Archive for January, 2018

Osun Speaker Charges Members On Selfless Service

Friday, January 19th, 2018

The Speaker of the state parliament of Osun, Honourable Najeem Salaam has disclosed that the present House of Assembly would strive to bequeath a good legacy that would surpass it tenure.       He stated this on Monday while speaking at the annual inter-religious service prayer organised by the House of Assembly to usher […]

No litigation can stop Osun LG Election – OSIEC

Friday, January 19th, 2018

The Chairman of Osun Independent Electoral Commission, OSIEC, Otunba Segun Oladitan has affirmed the commission’s readiness to conduct the Local Government election come January 27 despite the litigations against it. In a radio programme monitored by Osun Defender, Oladitan started that the Commission has not been served legally, adding that the ruling of the High Court in […]

Benue Killings: Aregbesola Sues For Peace

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Following the recent clash between Herdsmen and farmers in Benue State which resulted in killings, Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has sued for peace, saying it has become imperative for every Nigerian to work assiduously for the peace of the nation by avoiding anything that could lead to war.     […]

Aregbesola Calls For Robust IGR

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday challenged the leadership of the Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) and other government parastatals in the state to work hard and raise the revenue of the state.       He said for the state to survive economically, politically and continue on the tempo of ongoing […]

Why We Insisted On The Conduct Of LG Election – OSIEC

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has reiterated its stance on the conduct of local government election earlier slated for January 27,2018, in the face of a pending litigation. The OSIEC’ s Chairman, Mr Segun Oladitan asserted that the decision of the commission to go ahead with the exercise was hinged on the premise […]

Osun Speaker, Ex-Commissioner Make Case For Community-Based Development

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Speaker of the State of Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Najeem Salaam has called on indigenes of communities in the state of Osun to always rally round their origin to endear development to the rural areas. He stated this at the Masifa-Ile Day celebration held at the Community Grammar School in the town.   […]

Our 8 Years Would Be Memorable For Hygienic Culture – Osun First Lady

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Wife of the Governor, State of Osun, Mrs. Sherifat Aregbesola said that her husband’s eight years as governor would be memorable for unprecedented women and children development initiatives and promotion of sustainable hygienic culture across the state. Mrs. Aregbesola said that various initiatives through her foundation, Sheri Care Foundation (SCARF) has minimised the spread […]

Civil Engineers Laud Aregbesola On Infrastructural Development

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) has lauded Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun for committing the required percentage of the state’s resources on infrastructure development in the state. According to the civil engineers, the Aregbesola’s administration met and exceeded the minimum of six percent of its GDP recommended for infrastructural development. […]

Osun Is Sustainable – Finance Commissioner

Monday, January 15th, 2018

The economic challenges facing Nigeria as country are not hidden and the State of Osun being an integral part of the Federation is not isolated from the effects of such challenges. Therefore every right thinking State government and by extension state’s ministries on whose shoulders the responsibility of managing finances at that level rests must […]

Obokun ES Advocates Participatory Community Development

Monday, January 15th, 2018

The Executive Secretary, Obokun Local Government Council Area of the State of Osun, Alhaji Asaolu Oladiran has reiterated the importance of Community Development Associations (CDAs) towards guaranteeing development at the grassroot, saying the complementary roles being played by the various CDAs go a long way to fastrack the desired development. At a gathering with members […]