Archive for August, 2017

Turkish Govt to Partner Osun on Completion of MKO Abiola International Airport

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Hope of the completion of Moshood Kashimawo Abiola (MKO) International Airport, located in Ido Osun brightened over the weekend as the Turkish government indicated its interest to collaborate with Osun State government on the project.     The Turkish government also expressed its readiness to partner Osun on trade, commerce and industrial revolution so as […]

Aregbesola Urges Journalists to Embrace Professionalism

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has congratulated awardees at the NUJ state information chapel press week, just as he charged journalists in the country to make professionalism their watchword in the discharge of their duties.     Ogbeni Aregbesola stated this while delivering a key note adress at the awards and family day ceremony […]

RE: Pensioners Alledge Aregbesola Pays Self, Ex-office Holders N50m Severance Allowance! You Can’t be Serious

Monday, August 21st, 2017

We read with dismay a report in The Punch of Wednesday August 16, 2017, in which one of the associations of retirees, the Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners, led by one Mr Omoniyi Ilesanmi falsely alleged that the State Government of Osun paid political office holders who served between November 2010 and November 2014 the sum […]

We Are Not Insensitive to Pensioners Plight – Aregbesola

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called on the Federal Government to assist state governments in the country to raise bonds to pay the the gratuities of state pensioners who voluntarily retired from the service to avoid contributory pension scheme.       Aregbesola also explained that the state government is incapacitated to […]

N50 Million Severance Allowance: Osun Govt. Describes Allegation as False And Malicious.

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Government of Osun has on Thursday described the allegation of the Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners that the State paid political office holders between November 2010 and November 2014 the sum of N50 million each as severance allowance as‎ preposterous, malicious and false in its entirety.     Osun Government held that It is absolutely unreasonable for […]

Osun Declares Monday Work Free

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

The Government of Osun has declared August 21 work free day to commemorate ‘Isese Day’ the annual festival of adherents of traditional religion in the state.     A statement issued by Adelani Baderinwa, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, said that government declared the holiday to enable adherents of traditional religion celebrate their festival. […]

300 to Benefit From $200m World Bank Grant in Osun

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

In a bid to boost food security, the Osun State government, in partnership with the World Bank has trained over 300 youths across the state on the FADAMA III programme. Tagged FADAMA III AF Graduate Unemployed Youth and Women Support (FADAMA GUYS), the programme was designed to educate the youths on both theory and practical procedures […]

Aregbesola Calls For An Harmonized Data Base For Nigerians

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday said if Nigeria wants a rapid economic development ,then there is the need to develop a rich data base that will contain the data and economic profile of every citizen.       He said part of the problem the nation is facing in its national life is […]

Journalists Charged On Tax Advocacy in Their Various Beats

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

As each State is looking inwards on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), press men in the State have been charged to be of help in revenue generation in their various beats through conscious efforts to always report information that can have positive impact to Revenue generation in the State. The Commissioner in charge of informal sector, […]

Osun Civil Servants to Benefit From Four Weeks Computer Training

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology has commenced four  (4) weeks training  on Information Communication and Technology (ICT)  organised for Civil Servants in the State of Osun. The event was declared open by the by the Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology Engineerg Oluremi Omowaiye. Training which began  on 14th day  of August will […]