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Gov’s seat not for ill-prepared – Oyo Ex-Speaker Onigbinde

Gov’s seat not for ill-prepared – Oyo Ex-Speaker Onigbinde Onigbinde

By Jide Jegede Notwithstanding his many enviable feats contained in the loud governorship campaign billboards conspicuously placed in strategic positions across the state, many youngsters would still want to ask ‘who exactly is Dr. Akin Onigbinde’. Their curiosity may not be out of place. Since the beginning of the current political dispensation in May 1999, […]

Oyo LG polls: Ajimobi’s APC takes all

Oyo LG polls: Ajimobi’s APC takes all

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the elective positions contested for in the Local Government election held in Oyo state last Saturday. After the collation of the final results by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), the party’s candidates were declared winners in all the Chairmanship and Councillorship posts in the […]

Stray bullet kills teenage girl as Oyo conducts LG poll

Stray bullet kills teenage girl as Oyo conducts LG poll

An eighteen-year-old girl was killed at Idi Oro, Ekotedo area in Ibadan by a shot allegedly fired by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) during the Local Government election held across Oyo State on Saturday. The girl identified as Kofoworola Abubakar was said to be a student of St. Bridget […]

Steer clear of LG election, congress, Ajimobi warns rival APC faction

Steer clear of LG election, congress, Ajimobi warns rival APC faction Town Planning

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Thursday warned his rivals in the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stay away from the Local Government election scheduled to hold across the state on Saturday, The group, otherwise known as Unity Forum was also warmed against alleged attempt to disrupt the party’s Local Government […]

Oyo proposes N267b for 2018 fiscal year

Oyo proposes N267b for 2018 fiscal year 2018 fiscal year

The Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, presented a budget of N267 Billion for the 2018 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly on Thursday tagging it ‘Budget of Stabilisation. Though the governor could not provide the details before the lawmakers, saying the state ministry of finance would do the job later, he informed that […]

Fake land deeds: Oyo dismisses town planning interim staffers

Fake land deeds: Oyo dismisses town planning interim staffers Town Planning

The Oyo State government said it has dismissed all ad-hoc staff in Town Planning offices in its local government and local development centres across the state. The state Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Survey, Ajiboye Omodewu, who disclosed this to journalists in Ibadan, said the government took the decision to nip in the board fraudulent […]

Ajimobi to sign alternative dispute resolution law soon – Attorney-General

Ajimobi to sign alternative dispute resolution law soon – Attorney-General Town Planning

The Oyo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Oluwaseun Abimbola, at the weekend said the State Governor Abiola Ajimobi will soon sign into law an alternative dispute resolution bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly. In a release made available to journalists in Ibadan on Sunday, an elated Abimbola said the law was […]

Court relaxes order against Oyo LG election

Court relaxes order against Oyo LG election Town Planning

Oyo State Government has secured an order that will facilitate the conduct of local government election in the state. In a statement in Ibadan on Wednesday by the Commissioner for information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun quoting the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Oluwaseun Abimbola, the government stated that Order 3 of […]

Oyo partners Microsoft for digital literacy

Oyo partners Microsoft for digital literacy Oyo Microsoft

The Oyo State Government on Wednesday disclosed that it is partnering Microsoft and Signal Alliance on its digital literacy programme, saying that 800 computers will be provided across eight centres as the pilot scheme. The Government stated these during a press conference attended by representatives of Microsoft Nigeria, Signal Alliance, Tertiary Institutions, Schools Governing Board […]

Oyo Govt Committed N22bn to LAUTECH in 6years, says crisis to end soon

Oyo Govt Committed N22bn to LAUTECH in 6years, says crisis to end soon

PRESS RELEASE Oyo State Government has said that over N22bn has been expended on the Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) since 2011, confirming that the recently inaugurated Governing Council is already finding a lasting solution to the crisis in the institution. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology Professor Adeniyi Olowofela, who made the disclosure on […]