Makinde chides naysayers over LAUTECH ownership issue, pays thank-you visit to Oyetola
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, berated critics condemning the amicable matter with which the ownership crisis rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology...
Makinde presents N266.6 billion 2021 budget to Oyo Assembly
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has presented N266.6 billion to the Oyo State House of Assembly for the 2021 fiscal year, with education receiving the lion’s share of the total budget estimate.
2021 budget will take care of LAUTECH funding, Makinde assures
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has declared that funding Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) would pose no difficulty to the state, as it had been captured in its 2021 budget.
Makinde declares Amotekun operational with 1,500 officers in Oyo
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has declared that the state’s Security Network Agency, code-named Amotekun Corps, is now fully operational.
FCC commissioner berates Makinde over comment on Ibadan model school contract
The Commissioner of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) in Oyo State, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, has chided Governor Seyi Makinde over his comments against former Governor Abiola Ajimobi regarding the Model School project executed in state.
Makinde plans to probe Ajimobi’s administration over Ibadan model school contract
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that the immediate past administration would be investigated on why the Oba Akinbiyi Model School contract was terminated after N400 million was spent
Prominent Lagosians seek dissolution of Lekki tollgate
• Obasa says #EndSARS violence devastates Lagos economy • Makinde inaugurates 11-man judicial panel on injustice, police brutality Some prominent Lagosians, including Chief Alaba Williams, Bashorun Jaiye Randle, Ade Dosunmu and Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, have urged immediate scrapping of Lekki Tollgate to “alleviate the economic burden of residents and ease free-flow of traffic in the…
Diaspora group lauds Makinde’s peace efforts
Omituntun Initiative in the Diaspora (OID) has described Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde as a leader of historical policy, conflict resolution, and management expert due to his peace efforts. The socio-political group appealed to the youths to embrace absolute peace and tap into the lofty opportunities of the Makinde administration before and after the protest,…
Oyo to address #EndSARS posers with youth empowerment programme, says Makinde
I had to make a statewide broadcast on Monday, October 19, 2020, to appeal for calm and lay out our position on the protests. I supported the protests and we made it clear that I was for peaceful protest.
Makinde orders recruitment of 1,500 officers to kick-start Amotekun
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said that he had ordered immediate recruitment of 1,500 officers to kick-start the South-West Security Network, code-named Amotekun Corps, in the state.
Makinde sets up N500m fund for EndSARS protest victims
Approves N500m MSME fund for entrepreneurship, to employ 5,000 youths Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said the state had set up an N500 million compensation fund for victims of injustice during the EndSARS protests in the state. Makinde, who stated this in Ibadan during the post-protest meeting with traditional rulers, clerics, and other stakeholders…