Archive for July, 2013

How Osun narrowly escaped serious indebtedness

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Dr Wale Bolorunduro, the Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Economic Planning and Budget, in this interview with Tunde Oyekola, speaks on the raging public debate on the debt profile of the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola and other issues. Excerpts: What are the bases of the economic empowerment of the state by the state administration? […]

Osun distributes 2.5 million trees

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

In order to improve environmental sustainability, Osun State government has distributed 2.5 million trees to be planted across its 30 local government councils. The state Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, said this at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Tuesday, when his administration inaugurated the tree planting initiative. At the ceremony, Aregbesola also bagged gold awards […]

Osun Indigenes Commend Aregbesola For Resurrecting Train Service

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Osun State indigenes living in and outside the state have commended Governor Rauf  Aregbesola for his commitment to improve railway system in the state, as a means of transporting goods and services. Indigenes of the state, who returned to the state from Lagos, Ilorin and Ibadan, through railway system last Friday and Saturday, expressed their […]

Osun’s Changing Environment

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

I HAVE lived through several administrations since the creation of OsunState and none has had the sort of visible impact that this man has had in so short a time. Perhaps what makes the difference is that no governor before him has approached the issue of the environment from a deliberate policy perspective as he is […]

Aregbesola Swears in First Female Judge for Osun

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

“Justice is a value that is universally desirable but the rule of law is of vital importance in bringing it about. This underscores the invaluable role of the Judiciary as the champion of the rule of law, as well as the arbiter of justice.” These were the words of the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni […]

Gbongan/Akoda ExpressWay: Osun’s Economic Beehive

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

In the state of Osun today like the Yoruba would say the tune is ‘new dawn, new drum’. As day dawns in the state of the Virtuous so does the Aregbesola administration comes up with not only a new progressive idea but also one form of developmental stride or the other. Of course for a […]

Osun flags off second bye-pass road, as Aregbesola says roads are to boost economy

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Governor Aregbesola of Osun has said that the emerging network of roads in the state, south-west of Nigeria are meant to achieve the desire to turn the state to a mid regional commercial hub of the zone. He said this as he turns the sod on another 18 kilometer Osogbo East Bye Pass dual carriageway […]