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Faleti burial rites begin today

  The Oyo State Government on Monday said it donated the sum of N5m to the family of the late celebrated actor and playwright, Adebayo Faleti, towards the burial of the late artiste. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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32 traditional rulers in Ibadan, joke taken too far – Olubadan of Ibadanland

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has described the purported outcome of of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry for the review of the existing 1957 Declaration of Olubadan of Ibadanland and other related chieftaincies in Ibadanland, headed by Justice Akintunde Boade (retd) set up by the Oyo State government, “as a joke carried too far.” Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


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


Oyo warns residents against dumping waste in Ogunpa River

 THE Oyo state government has warned residents who dispose wastes arbitrarily and traders selling under high-voltage power cables to be careful during this rainy season. The warning was contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun. This became necessary in view of the Ogunpa flood disaster that claimed so many lives in the state on August 26, 2011. The commissioner also said that the State Government had begun rehabilitation of additional seven roads in the city. The roads are Iyanganku/NTC road, Eleta/Odinjo/Muslim road, Beere/Oranyan/Orita Aperin road and Ogbomoso High School/Baptist High road. The...


Ibadan master plan will address estimated 11.3 million population —Oyo government

Plans by the Oyo State government to accommodate the 11.3 million estimated population of Ibadan, the state capital by 2036 are contained in the Ibadan master plan. Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Physical Planning and Urban development, Alhaji Waheed Gbadamosi, who stated this on Tuesday, added that the master plan intended to guide development in undeveloped areas and especially provide sufficient land capacity to accommodate the anticipated population. He however, assured that the plan would not erase existing structures and peculiar features of Ibadan, like brown roofs and it’s cultural heritage. Gbadamosi spoke in company of state Commissioner...