Category Archives: Oyo State News

Oyo govt to commence Eleyele Dam rehabilitation

Aimed at addressing perennial flood risk in Ibadan, reconstruction work on the Eleyele dam is set to commence. The reconstruction of the Eleyele Dam which is one of the major hydrological devices

Oyo 2019: Lawmakers support for Buhari’s governorship aspiration

Senator Abdulfatai Buhari has declared his intention to succeed Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2019, News Agency of Nigeria reports. NAN also reported that some lawmakers in Oyo State have thrown their weight

War Against Criminality: Oyo Residents Charged to be Vigilant

As part of measures to ensure adequate security of lives and property, the Executive Secretary, Oyo State Security Trust Fund, Mr. Femi Oyedipe, has charged all and sundry including community leaders, religious

LG polls: Oyo APC’s consensus list will be resisted, Shittu tells Ajimobi

MINISTER of Communications and governorship aspirant in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter, Adebayo Shittu, has told Governor Abiola Ajimobi that the list of his loyalists recently unveiled as the

Embrace demand-driven research, Ajimobi charges tertiary institutions

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday charged tertiary institutions in Nigeria to embrace demand-driven research and courses capable of solving the country’s peculiar challenges. He also urged them to pay

2019: Oyo commissioner declares governorship ambition

Azeez Adeduntan, the Oyo State Commissioner for Health, has declared his readiness to succeed his boss, Abiola Ajimobi, in 2019. Mr Adeduntan made the disclosure on Thursday in Ibadan during his visit

Oyo sets up taskforce on kidnappings

The Oyo State Government has reiterated that adequate security measures have been put in place to address the insecurity situation in the Oke-Ogun area of the state following the spate of kidnappings.

South-West governors to embark on joint rice project

GOVERNORS in the South-West region of the country have agreed to execute a Rice Accelerated Programme for Integrated Development (RAPID) to facilitate food security and job creation in the region. They also

Southwest states to understudy Oyo education reform

Southwest governors are poised to understudy the education reforms of Oyo State government. The decision followed success of the reforms, particularly the School Governing Boards (SGBs) and Oyo State Education Trust Fund

Ajimobi, party Chairman, excos approve consensus candidates

THE Director, Media, Research and Strategy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Dr Abdulazeez Olatunde has denounced notions that Governor Ajimobi imposed LG candidates on the party. According to

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