Tagged: Oyo State

Selfie Storms, Tech Banter, Social Media and Digital Marketing! Here’s All You Missed at MTN Foundation’s ICT and Business Skills Training In Oyo State

Honourable Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu; flanked by excited participants taking selfies, at MTN Foundation’s ICT and Business Skills Training For Youths In Oyo State, at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo,  on Friday, June 29th, 2018 Really, have you ever seen or been in a selfie-storm? Let’s rephrase that, do you know what a selfie storm is? Okay, bring out your pens and paper, a lesson is about to begin. A selfie storm occurs when a sizable amount of people rush at a prominent or popular person with their phones demanding for selfies. It’s thrilling to see! See...

Adebayo Alao Akala declares for Oyo 2019 Guber race

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akaka, has expressed his intention to contest the state governorship election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

The Youth are taking over as MTN Foundation holds Training in Ibadan

Cross section of participants at the on the 1st day of the MTN Foundation’s ICT  and Business Skills Training at MTN Foundation’s ICT and Business Skills Training For Youths In Oyo State, at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 It’s a fact – The future is here, it is digital, it is young and it is vibrant! Hundreds of energized young participants in Oyo state flexed their new found ICT and business skills as they competed in groups at MTN Foundation’s ICT and Business Skills Training for youths of Oyo State on Thursday, June...

CCTV installation to begin in Oyo State soon.

The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Oyo State Governor on Public Affairs, Deji Aboderin, yesterday said the proposed Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) to monitor activities in volatile areas will begin soon. Read more.. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Bimbo Akintola And LAFUP Set To Host The Pacesetter Entertainment and Recognition Awards

Ibadan: November 8, 2017 Veteran Actress, Bimbo Akintola has been unveiled as the host for the first of its kind award ceremony in Oyo State, Pacesetter Entertainment & Recognition Awards (PERA). The talented actress would be anchoring the show alongside Segun Ogundipe, popularly known as LafUp, who kicked off his comedy career from the ancient city of Ibadan, South West Nigeria. Both Hosts are indigenes of Oyo State and they would be doing the ancient city proud as the first Host for PERA. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

SAFE CITY PROJECT: Making Oyo state smartly secure

One legacy landmark of the present administration in Oyo state is a streak of success achieved with security. Securing lives and property, together with the prevention and curbing of crime is an aspect all and sundry agree that Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led government has aced, especially when compared to previous administrations in the state. A desire to consolidate this, is what birthed the “Safe City Project”. Read more and see images… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo APC faults Olubadan over allowance claim

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has faulted Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, over the claim that the state government has not paid his allowances for the past six months. The Director, Media and Public Affairs to the monarch, Adeola Oloko, recently told our correspondent that the monarch had not been receiving his allowances regularly from the Oyo State Government. But in a statement signed by the party’s Director of Media, Research and Strategy, Dr. AbdulAzeez Olatunde, the APC also commended the Olubadan for approaching the court over the installation of 21 new kings by...

N236bn Liability: Oando Shareholders Protest In Ibadan

Scores of stakeholders of Oando Plc from across South Western States stormed Ibadan, Oyo state capital Tuesday, protesting alleged N263billion liability of the company which the Auditors report claimed is making “Oando Plc no longer a going concern”. Converging on the premises of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Iyaganku Ibadan from where they proceeded to the Nigerian Stock Exchange office at Dugbe business centre of the city, the shareholders who carried placards with unprintable inscriptions against Oando’s management, demanded the resignation or sack of the company’s Managing Director, Wale Tinubu for thorough probe of the finances of the company. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Olubadan Sues Ajimobi and 23 Others

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has sued Governor Abiola Ajimobi and 23 others for crowning 21 kings in Ibadan. The mass coronation happened on August 27. Also joined in the suit are: the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, the eight high chiefs who were elevated to kings as well as the baales who were conferred with kingship status. Besides the monarch’s suit, former Governor Rashidi Ladoja, Abdul Jelil Karimu, among others, have also challenged the legality of the coronation in court. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email