Sunday, 3rd December 2023

Oyo State

3 days ago
Oyo State Government has said that the Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in the state will be specially upgraded to 24 hours service centres.
16 Nov
The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), Oyo State chapter, has expressed dismay over the delay in receiving the state government's wage award promised by Governor Seyi Makinde.
14 Nov
Suspected armed bandits, yesterday, killed one person and kidnapped two others in Sepeteri, Saki East Local Council of Oyo State. The Guardian learnt that the incident occurred inside the Old Oyo National Park. According to a source, some residents and local vigilante officials, however, engaged the bandits in a gun duel, which led to the rescue…
13 Nov
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has said works will soon begin on Agbowo Shopping Complex, saying the project remains important to his administration as it is part of its agenda to resuscitate the state’s assets.
11 Nov
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has charged the University of Ibadan to start the process of regaining its position as the intellectual capital of Africa.
7 Nov
Labour leaders in Oyo State have initiated emergency negotiations with government officials to avert a strike action.
7 Nov
Vice Chancellor, Bowen University, Iwo, Oyo State, Prof. Jonathan Babalola, has flayed the Federal Government for converting technical institutions, especially polytechnics to universities, saying the transition had negatively impacted the technical education landscape.
25 Oct
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday called for caution from the public following a recent attack on some of its operatives in Ibadan, Oyo State.
24 Oct
Dr Michael Adaralewa, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Commandant in Oyo State, has reiterated the corps’ commitment to prevention of clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the state. Adaralewa stated this during his working visit to NSCDC Area “I” command, Saki, on Tuesday. He said that the command had made provision for establishment…
24 Oct
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo on Monday signed an executive order to protect mining communities in the state against insecurity and exploitation. Makinde also signed another executive order for the establishment of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In his remarks, the governor said the signing was to give legal backing to the efforts of…
19 Oct
The governor of Oyo, Seyi Makinde, has announced plans to provide a total of N500 million in loans to traders, artisans and small business owners in the state. This was made known in a statement with the Oyo Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Professor Musibau Babatunde, saying the initiative is part of the Sustainable…
17 Oct
The Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde, has given his approval for the promotion of civil and public servants in the state.


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