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Aregbesola, Ogbeh, Others For Celebration Of 121-year Cocoa Cultivation

Osun State News - 20 hours ago. BY JOSHUA DADA,  Osogbo No fewer than 5,000 people representing farmers and representatives of chocolate producing countries are expected to converge on Osogbo, Osun State for the celebration of 121-year cultivation of Cocoa in the country. Among dignitaries expected at the event to be hosted by Governor Rauf Aregbesola are the Minister of Agriculture, Audu...

Osinbajo Commissions Kwara’ s Vocational College, Recommends Replication In Other States

Osun State News - 20 hours ago. By Abdullahi Olesin, Ilorin Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday commissioned Kwara State- owned International Vocational Technical and Entrepreneurship College ( IVTEC), Ajase- Ipo, Irepodun local government area of the state. Osinbajo who was in the state on a one- day working visit endorsed the IVTEC’s model for vocational training of the Nigerian youths. He said...

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Nigerians Have Best Entrepreneurship Talents Globally – Osinbajo

Osun State News - 1 day ago. The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday said that Nigerians possessed the most talented entrepreneurial attributes globally. Osibanjo made the assertion at the launch of the International Vocational and Technical Education College (IVTEC), in Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the college’s launch was...

Ikoyi Recovered Loot: We’ll Pay Whistleblower This Month – Adeosun

Osun State News - 1 week ago. BY BAYO AMODU, Abuja – The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said the whistleblower who provided the tips that led to the recovery of funds stashed away in a property in Ikoyi, Lagos State, will soon be paid. Adeosun stated this on Sunday in a statement by her spokesman, Oluyinka Akintunde. The statement was...

I am Not Happy Paying Civil Servants Half Salaries — Aregbesola

Osun State News - 3 weeks ago. Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on Sunday said he was not happy paying half salaries to civil servants and political appointees in the state. The information is in a statement by Mr Adelani Baderinwa, the state’s Commissioner for Information  and Strategy in Osogbo. Baderinwa stated that the governor said this when Federal Government team on...

PDP Holds Ward Congress In Osun

Osun State News - 1 month ago. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun on Sunday conducted its ward congress across the state, the News Agency  of Nigeria (NAN)  reports. The congress was held in the 332 wards of the state. A NAN correspondent who monitored the exercise in some wards in Osogbo, Olorunda and Ifelodun Local Government Areas reports that it was peaceful....

Osun Assembly Confirms Aregbesola’s Nominees

Osun State News - 1 month ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo Osun State House of Assembly has confirmed four nominees of Governor Rauf Aregbesola as members of the state Judicial Service Commission (JSC). The lawmakers in a statement issued by the House Committee Chairman on Information and Strategy on Tuesday Hon Olatunbosun Oyintiloye said the confirmed members are, Hon Nathaniel Agunbiade, Mr. ...

OAU Suspends 4 Students Over Criminal Activities

Osun State News - 1 month ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, have suspended four students of the institution for criminal activities, breach of the code of conduct for the University community and violent violation of their matriculation oath. The students are Omole, Ibukun Ayodele, with registration number CVE/ 2011/ 042 of the Department...

Nigeria’s Unity Depends On Restructuring – Lawmaker

Osun State News - 1 month ago. Prince Albert Abiodun Adeogun is a two-time member of the House of Representatives in the National Assembly. The lawmaker representing Ife Federal constituency in Osun State during this interview with MUYIWA OYINLOLA said restructuring is the only panacea for the unity of the country. As a political scientist and a legal practitioner of over three...

PDP Begs Oyinlola, Akinbade For Forgiveness In Osun

Osun State News - 2 months ago.  BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday apologized to its former National Secretary, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and its first Osun State Chairman, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade for the injustice they suffered that led to their exit from the party. The National Chairman, Alhaji Hammed Makarfi who spoke through the party’s caretaker committee...

AMLSN Express Worry Over Reemergence Of Yellow Fever In Nigeria

Osun State News - 2 months ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo  The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria AMLSN has expressed worry over the reemergence of Yellow fever in Nigeria.  Addressing newsmen at the end of a special general meeting of AMLSN in Osogbo, Osun State, the National President, Alhaji Toyosi Raheem urged continuous medical surveillance in order to track diseases...

Lightening Kill Civil Servant In Kwara

Osun State News - 2 months ago. A 47-year-old civil servant, Salami Adekunle, was on Thursday  struck to death by lightening  in Oro, Kwara, the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN ) reports. NAN gathered that the deceased was until his demise a staff of the Registry Department of the College of Education, Oro,  Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. The...

LGs Are Appendages Of States, Aregbesola Insists

Osun State News - 2 months ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo – Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday, insisted that local governments in Nigeria under the 1999 constitution of the country are an appendage of the state governments. The governor held that there cannot be autonomy for local governments because they are absolutely under the control and ambience of the states,...

Communities Raise Alarm Over Activities Of Illegal Miners In Osun

Osun State News - 3 months ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO Communities in the Atakumosa West local government area of Osun State have raised the alarm over the devastating activities of illegal miners on their land. The communities that include, Epe, Igbadae, Igun, Itagunmodi among others expressed dismay at the levels of incursion and vandalism of their farmland by illegal miners. The communities...

The Facts About The Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

Osun State News - 3 months ago. By Amb Dickson A. O. Akoh – For quite some time, there has been series of publications by Mr. Chinedu Nneji, the self-acclaimed Commandant-General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) and his supposed Plateau and Osun States Commandants, accusing me of distorting some facts with regards to the passage of the Nigerian Peace...

Osun State News - 3 months ago. Ooni, Young Entrepreneurs Collaborate to Empower 8,000 Youths BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi partnered Young Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (YEN) to empower about 8,000 Nigerian youths. Oba Ogunwusi who is the grand patron of the YEN said the programme is designed to help the youth populace in developing business ideas...

Uniosun Medical Doctors Given A New Lease Of Life

Osun State News - 3 months ago. BY OLUREMI OMOWAIYE The medical doctors of the UNIOSUN extraction, who left the shores of Nigeria, over four years ago, recently returned to the country having passed distinctively, the 2017 KROK 2 Ukraine National Medical Examinations. OLUREMI OMOWAIYE writes. Osun State University, which was established in 2006 by the Olagunsoye Oyinlola administration, started with six...

Aregbesola Seeks FG’s Intervention In Pension Payment

Osun State News - 3 months ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called on the Federal Government to assist state governments across the country in raising bonds to pay the gratuities of state pensioners who voluntarily retire from the service to avoid the Contributory Pension Scheme. Aregbesola made the call while playing host to the Executive...

Aregbesola Seeks FG’s Intervention In Pension Payment

Osun State News - 3 months ago. BY JOSHUA DADA Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called on the Federal Government to assist state governments across the country in raising bonds to pay the gratuities of state pensioners who voluntarily retired from the service to avoid the Contributory Pension Scheme. Aregbesola made the call while playing host to the Executive Secretary...

LAUTECH Undergraduates Has Been Subjected To Ridicule – Beauty Queen

Osun State News - 3 months ago. By Anthony Ada Abraham Miss Favour Omoladun, reigning Queen of Miss Arewa Osun Beauty Pageant has called on Osun and Oyo State governments to speedily resolve the lingering crises rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho. Omoladun told journalists in Osogbo that it was saddening to note that students of the university have...