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Osun scores high in human satisfaction index

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Osun  has scored high in human satisfaction and happiness index, according to the 2017 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS 5) report conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics.     The state Statistician-General, Prof. Alagbe Wasiu Gbolagade, who addressed reporters at the weekend in Osogbo, said the Bi-monthly of Central Pricing Reference System, when compared […]

Contributory Pension: Osun Releases Fresh N1.8bn For 3rd Batch

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

The state Government of Osun has released a sum of N1.8bn bond to retired workers under the Contributory Pension Scheme in the state. No fewer than 210 civil servants would receive their bond certificates which would be presented to them on Tuesday at the state Secretariat, Abere.     A press release from the Office […]

Community: Ede North Area Council Installs 500KVA Transformer To Community

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

It was a colourful atmosphere during the weekend, as the Executive Secretary, Ede North Area Council of the State of Osun, Comrade Mikail Uthman installed a 500KVA transformer to Awere Community, Owode Ede.     The provision of the transformer followed the request by the community to the council boss after years of darkness in […]

Iwo West LCDA Embarks On Developmental Projects

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

In its resolve to resuscitating the standard of living and the economic development of the people, Hon. Ezekiel Adedibu-led administration in Iwo West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), has embarked on series of developmental projects in the council. According to a statement by the Head of Social Development of the council, Mr John Adewuyi, the […]

Nigeria’s Future Is Bright, Says Aregbesola In Easter Message

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Osun Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has urged Christians to live the ideals of Easter and emulate Jesus Christ. This message is contained in a statement made available to journalists on his behalf by his Media Adviser, Mr Sola Fasure, in Osogbo on Saturday.     “The ideal of Easter is love manifested in sacrifice. It […]

Aregbesola To Don’s: Find Solutions To Nigeria’s Economic Problems

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has called on University scholars to involve in more research that would provide food and security to eradicate the economic crisis facing Nigeria. Aregbesola charged Nigerian Universities to embark on research capable of developing agriculture for food production and produce varieties of cattle to stop moving of herdsmen […]

Osun Govt Dismisses Report Of Attack On NYSC Corps Members

Monday, March 19th, 2018

-Says Hoodlums, not Students Attack School Where NYSC Members Were Serving The State government  of Osun has explained that hoodlums, and not students allegedly attacked the Osogbo High School where some members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were serving in 2017, saying that at no time did students of the school attack any […]

“Aregbesola’s Education Policy Has Eradicated Cultists, Hooligans In Public Schools”

Monday, March 19th, 2018

The education re-classification policy of Governor Rauf Aregbesola has eradicated cult activities and hooliganism from its Elementary, Middle and High schools in the state of Osun. In a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Mr Kola Omotunde-Young, the state government said the policy which has since delivered 9 world class high schools each with capacity […]

NURTW Boss Lauds Aregbesola On Roads

Monday, March 19th, 2018

The Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Olorunda Local Government, Mr. Amuda Jimoh has commended the state government on the construction of Osogbo to Ikirun/Ila-Odo dual-carriage way. He stated this in a chat with OsunDefender in Osogbo on Sunday. Mr Jimoh expressed gratitude to Governor Rauf Aregbesola for transforming roads which has aided […]

We Did Not Fund Osun Workers Drive Road Project – UNESCO

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The United Nations Education and Scientific Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said it did not contribute any fund to the repair of Olaiya-Ita Olokan Road, which leads to Osun Groove in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. This put to rest the controversy trailing the project.     Clarifying the claims that the international organisation contributed over […]