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The former Deputy Comptroller General of Customs, spoke in his Ilase-Ijesa country home, in Obokun local government of Osun State, on Sunday, during the thanksgiving service held at the Anglican Church for the commencement of 2018 Press Week of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State ...
Davido's uncle Senator Adeleke finally declares governorship ambition in Osun – Nigeria. ... Ademola Adeleke has declared intention to contest September 22 gubernatorial election in Osun state under PDP – He defected to PDP last year and became the senator of federal republic of Nigeria after the demise of his …

The Senator representing Osun West, Ademola Adeleke, has declared his intent to run for the governorship position in Osun State. The lawmaker, who has become popular for his energetic dancing sessions usually posted online, made his intention known in a letter written the Osun State chapter of the ...
Osun State has scored high in human satisfaction and happiness index, according to the 2017 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS 5) report ... at the weekend in Osogbo, said the Bi-monthly of Central Pricing Reference System, when compared to other Southwest states, showed Osun was in the lead.
The Osun State Government has redeployed the Chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Mrs. Motunrayo Ayegbayo and the chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Adeyemi Aboderin, to schools. Our correspondent gathered that the two journalists, who were working ...
While Aboderin is the incumbent Chairman of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Osun, Ayegbayo is the current Chairperson of National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in the state. However, mixed reactions have trailed the transfer of journalists who have put in over two decades ...

Osun has been rated the most peaceful state in Nigeria, followed by Kogi, Ekiti Kwara and Imo states. The ranking was based on the research findings of the Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP). Yobe, Kebbi, Bauchi, Zamfara and Sokoto were found to be the least peaceful states in the country.
“Osun State is the most peaceful state in Nigeria and it has greater tendency for peace based on its overall performance in the five broad indicators. While Osun didn't come top in any of the five indicators, its overall score is the least violent. Kogi, Ekiti, Kwara and Imo state follow Osun as the five most ...
Some aggrieved chieftains of the Osun State chapter of the APC have petitioned the party's National Chairman, Chief Odigie-Oyegun over alleged alteration of the original list used for the local government and ward executive officers who would serve as delegates in the coming APC primaries in the state.
“Thirty-one states recorded growth in IGR while five states, which include Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Osun and Taraba recorded a decline at the end of ... Listed by NBS as among the five richest states with a high IGR raking of N42.418 billion, Kano State collected N65,140,059,241.98 from federation ...
It argued that the boundary dispute between the two states had lingered for a very long time without definite action in resolving it by the National Boundary Commission (NBC). It, therefore, appealed to the NBC to expedite action on the final determination of Ondo/Osun inter-state boundary issue to make ...
Osun State is set to put a stop to billions of Naira that Nigerians are using to import chocolate and other cocoa products from EU countries. ... With over twenty million cocoa farmers in Nigeria, Osun-China's cooperation over Ede cocoa processing plant has given lifeline to Nigerian cocoa farmers who could ...
He explained that Osun State has made giant strides to stimulate its economy with determined efforts to an improved revenue generation. He urged other states to key into the state's revenue generation policy, which has witnessed a geometric improvement in the last few years. He said: “What Aregbesola ...
There is a new concern over the debt sustainability of states in Nigeria as a report by the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has shown that most of them ... According to the report, Lagos, Osun and Cross River states have debts over 480 per cent of their gross revenues, while those of 18 states exceed their ...
A former speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly and member of the House of Representatives, Mojeed Alabi, said this during a public lecture organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Osogbo, the state's capital. Alabi said that Nigeria should once again embrace the pre-1966 political structure in order to have ...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State on Saturday conducted a congresses in all the 30 Local Government Areas across the state, ... that the people of the state are waiting for us, likewise many other Nigerians, as far as we are concerned, there is no faction in the party in Osun, the party ...
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has vowed that the party will do everything within its powers to win the governorship elections this year in Ekiti and Osun states. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the party's National Executive Committee meeting on ...

