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Gov. Seyi Makinde celebrates Alaafin at 82

Written by on 15 October 2020

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has congratulated Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Iku Baba Yeye on his 82nd birthday, describing the monarch as a father and royal icon with exemplary conduct and leadership. Speaking through Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, Governor Makinde said the Alaafin’s impact on the society has been immense. He prayed […]

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Oyo Governor’s Mother, Abigail Makinde dies at 81

Written by on 15 October 2020

The news was contained in a release signed by Barr. (Chief) Muyiwa Makinde, the Jagun Olubadan, on behalf of the family on Thursday, in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. It reads: “With total submission to the will of the Almighty God, we announce the passing to the great beyond of our mother, Mrs. Abigail Makinde, […]

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#ENDSARS Protesters Storm Government Secretariat, Ibadan

Written by on 13 October 2020

Protesters against police brutality, extortion, and extra-judicial killing on Tuesday morning gathered at the Government Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. All adjoining roads to the secretariat were blocked as a result of the protesting activities and a huge number of protesters. The protesters demanded to be addressed by the State Governor Seyi Makinde. […]

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PDP, APC trade words over anti-Makinde’s statement

Written by on 13 October 2020

The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has attacked its All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart for allegedly describing a statement by Governor Seyi Makinde as “senseless”. The APC had, in an October 11 statement by its Publicity Secretary, AbdulAzeez Olatunde, asked the governor to publicly apologise to the people of Oyo State […]

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‘Hold Makinde responsible for violence in Ondo poll’ – Oyo APC-CSF

Written by on 7 October 2020

A Media group in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Communication and Strategy Frontier (CSF), has accused Governor Seyi Makinde of being desperate to emerge a regional champion through the Ondo State governorship election. Makinde is the chairman, Campaign Committee for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the election, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN). […]

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Makinde, Fayemi, Oyo NUT commend teachers’ contributions

Written by on 6 October 2020

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has lauded teachers in the state for their dedication and support to his administration, especially in the battle to contain the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, and made available to newsmen, the state government saluted Oyo teachers […]

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Makinde makes case for gemstone market in Oyo

Written by on 28 September 2020

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has urged the Federal Government to site the hub of the nation’s gemstone market in the state, to boost the mining industry. The governor, receiving the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, at the Government House, Agodi Ibadan, sought the support of the Federal Government to curb […]

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Traditional worshippers in Oyo protest against discrimination, demand public holiday.

Written by on 10 September 2020

Traditional worshippers in Oyo State under the charge of Traditional Religion Worshippers’ Association have persuaded Governor Seyi Makinde to stick to his electoral promises by promoting integrity within the state without discrimination against any religious faith. They made the call during a protest match over perceived discrimination against the traditional worshippers in the state at […]

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