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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Members of the Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday said they are yet to receive document concerning the controversial review of Ibadan chieftaincy system from the state government for amendment. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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
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
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...