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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

#EndSARS: Oyo governor unveils N1 billion package for compensation, MSME scheme for youths

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, announced that his administration has set aside packages totalling the sum of one billion (N1Billion) to cover for compensation for victims of police brutality and injustice and a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) scheme, for youths.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 Housing Units at the Ajoda New Town Estate, located on the New Ibadan-Ife Expressway.

Oyo governor flags off construction of 360 housing units, Ajoda new town estate

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 Housing Units at the Ajoda New Town Estate, located on the New Ibadan-Ife Expressway.
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 government re-awards Saki, Oyo township roads, expands energy ministry

The Government of Oyo State, on Tuesday, announced it has re-awarded the contract for the construction of Saki Township Road at the cost of Four Billion, Seven Hundred and Ninety-Six Million Naira (N4,796,000,000,).
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 begins oral interview for 7,000 TESCOM applicants

The government of Oyo State, on Monday, kickstarted the oral interview exercise for some 7,000 applicants who scored 50 per cent and above in the Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted by the state’s Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM).
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.

APC accuses Governor Makinde of wasting Oyo money on his ‘vice presidential ambition’

The All Progressives Congress Professionals in Oyo State (APC-P) has called on Governor Seyi Makinde to stop wasting the state’s resources on the People’s Democratic Party to push his alleged ambition to contest for the position of the Vice President in 2020.
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.

Governor Makinde: PDP set to take over Ondo

The National Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the October 2020 governorship election in Ondo State has declared that the party is set to take over the state from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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 cancels virus curfew, to issue advisory to night clubs

The Task Force, however, specifically warned operators of Night Clubs to desist from accommodating persons in closed areas within their premises, adding that research has confirmed that the virus spreads faster when people cluster in closed venues.
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Oyo governor sacks commissioner, redeploys two others

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has relieved the Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja of his appointment.
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: We will retrieve N96 billion ‘stolen’ during Senator Ajimobi’s tenure

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde says his administration would retreive the state’s funds allegedly looted by officials of the administration of late Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Governor Makinde: Oyo to repatriate trafficked indigenes in Lebanon

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has said the state would ensure the repatriation of all its indigenes found to have been trafficked to Lebanon.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Eid-el-Kabir: Oyo opens praying grounds, says social distancing compulsory

A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, indicated that part of the protocols that must be observed during the Eid Adha festivity include observance of the social distancing rule by allowing only 25 per cent of worshippers at every instance.
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.

Oyo governor constitutes councils for tertiary institutions

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has constituted the governing councils of tertiary institutions owned by the state.
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.

Oyo shifts school resumption dates

The government had earlier directed all terminal classes, including Primary Six, Junior Secondary School Three (JSS3) and Senior Secondary School Three (SSS3) to resume on June 29, ahead of preparations for their various exams.
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Oyo: Bayo Adelabu, Seyi Makinde clash over performance

Measuring performance indices in education, health, infrastructure, agriculture, security and good governance, Adelabu posited that Makinde has shown that he was ill-prepared for the position given his poor handling of the core areas of development in the last one year.
Governor Seyi Makinde disclosed this, saying that one confirmed COVID-19 patient was discharged after receiving his second negative test result.

Oyo reviews curfew to 8 pm to 5 am

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, on Sunday, relaxed the existing curfew imposed on the state in respect of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic to between 8.p.m. and 5 a.m.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Eid-el-Fitri: Oyo governor felicitates Muslims, calls for prayers for state, Nigeria

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has congratulated Muslims in the state and beyond on the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fasting.
The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, on Friday, recorded a major victory in its ongoing fight against the novel Coronavirus when it discharged 11 persons after they tested negative to COVID-19 twice.

Oyo discharges 11 coronavirus patients

The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, on Friday, recorded a major victory in its ongoing fight against the novel Coronavirus when it discharged 11 persons after they tested negative to COVID-19 twice.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo approves construction of four ultra-modern bus terminals

The Oyo State Executive Council, on Tuesday, approved the award of the contract for the construction of four Ultra-modern Bus Terminals to be located in Iwo Road, Challenge, New Ife Road, and Ojoo.

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#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

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UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

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