News - Osun State

FG, States LGAs Share N1.938 Trillion In Q1

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed 1.938 trillion Naira to the Federal, States and Local Government Areas in the first quarter of 2018.

Sexual Harassment In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

1 month ago /
Nation 

In the last two weeks, an audio recording of a lecturer with the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, allegedly demanding for sex from a female student in order to upgrade her very poor marks went viral on social media.

Wike Bags Zik Award For Good Governance

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been conferred with the 2017 Zik award for good governance.

DPC To Produce A Purpose Driven President In 2019

1 month ago /
Politics 

The National Executive Committee of the Democratic People’s Congress, DPC, is worried over what it describes as the deplorable state of the nation.

Ooni Awards Scholarship To Over 200 Students

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II of Ile-Ife, Osun State has awarded a scholarship to over 200 students.

Lawmaker, Others Advocate Political Paradigm Shift For Nigeria

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been asked to fashion a new concept for the running of the country in order to achieve the desired development.

Court Absolves Suspended UNIOSUN Officials Of Misdeed

3 months ago /
Nation 

The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state has vindicated the duo of the former Registrar of Osun State University, Dr Julius Faniran, and the university’s former bursar, Dr Fatai Lasisi who were accused of financial misappropriation.The presiding judge, Justice Faustina Iyabode Kola-Olalere described all allegations levelled against them...

Prof. Osuntokun, Others Link Leadership To Good Governance

3 months ago /
Nation 

Leadership is critical to nation building and any nation that fails to take cognizance of this will only be moving against the tides of history. This is the view of speakers at a public lectures held to mark the birthday of the General  Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,...

ITF Trains 11,000 Osun Youths In Skill Development Programme

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has said that no fewer than 11,100 young Nigerians have been trained and equipped nationwide with working tools by the organisation under the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP).He stated that the development was part of “ITF contribution to the...

INEC To Begin Electronic Collation, Transmission Of Results

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the time has come for it to go digital in conducting electoral processes across the nation. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in a statement signed on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Lawrence Oyekanmi said the Commission hopes to commence the use...

Obasanjo’s Statement: Presidency, APC Keep Mute

3 months ago /
Politics 

Sequel to a 18-page thought-provoking public statement by Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, which he titled “The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” the presidency has kept mute.   The statement by the former president, which was released on Tuesday, January 23 advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider...

Akande Blames System Of Government For Herdsmen Attacks

4 months ago /
Nation 

The former interim National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Bisi Akande on Tuesday blamed the kind of system of government being operated in the country, responsible for the killings in Benue and Taraba states. Akande, who spoke in his Ila country home at a media parley, part of activities marking...

OSIEC Chairman Faults Conduct Of LG Polls

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Chairman, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC),  Segun Oladitan, has faulted all litigations against the conduct of local government election slated for January 27, 2018. Addressing OSIEC staff and ad-hoc staff at Osogbo yesterday during a 2-day training workshop for Electoral Offices (E.O) Assistant Electoral Offices, (AEO) and OSIEC staff,...

Osun Needs N10bn Monthly Revenue To Survive – Aregbesola

4 months ago /
Nation 

Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday said for the state to survive economically the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) must be raised from its average of N500 million to N4.1 billion and eventually N10 billion monthly. The governor said this while declaring opened, a five-day workshop on the state development plan...

Bisi Akande Calls For Change Of Nigeria’s Constitution

4 months ago /
Nation 

The former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adebisi Akande, says a total change of the country’s constitution is the solution to the problems facing the country. Akande stated this on Tuesday in his home town, Ila-Orangun in Osun State as he marked his 79th birthday. He told journalists that...

NSCDC Arrests Suspected Ritualists In Osun

4 months ago /
Nation 

Men of the Nigeria Security and Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Osun State have arrested three men suspected to be ritualists at a building located at Bolorunduro area of Ilesa. According to the Public Relations Officer of the corps, Mr. Babawale, the suspects were nabbed after a commercial motorcyclist reported to the...

Anti-Corruption War Not Targeted At Anybody, Says Magu

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),  Ibrahim Magu has appealed to Nigerians to help the commission in its bid to rid the country of corruption. Magu, who was speaking at the convocation ceremony of the Fountain University in Osogbo, the Osun state capital re-affirmed that the...

I Washed Dead Bodies To Survive As A Student Abroad — Ajimobi

4 months ago /
Nation 

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday said that he washed dead bodies to survive as a student and to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. The governor made this revelation while speaking to youths at a South-West Regional youths Summit held at the WOCDIF Centre in Osogbo, Osun State. Ajimobi...

Osinbajo Attends South West Regional Youth Summit In Osun

4 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to arrive Osogbo to attend the South West regional youth summit in the Osun state capital, today. Professor Osinbajo will be joined by the host governor Rauf Aregbeshola, youth leaders as well as leaders of thought from the region. Although details of the summit is still...

Osun Workers Declare Indefinite Strike Over Incomplete Salaries

4 months ago /
Nation 

Labour unions in Osun State on Friday declared their intention to commence a total strike to press home their demand for payment of their full salaries. The labour leaders have instructed their members to embark on indefinite strike immediately after the Christmas holiday. According to them, the strike is expected to commence...


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