Osun state

Osun Disburses N3.6bn Financial Support For 24, 850 Traders

Osun State News - 2 months ago. About 24,850 traders and small scales enterprise and business owners have benefitted from the N3.6bn fund provided by the Osun state government. A report made available to newsmen in Osogbo by the Commissioner for Commerce, Industries, Cooperatives and Empowerment, Mr. Ismaila Jayeoba-Alagbada stated that Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration with the support of the Central Bank...

Osun 2018: APC Set To Lift Ban On Governorship Aspirants

Osun State News - 2 months ago. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State has declared that the ban placed on gubernatorial aspirants in the party will be lifted in two weeks’ time. This was made known by the State Chairman of the party, Prince Gboyega Famodun while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo. He said the ban was necessary in...

Nigeria Becoming Africa’s Biggest Free TV Platform – Lai Mohammed

Osun State News - 2 months ago. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,has said that with the Digital Switch Over (DSO), Nigeria has taken a bold step in building Africa’s biggest and most lucrative free-to-air television platform. The minister made this statement yesterday in Osogbo at the launch of DSO for Osun State. He said with over 24 million...

Gov. Aregbesola Pardons 5 Prisoners

Osun State News - 2 months ago. Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has pardoned five prisoners at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons, Lagos, and Ilesha Prisons in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Ajibola Bashiru, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, on Thursday in Osogbo. The released inmates were Akeem Afolahan, Olowoyo Oladipo and Alaba Olagunjun, from...

Osun To Partner Gem TV Africa To Showcase Aregbesola’s Achievements

Osun State News - 2 months ago. Osun To Partner Gem TV Africa To Showcase Aregbesola’s AcOsun state government has expressed its readiness to partner a broadcasting platform of Vid-Vision Media Nigeria, the Gem TV to showcase the success story of the Aregbesola led administration to African leaders for emulation at the forthcoming 2018 Commonwealth Africa summit.  Besides, Osun government will also...

Osun Prison Boss Harps On Professionalism

Osun State News - 2 months ago. The Controller of Prisons, Osun State Command, Mr Segun Oluwasemire, has charged officers and men of the service in the state to raise their levels of professionalism and dedication in the discharge of their assigned duties. Speaking at the decoration of 107 newly promoted officers, in Osogbo, Oluwasemire urged the officers to exhibit high level...

Women Group Honours Tinubu, Aregbesola For Recognising Women In Politics

Osun State News - 2 months ago.  For their commitment to women’s emancipation, empowerment and protection, the National leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola have been honoured in Osogbo, Osun State. The duo were honoured at a massive gathering of women and APC supporters with the awards of...

Akande, Ogbeh, Wike Others Bag 2017 Zik Prize Award

Osun State News - 2 months ago. Former Deputy Governor of Oyo State and former Governor Osun state and First Interim National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande and Minister of Agriculture and rural development, Chief Audu Ogbeh were amongst nine prominent Nigerians that won the 2017 Zik Prize Award.  Announcing the names of the winners to the Journalist...

Aregbesola Tasks Residents On Payment Of Taxes

Osun State News - 2 months ago. Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged residents of the state to ensure that they pay their taxes as and when due saying with the right revenue drive and culture of tax payment among the people, a state like Osun with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of about 2.44 trillion has no reason to...

Gov. Aregbesola Swears In 389 New Councillors

Osun State News - 3 months ago. Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Wednesday conducted the swearing-in ceremony for 389 newly elected councillors in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) had on Jan. 27  conducted parliamentary local government election in the state. NAN also reports that the  commission on Jan. 28...

Aregbesola Tasks Civil Service On Productivity

Osun State News - 3 months ago. The Governor of Osun State ‎Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has urged civil service in Nigeria to strive and be more productive and efficient in carrying out their duties. Aregbesola who stated this at the Public Servants Award Presentation Ceremony organized to honour outstanding civil and public servants in the state honoured 170 workers in the state...

Low Productivity, Still A Challenge In Civil Service – Aregbesola

Osun State News - 3 months ago. Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun says low productivity still  remains  one of the challenges facing the civil  service in the country. Aregbesola said this at the  award presentation to outstanding  civil servants in the state  on Friday in Osogbo. The governor said  that the ability of any country to develop its economy depended  on how...

PDP To Boycott Local Government Polls In Osun

Osun State News - 3 months ago. The leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has said the party will not participate in the forthcoming local government election slated for Saturday, January 27th, in the state. Speaking with newsmen in Osogbo during the party’s annual New Year prayer programme, the state chairman of the party, Mr. Soji Adagunodo said...

Aregbesola Warns Elite Against Causing War In Nigeria

Osun State News - 3 months ago. Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said selfishness, unmitigated greed of the nation’s elite might provoke rage and anger that may cause war in Nigeria if not checked. The Governor made this disclosure in his speech titled, “The imperative of peace for productivity and prosperity” at the wreath laying ceremony of the 2018 Armed...

Osun Maps Out 10- Year Development Plan, Begins Capacity Building Monday 

Osun State News - 3 months ago.  BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo   In a bid to consolidate on the various gains of Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola’s  administration in the state , the Ministry for Economic Planning, Budget and Development will today commence a five-day capacity building workshop to craft a new 10 year State Development Plan. The Osun State development plan (2018-2028), is hinged...

Osun Assures On Payment Of Full Salaries

Osun State News - 3 months ago. Osun State Government has said the payment of full salaries to all categories of workers by the Osun State government for the month of December is an indication of government’s desire to sustain the trend if the required fund is available. The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Bola Oyebamiji who stated this at Osogbo during...

Matthew Ashimolowo Fetes With 17,000 Widows

Osun State News - 3 months ago. The community of Odeomu in Osun State got into a frenzy of a sort when a record seventeen thousand widow stormed the village. It was as if a crusade was going or the Osun State Governor had summoned for the widows in different villages. The sleepy town which has Kings University, a private university instituted...

Osinbajo Begs Nigerian To Shun Corruption

Osun State News - 3 months ago. Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo yesterday appealed to Nigerians to shun corruption and embrace the virtue of integrity and hard work for the nation to move forward. Speaking at the maiden edition of South-West Regional Youths Summit in Osogbo, Osinbajo noted that 70 per cent of the nation’s problems would have been solved if Nigerians would shun...

How Corpse Of Police Sergeant Discovered In Osogbo

Osun State News - 3 months ago. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Osun says the  corpse of a police sergeant has been discovered  at Sawmill Area of  Osogbo. The spokesman of the command,  Mr Babawale Afolabi, said in a statement that some wood sellers  at a sawmill had reported the discovery of  the body found  in front of...

Man, 23, Arrested For Allegedly Raping 6-year-old Girl

Osun State News - 3 months ago. The Police Command in Osun says it has arrested a 23-year-old man, Moshood Lukman for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in Osogbo. Mr Olafimihan Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police in the state, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday in Osogbo, said the accused would be charged to court after investigation. According to him, the family...