Archive for August, 2013

Osun Walk to Live – Aregbesola Tasks People on Protection of Govt. Utilities

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

  The Governor of the State of Osun,Rauf Aregbesola, has called on the people of the state to be more vigilant and promptly report vandalisation of public utilities to security agencies whenever they suspect such dastardly act. Aregbesola said this will help protect government property wherever they are situated.. Aregbesola made this call at Oriade […]

Aregbesola Set To Empower 5,000 Widows In Osun

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Osun State governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola has said that his administration has concluded arrangement to empower no fewer than 5,000 widows across the 30 local government councils and its Modakeke area office of the State. Speaking on Thursday through his Special Adviser on Millennium Development Goals(MDGs), Honourable Abdullahi Binuyo, Governor Aregbesola who declared that the […]

South West May Adopt Yoruba For Teaching In Primary Schools

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Primary Schools in the South-west geopolitical zone in the country may soon switch to the use of Yoruba language, their mother tongue, as the language of instruction. The decision to consider the use of the language was part of the outcome of a meeting on Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) held by South-West governors […]

PHOTONEWS: Hairstyles of Worshippers of The Goddess of Osun River

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Osun River goddess worshipers and their African hair styles at the just concluded Osun Osogbo festival. FOR MORE PICTURES VISITS SAHARA REPORTERS

Osun at 22: Cleric Tasks Leader on Fulfilment of Promises

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Leaders in the nation have been called upon to always fulfil their electoral promises when voted in power. This was the kernel of the sermon of the Chief Imam of Osogbo Sheikh Mustapha Ajisafe at a special Juma’at prayer marking 22 years of the creation of the State of Osun. Sheikh Ajisafe said the period […]

Market Is Of The Essence!

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Address Delivered By The Governor Of The State Of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, At The Inauguration Of The State’s Market Women Board, Held At Bola Ige House Car Park, Abere, On Monday August 26, 2013. I am happy to gather with you today for the inauguration of the State of Osun Market Women Board. Today’s […]

Omoluabi Factory, Project Of Policy To Reap Economic Benefits Of School Uniform

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Remarks By The Governor Of The State Of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, At The Formal Commissioning Of Omoluabi Garment Factory, Held At The Factory Premises Along Gbongan-Ibadan Road, Abere, On Monday August 26, 2013 Protocols, I want to begin by thanking the Almighty God for His mercy and blessing on our state, and for giving […]

Aregbesola Reiterates Commitment to Developing Osun

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has reiterated the commitment of his administration to develop he state. Speaking at the Trade, Investment and Culture Conference held in Osogbo, Aregbesola said his administration’s desire for development would be backed with action. He explained that the administration had committed huge human and material resources to providing the enabling […]

YUF Lauds South-West Governors on Peace, Performance…

Friday, August 30th, 2013

A socio-cultural organisation, the Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF), yesterday in Ikenne-Remo, the country home of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, passed a vote of confidence on the entire South-West governors for their effort at maintaining peace and security in the region. The meeting, which was chaired by the matriarch of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah […]

Osun Takes Cultural Tourism Promotion Beyond Entertainment As Aregbesola Packages Trade, Investment and Cultural Tourism Conference

Friday, August 30th, 2013

REALISING that Osun State is the centre port of  cultural–tourism vibes  in Nigeria , the government of  Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has, since assumption of power, been steadfastly pursuing policies geared at tapping the potentialities of this natural blessing. This is not for dancing, merry making and festivities alone, but for socio-economic emancipation, wealth mobilisation, empowerment, […]