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Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of Twenty-Two (22) illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations, to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan.

Oyo coronavirus squad impounds 22 vehicles at club houses

Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of Twenty-Two (22) illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations, to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan.
SEYI MAKINDE

156,000 applicants jostle for 10,600 teaching, non-teaching jobs in Oyo

A total of 156,000 applicants are currently jostling for 10,600 vacancies recently advertised by the Oyo State Post Primary Schools’ Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) for the recruitment of teaching and non-teaching jobs for public secondary schools in the state.

CSOs present good governance award to Enugu governor

The governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, will next month, February, receive good governance award from a Coalition of Civil Societies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the auspices of Forum of Civil Society Organizations for Democracy and Good Governance (FCSODGG).
Governor Seyi Makinde

Residents upbeat as Oyo government lights up Ibadan for Christmas

In recent times, Ibadan is coming alive again, unusually bubbling for Christmas as the streets, roundabouts and strategic areas in the ancient city are lightened up for the Yuletide season.

PDP hails ruling on Oyo local council dissolution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State Chapter has hailed the ruling of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which granted a stay of execution of a judgment which prevented the state government from removing local government Chairmen and Councillors.
Seyi Makinde

Insecurity: Governor Makinde summons emergency security meeting

Following reports of threats of violence across different parts of the capital city, Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has summon an emergency security meeting at the governor’s office.

University of Ibadan student dead, two Injured as tricycle rams into truck in Ibadan

A lady, identified as Adeniyi Balikis Olajumoke, suspected to be a student of Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan (UI) on Friday died when the tricycle she was in rammed into a waiting waste disposal truck at Leventis, along Sango-UI road, Ibadan.

Elections: Accord Party aligns with APC in Oyo

The Oyo State governorship race today, Tuesday March 5, 2019, witnessed another twist, with the All Progressives Congress (APC), recording another alliance with a notable political party in the state, the Accord party.

Election postponement: Business activities decline in Ibadan

Many shops, markets, including PalmsMall (Shoprite) in Ibadan stayed locked while roads were deserted on Saturday in spite of the postponement of the elections.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA dislodges 35 drug joints, hotspots in Kano

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says the agency had dislodged 35 drug joints and hotspots in Kano State.

Security men jailed over attempt to steal motorcycle

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced two men, Mustapha Abubakar, 32, and Bashar Shehu, 25, to four years imprisonment each for attempting to steal a motorcycle.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government invites pensioners in batch 47 for verification, payment

The Edo State Government has invited pensioners in batch 47 for physical and documentary verification in order to process payment of their pension arrears.

Governor Obaseki urges police commissioner to investigate Benin shooting incident

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, to investigate the shooting incident at Ring Road, Benin City, on New Year’s Day, which reportedly claimed one life.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Why I’m contesting to return as Oyo governor

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, who is contesting 2019 governorship under the platform of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, said he is motivated to want to rule Nigeria again because of the policies of the Oyo State All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration under the governorship of Senator Abiola Ajimobi which he described as ‘anti-people.’
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

2019 Budget: Godwin Obaseki to spend N9 billion on pension, arrears, gratuity

The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State plans to sustain the regular payment of pensioners’ entitlements in 2019 to demonstrate its respect for the state’s senior citizens.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government orders arrest of imposter over illegal revenue collection

Edo State Government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of one Mr. Joseph Ideh over alleged illegal collection of revenue from motorists plying Ring Road-Ikpoba Hill axis in Benin City, the state capital.

Oyo government shuts banks in Ibadan over tax default

The Oyo State Government yesterday shut down no fewer than 20 branches of 13 banks in Ibadan for failure to pay their annual environmental development levy.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government seals 12 banks in Ibadan

Twelve banks in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, were sealed on Monday morning by the state’s Board of Internal Revenue for non-payment of Environmental Development Levy spanning over three years.

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Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.