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The controversy surrounding the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho, LAUTECH, jointly owned by the Governments of Oyo and Osun got to its crescendo when the institution was locked up for about three years over non payment of staff salaries amongst other lingering issues occasioned by the poor funding of the school by the governments under the immediate past Governor of Oyo, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi and former Governor of Osun and now Minister for Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
A socio-political group, Omituntun Initiative in the Diaspora (OID), has lauded Gov. Seyi Makinde for the successful transfer of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to the Oyo State Government.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, presented a total of two hundred and sixty-six billion, six hundred and forty-four million, two hundred and seventy -three thousand, three hundred and five naira, four kobo (N266,644,273,305.04) for the 2021 fiscal year.
The Oyo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday in Ibadan described the settlement of decade-long ownership tussle of the jointly owned the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso as a landmark achievement of the Seyi Makinde-led administration in the Pacesetter State.
Osun State has finally ceded the ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to Oyo State, putting an end to the lingering crisis hampering the development of the University.
Six hotels and four commercial banks have been shut down by the Oyo State government.
The Board Chairman, Mr Babatunde Eesuola in a statement issued in Ibadan said the Oyo State Government established Community and Social Development Agency through the State Act of Parliament in 2008 with the responsibility of implementing the World Bank Assisted Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in the interest of the people.
The Ibadan Book Club (a book reading arm of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers – Oyo State Chapter) has described the Oyo state government owned libraries which are spread across the nooks and crannies of Oyo state as Cemeteries of dead books.
A youth group, under the umbrella Omituntun Initiative in the Diaspora (OID), has lauded Gov. Seyi Makinde’s approach in handling the EndSARS protest in Oyo State.
The Fire Academy of Nigeria (FAN), Ibadan, Oyo State, is to train 10,000 fire professionals in three years to reduce fire incidents and create jobs for unemployed youths in the country.
The management of the University College Hospital (UCH), the foremost teaching hospital in Nigeria, has beefed up security around the medical facility over intelligence received that some hoodlums planned to burn the facility.
Two persons, Ahmed Ibrahim, 58, and Saheed Makinde, 42, have been arrested with three guns that were found in their Toyota Corolla CE car on Saturday morning.
The Oyo State Government has read the riot act to hoodlums attacking private and public property in the name of the just-suspended #EndSARS protests in the State.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
Feed millers, under the aegis of Feed Industry Practitioner Association of Nigeria, FIPAN, warned of the impending food crisis in the livestock sub-sector of the agricultural sector due to spike in the cost of maize and soya beans, which are important for the feed preparation of livestock animals.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says his government is not afraid of probe with the launch of the Public Procurement Law reform for all transactions to be exhibited on website for thorough financial scrutiny.
Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that he wants his team to get their continental campaign to a bright start ahead of Sunday’s CAF champions league preliminary round tie against Tanzanian giant Simba.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Ondo state has kicked over alleged illegal deductions of N119million from the monthly allocation of local governments in the state by the council chairmen.
Nkemakolam Okpara, one of the two women seen in a viral video being assaulted by some police personnel in Lagos during the #EndSARS protest, has narrated to a judicial panel events that led to the the alleged incident.