Tags: Seyi Makinde

Prominent Nigerians Mourns Ex-UNILAG VC, Prof Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe

Nigerians from every nook and cranny have continued to mourn the death of former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe. Prof. Ibidapo-Obe aged 71 reportedly died from COVID-19 complications on Sunday, January 3. The professor who emerged the overall best graduating student of the University of Lagos in 1971 was…

Oyo State Begins Payment Of N116.5m Bursary To 233 Law School Students

The Oyo State Government has begun the payment of N500,000 bursary to each of the 233 indigenes of the state in the Nigerian Law School for the 2020/2021 Session. The state has equally earmarked the sum of N834,500, in the proposed 2021 Budget, for bursary awards, financial assistance to outstanding students and local and foreign…

Hold Me Responsible For Actions Of Amotekun Corps—Oyo Governor

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, yesterday said that he should be held responsible for the actions of the Amotekun corps in the state. The governor who made this statement during the inauguration of the Àmòtékún Corps in Oyo Town, asked the 1,500 corps members to exhibit the highest level of professionalism in the discharge…

We Don’t Need Social Media Bill—Governor Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde has debunked claims alleging that Governors of South Western States are in support of the Social Media Bill. The governor who debunked the claims during the inauguration of the Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality, Violation of Rights of Citizens and Unlawful Killings, said the…

Oyo State Approves Purchase Of 106 Mass Transit Buses For N9.3Bn

The Government of Oyo State has approved the purchase of 106 brand new buses at the cost of N9.3 Billion for mass transit scheme in the state, while also approving the construction of two link roads around Akobo and junction improvement contracts in the Challenge area of Ibadan. The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Dr.…

Tertiary Institutions in Oyo to Resume September 28

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has approved the re-opening of state-owned tertiary institutions and private institutions for regular academic activities to commence from Monday 28th September, 2020. This was contained in a statement released by Commissioner for Education, Science & Technology Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye yesterday. He stated that the academic boards and senate…