Archive for October, 2018

Again, Osun Is Nigeria’s Least Poverty Ridden State – UN Report

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

The State Government of Osun has said that it was not surprised that the state is again declared the lowest in ‘Incidence of Poverty’ in Nigeria by the United Nations Development Programme.     The Computation of Human Development Indices for the UNDP Nigeria Human Development Report (2016) which was released by National Bureau of […]

NBS-UNDP Report: Osun Now Has Lowest Poverty Rate In Nigeria

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Policies by the government of the State of Osun to revamp the economy and banish poverty in line with its six point integral action plan is yielding fruits with the latest report of the United Nations Development Programme UNDP with verifiable facts from the National Bureau of Statistics NBS placing Osun as the state with […]

Osun CSDP Meets Council Managers, Desk Officers To Review Performance Of Projects

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The agency in charge of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in the State of Osun, yesterday held its innovative quarterly performance review with the Council Managers and Desk Officers in the 68 Local Councils in the state.     The General Manager of Osun-CSDP, Mrs Funmi Abokede said the innovative quarterly performance review was […]

Discipline Has Increased In Our Schools – Osun Govt

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The Osun Government says that discipline has increased in schools across the state within the past eight years.   Commissioner for Education, Mr. Wasiu Omotunde-Young, made this known on Thursday during a press conference. “There is no rational observer that will not realise that discipline has increased in our schools in the last 8 years,” […]

Osun 2018 Election: Facts And Figures

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Specifically, Section 153 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) empowers the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in pursuit of the provisions of the Act, to “issue regulations, guidelines or manuals for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of this Act and for its administration thereof”.     However, the criticism against INEC […]

Osun Students Record 70% Pass Rate In 2018 WASSCE Mathematics

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Osun High School Students recorded a 70% success rate for Mathematics in the just concluded 2018 WAEC School Leaving examination.   This was revealed in a detailed FACTSHEET on Osun WAEC results over the last 13 years based on WAEC data; effectively 7 out of very 10 Osun students in the 2018 WAEC examination had […]

Baba Sala: ‘We’ve lost another icon – Aregbesola

Friday, October 12th, 2018

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has commiserated with the Adejumo Abogunloko family of Ijoka Ilesa, on the passing of its patriarch, Apostle Moses Olaiya, aka Baba Sala. Aregbesola said the death of Pa Adejumo, ends an era of flowing and successful theatre career. The entertainer who was reported to have died of age-related […]

Osun Poll: Court Remands Man In Prison Over Alleged Vote Buying

Friday, October 12th, 2018

A Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, State of Osun presided by Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, has remanded a 35-year-old man, Adeagbo Wasiu in prison over alleged intent to indulge in vote buying.     Police prosecutor, Felix Okafor, told the court that the accused was arrested with the sum of N116,000 during the September 22nd governorship […]

Aregbe: Celebrating Teachers With Style

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Do you know that Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola is a teacher, teaching all of us good lessons with actions?  Are you aware that his passion for education and teaching cannot be compared to that of any Governor that had ruled this State, living or dead?  Do you know that he had several times mooted the […]

Saraki-led protest, a charade and act of irresponsibility – Rauf Aregbesola

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola termed the protest led by Senate President, Bukola Saraki against the defeat of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun governorship election as a charade and act of irresponsibility. “The party that was defeated in the election is already in the tribunal. So, I don’t know what the protest […]