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Dele Momodu: Governor Aregbesola Should Be Praised…Not Victimized

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

  Fellow Nigerians, let meSTART with an adage I first heard from the generalissimo himself, Aare Ona Kakanfo Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola: “The bigger the head, the bigger the headache”. On July 7, 2015 it would be 17 years since the great businessman and martyr of our democracy departed this turbulent world but I’ve never […]

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OSUN ASSEMBLY FELICITATES WITH SPEAKER OVER FACULTY AWARD

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

State of Osun House of Assembly has felicitated with Speaker Najeem Salaam over his award of excellence by the faculty of Social Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. In a statement signed by the Majority Leader of the House, Mr. Timothy Owoeye, the award bestowed on Speaker Salaam who held his first and second degrees […]

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Osun State To Develop Olumirin Waterfalls

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

      The Olumirin Waterfalls in Erin-Ijesha, Osun state will soon be developed into a tourist site, in theNEXT 16 months. The cost is estimated at $17 ‎millionDOLLARS. A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding among theINVESTORS, the government of the state of Osun and the community wasSIGNED TODAY in Erin Ijesha. GeneralMANAGER Osun Tourism Board, […]

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Judge’s Petition Against Aregbesola Strange – Civil Society Groups

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The Osun Civil Societies Coalition (OCSC) has described theACTION of a serving judge who petitioned the Osun State House of Assembly over alleged mismanagement of the state’s resources by Governor Rauf Aregbesola as strange and unexpected of a judicial officer who knows the nitty-gritty of the law. TheGROUP, in a petition signed by Comrades Waheed […]

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FG Should Pay States for Deductions on Foreign Loans

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

FG Should Pay States for Deductions on Foreign Loans  Ex-Minister ofFINANCE, and Co-ordinating Minister for the economy, Dr. Okonjo Iweala By Yinka Kolawole in Osogb0 As a result of unpaid salaries and allowances, States in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and other federating units are groaning over injustice melted out to them by the out […]

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OSUN: The Price of Bold Development

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

  The present Osun financial crises evoke pity if one takes the time to understand its structural roots. It is hard for those of us who are familiar with the turf watch the  governor, a man of an otherwise adored and praised by his people being picked at by an understandably aggrieved public over the […]

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Lagos Lawmaker Commends Aregbesola Over Payment Of Salary Arrears

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

  The lawmaker representing Epe Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Segun Olulade, on Wednesday commended the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, for frantically making efforts to commence the payment of salary arrears of civil servants in the state. Olulade said this while reacting, in a statement, to the recent […]

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Cocoa Product Industry Will Be Alive In 6months In Osun, China Investors Assure

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

  The moribund Cocoa Processing COMPANY in Ede, Osun state has on Thursday RECEIVED a lifeline with the intervention of two Chinese firms who have promised to resuscitate the comatose Cocoa industry. This disclosure was made when the Chinese firms paid a courtesy call on the governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola at the government house in Osogbo. The […]

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OSUN COMMENCES SALARY PAYMENT, ANNOUNCES PAY CUT FOR POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

OSUN COMMENCES SALARY PAYMENT, ANNOUNCES PAY CUT FOR POLITICAL OFFICE HOLDERS The Government of the State of Osun has announced the commencement of the process of paying the salaries of civil servants in the state. In a statement issued by the Governor’s Office, the government said it is paying the balance of November and and […]

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New Minimum Wage For Nigerian Workers

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Should Government Workers Celebrate The New Minimum Wage? Government workers in Nigeria are getting excited about the newly approved minimum wage of 18,000naira. Does this really call for jubilation? I’m not trying to be pessimistic, but I personally feel that what Nigerian workers need is not a new statutory minimum wage. They will be better […]