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Governor Seyi Makinde

Oke Ogun accuses Oyo governor of marginalisation

The Oke Ogun people, in a statement jointly signed by the ODCF President, Dr. Olusegun Ajuwon, and Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi, advised that the loan should not be spent only on the two proposed farm settlements located in Ido and Eruwa, because both are in the same Oyo South Senatorial District.
rice

Rice dealers exploiting Nigerians due to borders closure – association

The Concerned Youth Empowerment Association of Nigeria says rice dealers were taking undue advantage of the closure of Nigerian borders by exploiting ordinary citizens.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped ASUP chair, others regain freedom

Four staff of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora and one other person who were kidnapped on Thursday have regained their freedom.

Police confirm kidnap of ASUP chairman, four others

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday confirmed the abduction of some lecturers at the College of Agriculture, Igboo-Ora, in the Ibarapa area of the state.
Kidnap Victim

ASUP chair, four others kidnapped

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande, and three others have been kidnapped.
Seyi Makinde

Insecurity: South West governors‘ll launch security architecture August – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Sunday that the governors of the South West region have agreed to launch a new security architecture in August.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor to probe local councils accounts

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday set up a seven -man committee to investigate and probe the accounts and finances of the 33 Local Governments (LGs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.
Nigeria Police

Police nab 277 robbery, kidnapper suspects in Oyo

Oyo State Police Command has arrested 277 armed robbery and kidnapper suspects in the state between January and June 1.
Jide Olatunbosun

Oyo APC Reps member joins race for speaker

A member of the House of Representatives representing Saki West/Saki East/Atisbo Federal Constituency in Oyo State, Jide Olatunbosun, has joined the race for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Elections: Security cordon thrown on South West states as voting commences

A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.

Oyo sets aside N200 million monthly for tertiary institutions

The Oyo State Government says it has set aside a N200 million special grant on monthly basis to assist state-owned institutions in off-setting their outstanding salary arrears.
An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on February 25, 2019, two days after general elections. – Nigeria’s main opposition on February 25 accused the ruling party of trying to rig presidential elections, as the incumbent made early gains but monitors voiced concern about polling day problems, including dozens of deaths. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of President Muhammadu Buhari of colluding with the electoral commission in an attempt to “manipulate the results”. (Photo AFP)

Many injured as supporters celebrate President Buhari’s victory in Kaduna

There were wild jubilation in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Wednesday over President Muhammadu Buhari’s triumph at Saturday’s Presidential Elections as celebrating youths became uncontrollable, posing threat to lives and property.
An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on February 25, 2019, two days after general elections. – Nigeria’s main opposition on February 25 accused the ruling party of trying to rig presidential elections, as the incumbent made early gains but monitors voiced concern about polling day problems, including dozens of deaths. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of President Muhammadu Buhari of colluding with the electoral commission in an attempt to “manipulate the results”. (Photo AFP)

Jubilation in Kaduna over President Buhari’s victory

There were wild jubilation in Zaria, Kaduna State on Wednesday over President Muhammadu Buhari’s triumph at Saturday’s Presidential Elections as celebrating youths became uncontrollable, posing threat to lives and property.

Two in court over alleged theft of phone worth N140,000

Two unemployed men: Azeez Noath and Ife Akinyemi, were on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged theft of a Samsung phone valued at N140,000.

NASU holds special prayer over non-payment of salary arrears in Oyo

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) in six tertiary institutions owned by Oyo State Government have organised special prayers to seek divine intervention over non-payment of their salary arrears.

Governor Ajimobi: We’ll complete ongoing projects in Oke Ogun

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has assured the people of Oke Ogun zone of the state that his administration would ensure the completion of ongoing projects in the axis no matter what it takes.

Police arrest six suspected robbers in military uniforms

The police command in Osun State has arrested six suspected highway robbers all dressed in military camouflage uniforms operating along Ife-Ilesa Expressway in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Federal government to establish polytechnic in Oke-Ogun if President Buhari is re-elected

Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday promised the people of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State that the federal government would establish a polytechnic in the area, after the re-election of the president, Muhammadu Buhari.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.