Archive for December, 2013

LEADING BY EXAMPLE: Aregbesola Became A Fire Fighter Along Osogbo – Ilesha Road

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Governor Rauf Aregbesola Saturday literarily ‘dropped’ protocol to become a fire fighter for more than a quarter of an hour. Aregbesola, in his convoy was on his way to attend the 2013 edition of Iwude Ijesha celebration; and ran into a road side bush fire growing fiercely along osogbo-Ilesha road. The emitting heat from the […]

Osun To Herald New Year With Fireworks

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

The Government, State of Osun on Monday said it had concluded plans to usher in the New Year with fireworks display in 10 towns across the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Sunday Akere, said this in Osogbo. Mr. Akere said the towns where the government would officially display fireworks to usher in year 2014, […]

INTERVIEW: Aregbesola Shares On Education, Religion, Finance and More.

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State did not in any way seem unperturbed when answering questions last week on an allegation that his educational reform seeks to Islamise the state’s education sector. Governor Aregbesola waved the allegation away as ridiculous, saying if he is not Islamising his home – with his junior sister’s children living with him and […]

Osun – New Perspectives On Grassroots Development

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

THE announcement last week by Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun that plans are afoot to create 27 more local councils in the state adds some more momentum to the revolutionary strides we are already witnessing under this administration. The state will then have 57 local governments across its 3,572 square miles with […]

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola Celebrates 2013 Iwude-Ijesha Festival With Oba Adekunle Aromolaran

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Deputy Governor State of Osun, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori; Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba (Dr.) Gabriel Aromolaran share moments at the 2013 Iwude-Ijesha Festival, in Ereja Square, Ilesa, State of Osun on Saturday 28-12-2013. Photos below

OPINION: The Silent Revolution In Osun Education Sector

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Something interesting is happening in Osun State, and its is in the education sector.  As someone from outside this state I recently took time to follow developments in that state and I encourage others who are so interesting to follow my cue. Based on basic research and direct visitation, I can say with confidence that, […]

2014: Police Assure Of Peaceful Governorship Election In Osun

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

The Assistant Inspector General, AIG, in charge of zone 11 with the headquarters in Osogbo, Mr. David Olufemi Omojola, yesterday assured that the governorship election holding in 2014 in Osun State of Osun, one of the states under his command would be peaceful and hitch-free. Reiterating the ever-preparedness of his boss in Abuja, the IG, […]

FirstBank, OYES Empower 3,000 Youths

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

In a bid to promote entrepreneurial development and skill acquisition in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. through its mobile payment solution FirstMonie has successfully empowered 3,000 youths of the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) as FirstMonie agents. The partnership planned as one of the initiatives for curbing unemployment and youth insurgency across the state […]

Aregbesola And Restructuring Of Osun Public Education

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

The age long adage says that when a handshake goes beyond the elbow, then it is no longer a handshake and one must prepare for a fight. This statement best explains the relationship between the governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola and his friends and admirers from the Baptists Church in Nigeria […]

2014: Return Aregbesola, Beneficiaries Of Free Rail Services Urge Osun People

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Beneficiaries of the free rail service provided by the government of the state of Osun for the Christmas celebration from Lagos to Osogbo have called on the people of the state to ensure that Governor Rauf Aregbesola is returned as the governor of the state in next year’s election. The call was made over the […]