Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has stated the readiness of his administration to add tourism as a major plank of its economic expansion agenda. The governor stated this at Igbo-Ora, on Saturday, during the annual World Twins Festival, organised by the Igbo-Ora community, Twins World Creations, and the state government. The Chief Press Secretary to […]

Omoniyi Afeez Nothing is sold by God. A gift is a present given to another person. Man is always given good things as gifts and treasures. Engineer Seyi Makinde is a true gift to the people of Oyo State. We are deeply grateful to the governor of Oyo State, Engr Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, who is […]

Being the Three Years in Office Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 My Dear Good People of Oyo State, When you gave us the mandate to serve, we made a promise to you, that we would engineer a modern Oyo State by building on four pillars: Education, Economy, Health and […]

Oyo state government is set to partner with the Media and Digital Skills Center Nigeria to train its public school students on Coding, Robotics, Artificial intelligence and Drone Technology. The programs, according to the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Rahman Abiodun Abdu-Raheem is aimed at bridging the craving gaps in the education […]

…as gov donates Bus to guest lecturer, Hajj slots to others Oyo State Governor,’ Seyi Makinde on Tuesday, reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to sustaining religious harmony and peaceful coexistence in the state. The Governor, who stated this while delivering a keynote address at the 8th annual Omi tuntun Ramadan lecture, held at the […]

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, has frowned at the attitude of the younger generation towards Yoruba cultural values. Olatunbosun said that modern education system is practically impossible without youths imbibing their true essence, stressing that most youths need to learn more about their cultural backgrounds and languages. The […]

The Oyo State government has disclosed that the 2022 World Tourism Day will be celebrated at the Iyamapo Hill at Igbeti, Olorunsogo local government. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun stated this on Tuesday at his office while hosting members of the Igbeti Mega Tourism Group, a body of indigenes of […]

This is as Islamic clerics and well wishers thronged his office on Tuesday morning to over prayer and good wishes to the former local government executive Chairman and the incumbent governor of the State. The special prayer which was led by Sheik Anifowoshe Ayede started around 9am, where clerics prayed that all that appeared like […]

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, has declared that his priority in 2023 is the reelection of the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for a second term in office. Olatubosun made this declaration during a breakfast meeting with members of the South West Group of Online Publishers(SWEGOP), on Friday. […]

Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun has said the selling point of Engr Seyi Makinde is the ongoing massive development of infrastructure to fast-track socioeconomic growth of the entire state. Dr Olatubosun declared  that before the advent of governor Makinde , Oyo state has never witnessed massive construction of road […]

That sunny afternoon of May 29, 2019, after Governor Seyi Makinde was sworn into office, he mounted the podium, leaned into the microphone and announced that the focus of his administration was to turn around the economic fortunes of Oyo State and restore it to its position as the Pacesetter State. For many, this was […]

The Oyo State Government, on Wednesday, approved the award of the contract for the dualization of the Ibadan Airport Road for the cost of N4.9 billion.The Commissioner for Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Prof. Daud Sangodoyin, made this announcement, while briefing journalists after the executive council meeting held at the Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, […]

The Oyo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has named the Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, the ‘Best Media-Friendly Governor in the history of the Pacesetter State. The Union, which announced the award while declaring open the year 2021 Press Week, held at NUJ Press Center, Iyaganku, Ibadan, said that the governor has made the practice […]

The Oyo State government has assured the nation that it will break the jinx of lack of integrity for Local Government elections during the April 27 polls. This was disclosed by the commissioner for information, Prince Dotun Oyelade, while beaming light into the readiness of Government for the election exercise. He said the fact that […]

The Oyo State House of Assembly at its Plenary Sitting on Tuesday urged the Executive Arm of Government to erect traffic signs and symbols at major and inner roads across the State inorder to provide necessary information to road users and prevent them from law enforcement agencies extortion and embarrassment. The plead was part of […]

Oyo State commissioner for information, Prince Dotun Oyelade has described Saturday’s invasion of the State Secretariat by self-acclaimed Yoruba Nation agitators as treasonable. The commissioner disclosed this while granting interviews to journalists. Prince Oyelade who condemned the act said there are better ways of agitation other than craving for bloodshed. He cited the conduct of […]

The Clerk of the Oyo State House of Assembly Mrs Yetunde Oludara Awe is felicitating with Muslim faithfuls all over the world on this year’s Eid – El-Fitri celebration, urging them to imbibe the lessons learnt of the month of Ramadan. According to the statement ,”Muslims should have faith that all prayers and supplications made […]

The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Dr Adebola Hamzat, has told the Commissioner for Information Prince Dotun Oyelade that the State Government has set a record in it’s efforts to protect her citizens. During a fact-finding courtesy call by the Information Commissioner to the Police boss at his Eleyele office in Ibadan, Hamzat highlighted the […]

Oyo State Government has assured citizens and residents of the State of its commitment to peaceful coexistence and safety of lives and property of its people. This was disclosed in a release by the office of the Commissioner for Information, Prince Dotun Oyelade, following a recent incident of the death of some grazing cows, allegedly […]

The Deputy Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Muhammad Abiodun Fadeyi has hosted members of the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, MMPN in the State to a special iftar (breaking of Ramadan fast). The event was held at the Deputy Speaker’s lodge, GRA Ibadan. Hon. Muhammad Abiodun Fadeyi who represents Ona Ara State Constituency […]

The Oyo state government has revealed that local government autonomy can only be sustainable if the federal government steps in to take up financial responsibilities for public primary schools and medical institutions to relieve the financial burdens of the state government This was disclosed this when the Commissioner for Information, Prince Dotun Oyelade visited the […]

The Oyo State government has promised to assist the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Oyo State branch in its bid for economic independence. Governor Seyi Makinde said this during the turning of the sod for the construction of the NUJ shopping mall at the press centre, Iyaganku, Ibadan. The governor, represented by his deputy, Barr. Bayo […]

All respective Local Government Areas in Oyo State that have outstanding Audit Queries to be answered on Statutory Audit Report for the year 2021 and 2022 have been directed to submit their various responses within two weeks to the Office of Auditor General for Local Government in the State. The directive came following a report […]

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