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15 May 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conduct a by-election for the vacant seat of Ibarapa East State Constituency of Oyo State on June 2. Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State, made this known on Tuesday in a chat with newsmen in Ibadan. Agboke said the by-election was…
12 May 2018
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday condemned the resurgence of the cult war in Idi-Oro and Ayeye areas of Ibadan North West Local Government Area which claimed the life of a teenage girl on Saturday. A statement by the Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy to the Governor, Mr Bolaji Tunji, said the governor…
7 May 2018
I wrote this piece with a measure of immense pride. There is no one that will not feel this kind of pride if such a person has the kind of attachment that I have to the great University of Ibadan. This is where I was taught and where I caught my theoretical teeth as a…
6 May 2018
The Elders Consultative Forum of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria, Oyo State Chapter, on Sunday distributed N2.4 million cash as Zakkat (alms) to indigent Muslims in the state. Alhaji Lanus Sansui (SAN), Chairman of the Forum, while speaking at the 6th annual Zakkat distribution ceremony in Ibadan, said the money realised from individual…
27 Apr 2018
Immediate past Senator for Oyo South District, Sen. Olufemi Lanlehin, has described the death of the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly as shocking and devastating to the state. The Speaker, Mr Michael Adeyemo, died on Friday. Lanlehin, in a condolence message made available by his media office, said Adeyemo was a great lawyer…
14 Apr 2018
The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them. He made the plea while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ibadan. He appealed to the kidnappers to bear with him as he does not have the money being requested.…
13 Apr 2018
Oyo State government has reiterated its readiness to partner with more foreign and local investors to further promote large-scale livestock farming for the economic development of the state. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olalekan Alli, representing Governor Abiola Ajimobi, stated this while declaring open the Nigeria Poultry and Livestock Expo held at the…
10 Apr 2018
The Oyo State Government has reiterated its readiness to partner with more foreign and local investors to promote large-scale livestock farming for economic development. The Secretary to the State Government, Olalekan Alli, representing Governor Abiola Ajimobi, stated this while declaring open the Nigeria Poultry and Livestock Expo held at the International Conference Center, University of…
21 Mar 2018
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, has disclosed that 649,183 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by their owners in the state. He disclosed this when he led a delegation of INEC officials on a visit to the Oyo State High Court. Agboke also revealed that…
12 Mar 2018
Stakeholders in the forest sector in Oyo State have threatened a legal action against the government on plans to turn some reserves into commercial farmlands.  The state government had through a letter marked 411/27, dated September 25, 2017 approved the creation of agricultural zones from the existing forest reserves in the state.  One Mr. A.B Oladejo…
12 Mar 2018
Software and consulting services provider, NexusMax Software 365, has deployed a solution called NEXUSINSURE to power the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA). A statement by the firm said the Agency’s portfolio had increased since the deployment of the comprehensive biometric health insurance platform. The system, based on the commercial off-the-shelf NEXUSINSURE software, was implemented…
9 Mar 2018
Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has appointed Bolaji Tunji as Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy. Tunji, a former Executive Director of the Sun Newspapers, is taking over from Yomi Layinka, who has been redeployed as Special Adviser, Ibadan Media City Project. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Olalekan Alli, disclosed this. Until…

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