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Oyo Speaker Condemns High Rate of Female Genital Mutilation

June 27, 2019

The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has condemned the high rate of Female Genital Mutilation FGM in the state and charged necessary stakeholders to be more committed to the fight against the practice. 

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‘Be wary of social media reports on insecurity’, Osinbajo urges Nigerians

June 24, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country. Speaking at a town hall meeting in New York on Sunday evening, Osinbajo said the social media “tends to be hysterical about practically everything”.

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Governor Makinde Inaugurates Advisory Council

June 21, 2019

Governor Seyi Makinde, on Friday, inaugurated the Oyo State Advisory Council. The council, headed by Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, is to help enhance effective governance in the state. The main objective of the council is to advise the government on policy implementation and developmental programmes. 

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‘National Interest Will Guide Our Decision on Trade’, Buhari Assures Manufacturers

June 19, 2019

Nigeria will be guided by ‘‘national interest’’ in taking any decision on the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday in Abuja. Receiving National Council of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) led by its president, Engr Mansur Ahmed, President Buhari said he is

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Makinde appoints Christian Pilgrims Board Chair, personal aides, others

June 17, 2019

The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has approved the renewal of the tenure of Bishop Ademola Moradeyo as the Chairman of the State’s Pilgrims Welfare Board (Christian Wing). A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the

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Fayemi To Inaugurate New Members of Ekiti’s Boards and Commissions

June 15, 2019

In a bid to further reposition the administration for effective service delivery, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi will on Monday inaugurate members of some boards and commissions. The Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Olayinka Oyebode disclosed in a statement that the boards and Commissions are: 1) State Independent Electoral Commission 2) State Universal Basic Education […]

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Buhari Assents Law Declaring June 12 Public Holiday

June 10, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Public Holiday Amendment Act, declaring June 12 of every year a public holiday and Democracy Day.

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Online Publishers Felicitate With Governor Makinde’s Wife

June 9, 2019

The Forum of Oyo Online Publishers (FOOP) has felicitated with the wife of the Oyo State Governor, Mrs. Tamunominini Makinde as she celebrates her birthday. 

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Makinde Appoints UK Trained Adefope as DG, Due Process

June 7, 2019

The government of Oyo State has named Ms. Tara Adefope as the Director General of Due Process Office. Adefope’s letter of appointment, which was dated June 6, 2019 and signed on behalf of Governor Seyi Makinde by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Bisi Ilaka indicated that the appointment takes immediate effect.

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“The Disabled and Less Privileged Have Been Kept Out For Too Long”- Makinde

June 6, 2019

OYO State Governor, Seyi Makinde said on Wednesday that his government would pay special attention to the less privileged and the disabled. The Governor, who was speaking at a Special Eid-el-Fitri celebration which he hosted  at the Government House,

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