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Lawmaker, monarch decry delay on Moniya-Iseyin road project

Moniya-Iseyin

The lawmaker representing Iseyin/Iwajowa/Kajola/Itesiwaju federal constituency in Oyo state, Mr. Abiodun Olasupo, and the Iseyin monarch, Oba AbdulGaniyu Salahudeen, have bemoaned delay in the reconstruction of Moniya-Iseyin road. In separate interviews in Iseyin on Wednesday, they called on Oyo State Government to ensure speedy completion of the project. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi recently awarded the reconstruction of the road. Olasupo, who ...

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Ayefele finally speaks up over music house demolition

Yinka Ayefele

A popular Juju musician and Chairman/CEO of Fresh FM, a private radio station in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Mr. Yinka Ayefele has reacted to the notice issued by the Oyo State government to demolish part of Music House which houses the radio station. Ayefele in a statement he personally signed, declared that the construction of the building did not ...

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Stop those using policemen, soldiers to destroy our property – Butchers tell Ajimobi

butchers

Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union from the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to as a matter of urgency prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the various abattoirs in ...

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Oyo State government compensates land owners in Otu

Land owners

The Oyo State government has paid compensations to about 77 Land owners who acquired the site recently for mass production of cassava in Otu near Iseyin. Mr. Isaac Ajiboye Omodewu, the State Commissioner for Lands, Housing, and Survey, presented the cheques to the beneficiaries at a brief ceremony in Otu, Itesiwaju Local Government Area of the state last week. The ...

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5 narrowly escape death in Ibadan road accident

Ibadan road

No fewer than five people escaped death Tuesday afternoon on Ibadan road, the Oyo State capital after a passenger bus collided with a sport utility vehicle and later hit a pole at David Hotels Junction, along Awolowo Avenue in the new Bodija area of Ibadan. The accident which occurred around 2.pm involved a passenger bus with registration number XC 246 ...

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Properties destroyed as OPC factions clash in Ibadan

Properties destroyed as OPC factions clash in Ibadan

Two Odua Peoples’ Congress (OPC) factions engaged each other in a supremacy battle yesterday in Oke-Ado area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, leaving one person dead, several others injured and valuable properties destroyed. The state police Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the incident to Daily Trust on phone that one person died in the fracas, adding that ...

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Kwara State govt reveals they patronise local contractors for project execution

Kwara State govt reveals they patronise local contractors for projects

Contrary to claims by opposition parties, the Kwara State Government says it has always made use of local contractors in the execution of road projects in the state. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communication to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, said this while featuring on a radio programme: “Ibi Abashe de,” on Tuesday, alongside the Publicity Secretary ...

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Oyo Local government’s training on road maintenance begins soon

Oyo Local government's training on road maintenance begins soon

The Oyo state government has said it would soon begin training of staff in the maintenance departments of local government areas and local council development areas in the state to be able to carry out maintenance works on roads across the state. Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Infrastructure, Mr Gbenga Akintola who stated this on Wednesday, in Ibadan, ...

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Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

According to PM News, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has increased approved housing loans for civil servants by a 100 per cent so as to make housing affordable for workers in the state. Mr Isaac Omodewu, the State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Survey made this disclosure at a regular ministerial briefing held on Thursday in Ibadan. The News ...

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Oyo urges landowners to release idle lands for farming

landowners

“The Oyo State Government has called on landowners to release their idle lands to investors for cultivation so as to boost the state’s agricultural development.”- The Nation Prince Oyewole Oyewunmi, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, made the call a news conference in Ibadan on Wednesday. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has repeatedly claimed that the major thrust of ...

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