Archive for September, 2017

Osun Government Cautions Okada Riders

Friday, September 29th, 2017

The Government of the State of Osun has warned those miscreants among the Okada riders in the State who engage in unruly and provocative behaviours to desist from such acts or face the wrath of the law. The Commissioner for Works and Transport, Engr. Kazeem Salami gave this warning during a crucial meeting with Okada […]

Osun Govt Expresses Worry Over Street Light Vandalization In The State

Friday, September 29th, 2017

The State Government of Osun has said the activities of vandals on some government facilities especially Streetlight installations has become worrisome and will be addressed aggressively in no distant time.       The lamentation was part of deliberations of members after the weekly meeting of State Executive Council presided over by the Deputy Governor, […]

Aregbesola Approves Appointment Of New Elegboro Of Ijebu-Ijesa

Friday, September 29th, 2017

The Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has approved the appointment of Prince Femi Agunloye as the new Elegboro of Ijebu-ijesa.     This was contained in a letter dated 27th  September, 2017 signed by the Director of Chieftaincy Affairs, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Femi Ogundun. The appointment […]

Osun Doctors Suspend 7-Day Strike

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The Nigeria Medical Association, (NMA), Osun State chapter has directed doctors in the state to resume work in their various hospitals as the association suspended its 7-day warning strike.     In a communiqué signed by the Chairman of the association, Dr. Tokunbo Olajumoke and Secretary, Olalekan Ajayi, Osun NMA said the strike was suspended […]

OSPOLY Postpones Post-UMTE Test

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The Osun State Polytechnic, Iree (OSPO) has announced the postponement of its 2017/2018 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) to a new date of 4th and 5th of October, 2017.     OSPO had earlier announced that the test would hold on 27th September but however did not give reason for the postponement.   It said that only candidates […]

Osun Holds Callisthenics Competition For Schools

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The Osun government will hold calisthenics competition for primary and secondary school students. The sport was introduced into the state school system by Governor Rauf Aregbesola.     Briefing reporters in Osogbo, the state capital on the event, Mr. Yaya Ademola, one of the team leaders revealed that the history of engaging Osun State youths in […]

Reliance on Oil is The Basis of Our Wretchedness And Poverty – Aregbesola

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Extracts from the Transcript of Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s submission at the One-Day Conference on  Southwest in National Governance Organized By Urban Media Resource Limited, On 15th September, 2017.     Nigeria’s economy is centered on petrol dollar and that is what we all rely on for survival as it represents 70 per cent of our revenue. […]

Osun Benefits From Federal Government Youth Empowerment And Social Support Operation

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Governor Rauf Aregbesola has been lauded on his youth empowerment and engagement policies which have  put youth of the state of Osun as role models and in front burner worldwide. The Commissioner, Ministry of Empowerment and Youth Engagement Mrs. Mofolake Adetoun Adegboyega made this known during the courtesy visit paid the ministry by the Youth […]

Aregbesola Set to Re-position Osun Games Village

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The Government of the State of Osun is set to re-position the moribund Osun Games village located in Ijebu-Jesa/Ijeda in Oriade Local Government Area of the State in order to tap from its vast potentials.     The Commissioner for Social Protection, Sports  and Special Needs, Comrade Biyi Odunlade stated this while on an on–the-spot […]

Olojo Festival: Ooni Ogunwusi Begins 7 Days’ Seclusion

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The annual celebrations of Olojo festival has commenced in Ile-Ife with the movement of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi into Iledi, a place of seclusion where he is going to spend the next seven days.   The festival is a major event in Ile Ife, meant to celebrate the creation of universe […]