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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.

World Bank, Oyo government to tackle stunting in children

Oyo State government in conjunction with the World Bank has flagged off a five-year project to stem stunting in children and other nutrition issues in the state.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Slain lawmaker’s family accuses Governor Ajimobi of facilitating release of suspects

Mr. Olajide Olatoye, an elder brother to the slain Oyo federal lawmaker, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), has accused Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state of facilitating the release of the suspected killers of the late politician.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government, labour meet over minimum wage

The Oyo State Government has met with representatives of labour unions on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Minimum wage: Governor-elect Makinde kicks as Governor Ajimobi negotiates with labour

The Oyo State government will today open discussions with labour leaders on the modalities for the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage, it was learnt yesterday.
Seyi Makinde

Minifootball association seeks support to host tourney for Oyo governor-elect

The Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN), Oyo State Chapter has sought the support of Oyo State Government and football enthusiasts for the game towards harnessing its benefits.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi inaugurates 26-member transition committee

As the May 29 change of political baton approaches, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday inaugurated a 26-man committee to prepare the ground for the event.

Minifootball association seeks support to host tournament in Nigeria

The Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN), Oyo State Chapter, has sought the support of Oyo State Government and football enthusiasts to harness the benefits of the game.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government to enact law to end farmers-herdsmen clashes

Baring any last minute change, Oyo state government will before the end of the outgoing tenure sign into law, a bill that will forestall the age long clashes between herders and farmers in different parts of the state.

Don tasks nurses on professionalism

Prof. Prisca Adejumo, the Head of Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan, on Friday urged nurses to be problem solvers and contribute to knowledge to make health care delivery better in Nigeria.
Gov. Ajimobi inaugurating 33 extravators purchased to boost agriculture in the state

Oyo government seeks urgent resolution of boundary dispute with Osun

Oyo State Government has called on National Boundary Commission, NBC, to interfere in the lingering inter-state boundary dispute between Oyo and Osun States.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government begins biometric data verification for retired teachers, local council workers

Oyo State Government has begun bio-metric data verification exercise for its retired primary school teachers and local government workers in the State in order to identify genuine pensioners and put an end to various abnormalities identified in the payment of ongoing gratuity to beneficiaries in the State.
Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde: Millions disappeared under Governor Ajimobi in 72 hours

Oyo State Governor-elect Seyi Makinde has insisted that hush hush money are being ferried from government coffers at an alarming rate in the last 72 hours since the announcement of the result of the gubernatorial election held on Saturday.

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DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.

Police rescue teenage burglar from mob attack

The Police in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday prevented irate youths from lynching an 18 year old burglar who broke into a boutique shop in Eket local government area of the state.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC

A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister told AFP on Wednesday, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.