Samuel Titilola Oladele Akande, PhD (S.T. Ola Akande) (1926-2020): A Profile by The Nigerian Baptist Convention

Samuel Titilola Oladele Akande, PhD (S.T. Ola Akande) (1926-2020):A Profile by The Nigerian Baptist Convention Introduction Rev. (Dr) Samuel Titilola Oladele Akande, a man who while in office was fondly referred to by some of his friends as the “Archbishop of the Baptist Church of Nigeria” is a Nigerian Baptist minister, held in very high […]

OGF Carpets Makinde Over Excessive Borrowing, Neglect Of Oyo Township

We are worried about Governor Seyi Makinde’s politics of exclusion and his latest move to expand Oyo State’s indebtedness with the recently announced N100 billion bond bid in a manner that smarks of trademark dearth of transparency, accountability and fiscal discipline. We are miffed by what, for all intents and purposes, is becoming a pattern […]

I Had Sixty Six Interviews Before My First Job. — Prince Ajibola Afonja

Prince Ajibola Afonja, former labour and productivity minister and former chairman of the First Bank Nigeria, has disclosed how he had 66 applications and interviews despite his qualification as an accountant in the UK before his first job. “I got my first job, despite being a chartered accountant, after 66 interviews and applications,” said Prince […]


Oyo Global Forum, the global body of all sons and daughters of Oyo Federal Constituency consisting of Afijio, Atiba, Oyo East and Oyo West received with shock, the death of our foremost elder statemen of exemplary values, attributes and immense contributions to the development of Oyo town, Oyo State, Nigeria and humanity as a whole. […]

OGF writes Gov. Makinde, demands establishment of COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Oyo Town, Reconstruction of Akesan Market, makes other demands.

Please read OGF’s letter to Governor Seyi Makinde, who received an advance copy last night. The attached copy’s just formally submitted today.…….His Excellency,Engr. Seyi Makinde,The Executive Governor,Oyo State,Oyo State Secretariat,Ibadan,Oyo State. Your Excellency Sir, ESTABLISHMENT OF COVID-19 ISOLATION CENTRE, ATIBA FM STATION/RENOVATION OF ILORA SUB-STATION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF AKESAN MARKET WITH A CENTRALISED OPERATION BURST […]

OGF’s Second Letter to Governor Seyi Makinde on Akesan, Security, Others Oyo Global Forum has written the Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Mr Seyi Makinde over his promise to rebuild the razed Akesan Market, siting of COVID-19 isolation centre, completion of radio service facilities and security situation in Oyo Federal Constituency. Mr Governor had […]

OGF Congratulates Alaafin on 49th Coronation Anniversary.

OGF CONGRATULATES ALAAFIN ON 49TH CORONATION ANNIVERSARY Oyo Global Forum, an umbrella body of Oyo professionals, home and abroad, is using this August occasion to congratulate our father, the Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo on the 49th anniversary of his ascendance to the throne of his forefathers. While we commend […]

Akesan Fire: OGF Meets Oyo Government, Demands Immediate Intervention

Akesan Fire: OGF Meets Oyo Government, Demands Immediate Intervention

Oyo Global Forum on Monday met with Oyo State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr Bayo Lawal, and the Commissioner for Energy, Mr Seun Ashamu, over the tragic Akesan fire of Sunday. Mr Lawal received the Forum’s letter to the Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde. The meeting was facilitated by a community leader and former Oyo Central Senator, […]