Ajimobi, commissioners, others went away with many govt vehicles – Oyo govt (Punch)

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and his commissioners went away with many government vehicles and sold off a lot more for pittance, especially new vehicles bought at the end of 2018 and early this year.…

NURTW plans to meet Makinde over proscribed Oyo chapter (Punch)

The President, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Najeem Yasin, on Monday regretted the ban on the union’s activities in Oyo State. Yasin said the union would appeal to the state Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, to take a second…

Oyo must not slip back to insecurity, AAC chieftain tells Makinde (Guardian)

Mr Akinwale Laosun, the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in Oyo State during the general elections, has advised Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure that that the state does not return to the violence of the past. Laosun gave the…

Makinde says Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage, scraps tuition (Punch)

Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources. He, however, scrapped the N3,000 tuition…

Oyo workers give 24-hour notice to commence strike (Punch)

Workers in Oyo State on Thursday gave a 24-hour notice to commence strike and paralyse government activities, few days to the May 29 swearing-in of the new government of the Peoples Democratic Party. The issues that the workers had with…

Oyo communities punishing families that shun genital mutilation, NGO laments (Punch)

A Non Governmental Organisation seeking to end female genital mutilation in the country, Value Re-Orientation for Community Enhancement, has called on international agencies and government at all levels to ensure the full implementation of Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act. While…

Oke-Ogun poly council suspends rector, others (Guardian)

The Governing Council of Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, has suspended all principal officers of the institution over alleged financial mismanagement. The officers suspended were the Rector of the institution, Mr. Matthew Oladeji and other principal officers. According to a…

Physically challenged man donates N120,000 to Oyo gov-elect (Punch)

A physically challenged person in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Wasiu Nurudeen, has donated N120,000 to the state Governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde. The donation, he said, was to support Makinde to defend his mandate before the election…

Oyo people stood against mismanagement, external forces —Gov-elect, Makinde (Punch)

The Oyo State Governor-Elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, said he owed his victory to the people who stood up against what he described as the fleecing of the state treasury in collusion with external forces. He, however, hinted that his administration…

We have firsthand information on suspected killer of Oyo Lawmaker – Police (Guardian)

The Oyo State Police Command says it has obtained firsthand information on the identity of the suspected killer of Hon. Temitope Olatoye, House of Representatives member for Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Olatoye popularly…

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