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LGs Are Appendages Of States, Aregbesola Insists

Osun State News - 3 days 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 - 4 weeks 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month 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...

Father Docked for Flogging Son To Death In Osun

Osun State News - 1 month ago. BY JOSHUA DADA, For allegedly beating his son to death, a 45-year-old man, Sikiru Adebayo was Thursday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate’s court in Osun state The Police in the state accused Adebayo of killing his son after the boy stole a belt that belonged to a neighbour. Prosecutor Duro Adekunle, informed the court that...

Osun Guber Poll: APC Accuses SSS Of Bias

Osun State News - 3 years ago. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of crass partisanship and unprofessional conduct over its actions and comments on the recent election in Osun State. In a statement issued in Abuja yesterday by its national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party also said the spokesperson for the agency,…...

Ondo Police Disrupt Aregbesola’s Victory Rally

Osun State News - 3 years ago. Ondo State Police Command yesterday prevented the joint rally organised by Ondo Central Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate the victory of Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola, after last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Excited party loyalists had stormed the Arcade ground, Adegbemile, Akure, the take-off point for the rally…...

Ebola: Ibadan Catholic Bishops Ban Handshakes During Mass

Osun State News - 3 years ago. As the dreaded Ebola virus continues to spread and both the federal and state governments continue to take measures to curtail its spread, the Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province (Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo and Osogbo dioceses) have said that the shaking of hands for the sign of peace at Mass “be suspended with immediate effect”…....

OAU, UNIOSUN VCs commend Aregbesola over victory

Osun state - 3 years ago. Rauf Aregbesola The Vice Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Bamitale Omole, and his Osun State University counterpart, Prof. Bashir Okesina, have hailed Governor Rauf Aregbesola over his re-election in last Saturday’s governorship election. OAU Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, in a statement, on Thursday, quoted the institution’s registrar, Mr. Dotun Awoyemi, as saying the...

APC accuses DSS of supporting PDP

Osun state - 3 years ago. National Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress, Lai Mohammed The All Progressives Congress says the actions of the Department of State Service suggest that the security agency supports the Peoples Democratic Party. The APC, in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, said it was curious that the DSS only...

Aregbesola, Nigeria’s Obama

Osun state - 3 years ago. Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola| credits: File copy Determination was clearly written on the faces of the people of Osogbo when I landed in the capital city three days to the epic election. Ordinarily, visitors and residents had thought all hell would break loose on election as a result of the heavy military personnel deployment...

DSS is partisan –APC

Osun state - 3 years ago. National Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress, Lai Mohammed| credits: File copy The All Progressives Congress has accused the Department of State Service of partisanship. The APC, through its National Publicity Secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said in a statement   on Thursday that the members of staff of the organisation, especially its spokesperson, Ms...

Four injured as students clash in Ogun

Osun state - 3 years ago. Four students were injured on Thursday as two factions of students from various state-owned tertiary institutions clashed in Abeokuta over the recent reduction of school fees announced by the state government on Tuesday.The fracas happened around Federal Secretariat, Oke Mosan, about 100 metres away from the governor’s office.The students who were from Olabisi Onabanjo University,...

2015: Lack Of Security Deployment Will Lead To Rigging– GSN

Osun State News - 3 years ago. Ahead of 2015, a pro-Jonathan group, Goodluck Support Network, (GSN) has hailed the outcome of the Osun State governorship election, adding however that the success of the poll was because of the security deployment. They accused those opposed to deployment of security personnel for future election purposes of planning to rig. Speaking at a press…...

DSS partisan, spokesperson unprofessional -APC

Osun state - 3 years ago. The All Progressives Congress has accused the Department of State Service otherwise called the State Security Service of partisanship. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, added in a statement he issued in Abuja on Thursday that the members of staff of the organisation, especially its spokesperson, Ms Marilyn Ogar, need proper education...

Osun Denies Arrest Of Deputy Gov Over Arms Possession

Osun State News - 3 years ago. Osun State government has denies the allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, that Deputy Governor Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori was arrested for carrying ammunition. Apparently reacting to the claim by Senator Omisore during an interview aired on one of the television stations, a statement issued and signed by the chief press…...