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Oyo government to prioritise pre-retirement training for civil servants – commissioner

The Oyo State government will, henceforth, prioritise pre-retirement training for civil and public servants with less than five years to retire in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government promises Gbagi market modern facilities

As part of the efforts of the Oyo State Government in creating conducive environment for businesses within the State to thrive, the present administration has revealed its plan in restoring Bola Ige International Business Complex, Gbagi, Ibadan back to international standard as provided in the master plan of the market.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to educate over 170,000 almajiris, hawkers – agency

Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to put into use the World Bank assisted Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, take-off grant, towards educating about 170, 536 out-of-school children in 23 local government areas and ensure their retention in schools.

PDP: Senator Ajimobi awarded N7 billion non-existent road project

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-west, yesterday alleged that a former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi awarded a non-existent road project at a whopping sum of N7 billion.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government gets $6 million World Bank education grant

Oyo state government is to get a $6 million dollar grant from the World Bank under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme facilitated by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).

Rotary, Oyo partner to eradicate polio

The Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee of the Rotary International and Oyo State government have met to evolve strategies for the eradication of polio in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government, World Bank meet over execution of projects

Oyo State Government says it has met with a delegation of the World Bank toward the execution of the bank’s assisted projects across the state.

Oyo: How we’ll improve IGR without increasing tax

The Oyo State Government has assured the people of the State that the present Administration would not increase tax on small and medium scale enterprises in its drive to soar up its revenue base.

Oyo councils’ judgment: Court rejects motion for stay of execution

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday rejected a motion seeking to enforce the May 6 judgment obtained by the sacked local government chairmen in the state.

Hajj: Oyo pilgrim saved by CCTV as she recovers missing $800

Rashida Tijani, a female pilgrim from Oyo State, who lost her purse containing $800 and other valuables, was saved from the trauma of her loss when a review of her hotel’s CCTV footage identified where she left the purse.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government orders contractors back to site

Oyo State Government has ordered that the contractor handling abandoned building projects on the premises of St. Paul’s Anglican School 1&2, Yanbule, Bashorun, Ibadan, Bamolaid Multi Business Services should return back to site with immediate effect.
Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor

Oyo government cancels mid term break for public schools

Oyo State Government, on Tuesday, announced the cancellation of the mid term break, for the third term of 2018/2019 academic session, for public primary and secondary schools in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government appoints Due Process chief

The Oyo State Government has named Ms. Tara Adefope as the Director General of Due Process Office.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Policy implementation hindering Nigeria’s growth, development

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says policy implementation was a major problem hindering Nigeria’s growth and development.

Institute inaugurates projects to accelerate agricultural research in Africa

Nigeria’s former President and IITA Goodwill Ambassador, Olusegun Obasanjo and Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Saturday commissioned two key projects at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan — an Agricultural Transformation Building dedicated to research and delivery of innovations to farmers across Nigeria in particular and Africa in general.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: I’m not owner of Technical University

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday said that the The First Technical University, Ibadan, belonged to the state government wholly and not any individual, including himself.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi renames Oyo roads, institutions after ex-governors, others

The Oyo State Government on Tuesday announced the renaming of some roads and institutions after prominent indigenes in recognition of their contributions to the state.

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