Archive for May, 2017

Ramadan: Osun Speaker Urges Prayer For State

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Osun Muslim faithful should take advantage of the Ramadan fasting by praying ceaselessly for the state and the leaders piloting her as demanded by Prophet Muhammad (SAW), said the Speaker, State of Osun House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Najeem Salaam. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Goke Butika, Speaker Salaam asserted […]

Aregbesola Swears in Commissioners, Special Advisers

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

‎The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday swore-in his 39 member executive council comprising Commissioners and Special Advisers, thus inaugurating the team that would accompany him in what he called “our home run.” On the list of the commissioners are an Associate Professor of Economics, Olalekan Dauda Yinusa; a Doctor of Law, Ajibola […]

Coroner Rules On Sen. Adeleke’s Cause Of Death, Recommends Prosecution

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The coroner’s inquest set up to identify the deceased, time, place, cause of death and circumstances surrounding the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke has run its course. The inquest headed by Olusegun Ayilara, a magistrate, had begun sitting on the 8th of May, 2017 and called several witnesses which includes Osun State Deputy Governor, Otunba […]

Osun: Template of Education Reform

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

When the governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola started the education reform, many were of the opinion that it was a white elephant project billed to go the way of past unsuccessful gestures. But today, it is a success story. YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE reports that the education model and O-Schools in Osun are models to emulate. […]

Osun Govt Provides 163 Water Facilities In Schools

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Osun Government has provided about 163 water facilities and 326 gender friendly latrines in public schools for effective menstrual hygiene management. The Programme Manager, Osun State Rural Water Environmental Sanitation Agency (RUWESA), Alhaji Posi Adiatu stated this in Osogbo while speaking during the 2017 Menstrual Hygiene Day. Adiatu, noted that government was committed to […]

Osun Internal Revenue Shuts Down 19 Schools Over Tax Evasion

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Osun State Internal Revenue Service has sealed off 19 privates schools over an alleged evasion of taxes. The agency says it sent task force officials to some major communities in the state, equipping them with a court order to seal the erring organisations. Among the 19 schools were: Cypress college, Osogbo; Good Tidings College,Osogbo; […]

Photonews: Aregbesola Commissions Two Mega-Schools

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Friday commissioned another in the chain of the mega-schools under the execution of his administration. At the opening of the Government Middle School and Elementary School in Osogbo, the state capital, the governor lamented over what he called the shabby appearances of pupils and students in some […]

Aregbesola Commissions Two Mega-Schools

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

…Wants parents to compliment Govt efforts on pupils The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Friday commissioned another in the chain of the mega-schools under the execution of his administration.       At the opening of the Government Middle School and Elementary School in Osogbo, the state capital, the governor lamented over what […]

Verdict on Late Senator Adeleke’s Coroner Postponed

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

The coroner inquest investigating the death of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke has postponed its verdict to Tuesday, 30th May, 2017.     This was contained in the statement issued by the Coroner. The verdict hitherto fixed for Monday 29 day of May, 2017 has now been shifted to Tuesday 30 day of May, 2017.

Congratulatory Message: A Right Step in The Right Direction

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

The Chairman Special Committee on Fire Safety Matters and Peaceful Coexistence between Fulani /Bororo and Crop Farmers in the State, Hon Oguntola Mudashiru Toogun has congratulated Mr. Wale Idowu on his confirmation as the substantive Director General of OSBC. This is contained in a release signed by the Chairman of the committee The release commends […]