Tag: Oyo state

President Buhari Condemn Ethnic Attacks

AMT Tanimu- February 15, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his government will protect all religious and ethnic groups, whether majority or minority in line with its responsibility under ... Read More

1,052 Oyo Indigenes rescued From Trafficking — DG NAPTIP

Henry Solomon- September 9, 2020

Mrs Dame Okah-Donli, Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says 1,052 indigenes of Oyo State have been rescued from ... Read More

Alleged Serial Killer Escapes From Police Custody in Oyo

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2020

The Police Command in Oyo State has confirmed the escape from its custody of a 19-year-old alleged serial killer, Sunday Shodipe. The News Agency of ... Read More

Gov. Makinde picks Kano indigene as aide

inno.korie- December 5, 2019

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed Alhaji Ahmed Murtala, an indigene of Kano State, as his Special Assistant on Community Relations I. He ... Read More

No Muslim in Hijab was Denied Registration During The CVR in Oyo – REC

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2018

Mr. Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State,  said no female Muslim in hijab or purdah was denied registration since the commencement ... Read More

ASUU wants immediate review of LAUTECH tuition fees

admin- August 13, 2018

ASUU President Professor Biodun Ogunyemi By Gami Tadanyigbe The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for the immediate downward review of high tuition ... Read More

Rape Incidents Alarming, Under-Reported – Expert

Abdul Jimoh- June 20, 2018

Dr Kemi Ademola-Aremu, a Gender Activist, on Wednesday incidents of rape are alarming and under-reported in the country. She also described as worrisome the non-availability ... Read More

Politics: 7 parties to contest in Oyo constituency by-election – INEC

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says seven political parties have been cleared to participate in the Ibarapa State Constituency by-election billed for Saturday. Mr. Mutiu ... Read More

N5.6bn Alleged Scam: EFCC withdraws charges against ex-Oyo Head of Service, 11 others

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 16, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday withdrew the charges against ex-Oyo State Head of Service, Alhaja Kudirat Adeleke, and 11 others arraigned ... Read More

Under-aged Children Used in Hard Drug Peddling, NDLEA Raises Alarm

Henry Solomon- March 15, 2018

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, has raised alarm over the use of under-aged street children in the sale of hard ... Read More

149 MSMEs Benefit from Oyo State, BOI Loan Scheme

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 6, 2018

One hundred and forty nine companies have benefitted from a N1 billion loan scheme financed by the Oyo State Government and Bank of Industry (BOI) ... Read More

LG Poll: Group urges Oyo APC members to ensure rancour-free primaries

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 6, 2018

A group, Ajimobi Forum for Good Governance (AFOGG), has urged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state to support the party leadership ... Read More

N177m Fraud: Ex-IART D-G, Ogubodede, Bags 40 Years Jail Term

Abdul Jimoh- October 3, 2017

Fraudster Bags 7 years for Criminal Conspiracy and Forgery The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 secured the conviction and ... Read More

President Buhari Mourns General Emmanuel Abisoye

Abdul Jimoh- March 22, 2017

General Emmanuel Abisoye FEMI ADESINA, Abuja; President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the family of Major-General Emmanuel Abisoye (Rtd), former General Officer Commanding (GOC) ... Read More

FG Records Progress In Addressing liquidity In Power Sector & Ending Pipeline Vandalism

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

Progress has been reported on steps being taken by the Federal Government to address the issue of liquidity in the Power Sector just as the ... Read More

Oyo State Government To Slash All Politicians’ Income

admin- November 8, 2016

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Oyo State Government has announced 50 per cent reduction in the salaries of political office holders, their compensation, approval limits ... Read More

USAID Donates 4.5 Million Mosquito Bed Nets to Oyo State

Suleiman Idris- October 27, 2016

Dr. Rick Niska representative to the Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Nigeria, handed over 4.5 million bed nets at the ... Read More

N8b CBN Currency Fraud: Ex-Banker Offers To Plea Bargain

admin- September 27, 2016

Headquarter, Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria. EFCC, Abuja: One of the former commercial bank staff currently standing trial in the N8billion mutilated currency fraud, ... Read More

Niger Delta Ministry Offers Grants To Polytechnic Students

admin- August 25, 2016

Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has offered grant of a laptop and three hundred thousand Naira start-up capital to each of its skills sponsored graduands. ... Read More

POLL: Most States in Nigeria Now Seeking Alternative Income

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 17, 2016

Lagos State Nigeria The economic situation appears to be quite dismal, as 27 states out of 36 have been unable to fulfil their basic financial ... Read More