Posts Tagged ‘Oyo State’

Oyo State: “I Promise To Fund Amotekun’s Efforts”– Seyi Makinde

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 27, 2020
Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde on Wednesday revealed his administration’s willingness to fund the Amotekun Corps, terming the body as a force in “securing lives and properties.” He made this known in a brief statement on social media, after a meeting with the Caretaker Chairmen of Local Government and Local Council Development Areas. He […]

IGP Deploys Crack Detectives To Oyo State In Bid To Rearrest Wanted Suspected Serial Killer

by Seun Adeuyion August 20, 2020
Mohammed Adamu, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, has deployed additional investigative aids to Oyo State in bid to complement the efforts of the Police in Oyo State, in the ongoing manhunt aimed at re-arresting Sunday Shodipe, a prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens in Akinyele Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. This […]

Reconstruction Of Airport-Ajia-New Ife Express Road Flagged Off In Oyo State

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 6, 2020
Oyo State is set for smoother express roads, as governor Seyi Makinde on Wednesday flagged off the reconstruction of the Airport-Ajia-New Ife Express Road with a spur to Amuloko (21kms). Makinde revealed this in a statement on Wednesday, saying the entirety of the project cost N8.5B and it is scheduled to be completed within 18 […]

Oyo State: Governor Makinde Launches Agrobased Programme(STEP) For Secondary School Students

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 23, 2020
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has on Thursday, launched an agribusiness program in Fasola, Oyo state. According to Makinde, the initiative largely involves early stage youths, as the launch of the Start Them Early Programme (STEP) took place at Fasola Grammar School, Fasola in Oyo West Local Government Area. STEP is an initiative by […]

COVID19: 26 Previously Suspected Cases Test Positive As Oyo State Statistics Climb To 2219

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 22, 2020
Governor of Oyo, Seyi Makinde on Wednesday reported that a total of 2219 cases of the Coronavirus virus has been recorded in the State, as 26 suspected cases of the virus returned positive, from laboratories. “Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for twenty-six suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Ibadan North (4), Oluyole […]

Oyo: Giant Strides For Children’s Rights As Gov. Makinde Launches ‘Family Court’

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 10, 2020
Stating the need for adequate representation of Children’s Rights in order to serve as protection from crimes pepetrated against juveniles, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday commissioned the launch of a family court. “Today, we commissioned the Family Court for Oyo State. Although the Child’s Rights Act, 2003 was domesticated in Oyo State […]