Makinde, NURTW set for showdown over proscription
Barely 10 months into his first four-year tenure, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State is set for a head-on collision with the Southwest chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers...
Oyo moves to embrace independent power supply
Mr Seun Ashamu, Oyo State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, says the state has begun efforts toward achieving independent power supply.
Olubadan accuses new monarchs of blackmail, threatens legal action
The crisis between Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and the newly installed monarchs on Wednesday deepened as the Olubadan threatened legal action against the new obas for blackmail and denigration of the institution he represents. Apparently referring to the letter "Re: Grievances; our response" of February 14, 2020 signed by Otun Olubadan, Oba Lekan…
Oyo government begins urban flood control project
As part of measures to reduce incidents of displacements, the Oyo State Government has commenced implementation of the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project in the state.
Oyo government to name motor park managers in 33 LGs Monday
The Oyo State government will, on Monday, name and inaugurate managers for motor parks in all the 33 local government areas across the state. Prof Raphael Afonja, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Ibadan on Friday. Afonja said that the park managers would be in charge of the…
Oyo revokes parcels of land in Agodi GRA, Jericho
The Oyo State Government has approved the revocation of some plots of land located within the Agodi Government Reservation Area (GRA) and Jericho axis of Ibadan, the state capital.
Oyo State government suspends 13 headteachers, others over alleged illegal fees collection, insubordination
Governor Seyi Makinde-led government in Oyo State yesterday ordered the immediate suspension of 13 primary school head teachers, two assistant head teachers...
Oyo local councils crisis: No respite as face-off gets violent
The political crisis rocking the local government administration in Oyo State has assumed a violent dimension as thugs have taken over council secretariats in a free for all.
Makinde effects minor cabinet reshuffle
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday, approved a minor cabinet reshuffle, which affected two ministries. The Governor, in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan and signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, confirmed the swapping of the portfolios of Commissioners for Education and Establishments. The statement confirmed that the Commissioner…