Archive for September, 2013

Nigeria Will Still Be Great – Governor Rauf Aregbesola

Monday, September 30th, 2013

I congratulate Nigerians on the 53rd anniversary of our nation’s independence. But as we celebrate, we must also take time to reflect on the state of the nation. The Nigerian project is a bold experiment in nation-building. It is an experiment that has proved to be a challenging undertaking. But, for me, building Nigeria is […]

PHOTO NEWS: Partnership Agreement on Arts, Culture and Tourism With Nike Arts Gallery

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Photos from Nike Arts Gallery Team visit for the partnership agreement over development of Arts, Culture and Tourism between the Company and State Government, at the State Secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, State of Osun at the weekend

Osun Sensitizes Stakeholders On School Reclassification

Monday, September 30th, 2013

In its bid to sensitize stakeholders in the education sector of the State of Osun on the ongoing re-classification exercise embarked upon by the state government, the deputy governor of the state who also doubles as the State Commissioner for Education, Otunba (Mrs) Titi Laoye-Tomori has paid advocacy visit to All Progressive Congress (APC) party […]

Osun, A Major Tourist Centre – Labaran Maku

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, has acknowledged the State of Osun as a major tourist centre of Nigeria and a proper place to be. He said that especially at this point that the nation is seeking alternative to generating revenue, the full potentials of tourism in the state must be tapped. The minister […]

Learning From Osun Job Creation Initiative

Monday, September 30th, 2013

While campaigning to be governor of the State of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola had realised that a large percentage of the well educated youths in the state were without jobs. He had, in fact, raised the issue during 2006 Workers Day celebrations as part of his concern for the state. Critics however dismissed his observation as mere […]

CULTURE: ‘Ataoja Of Osogbo’ Advocates Cultural Promotion

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The Ataoja of Osogbo, State of Osun, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun, has called for cultural promotion in Nigeria to boost national integration and development. Oba Olanipekun, who was honoured by Osogbo Progressive Union (OPU) with an award of excellence for his contribution to Osogbo and humanity, described cultural norms and values  as model for socio-economic development […]

CONTACT INFO: Prepared For Independence Day

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Security  agencies have beefed up security across the 36 states of the federation as Nigeria prepares to  celebrate its 53rd Independence anniversary on Tuesday  In Osun, correspondents report that  police patrol vans as well as vehicles with armed soldiers have been patrolling Osogbo and other major towns in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer […]

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola Visits Recuperated Tinubu

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

The governor of The State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has added to the number of prominent Nigerians who visited the recuperated chieftain of the newly registered All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in his London home. Fews days ago, Gen Mohammadu Buhari, Gov. Kayode Fayemi among others visited Tinubu allaying fabricated […]

Osun: Our People, History, Culture and Diversity

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Osun has a fairly large population. According to the 2006 National Population Census, the population of the state is put at 3,423,535. The state is rich in human and material resources Historical evidence shows that the Yoruba tradition is one of the earliest and dominant traditions in Nigeria. The people of Osun are predominantly Yoruba. […]

Aregbesola, Ooni, Tejuoso Sue For Peace Among Yoruba

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

The Yoruba people within and outside the country have been called upon to embrace peace and promote unity among themselves, so as to fast track development in all parts of Yoruba nation. Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola; the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade and the Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba (Dr) Adedapo Tejuoso, […]