Archive for October, 2013

Low Crime In Osun Linked To Aregbesola’s Youth Empowerment Schemes

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Course 22 participants of the National Defence College Abuja have commended the Government of the State of Osun for using its Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) and other strategic youth engagement programmes to reduce youth restiveness in the state. This was the conclusion of the Course 22 members during its presentation following the study tour […]

PHOTO NEWS: Book Presentation In Honor Of Justice Ayo Salami

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Photos from the official presentation of a book entitled ‘Isa Ayo Salami: Through Life and Justice’, in Honour of Honourable Justice Isa Ayo Salami, at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Garki Area 8, in Abuja, yesterday.    

OSSIEC Promises Free And Fair Local Government Election

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

The Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, Mr. Segun Oladitan has reiterated the commitment of the newly inaugurated board of the commission to conduct a free, fair and transparent local government election in the state. The Chairman stated this during the meeting of the board held at the headquarters of the commission in Osogbo. […]

Adequate Funding Of Agriculture; A Panacea To Job Creation And Food Security – Aregbesola

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

“Any Agricultural venture that does not lead to the production of sufficient food for the citizens of any society is a failure” These were the words of the Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola while speaking as the guest speaker at the Executive plenary of the maiden edition of ” Agbeloba Agric-Buisness […]

Osun In Great Company As Britain Also Aims To Issue Sovereign Islamic bond

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron made a bid to position London as a leading hub for Islamic finance on Tuesday, announcing plans for Britain to become the first Western country to issue a sovereign sukuk, or Islamic bond. The planned issue, worth around 200 million pounds and expected next year, would be much smaller than an […]

OPINION: Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola And The Segregationist Prayer Warriors In Osun State

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

My first name is Aseez. You are likely to encounter the name in its many mangled variations to suit local accent. I can understand the twisted distortions. We are not Arab. I attended a Catholic primary school, then a Methodist High School. I accomplished this while rote learning the Koran in Ile Kewu (informal Koranic […]

State Of Osun Clamps Down On Quack Doctors

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Osun State Ministry of Health says it has intensified efforts to clamp down on quack Doctors and patent medicine sellers in the State. Commissioner for Health, Doctor Temitope Ilori stated this during the appearance of the State Ministry of Health before the Joint House Committee on Finance and Appropriation and Health for the 2013 Budget […]

World Habitat Day Lecture Holds Today

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will on Thursday 31st October, 2013 join the United Nations in celebrating the grand finale of year 2013 World Habitat Day which was postponed in order to allow full participation of all in the programme. This year’s theme is ‘Urban Mobility’ and the venue for the celebration […]

Uwais On NJC As Justice Ayo Salami Launches Book – ‘Through Life And Justice’

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

FORMER Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Muhammadu Lawal Uwais yesterday in Abuja said that the National Judicial Council (NJC) was wrong when it suspended Justice Isa Ayo Salami. Speaking at a book presentation in honour of Salami titled: Isa Ayo Salami: Through Life and Justice, Uwais also said President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan had no role […]

Government Of Osun Reiterates Its Commitment To Improve Agriculture, Enjoins Everyone To Participate

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

The State Government of Osun has promised to extend its gesture on its various agricultural programmes to Federal Road Safety Officers serving in the State by providing land and other farm inputs for those interested in farming. This was disclosed in Osogbo by the State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Hon. Wale Adedoyin. The […]