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 […]

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, […]

Press release: OGF Congratulates, Charges Sen. Folarin, Hon. Adeyemi

Press release: OGF Congratulates, Charges Sen. Folarin, Hon. Adeyemi

On behalf of the leaders and members of Oyo Global Forum, we are pleased to congratulate Senator Teslim Folarin and Hon. Akeem Adeyemi on their victories in the 23 February 2019 National Assembly elections to represent Oyo Central Senatorial District and Oyo Federal Constituency, respectively. We are optimistic that their experiences would help position them […]

OGF’s chairman’s speech on SDG No 1: Let wealth flow like a river

OGF’s chairman’s speech on SDG No 1: Let wealth flow like a river

A speech/speed lecture in support of Sustainable Development Goal No 1: “Eradicate Poverty” delivered by the Chairman of Oyo Global Forum, Dr Seun Kolade at the Hawthorn Square, inside De Montfort University campus, on 18 October 2018, being a part of the university’s 24-hour #LoveInternationalcampaign. Seun Kolade PhD, Senior Lecturer, DMU. Fifty five years ago, in […]

OGF’S PRESS STATEMENT ON FATAL INCIDENT AT ORANYAN FESTIVAL

OGF’S PRESS STATEMENT ON FATAL INCIDENT AT ORANYAN FESTIVAL

Oyo Global Forum strongly condemn the fatal incident which claimed human lives during the Oranyan Festival at the Palace of the Alaafin of Oyo yesterday. Following investigations, we are aware the incident involved Chief Bisi Ilaka’s private bodyguards who allegedly fired gunshots that resulted in the deaths of at least two persons, including a woman. […]

Gang violence erupts in Oyo: OGF demands urgent police action

Gang violence erupts in Oyo: OGF demands urgent police action

Oyo Global Forum notes with great consternation the violence that erupted at Agunpopo and Baago neighbourhoods of Atiba Local Government Area today, 24 August 2018. Our preliminary findings revealed that the violence which led to the destruction of properties involved thugs who used guns. We also gathered that the violence was a consequence of the […]

Enterprise Bootcamp: Call For Application

Enterprise Bootcamp: Call For Application

We are pleased to invite interested individuals to apply for participation in the OGF Enterprise Bootcamp, being organised in collaboration with the Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, De Montfort University, the United Kingdom, commencing with a taster course on 10 August 2018. The taster course will be followed by two days of intensive Bootcamp, involving […]