests positive for coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed that another member of his cabinet has tested positive for COVID-19.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

169 coronavirus patients discharged in Oyo

No fewer than 169 COVID-19 patients were on Friday discharged from the Oyo State Isolation Centre after receiving their second negative test results.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Party chair: APC powerbrokers may change zoning formula

President Muhammadu Buhari and APC governors are major stakeholders that will determine the party’s new national chairman, according to a report.

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Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

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US Sunbelt mayors push back against Trump’s virus optimism

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.