No fewer than 23 people in Oyo State have been sentenced to four months imprisonment or pay an option fine of N10,000 for violating environmental laws. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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Oyo State government has decried a report that it has not paid its workers since the beginning of this year. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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
PLANS by the Oyo State government to hold the first Ibadan half-marathon were activated on Thursday with the mapping of routes for the race. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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...
THE Oyo State government has received from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) a Central Library, Blocks of Lecture halls as part of its intervention towards the education sector in the state. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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...
A Chinese firm will rebuild the Ibadan-Eleyele Junction-Akufo Junction–Eruwa road at the cost of N10.39 billion. Mr Toye Arulogun, the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism,made this known in a statement he issued to newsmen in Ibadan on Friday. Residents had complained about the deplorable state of the 58 Kilometre road that linked the Ido and Ibarapa communities to Ibadan, the state capital. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State government has condemned the invasion Kudeti and Isale Asaka areas of Ibadan by hoodlums. It vowed to use the full apparatus of government to deal with any individual who engages in violence that is inimical to the peace in the state. A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun said the government had directed relevant security agencies to deal with the hooligans, adding that such acts of thuggery and hooliganism would no longer be condoned. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Against the backdrop of recent protests in Oyo State, against the “No Automatic Promotion” policy of the state government, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, has said that the government remained undeterred in sticking to the policy. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email