10.5m Out-Of-School Children: Raising Enrolment Through Free Meals

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Home Grown School Feeding and Health Programme (HGSFHP), launched in 13 states as a pilot project in 2005, was designed by the Federal Government to, among other things, address the high rate of out-of-school children. Since then, only Osun State could carry on, writes MOJEED ALABI tweet Eight-year-old Isola Adam and his six-year-old sister, Opeyemi Adam, […]

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Osun Commences Seasonal Free Easter Train Ride

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

In its continued effort to make life meaningful and abundant for the people, the Government of Osun says its free Easter train service will begin on Good Friday.‎ A statement by the Commissioner for Commerce, Cooperatives an Empowerment, Mr. Ismail Jayeoba Alagbada, said the first train would take off from Iddo Terminus in Lagos to […]


Aregbesola Reiterates His Administration’s Commitment To Changing The Face Of Osun

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

  The entire Ilesa community went agog when governor Rauf Aregbesola commissioned 15 Ilesa township roads recently. The governor, before the commissioning, inspected the newly constructed 15 roads in company of mammoth crowd before returning to Ibala Community Primary School for the commissioning. Governor Aregbesola while speaking assured the people of protection before and after […]

UNPAID TAX : Osun Reopens Oduduwa Varsity

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

The seal order placed on Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Ife, over non-remittance of N173 million income taxes by officials of Osun State Internal Revenue Service has been lifted. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu is a private tertiary institution located in Ife North area of the state. It will be recalled that leader of the government team to the university […]


We’re Repositioning Our Schools To Meet Global Standards – Osun Deputy Gov

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

How will you react to the opposition to the state’s school merger and reclassification policies? Well, we cannot discuss the merger of schools and reclassification policies without giving the details of the background to the major reforms and policies in the state’s education sector. When our administration came on board in 2010, what we met […]


Aregbesola Performs Turning Of Sod At Another Ultra-Modern Abattoir Construction Site

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

In fulfillment of its promise of constructing modern, semi motorized abattoirs in the Six Zones of the State, Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will tomorrow turn the Sod for the construction of the Osogbo Central Abattoir. In a statement by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Hon. Wale Adedoyin, the […]

Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola leading the State
Executives to inspect the 15 Ilesa Township Roads before the
commissioning in the State of Osun on Tuesday 15-04-2014

PHOTO NEWS: Commissioning Of 15 Ilesa Township Roads

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Photos from the Governor’s inspection of the 15 Ilesa Township Roads before the commissioning in the State of Osun on Tuesday 15-04-2014

Osun To Procure 6,000 Tonnes Of Fertiliser, Says Commissioner

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Osun State Government said on Tuesday it had approved contract for the supply of 6,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser for the 2014 planting season. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Sunday Akere, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo. Akere said that the contract had already been awarded. “The […]

Osun Enrols 350,000 Students In Fresh e-Government Drive

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

To improve planning and proper allocation of resources to the education sector in the State of Osun, biometric enrolment of students of government schools is in progress across the 30 Local Government Areas (LGA) of the state. The project, being executed by Chams plc, is expected to provide the government of the State of Osun […]


Aregbesola’s Same School Uniform Policy, Brilliant Idea —Soyinka

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Renowned literary icon and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Monday, shoved aside whatever criticism that might have come the way of some aspects of the reforms of the Osun State education sector, calling on all states  in Nigeria to adopt it for their schools. Soyinka, who is also the chairman, Centre for Black Culture […]