Category: Events


How Oyo State celebrated World Culture Day

  Last week, the world celebrated culture day. In Oyo State, it was marked with pomp and celebration as the governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, declared that all state workers go to work in cultural attires and encouraged residents of the state to eat local delicacies. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Ibadan agog with ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ initiative

In furtherance of the campaign to promote household and environmental hygiene, leading hygiene solutions brand, Hypo, stormed the city of Ibadan with ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ initiative to sensitize the public on household and environmental hygiene. Read More… The initiative at Ibadan followed a similar exercise recently in Lagos, at the Ebute Meta area, during the flag exercise on World Health Day. Driven on social media with the hashtag #teamuptocleanup, the clean-up exercise in Lagos witnessed a successful turn out by residents and participation of stakeholders from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Environment In Ibadan, the clean-up...


Olumide Bakare burial plan announced

 Burial plans for Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, who died on April 22, 2017 has been announced. The veteran thespian  is set to be buried on May 26 in Ibadan, Oyo State. The funeral arrangement will begin with service of songs at St. James Cathedral, Oke Bola Ibadan, from 5pm to 7pm. Reception follows at 4real events, Ring Road, Ibadan. Bakare will be remembered for his inimitable role interpretation and passion for his craft Olumide Bakare is survived by his wife, Adekunbi Bakare and four children, Pastor Bakare, Olumayowa Bakare, Oluwatofunmi Bakare and Oluwanifemi Bakare. (Edited By Olamide Michael) Source FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


Oyo government flags off 6th year anniversary with projects

Oyo State government on Tuesday announced a series of 15- day activities to commemorate the sixth year anniversary of the Governor Abiola Ajimobi led administration. Read More… Alhaji Olalekan Alli, the Secretary to the State Government told journalists in Ibadan that among the activities lined up for the anniversary include commissioning of various projects across the geo-political zones of the state, the laying of foundation stone of Iseyin Aso-oke international Market, distribution of food items and a children conference on education. He added that the Governor will also launch a statewide health insurance scheme as well as flag off of...