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Reps Summon Airforce Authority Over Assault On Staff, Students Of Osun State University

Osun State News - 20 hours ago. ‎The House of Representatives yesterday resolved  to probe the management of   Nigerian Air Force over alleged assault inflicted on staff and students of Osun State University. To this end, the House resolved to summon the Chief of Air Staff, Air Commodore Sadiq Abubakar to appear before its Committee on Air Force. The member representing Obokun/Oriade...

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Plagiarism: Don Asks Polytechnics To Develop Research Integrity Measures

Osun State News - 7 days ago. by henry tyohemba,  Abuja Nigerian polytechnics and monotechnics have been urged to develop research integrity measures and structures to check incidences of plagiarism among researchers. The Dean, Faculty of Applied Science, Osun State College of Technology, Esa- Oke, Adewoyin Victor gave the charge in a paper he presented at the first Nigerian Polytechnics and Monotechnics’ ...

FG Backs OAU’s N3bn Agric Project

Osun State News - 7 days ago. By JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo The federal government has declared its determination to provide all that it would require to ensure that the agricultural intervention project to be pioneered at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and bankrolled by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the tune of  N3bn, is tremendously successful. The minister of...

Nigerians Still Love PDP – Gov Emmanuel

Osun State News - 7 days ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo Akwa Ibom State Governor,Udom Emmanuel has declared  that the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party in the senatorial election in Osun State, means that Nigerians still love PDP and PDP loves Nigerians. Emmanuel, who spoke to  reporters in Uyo shortly on arrival from the expanded PDP caucus meeting in Abuja,said...

Groups Intensify De-worming Exercise In Osun

Osun State News - 1 week ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO As part of measures to curb health hazards posed by worms to the healthy living of children in Osun State, no fewer than 1,000 children have benefited from a free deworming exercise organized by the collaborative effort of a Non Governmental Organisations and Medicare Trust Foundation in Nigeria. The NGO, Ayofe...

Man, 35, Arraigned Over Alleged N500,000 Car Purchase Fraud

Osun State News - 1 week ago. A 35 -year-old, Akeem Adedokun, who allegedly collected N500, 000 on the pretext of purchasing a vehicle for man,  on Monday appeared before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court. Adedokun, who is facing a three-count charge bordering on theft and unlawful possession. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Rasak Olaiwola, told the court that the accused committed the offence...

Aregbesola Visits Family Of Slain Permanent Secretary

Osun State News - 1 week ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola at the weekend visited family of late Mrs. Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole who was the Permanent Secretary Bureau of General Services, Office of the Governor, describing her sudden death as a colossal loss in the state civil service. A statement by the Bureau of Communication...

Osun Senatorial By-election Result Is Not A Referendum On APC – Eta

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago. Ntufam Hilliard Eta is the national vice chairman, South-south, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He speaks with MUYIWA OYINLOLA on a wide range of political and governance issues in the country. The result of the recently held Osun State Senatorial by-election where the PDP candidate defeated your party’s candidate appears to have confirmed opposition’s...

FG To Partner  Osun For Massive Food  Production

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago. BY JOSHUA  DADA, The Federal Government has expressed readiness to partner with Osun State Government in the ongoing process of massive food production as a means of getting the nation out of the current economic recession. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh who stated this when he paid a courtesy call...

A Good Woman is Gone – Aregbesola

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago.  JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO  The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described the death of Madam Omowumi Akande, wife of the Interim National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) and former Governor of Osun, Chief Bisi Akande, as a great loss to the state and the South-West.  Aregbesola, in a condolence statement signed by the...

Dangote Foundation Donates N50m To Victims Of Yoruba, Hausa Clash In Ile-Ife

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago. By OLUSHOLA BELLO, Lagos Financial relief came the way of victims of the recent Yoruba and Hausa communal clash in Ile Ife, Osun State, as Dangote Foundation donated N50 million to 220 victims to cushion the effect of the violence. At the grand ceremony held at the palace of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwunsi...

Senatorial By-election: Osun People Have Spoken, Says Aregbesola

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo Osun State governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the Saturday West Senatorial Bye election, Dr. Ademola Adeleke, saying, with the result of the poll, “people of Osun have spoken”. Also, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Najeem Salami equally congratulated the...

Aregbesola’s Performance In Osun, Good Example For All- Shettima, Bagudu

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago. BY  JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO The Governor of Borno, Alhaji Kashim Shettima and his Kebbi State counterpart, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu have passed vote of confidence on their colleague in Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola saying achievements recorded by his administration could be emulated by other governors in the country. The two northern governors who spoke at the...

PDP Candidate Ademola Adeleke Declared Winner Of Osun West Bye-Election

Osun State News - 2 weeks ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO The Chief Returning Officer for the Osun West Senatorial bye- election, Prof. Laide Lawal has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Otunba Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke the winner of the election held at the weekend in the state.. Adeleke polls 97,480 votes to beat his major contender who was...

Court Orders Ex-VC, Bursar Remanded In EFCC Custody

Osun State News - 3 weeks ago. An Osun State High Court in Ile–Ife on Friday ordered that Anthony Elujoba, the immediate former Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, be remanded in EFCC custody. The court also gave a similar order in respect of the institution’s former Bursar, Josephine Akeredolu. The presiding Judge, Justice David Olademeji, said that the order...

Community Wants 80-year-old Human Parts Merchant Prosecuted

Osun State News - 4 weeks ago. By Joshua Dada, Osogbo To serve as deterrent to others, the Gbongan community in Ayedaade local government area of Osun State has called for prompt prosecution of 80-year-old Ganiyu Oladosu nabbed for dealing in human parts. Addressing newsmen in his palace yesterday, the traditional ruler of the town Oba Adetoyese Oyeniyi Odugbemi lamented the involvement...

Evolving Osun West By-election Drama

Osun State News - 4 weeks ago. CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes on the intrigues ahead of the July 8 by-election in Osun West Senatorial district. The death of Senator Isaka Adeleke was a rude shock for Osun State and the country. The suspense filled drama that trailed the aftermath of his death – suspicion over cause of his death and autopsy results –...

OAU Has Not Increased Tuition Fees – Management

Osun State News - 4 weeks ago. By JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has debunked media report that it has increased its tuition fees. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, who urged parents and guardians to discountenance the report stated that the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Tope...

It Is A Fabricated Cover Up To Rig – APC

Osun State News - 4 weeks ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO ….in view of the  APC Plan To Subvert Osun By-Election Process-PDP The People’s Democratic Party (PDP,) in Osun State yesterday raised the alarm over alleged plans by the ruling All Progress Congress, (APC) to scuttle the process of free, fair and credible poll in the July 8, Osun West senatorial by-election....