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Education

SUBEB Applauds Oyo State Model School over Hitch-free E-based Examination

By Oluwakayode  Banjo No fewer than one thousand, three hundred and ninety-five pupils, sat for the year 23/24 e-based Entrance Examination into Oyo State Model Smart School. The pupils were tested in English language, Mathematics, and General knowledge at the Smart School, Sogunro, Akinyele Local Government Area, Ibadan. The Executive Secretary, SUBEB, Jacob Dairo stated Continue Reading
Transportation

Umahi Advocates Concrete Pavement Technology for Road Construction

By Iyabo Adebisi The Minister of Works, Mr David Umahi has advocated the use of newly introduced Concrete Pavement Technology, in road construction projects for its durability and cost effectiveness compared to asphalt roads. He stated this while addressing journalists during an inspection tour of Abeokuta-Ibadan Road project.  The minister is on two-day working visit […]Continue Reading
Crime

Administrative Bail is Free – EFCC 

By Oluwakayode Banjo Securing administrative bail of suspects in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, custody is free.  The Acting Commander of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Commission, ACE I Halima Mustafa Rufa’u stated this on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, when she received in her office, Executive Committee members of the Ibadan Branch […]Continue Reading
Sport

Makinde Hunts for Sports Talents in Schools

By Oluwakayode Banjo The Oyo State Government has reiterated its policy thrust to develop sports at the primary level, saying its pupils will soon dominate sporting events at the National level. The Coordinating Director, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Mr. Jacob Dairo made this known at the distribution of sporting equipment donated by Oyo […]Continue Reading
Labour

Labour Protest Rocks Oyo, Osun, Ogun

By Omolola Alamu/Adenitan Akinola/Oluwatoyin Adegoke It is now a double protests in Oyo State as the State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, complied with the call from the national body of the Union to protest the high cost of fuel due to the removal of subsidy, despite protesting non-remittance of their salary deductions […]Continue Reading
Politics

Makinde Swears- in Cabinet Members

By Iyabo Adebisi Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has sworn in Secretary to the State Government, Professor Olanike Adeyemo alongside newly confirmed 16 Commissioners. The Governor also officially sworn-in the Acting Head of Service, Olubunmi Oni mni into substantive position as Head of Service (HoS), Oyo State and 13 permanent secretaries. Governor Makinde while […]Continue Reading
Security

NSCDC Spreads Tentacle to Surulere

By Rasheedah Makinde Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Oyo State has reiterated its commitments at ensuring a safe and secured atmosphere throughout the State. The NSCDC Commandant, Dr Micheal Adaralewa stated this while inagurating a new office of the Corps at Iresaadu in Surulere Local Government area of Oyo State. Dr Adaralewa said […]Continue Reading
Judiciary

Makinde Inaugurates New Courts in Ogbomoso

By Jeffrey Ahonmisi Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has cautioned residents of the state against taking laws into their hands, urging them to seek constitutional means of getting justice. Mr Makinde stated this at the inauguration of two newly constructed Magistrate courts and reconstructed High courts in Oke Ado, Ogbomoso. Declaring the edifice opened, Governor […]Continue Reading
Infrastructure

Makinde Promises Zero Pothole

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has promised residents of immediate rehabilitation of all potholes on most roads in the State to improve vehicle movement and prevent road crashes  He gave the assurance during an assessment visit to the State road maintenance agency (OYSROMA), Ibadan. The governor explained that the recent downpour […]Continue Reading
Politics

Makinde Makes New Appointments

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of the immediate past Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Abiodun Oni, as the Director-General of the Mineral Development Agency of Oyo State and Executive Chairman of the Pacesetter Mineral Development Company. This was just as the governor approved the appointments of four more […]Continue Reading
Lifestyle

Eid-El Kabir: Help government achieve economic revival – Oyo NOA Charges Nigerians

By Mosope Kehinde The Director of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, in Oyo State, Mr Kayode Odedokun has urged citizens to rekindle their hopes for better days ahead and assist the government at all levels in making the national economic revival a reality.  In the Eid-el-Kabir message, which he personally signed and made available to the press in […]Continue Reading