Archive for September, 2016

Aregbesola Grants Amnesty To 6 Inmates In Celebration Of Nigeria’s Independence

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has granted amnesty to six inmates serving various jail terms in Ilesha prison, Kirikiri maximum prison, Lagos and Ibara, Abeokuta Federal prison. Information about the pardon is contained in a statement issued by Mr Adedapo Adeniji, the state’s Director of Public Prosecutions and Secretary to the State Advisory Council on […]

“Thank you for not changing the change’’ – Aregbesola tells Edo electorate

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Thursday in Abuja thanked Edo electorate for voting Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying “thank you for not changing the change’’ .     Aregbesola said this when he broke the news of Obaseki’s victory as Edo governor-elect to newsmen at the “National Day of Solidarity […]

Osun Assembly Insists On Joint LAUTECH Ownership

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Osun State House of Assembly has insisted that there was no going back on the joint ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) by Osun and Oyo states which started since the institution was established in 1990 during the then old Oyo State. A member of the House representing Ife South and Chairman, Committee […]

Osun Moblie Court Tries 29 Environmental Sanitation Offenders

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

A Mobile Court in the State of Osun headed by Magistrate A.A. Olowolagba today (Wednesday,28th September, 2016 tried 29 offenders who violated environmental sanitation laws of the state and were fined a total sum of two Hundred and Thirty Two Thousand Naira (N232,000).   This was disclosed today in OSOGBO by the General Manager of […]

Osun Declare Monday As Hijrah Holiday

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Government of the State of Osun has declared Monday, 3rd October,2016 as public holiday.   A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government of Osun, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti explained that the holiday is in commemoration of the Islamic  New Year, Hijrah 1438( 1438 AH). While advising the residents of the state to take […]

Public Procurement Law Now Operational In Osun

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The Government of the State of Osun has appointed Mr. S.O. Fadele, as the acting General Manager of State of Osun Public Procurement Agency. This followed the signing into law of the Public Procurement Law 2015, by Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Since the enactment of this law, Ministries, Departments and Agencies […]

This way for editorial terror? By Olakunle Abimbola

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

There is an intriguing paradox in the control mix — of power, authority, legitimacy and influence. Power barks and growls.  Yet, it is the most impotent, of all four, especially  when misapplied.  Influence, on the other hand, is muted.  But when deftly applied, it is the most potent. Authority and legitimacy, mid-points in the continuum, […]

Aregbesola’s Bulletproof SUVs: 5 Questions For Punch Newspaper By Kikiowo Ileowo

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Having fervently followed Punch Newspapers as a neutral observer for the past 10 years, I am amazed by how often they throw professionalism into the dustbin when the state of Osun and Ogbeni becomes the subject. What axe does the paper have to grind with the government of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola? When and how did […]

Osun Govt. Committed To People’s Welfare- Aregbesola

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun says his administration will continue to adopt new approaches to meet the yearning and aspirations of the people. Aregbesola made the commitment in a statement issued by his media aide, Mr Semiu Okanlawon in Osogbo on Tuesday.     The governor said the administration would continue to pursue policies and […]

Osun Seeks Ecological Fund To Tackle Flooding

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Disturbed by the negative impact of recent flooding in some parts of Osun State, an appeal has gone to the federal government to come to its aid through prompt release of ecological fund approved for the state, to forestall future environmental disaster. The state consultant on Urban Planning, Environment and Sanitation, Mr. Bola Ilori made […]