COVID-19: Oyo discharges 95 new patients, records 35 fresh cases

June 13, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, on Saturday said the state government has discharged 95 coronavirus patients after receiving their second negative test results. The governor stated this via his Twitter handle on the update of activities of the Oyo state COVID-19 Task Force. Governor Makinde said with the discharge of the fresh 95 patients, the  number of discharged cases Read More

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Oyo LGs crisis: Makinde planning to act against Court orders – ALGON raises alarm

April 20, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo state Monday cautioned Governor Seyi Makinde against swearing in caretaker secretaries and members for the 68 local governments/ local council development areas in the state. Oyo ALGON handed down the warning in a statement issued and signed by its Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye and made available to journalists in Ibadan. Read More

Coronavirus: Magic food, supplements that cured me, Makinde reveals

April 7, 2020 Editor 0

Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has said that blackseed oil given to him by the Executive Secretary, Oyo State Primary Healthcare Board, Dr. Muideeen Olatunji, which he mixed with honey, helped him to boost his immunity which later killed coronavirus. Makinde, who spoke during a live phone in radio program on Fresh FM Ibadan said, “My very good friend and Read More

Breaking: Makinde recovers, tests negative for Coronavirus

April 6, 2020 Editor 0

Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has tested negative for Coronavirus few days after he was confirmed positive. The governor who took to his Twitter handle to announce the latest development said, “I am deeply moved by your prayers and support throughout this period. I am so thankful. “This evening, I received my second negative test result for COVID-19. I especially Read More

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Breaking: Makinde slams dusk-to-dawn curfew in Oyo as coronavirus spreads

March 28, 2020 Editor 0

Oyo state Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, on Saturday announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the state as part of the measures to curb spread of Coronavirus in the state. Governor Makinde who announced this via his verified Twitter handle while reacting to the confirmation of two additional COVID-19 positive case in the state, also ordered closure of all markets in the Read More

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Confirmed: First Coronavirus case berths in Oyo

March 22, 2020 Editor 0

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced first case of coronavirus in the state. Makinde who made this known via his verified twitter, Sunday morning, said, “The COVID-19 confirmation test for the suspected case at Bodija has come back POSITIVE. The result was released at 17:35 PM of March 21, 2020. Oyo State Public Health Officials are collaborating with the Read More

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Reconsider our dissolution, sacked council bosses urge Makinde

October 19, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo state Chapter, Friday, urged Governor Seyi Makinde to respect the rule of law and reinstate them to office. ALGON in a statement by the Chairman Oyo state chapter, Prince Abass Alesinloye, appealed to the state governor to reconsider the illegal dissolution of popularly elected local council’s leadership. The statement read in Read More

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APC’s campaign of calumny aimed at rubbishing Makinde’s administration – Oyo PDP

July 16, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo state chapter has alerted of alleged plot by some elements in the state’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rubbish Governor Seyi Makinde through massive campaign of calumny against his person and his administration. The party in a statement issued by its state Publicity Secretary, Engineer Akeem Olatunji, alleged that the alarm Read More

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A new era dawns in Oyo as Makinde takes on challenge

June 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

With power changing hands from Abiola Ajimobi to Seyi Makinde as the new governor of Oyo state, it is the beginning of a new era as AGBOOLA BAYO writes. It is now history that Senator Abiola Ajimobi came, saw and contributed his part to the development of Oyo state, but with the coming of Seyi Makinde as the new helmsman, Read More

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Breaking: Oyo Civil Servants suspend strike ahead governorship inauguration

May 27, 2019 Editor 0

Striking civil servants in Oyo state Monday called off their indefinite strike embarked upon last Friday. Oyo state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo announced the suspension of the strike at a press conference. Comrade Titilola-Sodo said the suspension was to honour the incoming governor of the state, Engineer Seyi Makinde. Details loading…

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Gov Ajimobi and his parting gifts

May 21, 2019 Editorial III 0

As the eight-year tenure of Senator Abiola Ajimobi as governor of Oyo state gradually runs to an end, he is bidding the people farewell with the commissioning of projects as well as mending fence. AGBOOLA BAYO writes. Senator Abiola Ajimobi as governor means different things to many people. To some, he is the architect of modern Oyo, while to others, Read More

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Breaking: Again, PDP floors Ajimobi at own polling unit

March 9, 2019 Editorial II 0

The outgoing governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi could not deliver his polling unit to his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). At his Ward 11, Unit 20 , Oluyole Community Grammar School, Ibadan South West Local Government , where Ajimobi voted, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 149 votes, while the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 112 in the Read More

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I’m seeking re-election to save APC in Oyo, says Akala

September 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Alao Akala, has declared that he is seeking re-election to save his party, the All Progressives Congress from defeat in the forthcoming 2019 general election. Akala, who had governed the state both as governor and deputy when governor Adewolu Ladoja was impeached, said the people of the state were calling on him to seek Read More