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Osun Fact File : The Coat of Arms

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The two elephants in the Coat of Arms symbolises strength, service and humility. The brown colour emphasises the unity of our skin and the soil. A clear testimony that we own the earth.   The cocoa tree symbolises agriculture and the natural resources of the land. The Y on the shield represents River Niger and […]

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Osun Assembly Approves Sanction For Education Ministry’s Head For Overspending

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The Osun House of Assembly has ordered that a query be issued to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr Festus Olajide for spending more than 700 million Naira in 2016 budget without the approval of the Assembly.     Mr Kamil Oyedele, the House Committee Chairman on Finance and Appropriation, gave […]

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RE: The Sole Adminstrator by biodun Komolafe and Kunle Owolabi

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The article, ‘The Sole Administrator’ published in Thisday, January 9, 2017, refers.       To start with, can Governor Rauf Aregbesola be referred to as “the sole administrator” of Osun State, taking into consideration that he is only a victim of circumstances that are not due to his fault but were as a result […]

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Osun Trains Youths On EntrepreNeurship Skills

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The South-West quarterly technical meeting and the graduation ceremony of the second batch of the training programme for unemployed youths in the state of Osun will come up tomorrow the 19th and 20th of this month. The programme put together by government of the state of Osun in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria […]

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Be Up And Doing – O’Meal Director Charges Planning Officers

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Proper monitoring is a key factor in actualising the aims of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s huge expenses on School Feeding Programme in the State. To this end every stakeholder must be up and doing in this regard. The Director and State Programme Officer, Elementary School Feeding and Health Programme ( O’MEAL) , Mrs Olubunmi Ayoola stated […]

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Sustaining Development In a recession By Niyi Akinnaso

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The focus on the slow pace of recovery from the ongoing recession and the readiness with which the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is being blamed for the present economic problems could make critics forget the real causes of the problems. Yet, with hindsight, it is clear to see that, within the past five years, Nigeria […]

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Aregbesola Orders Planting of 5 Million Plantain Suckers, Tasks Agric. Officials on Productivity

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has tasked officials of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Youth Engagement as well as Agric/Extension workers across the State to improve on Agricultural productivity and take advantage of the 10% provided by Lagos market to boost the Internally Generated Revenue of the state […]

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Osun Assures LMCU Monitoring Team Of Maximumu Support

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The Logistics Management Coordination Unit (LMCU) monitoring team has been assured of maximum cooperation to enhance their national product supply chain management programme in the state of Osun. This assurance was given by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Akinyinka Oluseyi Esho during the stakeholders meeting held in the Ministry of Health, Conference Hall, […]

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Chief Bisi Akande At 78: We’re Celebrating Courage, Selfless Service -Aregbesola

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Sunday described former interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Chief Bisi Akande, as an exemplary leader whose courage in public service has helped Nigeria in so many dimensions.     Governor Aregbesola, on the occasion of Akande’s 78th birthday, said Nigeria’s political history would be incomplete […]

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Understanding Osun Workers’ Salary Issues

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

      A statement, purportedly issued by the Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) in which Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State was accused of “illegally diverting over N7billion of N11.744bilion out of N84billion Paris Club funds accrued to the state by the federal government” (Thisday, January 6) refers.   […]