Author: Lateef Adeleke

Governor Seyi Makinde has fulfilled his commitment to clear all the outstanding deductions from workers’ salaries. This development is contained in a press released by the state government on Tuesday, August 29. This comes in response to the protests initiated by various workers’ unions in the state, who took to the streets on Monday, August 31st, to express their discontent over the salary deductions. Daily Insider had previously reported that Oyo state workers and pensioners under the umbrella of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) stormed the state secretariat…

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The acting inspector general of police, Kayode Egbedokun, has revealed that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is always taking proper conscious about the capacity and competence of commissioners of Police posted to Oyo State because of the level of insecurity in the state. He disclosed this on Tuesday, August 22, during his visitation to the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun, in Ibadan. Speaking in the palace, Egbetokun said the NPF does not just deploy CPs to Oyo state rather, they take perfect cognizance of individuals who can perform perfectly and give best security policies to the state. ”We are always…

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The honorable representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju constituency, Surveyor Dele Adeola, presented the report of an adhoc committee at the floor of the Oyo State House of Assembly (OYHA) asking for appropriate sanction of 5 former chairmen who served under the administration of the former Governor Abiola Ajimobi. The report listed the indicted as those who served as chairmen of Atisbo local government area (LGA), Atisbo South Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ifeloju LCDA, Ogo-Oluwa LGA and Oluyole LGA, during the second term of the former Governor Ajimobi. According to the report, the chairmen were particularly indicted for spending stabilization funds without approval.…

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President Tinubu has modified the just designated cabinet as he changed some portfolios and renamed the Ministry of Environment. This is contained in a press release by the President’s Special Adviser on media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale. According to the statement, the president redeployed the immediate former Governor of Osun State and minister-designate, Adegboyega Oyetola, from the Ministry of Transportation to the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo was redeployed to the Ministry of Interior and Sa’idu Alkali to the Ministry of Transportation. The presidential spokesman noted that the Federal Ministry of Youth is to be re-assigned to…

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Many people were reportedly injured in a road accident along Iseyin-Ibadan road. This tragic incident occurred on Sunday, August 20, when a commercial vehicle reportedly somersaulted after its driver abruptly hit the brake due to a burst front tire, an eye witness told DAILY INSIDER. “The driver’s swift reaction to apply the brakes led to the vehicle flipping over, leaving several individuals injured,” the source said. There was no record of death casualty as at the time of this report, though the victims have been rushed to Ibadan for medical treatment. DAILY INSIDER will provide updates on the condition of…

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The Oyo State Government has approved the release of car loans for primary school teachers In response to the challenges faced following the removal of fuel subsidies. This development was disclosed on Friday, August 18, by the coordinating Director, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Mr. Jacob Dairo, in a press release received by Daily Insider. He noted that the government’s decision to provide car loan to teachers is aimed at cushioning the impact of the fuel subsidy removal on their daily lives of the primary school teachers in the state. According to him, the loan will be available to…

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The honorable representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju constituency, Surveyor Dele Adeola, has emerged as the chairman standing committee on land, housing, and survey as the Oyo State House of Assembly unveiled its 24 standing committees for the 10th Assembly. The speaker of the house, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin made the announcement on Thursday, August 17, during the plenary session. Click Here: Follow Daily Insider on Facebook for more news and credible updates. Dele Adeola will also serve as the Vice-Chairman of the house standing committee on Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters, and State Honors, with Hon. Akintunde Olajide as the chairman. He is also named a…

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BY: Alhazan Abiodun Rilwan Aisin’ile Ologbo, Ile di’le Ekute.- Yoruba proverb. This translates to the fact that the absence of the house cat gives the rat liberty to wander around the house without fear. President Tinubu, do you know that while you are busy fighting proxy wars in Niger, the suffering Nigerians who you recently asked to exercise patient over the effects of fuel subsidy removal have been under intense robbery by those being paid to secure their fuel purchasing power? I mean that the Department of Petroleum Regulation (DPR) is now an affiliate of Petroleum Marketers Association. The regulatory…

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The Shooting Stars Soccer Club of Ibadan has praised its newly promoted goalkeeper, Gbolahan Waliu, for saving a penalty shot that earned the team a promotion to the semifinal in the ongoing Optimal Energy Gold Cup. The club praised the goalkeeper in a series of posts shared on its official Facebook page on Wednesday, August 16. According to the statement, Gbolahan was brought in during the second half of the match and delivered an incredible penalty save that secured the club’s promotion to the semifinal. CLICK HERE: Follow DAILY INSIDER on Facebook “Goalkeeper Gbolahan Babatunde saved a late penalty kick to…

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has received #1.2billion support from Google to create digital skills for women and youths. This was disclosed by the Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima who received the Google team on Tuesday, August 15, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Director of Google West Africa, Mr Olumide Balogun at the meeting, said the company was excited about the Tinubu administration’s vision of creating one million digital jobs and was committing over N1.2 billion in grants to support the initiative. He disclosed that the programme would provide digital skills to over 20,000 youths and women to enhance…

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