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National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan
National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan

National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan

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Oyo

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History of National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan was built in 1954for the preservation of historical documents. Built by the british colonial government in 1954. The archive at Ibadan is housed in a large three-story pastel-coloured building set in three acres of grounds within the campus area of the University of Ibadan.This is a place for Historians who want to learn more about the history of Oyo state and Nigeria in general, dating back to the colonial period and post-colonial era too, learning more about the wars, heroes of the state and also history of the great country Nigeria. There is a huge collection of colonial documents as well as a large deposit of official government records in the National Archives, Ibadan. Security/Safety of National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to National Archives of Nigeria Ibadan, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A jotting note, a camera and possibly a tape recorder in case of interviews Writer's Review it has a large deposit of materials that could help foster ones intellectual capabilities. Most common visitors Historians, students and researchers in general.

Oyo State Government Secretariat
Oyo State Government Secretariat

Oyo State Government Secretariat

Government Building

Oyo

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History of Oyo State Government Secretariat Oyo State Government Secretariat. This is the permanent administrative office of the Oyo State Government. Here, all state agencies and parastatals are quartered. As such, this is one of the most important place in the state. Security/Safety of Oyo State Government Secretariat This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Oyo State Government Secretariat, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A means of identification. Writer's Review Many, if not all government ministries and agencies operate from this imposing complex. If you have any business with the government, you will most likely find yourself here.

Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment
Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment

Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment

Government Building

Oyo

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History of Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment was built. Formerly known as Odogbo Cantonment, this military base is named after the first military governor of the former Western Region, Nigeria who was assassinated in Ibadan. The camp is a place where troops of various size and complexity in the Nigerian Military and their families live. Security/Safety of Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment This is a very safe location. Best Features It features housing accommodations for the various military personnel and their families. It also features large open spaces for military drills, healthcare centres, religion centres and educational centres for the residents in the barracks. Writer's Review It is a serene and quiet place. Apart from the guarantee of safety, one also enjoys the abundant military etiquette displayed in the camp. It is kept clean and noise is kept at a bare minimum. The health centres are also relatively cheaper and less crowded than private and public hospitals respectively. One can also befriend a soldier, enjoy their tales and company and even get fit under military supervision! Most common visitors Military personnel and their families mostly. Wandering is highly prohibited

Nigerian Institute Of Social And Economic Research
Nigerian Institute Of Social And Economic Research

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History of Nigerian Institute Of Social And Economic Research Nigerian Institute Of Social And Economic Research was built in 1986. Built by the federal government in 1986. Following the dissolution of the West African Institute of Social and Economic Research (WAISER), which was established to serve as a Think Tank in the field of social and economic development for the then British West Africa territory, this institute was birthed to constantly monitor development in agriculture, economic, social, governance, physical, human resources and business, and technological aspects of Nigerian society. Security/Safety of Nigerian Institute Of Social And Economic Research This is a very safe location.

Oyo State NYSC Secretariat
Oyo State NYSC Secretariat

Oyo State NYSC Secretariat

Government Building

Oyo

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About Oyo State NYSC Secretariat Oyo State NYSC Secretariat. This is the administrative office of the National Youth Service Corps in Oyo. It oversees the welfare, documentation and the general affairs of youth corpers in the state. Security/Safety of Oyo State NYSC Secretariat This is a very safe location. Always come in your NYSC uniform or you won't be attended to Office Hours 8 am to 4 pm from Monday to Friday What To Bring Before heading to Oyo State NYSC Secretariat, here are some helpful things to take along with you: All documents regarding NYSC including; Call-up letter, Registration documents, School's Certificate, Green Card and Student ID Card Copies of Passport Photographs Your NYSC ID Card Best Features While there are secretariats in all local governments in the state, this is the headquarters and so houses the State Coordinator, along with other high ranking state officials. It is here to report to after your 21 days at the Orientation Camp to get assigned to your Place of Primary Assignment (PPA). Weekly Community Development Service (CDS) are also held here, along with the NYSC sponsored Skills Acquisition Entrepreneurship Development program. This is also where to go if you have inquiries about the NYSC scheme in Oyo State. Writer's Review As long as you are fully kitted in your NYSC uniform, you have no fear of being turned away. Different people have different tales of how they interacted with the officials and staff but I have found that a smile, knowledge of the local language, and an appealing face helps for a positive interaction. It will be wise to befriend one of the staff as you never know when an inside-ear will be needed. Most common visitors You will see a lot of Corps members, NYSC staff, SAED Instructors and hawkers here.

NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo

NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo

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Oyo

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History of NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo. This camp ground is where the 3 weeks NYSC Orientation Course takes place. It involves physical drills, lectures and training, and social activities intended to foster interactions among Corpers. Security/Safety of NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Oyo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your required documents such as Call-up letter, Statement of Result, Student ID Card, etc. Passport photographs A waist pouch White tees and shorts Cash Housing necessities Best Features The camp ground features structures and facilities for paramilitary drills, accommodation rooms, lecture halls, open field for sports and assembly and many of such. There are military personnel who train Corpers on appropriate military ceremonial matching, sports, as well as Man-O-War physical drills. There is the large market operated by the locals popularly called "Mami Market" where all camp needs are sold, including food and drinks. Writer's Review It is said that Orientation Camp is the best part of NYSC, and it is somewhat true. Here, you meet people from all parts of the country and learn and accept local customs and different cultures, make new friends, build camaraderie and learn what to expect during your service year. All through your stay in the camp, except Sunday worship mornings, you will wear your all-white tees, shorts and shoes. You will be served meals thrice daily but most Corpers prefer eating at the Mami Market where the choice and quality of food is better. There is always an activity for each time of the day, with brief moments in the evening allowed for personal use. Go to camp with an open mind and a thirst for adventure and you will enjoy it to the fullest.