Tag Archives: Oyo State

Malika Haqq Pens Down Touching Tribute To Late Godfather, Ex-Governor Ajimobi

Khloe Kardashian‘s best friend, Malika Haqq has penned down a beautiful tribute to the former Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi who also happened to be her godfather. The reality TV star who is friends with one of Ajimobi’s daughters Abisola Kola-Diasi, shared some of her photos with the late politician as she thanked him for loving her while describing…

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Oyo’s Youngest Commissioner, Seun Fakorede Tests Positive For COVID-19

Oyo State Commissioner for Youth And Sports, Seun Fakorede, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. Confirming his status, Fakorede shared in a tweet saying, “I tested positive for COVID-19 and want you to know that there’s no cause for any panic as I’m very well, safe and sound without any…

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Former Governor Of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, Is Reportedly Dead

Ex-Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has passed away, SaharaReporters reports. The 70-year-old former public official was said to have been on a life support machine since last Friday at a Lagos hospital, after slipping into a coma following alleged Coronavirus complications. On Monday, the news outlet had reported that the ex-governor was in deep coma and may not make any…

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COVID-19: Oyo Orders Religious Centres To Operate At 25 Per Cent Capacity

On Monday, the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force reviewed the curfew imposed on the state and relaxed lockdown amid the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. The Task Force team, which made the decision public after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting presided by its chairman, Governor Seyi Makinde, added that the curfew would now run from 10pm to 4am, Channels TV reports. A…

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95 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Oyo After Testing Negative Twice

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the recovery of ninety-five people who were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) making it the highest figure recorded so far in the state. Makinde announced this via his Twitter handle on Saturday while giving an update on the outbreak of the disease in the state. He explained that the…

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27 More Workers Of Coronavirus-Infested Company Test Positive In Oyo

27 more members of staff of iSON Xperiences located in the Ibadan South West Local Government Area of Oyo state have tested positive for the novel, Coronavirus (COVID-19). At least 63 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated. Governor Seyi Makinde made this announcement on Friday via…

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Fire Outbreak As Fuel Tanker Collides With Truck In Moniya, Oyo State

A huge fire outbreak rocked Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday May 8 after a truck and fuel tanker collided around Moniya, Akinyele local government area of the state. According to Vanguard News, one person was killed, while several vehicles, shops and property worth millions of naira were destroyed by fire. The inferno which its cause could not be ascertained…

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Abductors Of Twin Toddlers In Oyo State Demand £100,000 Ransom

  The gunmen who kidnapped two-year-old twins of popular Oyo state Islamic cleric, Sheik Taofeeq Akewugbagold have contacted him and are demanding for £100, 000 ransom for their release. This is coming one week after the abduction from their home in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. The cleric who disclosed the incident in a post on his Facebook page…

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