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Gbolarumi commends Makinde for creating religious harmony in Oyo State

●Speaks on Ramadan, State of the Nation, and PDP Former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Hazeem Gbolarumi, who is a prominent member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), spoke about various topics during an interview with journalists. He discussed the teachings of Ramadan, the state of the nation, the PDP, the Olubadan obaship tussle, […]

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Bodija Explosion: Makinde Presents Report To Tinubu

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has presented the report of last Tuesday’s explosion at Dejo Oyelese Close, Adeyi Avenue, Bodija, Ibadan to President Bola Tinubu. Makinde was at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, to present the report to the president, at the weekend. The president had earlier commiserated with the government and people of Oyo […]

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Gov. Makinde Gives Updates On Ibadan Explosion, Says 230 Properties Undergoing Structural Integrity Tests

In the aftermath of last Tuesday’s explosion at Bodija, Ibadan, about 230 properties within a 250-metre radius of the site of the explosion are being subjected to structural integrity tests. The tests being conducted by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) touch on “13 houses within 50-metre radius of the blast site, 40 houses at […]

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Makinde: Explosives Stored By Illegal Miners Responsible For Ibadan Blast

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has said that explosives stored by illegal miners was responsible for the explosion that rocked Bodija area in Ibadan. The Governor on his verified X platform said that preliminary investigations by the security agencies revealed that illegal miners occupying one of the houses in Bodija had stored explosive […]

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Adelabu brokers peace between Makinde, sacked LG bosses over unpaid funds

The seemingly unending crises between the Oyo State government and the embattled ex-local government council chairmen under late Governor Abiola Ajimobi over their unpaid salaries following their sack from office by Governor Seyi Makinde, may soon be a thing of the past. The development came following the intervention of the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu […]

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Gov,Makinde further beefs up security in Oyo

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde has stepped up efforts to improve security in the state with the donation of an additional 100 operational vehicles to security agencies.  The governor said the move was in response to boost the capacity of the security agencies to combat crime.  Makinde, while donating the 100 operational vehicles to the […]

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Makinde commissions Premium Trust Bank regional office in Ibadan

.Says we’ll continue to support investors Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has reiterated that his administration will continue to support investments that add value and contribute towards expanding the economy of the state. He gave the assurance on Tuesday while commissioning the Premium Trust Bank located in Adamasingba, Ibadan, noting that the state is ready […]

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Makinde charges companies, individuals on CSR

Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has called on wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies to always support the government through provision of social amenities to their immediate communities. The governor gave the charge on Tuesday, while commissioning a Computer-Based Test Centre donated by the chairman of BOVAS Nig Ltd, Architect Bamidele Samson, to the University College […]

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Makinde Mourns Over Prince Adeyemi’s Death

Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has expressed shock over the death of the son of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III and former chairman of the Local Government Pensions Board, Prince Adebayo Adeyemi. Governor Makinde described the death of the late politician, who was also the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 […]

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Makinde rolls out fresh appointments

Makinde rolls out fresh appointments for Special Advisers, Board Chairmen, others.CPS to combine office of Special Adviser MediaOyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointments of Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants and Board Chairmen across various portfolios, Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The appointments were announced in a letter signed by the Chief […]

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Makinde: The Deep Doing The Profound

By Sulaimon Olanrewaju No leader sets out to fail. Most leaders assume office with great plans to effect a great change in their domains. But quite often, that does not happen. In the course of carrying out their functions, many leaders act contrary to their avowed intentions and head south. Why? It is because the […]

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Gov. Makinde Presents Brand New Jeep To King Saheed Osupa To Fulfill His Promise

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has presented a brand new Toyota Land cruiser Prado Jeep to popular Fuji maestro, King (Dr) Saheed Osupa. The jeep was one of the promises Gov. Makinde made to the Fuji icon. The jeep was presented on Monday as part of Governor Seyi Makinde’s reward system for creativity, […]

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Makinde Rewards Media Personality With Cars

Governor Seyi Makinde has yet again presented vehicles to journalists in Ibadan. The beneficiaries of Governor Seyi Makinde’s generosity and goodwill are Comrade Ademola Babalola who is the current Chairman of Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) , Oyo State Chapter and Dare Adekanbi of The Nigerian Tribune Newspaper. Recall that the Governor had presented a […]

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Makinde Re-appoints Owoseni, Awakan,Others as Advisers

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has re-appointed Mr Fatai Owoseni as Special Adviser on Security matters. Makinde announced the re-appointment on Thursday. Owoseni is a former commissioner of police in Lagos state. Makinde, in a letter signed by his Chief of Staff, Segun Ogunwuyi, also announced the re-appointment of a former chairman of Nigeria […]

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Ibadan Council Monarch to Tinubu, Makinde: We need Federal, State Patronages and Supports for Ilaji Hotels

The traditional head of Ona Ara Local Government, Oba Tajudeen Ajibola (Otun Balogun Ibadanland) alongside Mogajis, Baales, market men and women have reacted to a Monday’s publication titled: “What Does Dotun Sanusi Want in Tinubu, Makinde Governments?”. Oba Ajibola, now traditional head of Ona Ara Local Government, was one of the former High Chiefs crowned […]

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INEC Chairman Yakubu Meets With RECs In Abuja

The commission has been holding these review meetings after every general elections since 2011. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, is currently meeting with all the Resident Electoral Commissioners at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. The meeting is the first of such open for coverage since the 2023 General Elections were concluded. On […]

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Subsidy:Oyo Gov’ Set Committee To Review Salary

In consonance with his proactive approach to governance, Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has constituted a committee to review workers’ wages in the state. The committee which was constituted during a meeting with labour leaders in the state at the Executive Chambers, has eight weeks to turn in its report. Governor Makinde said following […]

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Makinde Appoints Auxillary Former Secretary As New Oyo PMS Chairman

Oyo State government has announced Alhaji Oluwatomiwa Omolewa, former Park Management System (PMS) Secretary, as the new Chairman. Alhaji Kasali Ajisafe Lawal aka Baba Bola is to serve as the secretary. The appointment according to Pastor Sulaimon Olanrewaju, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor is part of the reorganization of the PMS embarked upon by […]

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Group congratulates Gov Makinde, Oyo Assembly Members for Making History on Chieftaincy Reforms Law

A sociocultural group, Ibadan Renaissance Reform Mandate on Thursday congratulated the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde and members of the State House of Assembly on the Wednesday’s passage of an executive Bill on the reform of the age-long Chieftaincy Matters. The group said both the Governor and the State lawmakers have recorded their names […]

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Group congratulates Gov Makinde, Oyo Assembly Members for Making History on Chieftaincy Reforms Law

A sociocultural group, Ibadan Renaissance Reform Mandate on Thursday congratulated the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde and members of the State House of Assembly on the Wednesday’s passage of an executive Bill on the reform of the age-long Chieftaincy Matters. The group said both the Governor and the State lawmakers have recorded their names […]

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