Osun State Police Command says it has recovered about 39 stolen vehicles between January and February this year. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Osogbo, the state capital. He said that the command had announced the recovery of 19 ...
The Osun State police command has announced the recovery of 20 vehicles from four members of a suspected car stealing syndicate already in their custody. ... “On January 31, we announced the recovery of some vehicles by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Osun Command.
The lawmaker described state police as modern and realistic, if pursue with honesty, openness and sense of patriotism. He averred that reservations of Nigerians against its formation can be addressed if leaders will leverage on information communication technology, biometric system and local referrals so ...
Osogbo — A 5-year-old pupil of SDA Government Elementary School, Ede in Osun State, Akeem Faruk, likes the meal of rice and beans. ... in Nigeria, Pernille Ironside lamented that malnutrition among children under the age of five has worsened nationwide with the highest concerns in the northern states.
In Nigeria, Imo, Ebonyi, Oyo and Ekiti all have high prevalence rates of FGM and former President Goodluck Jonathan banned the practice in 2015. In Osun state, the practice has been banned since 2004 but according to the 2016-2017 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey published by the National Bureau of ...
The DSO was formally launched in Jos, Plateau State, in April 2016, followed by the FCT, Kwara, Kaduna and Enugu States. It has also been launched in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking at the event, the Minister boasted that Nigeria is building what will be Africa's biggest and most lucrative ...
The Federal Government has launched the switchover to digital broadcasting in Osun State, South-west Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, launched the switchover on Friday at the office of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) in Osogbo, the state capital. The Minister ...
"The mission of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to push this initiative is to introduce hundreds of artisanal and small-scale miners scattered around towns and villages in Osun State, to modern ways of mining. It is also introduced to serve as a platform for stakeholders to speak on challenges ...
The Osun State House of Assembly has rejected a constitutional amendment to provide for independent candidates in elections. The house also stood down amendments to strengthen local government administration in Nigeria as contained in the alteration of Sections 7, 318 and part 1 of the fifth schedule ...
Ibadan — The Osun State Government has described the death of Professor Akinwumi Ishola, a prominent Yoruba scholar, playwright and actor, as a setback to the promotion of Yoruba language, culture and tradition.Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, said in a statement ...
The Osun State Government said on Tuesday that it has arbitrated in about 6000 cases between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the state between 2014 and 2018. The Commissioner ... In the South-west, violence between herders and farmers have caused deaths in Ekiti, Ondo and Osun states in 2018.
Osogbo — A 5-year-old pupil of SDA Government Elementary School, Ede in Osun State, Akeem Faruk, likes the meal of rice and beans. ... in Nigeria, Pernille Ironside lamented that malnutrition among children under the age of five has worsened nationwide with the highest concerns in the northern states.
A 5-year-old pupil of SDA Government Elementary School, Ede in Osun State, Akeem Faruk, likes the meal of rice and beans. ... Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other key partners and presented by the Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale, indicated an increase in Child Malnutrition in Nigeria.
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has called on Nigerian youths to secure a better future for themselves through hard work,diligence and productivity in all their endeavours. The governor said, for Nigeria to reclaim her glorious position of providing genuine and outstanding leadership among the ...
Operatives of the Osun State Police Command have raided another shrine suspected to be ritualists' den in Ilobu Town in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, who led the operation, the shrine which is a centre for nefarious activities, ...
A Nigerian gold mining firm operating in Osun state, Thor Exploration Limited (also known as Segilola), has emerged winner of the 2018 Investment Battlefield ... “The economic robustness of the project, the progressive Mining Code of Nigeria and the regulatory framework of the Ministry of Mines and Steel ...
The bill seeking to amend sections of the 1999 Constitution to reduce the age limits for eligibility for elective offices in Nigeria, known as the Not Too Young To Run bill, has secured the endorsement of 24 states. Both chambers of the National Assembly passed the amendment bill in July last year, leaving ...
Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has approved the release of N1 billion for the payment of contributory pension to retired civil servants in the state. Dr Festus Oyebade, the state Head of Service, made this known on Friday in Osogbo at a meeting of the Forum of Head of Service/Permanent Secretaries, ...
The Osun State Government is to spend N22.2 billion for the running of the office of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola in the 2018 fiscal year. Sen. Mudashiru Husain, Commissioner for Cabinet Matters, disclosed this while speaking at the 2018 budget defence session at the State House of Assembly on Thursday in ...
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has approved the release of N1 billion for the payment of contributory pension to retired civil servants in the state. Dr Festus Oyebade, the state Head of Service, made this known on Friday in Osogbo at a meeting of the Forum of Head of Service/Permanent Secretaries, ...
“So, we are passing a vote of confidence on Mr Speaker and are determined to toe the line of peaceful co-existence for the development of our state,” Oyedele said. In his remarks, Owoeye said that members of the assembly would continue to work with the Speaker for the development of the state. He said ...
Osogbo – Another set of 13 indigenes of Osun State who were evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government were received in the state. The returnees, five males and seven females including a three-month-old baby girl came through the Port Harcourt International Airport on Wednesday were received ...
Chief (Mrs.) Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori is the Deputy Governor of State of Osun. She has ... I could not have achieved much for my state but for the confidence the Governor has in me. ... The Federal Government introduced the program through a UBEC Act in 2006 and made Osun one of the pilot states.
Osogbo—The Osun State Government has received another set of 13 indigenes of the state that were evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government. ... Duties, Mr. Mudashiru Toogun, who encouraged them to always take legal and due process in looking for greener pastures within and outside Nigeria.
Mr. Hussain, a former senator, disclosed this while speaking at the 2018 budget defence session at the State House of Assembly on Thursday in Osogbo. ... The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr. Aregbesola had on December 28, presented the 2018 budget proposal of N173 billion to the ...
Oni, who is an indigene of Ede, affirmed that he was more than ready to make Osun an Eldorado, through his wide ranging connections with chambers of commerce in Nigeria and Cote D'voire, where he has proved himself within the business community. He said Osun State requires the selfless service of ...
It, however, stated that states with the lowest average price of petrol were Zamfara, Gombe and Kogi, adding that a litre was sold for N159.12, N157.73 and N152.83 in Zamfara, Gombe and Kogi respectively. This showed that Nigerians bought the product more than the official pump price of N145 per litre.
The leader of the sub-committee said the herders got to know that there were two million hectares of land in 19 states of northern Nigeria in which one million hectares of land was gazetted as grazing reserves. He said, “There is a place in Gombe State where about 375 hectares have been developed as a ...
The Osun state government on Tuesday described as untrue the reported case of Lassa fever in the state, adding that only isolated death case of a patient from a neighbouring state was recorded. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani ...
New Osun Airport MRO facilities will save Nigeria billions of naira annually, which is one of the lessons that the strategic mega project taught Nigeria. When the first phase of MKO Abiola International Airport, Ido Osun, Osun State, is completed, the facility will save the country foreign exchange of billions of ...
The cleric, who said that God directed him to hold an Inter-denominational Crusade on April 27 at Mount Ikoyi (Ori-Oke Ikoyi), Isokan Local Government Area, Osun State to pray unto Him for liberation of Nigeria. Adunpe, who tagged the programme “Nigeria Must Be Redeemed'' said if all political, traditional ...
The stage is getting set for the September 22 governorship election in Osun State as more chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) go public ... Adeoti, the incumbent Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and a former Chairman of the defunct Acton Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the state.
The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has linked the wanton killings by armed herdsmen across the country in recent times to poor leadership and lack of innovative ... Mr. Aregbesola, however, noted that it was sad that Nigerian herders were still adopting primitive ways in animal husbandry.


 

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