Archive for August, 2016

Aregbesola Approves The Elevation Of Ten Obas To Part II Status

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

The Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has approved the elevation of ten Obas in the state of Osun to part two (2) status.     This was contained in a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy, Water Resources, Rural and Community Affairs, Mr. Muftau Oluwadare. The newly elevated […]

Traditional Worshippers Eulogise Aregresola For Promoting Yoruba Culture And Traditional Rebirth

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

The Traditional Religious Worshippers Association of Nigeria (TRWASO), State of Osun Chapter led by their President, Oba Olawuni Bamijoko, the Obakire of Ile-Ife has expressed their profound gratitude to the Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola for his support at reviving the hitherto moribund Yoruba cultures and tradition from going into extinction. Oba Bamijoko gave the kudos to […]

Past Osun Leaders Laud Governor Aregbesola’s Leadership

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Past military administrators and former civilian governors in Osun State have lauded Governor Rauf Aregbesola on the trend of development in the state. They said that the Governor had kept the dream of the forefathers of the state alive. Colonel Theophilus Bamigboye (rtd), who governed Osun State from August 1998 to May 1999 and Captain […]

Labour Union Promises To Support Osun State To Grow Revenue

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Osun State Chapter, has assured the State government that workers in the state would continue to partner with it, to ensure that the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) is improved. They believe that revenue growth would enable the government meet its statutory duty. The State Chairman of the union, Jacob […]

Osun@25: The Legacy Side Of The Coin

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Today, Osun State marks its 25th year of existence. The state was created alongside 11 other states, (Abia, Adamawa, Anambra, Delta, Edo, Enugu, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kogi, Taraba and Yobe), on August 27, 1991 by former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.       For Osun, a state which has faced lots of drama in recent […]

Aregbesola Stresses Commitment To Human Development As Osun Marks Golden Jubilee

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Obviously elated by the wonderful performance of pupils at the calisthenic displayed to mark 25th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, Governor Rauf Aregbesola expressed his commitment to all round development of every individual in the state.     Aregbesola who spoke at the State Stadium venue of the programme in Osogbo noted that […]

Osun at 25: Ex-Governors commend Aregbesola for transforming state

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Four thousand Osun State pupils drawn from 17 schools on Saturday dazzled a capacity-filled Osogbo Township Stadium with captivating calisthenics displays to mark the creation of the state.     The State was created on August 27, 1991 by the regime of retired General Ibrahim Babangida. At the colourful event, former administrators of the state […]

Osun Government Set To Recriut More Physiotherapists

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The state Government of Osun is set to recruit more Physiotherapists to improve the quality of physiotherapy services to the people of the state of Osun. The Physiotherapy departments in all the State Hospitals would also be rehabilitated and equipped with modern facilities for better services.     The Head of Service (HOS) state Government of Osun, Mr. Sunday Owoeye […]

Success story of Osun’s feeding programme

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The free feeding and health programmes introduced by the Osun State government to encourage school enrolment, attendance and rate as well as enhance pupils’ health has not only become a model for the federal and state governments, but also a platform for agricultural development  and food production. SINA FADARE reports.       At the […]

Osun at 25th: APC urges people to reflect

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Osun State All Progressives Congress has urged the people to reflect deeply about the state created about 25 years ago.     In a statement by its spokesperson, Kunle Oyatomi, in Osogbo, the state capital, the party called on indigenes to prepare for the 25th anniversary of its creation, which comes up on Saturday. According […]