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The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Security: Nigerian government must partner with traditional rulers – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, says that for Nigeria to achieve a peaceful resolution of interpersonal and communal disputes, the Federal Government must partner with traditional institutions.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor lists 128.5km road projects, others for commissioning in 2021

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde said at least seven road projects, totalling 128.5 kilometres, which were flagged off by his administration in 2020, will be completed and commissioned this year as he reassured the people that he will continue to put their interest first.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has felicitated with Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo on his 50th coronation anniversary.

Senator Kalu felicitates Alaafin on 50th coronation anniversary

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has felicitated with Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo on his 50th coronation anniversary.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Oyo Amotekun says member shot policeman by mistake

The Oyo State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun says the recent shooting of a police constable by one of its members was an accident.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Governor Makinde’s poor handling responsible for growing insecurity – APC group

The APC members, under the auspices of The Pacesetters Initiative (TPI), held that the body language of Makinde overtly and covertly encouraged hoodlums, criminal elements to perpetrate criminalities while public disorderliness and indiscipline are allowed to reign.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Oyo: Amotekun operative arrested for shooting police constabulary

An operative of the Oyo State Security Network, also known as Amotekun Corps, has been arrested for allegedly shooting a police special constabulary in Oyo town area of the state.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo governor recounts his government’s successes in 2020 despite challenges

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday recounted some of his successes in 2020 despite the myriad of challenges facing the nation, urging residents to maintain a positive outlook for the new year.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: The dead student was an ‘armed robber’

Controversy, yesterday, trailed the alleged killing of a suspected armed robber by operatives of the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Amotekun denies killing University of Ibadan student

The Commandant of the Southwest Security Network in Oyo State, otherwise known as Amotekun, has denied reports that its operatives killed a student of the University of Ibadan last Sunday.

NANS protests, accuses Amotekun officer of killing student

Youth, mostly from Oyo town, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Thursday, stormed the Oyo State Government Secretariat at Agodi to protest killing of a student.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola on project inspection with contractors.

Nigerians government warns residents not to destroy projects sited in communities

The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing (FMWH) has warned Nigerians against destroying the projects sited in their communities by the Federal Government.
The Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora, Tolulope Akande Sadipe, has revealed that after the Committee’s collaborative efforts with other relevant agencies, has secured the unconditional release of Nigerians stranded in Lebanon.

Federal lawmaker trains 110 constituents in Oyo

Rep. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe (APC-Oluyole), says she has trained no fewer than 110 constituents on various entrepreneurship skills as part of her constituency empowerment programme.
Governor Seyi Makinde and Alaafin Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi at the flag off ceremony of Akesan market reconstruction in Oyo.

Oyo governor flags off N781.7 million reconstruction of Akesan market

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday flagged off the reconstruction of the Akesan market in Oyo town which was razed by inferno on Jan. 5.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC begins assessment of universities ahead resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: I take responsibility for Oyo market fire

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has taken responsibility for the fire incident that razed Akesan market in Oyo State early Sunday morning.
The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, has commiserated with the victims of the fire outbreak that razed Akesan Market in Oyo Town, adding that Oyo government was more prepared to combat fire outbreaks, flood and other disasters in the state.

Oyo speaker commiserates with Akesan market fire victims

The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, has commiserated with the victims of the fire outbreak that razed Akesan Market in Oyo Town, adding that Oyo government was more prepared to combat fire outbreaks, flood and other disasters in the state.
Professor Raphael Afonja

Fire incidents: Oyo government to buy 10 fire-fighting trucks

The Government of Oyo State said on Sunday that it was set to acquire 10 modern fire-fighting equipment through a competitive bidding process.

Three shot dead as fire razes Oyo market

Pandemonium has broken out in Oyo town after an early morning fire razed larger part of the ancient Akesan market with the men of the nearby fire service unable to curtail the situation.

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