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Archive for July, 2016

Aregbesola To Open Job Centre For Osun Indigenes

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

AS part of efforts to respond to mounting unemployment and inability of job seekers to get job offers in the labour market, the Osun State government is set to open a job centre to address some of the challenges.     Osun Job Centre, a free employment support services programme that will be inaugurated soon, […]

Osun Loses Millions Of Naira To Illegal Mining, Exploration – Government

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

The Chairman, Osun State Task Force on Mining and Forestry, Elder Adelowo Adebiyi, has disclosed that the state has been losing millions of naira to illegal mining and exploration.     Elder Adebiyi who described Osun as a state being blessed with God-given natural resources and other rich solid mineral deposits, also said the state […]

Osun Warns Principals Against Aiding Exam Malpractice Among Students

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

The Osun State Government on Friday warned school principals and teachers against aiding and abetting examination malpractice among their students.   Festus Olajide, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, gave the warning against the backdrop of the ongoing Unified and Promotion Examination for Grade II (SS2) students in the state. Olajide said: […]

Mrs Aregbesola Commended For Standing Against Female Circumcision

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

An NGO, Girl-child Right Awareness Initiative in Africa, has commended the wife of the governor of Osun, Mrs Sherifat Aregbesola, for her recent advocacy against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the state.       Its Managing Director, Mrs Olayinka Ajibola–Ojomo, gave the commendation on Thursday in Osogbo. Ajibola-Ojomo said that the advocacy would awake […]

Aregbesola’s Wife Vows To Tackle Female Circumcision

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Wife of the Governor of Osun State, Mrs Sherifat Aregbesola has vowed to commence community-to-community campaign to stop the practice of female circumcision or Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, in the state, using her development foundation, the Sheri Care Foundation, SCARF.     Mrs Aregbesola, who addressed newsmen in Osogbo over the high prevalence of the […]

Osun New Councils Will Take Off Soon — Aregbesola

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has said his administration was ready to breathe life into the newly created Local Council Development Authorities with the submission of the report on boundary delineation and assets sharing by the various committees.     The Governor also stated that a team that will make an official presentation of […]

Ooni commends Aregbesola’s handling of Osun affairs

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has commended the maturity of the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in his handling of the illegal entry of ‎Ife locals and residents into the Shasha forest in the state to avert crisis.     ‎This was even as the Governor noted that his […]

Gov Aregbesola Highlights Key Innovations To Stimulate Africa’s development

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola on Saturday addressed issues on the importance of Africa as a continent at the lunch of Africa Business Club by Imperial College Business School in London. Speaking at the occassion the governor indicated that innovation is an important driver of growth and development that Africa as a continent must take […]

In Fairness To Governor Aregbesola!, by Abiodun Komolafe

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s stewardship in Osun State has been generating all manner of comments in recent times. From the  indefensible,  infantile, misinformed and misguided viewpoints  to the impressive analyses of his actions and inactions, the comments reveal a lot about this man of many parts who has not only done very well for his people, […]

NJC Sacks Osun Judge

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Justice‎ Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede, of the High Court in the state of Osun has been recommended for compulsory retirement by the National Judicial Council (NJC).     The council also stated that ‎Justice Mohammed Nasiru Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, has been kicked out of the bench for alleged misconduct. The council […]