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Hajj 2022: Last Batch of Oyo Pilgrims Arrives

The last batch of Oyo State Pilgrims to return from Saudi Arabia has successfully arrived. The batch of Sixty aboard Flynas XY7036 Airline which left Jedda Airport around 1:00am Nigerian time, landed at the Muritala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja, Lagos State exactly 6:50am. The  Pilgrims were led by the Vice-chairman, Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare, […]Continue Reading

Breaking: Protests Rock Ogbomoso

There is confusion in Ogbomoso, Oyo state as residents protest the alleged killing of some people who were reportedly killed by kidnappers while trying to pay ransom. Information has it that one of the people who went to pay ransom for a kidnapped resident was brutally murdered The development is believed to have sparked anger […]Continue Reading
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NAWOJ Holds Summer Programme for Teens

Teenagers can carve a niche for themselves in any chosen profession if well guided.  Chairperson, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Oyo State chapter, stated this at a summer programme organised in conjunction with a non-governmental organization, Mrs Ajibola explained that the programme would afford the participants to meet professionals who would Continue Reading

Makinde Parleys Stakeholders on LAUTECH Issues

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has met with critical stakeholders of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, in a bid to address major issues affecting the institution. Those who attended the meeting, which took place at the Presidential Lodge of the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, include representatives of the Alumni body, the […]Continue Reading

Makinde Mourns Lawmaker

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has expressed shock over the death of the member representing Ibadan South-East Constituency II, Ademola Olusegun Popoola. Governor Makinde who described the lawmaker’s death as sad, painful and a huge loss to the state, commiserated with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, on whose platform Popoola was […]Continue Reading

Oyo Loses Lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Ibadan Southeast constituency II at Oyo state House of Assembly, Honourable  Ademola Olusegun Popoola is dead. Mr Oyekunle, Special adviser to the Speaker of the House, Rt Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin confirmed the incident to newsmen. Honourable  Popoola died last night at University College Hospital ( UCH ) after suffering from Kidney Continue Reading

Fuel Scarcity: Residents Lament Hardship in Oyo

Residents of Ibadan, Oyo State capital have continued to witness scarcity of premium motor spirit, PMS, as queues have resurfaced again. Radio Nigeria reporter Olukemi Akintunde who monitored the situation in the metropolis reports that many filling stations were under lock while some Independent marketers that have the product sold between 200 to 250 naira […]Continue Reading

Messages Pour in as Muslims Mark Sallah

Folarin Felicitates Muslims At Eid-El-Kabir As Muslim Ummah in Oyo State joins other Muslims worldwide to celebrate Eid Al-Adha, the 2023 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Teslim Folarin has assured people of the state of a better future. The Oyo Central senator made the statement in his felicitation message to Muslims […]Continue Reading

Court Stops Oyo DG Impeachment

An Oyo State high court sitting in Ibadan had on Wednesday restrained the Oyo State House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor of the state, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan. The court, presided over by Justice Ladiran Akintola stopped any removal process the State Assembly may want to initiate. According to the Court, the status-quo must […]Continue Reading

Impeachment: NACOMYO Makes Case for Olaniyan

National Council of Muslim Youths Organisations,  NACOMYO has appealed to lawmakers in Oyo State to avoid plunging the state into another round of political crisis with the planned impeachment of the Deputy Governor, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan. This is contained in a statement issued in Ibadan and signed by the Coordinator, NACOMYO, Oyo State Chapter, Alhaji Dawood Afolabi. Continue Reading