Archive for January, 2014

NRCRI To Establish First Substation For South-West Crops Research Institute In Osun

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture is set to establish the first substation of the institute for the South West in Osun. Chairman Governing Board of the Institute, Dr Oluwole Aina disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in Osogbo. According to […]

PHOTO NEWS: Commissioning Of Technology City In Osun

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Photos from the commissioning of RLG/Adulawo Technology City,  at Ilesa/Akure Express Way, Ilesa, State of Osun, on Thursday 30-01-2014

Aregbesola Revamps Technical And Vocational Education In Osun

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The commitment of the government of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola to the development of Technical and Vocational education has been reiterated. The Chairman, Board for Technical and Vocational education, Prof. Olu Aina OFR made this known while interacting with pressmen at Government Technical College, Osogbo shortly after the board meeting. Prof. Aina explained that, there is […]

Nigerian Baptist Convention Praises Aregbesola For His Developmental Projects

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The Nigerian Baptist Convention is a peace loving denomination that takes challenges with ease and always ready to work harmoniously with government. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Rural Development and Community Affairs, Mr. Adekunle Ige dropped the hint while hosting a delegation led by the new president of Osun Baptist Conference […]

World Bank Official Commends Osun School Feeding

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Education experts, including the World Bank Lead Health and Education Specialist, Prof. Donald Bundy, have lauded the school feeding programme initiated by the Osun State Government. The All Progressives Congress Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy in the state, Mr.  Kunle Oyatomi, in a statement, on Thursday, said the governor received the commendation at the […]

Osun To Spend N800m On Compensation For Acquired Land

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The Osun State government said on Thursday in Osogbo that it had budgeted N800 million as compensation for land acquisition from its citizenry. Mr Muyiwa Ige, the Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development, said this in Osogbo during the 2014 budget defence before the House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation. Ige […]

OPINION: On The Aregbesola Church Project Controversy

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The PUNCH is my number one newspaper, at least for now. I am also an avid reader of the columns anchored by both Azuka Onwuka and Niyi Akinnaso every Tuesday. I read these two great columnists in the Tuesday, January 28, 2014 edition of the newspaper.  Interestingly, both addressed the same subject but from different perspectives.  […]

Federal Allocation To Osun Declines By 40% –Aregbesola

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola yesterday said that the federal allocation to the state for the past six months has fallen by 40 per cent. The development, he said, had almost made it impossible for the state to perform its statutory responsibilities. Governor Aregbesola made this known during a visit to him at the Government […]

Monarchs Endorse Aregbesola For Second Term

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Traditional rulers in Isokan, Ayedaade and Irewole local government areas of Osun State yesterday endorsed Governor Rauf Aregbesola for a second term. They spoke at the seventh edition of an interactive forum between the governor and the people, tagged: “Gbangbadekun”, at Ayedade Grammar School in Ikire. The monarchs said the Aregbesola administration had performed beyond […]

Local Government Officers In Osun Charged On Improved Performance

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Local Government Officers have been admonished to justify the money invested on them by government through various training programmes by improving on their job performance. The Chairman Local Government Service Commission, Dr. Peter Babalola, gave the word of advice while declaring open a 3 day workshop titled “Budgetary Control, Project Monitoring and Evaluation” held at […]