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Archive for February, 2015

OPINION: The Power Of The Humble Broom

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

I have seen first hand how the choice of the humble but powerful broom as the symbol of a major political party has contributed to the growth of the local economy of remote rural areas in the oil palm producing belt of southern Nigeria over the past few months of electioneering campaign. From Ilubirin Agbabu, […]

Osun Assembly Passes 2015 Appropriation Bill Of N20bn Into Law

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Osun State House of Assembly yesterday passed the 2015 appropriation bill of twenty billion naira into law at its plenary following a motion moved by the chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Honourable Kamil Oyedele. Earlier, the House had asked it’s committee on supply to make necessary amendments to the bill in connection with […]

Warring Osun Communities State Conditions For Peace

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

The two parties to the crisis rocking Ipetumodu and Ashipa communities in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State have presented their positions to the commission of inquiry set up the state government to look into the matter, ADESOJI ADENIYI reports. There is a semblance of peace in Ipetumodi and Ashipa, the two communities […]

We’re 85 Percent Ready For Elections, Says Osun Rec

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Osun State, Adekunle Ogunmola, has disclosed that the commission has attained 85 per cent preparation for the conduct of the general elections. Fielding questions from newsmen at an interactive programme anchored by the Osun State chapter of Association of Veteran Journalists, he said the postponement of the poll has afforded […]

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola Inspects School Projects

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Photos of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola acknowledging cheers from the people during an Inspection Tour to the A.U.D Elementary School, Inisha, at the weekend

Avoid Violence, Osun REC Tells Politicians

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

The Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola, has charged politicians to eschew violence and conduct themselves in peaceful manners to make next month’s general elections successful. Speaking at the 7th edition of “The Front-liners”, an enlightenment programme organised by veteran journalists in Osun State, Ogunmola urged the two major political parties in the […]

Don’t Embark On Illegal Strike, Osun NLC, TUC Warn Workers

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Uncertainty hung over the proposed industrial action by workers in Osun State at the weekend, as both the Trade Union Congress, TUC, and Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, dissociated themselves from the strike. Going by the declaration of Comrade Akinyemi Olatunji, leader of Osun State chapter of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, civil […]

PHOTO NEWS: Osun Immigration Officers Visit Aregbesola

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Pictures of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State Comptroller of Immigration, Passport Control Officer of Immigration, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration,  during a Courtesy Visit to the Governor, at Government House, Osogbo on Thursday 19/02/2015.

Osun APC Threatens To Sue Fani-Kayode For Libel, Gives FGN Two Weeks To Constitute Panel Of Inquiry

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun has threatened to institute a libel suit against the Director of Publicity for President Jonathan’s Reelection campaign- Mr Femi Fani-Kayode; over the video clip purportedly shown on Channels Television on Thursday the 19 of February, 2015.  Mr Fani Kayode  has claimed that August 9 governorship election […]

Osun Boosts Food Production With N500 Million

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Osun State government has disbursed N500 million as soft loan for farmers to boost mass production of food across the state. The Coordinator, Osun State Rural Enterprise Agricultural Programme (O-REAP), Dr. Charles Akinola, disclosed this to newsmen in Osogbo after meeting with stakeholders, including the State Agricultural Development Corporation (OSSADEP), and Rural Access and Mobility […]