Archive for 2013

INTERVIEW: Why Omoluabi Public Offering Opens, Closes Same Day

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, is the Osun State Commissioner for Finance and is also the Chairman, Board of Directors of Omoluabi Savings and Loans. In a group interview with newsmen in Osogbo shortly after the Completion Board Meeting of the company, he spoke on the offer targeted at increasing the company’s share capital by N1.65 billion. […]

Osun Speaker Tasks Traditional Rulers On Security

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Mr Najeem Salaam, the Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, on Monday, urged traditional rulers in the state to ensure peaceful co-existence in their communities. Salaam made the call when he received traditional rulers from Ejigbo Local Government Area of the state who paid him a courtesy visit in Osogbo. He urged the monarchs to be […]

Aregbesola Pledges To Restore Modakeke’s Lost Glory

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Saturday pledged to restore the lost glory of Modakeke in 2014. Aregbesola made the promise in a message to the 28th Modakeke Ako-ri-aaye Day Celebration and Launch of N500million Community Development Fund. The governor, represented by the Permanent Secretary, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Fatai Kolawole, said more […]

Osun Banks Get Ultimatum To Remit Taxes To Govt

Monday, December 30th, 2013

COMMERCIAL banks operating in Osun State have been given December 31 deadline to settle outstanding debts amounting to about N1 billion owed the state government in form of taxes deducted from their staff, withholding taxes and other taxes and rates due to Osun State government. Acting Chairman, Osun State Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Mr. Dayo […]

Memoirs of 2013 – Part II

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Opon Imo Wins UN Award In Estonia World Summit Award (WSA) Out of 461 entries nominated from 100+countries. 17 Grand Jury members converged for three days in the city of Tallinn, Republic of Estonia, Northern Europe to judge and choose winners for 2013 WSA Summit Awards. Under the category of e-Learning and Education, OPON IMO […]

Modakeke Stands Still For Aregbesola

Monday, December 30th, 2013

“Good thing sells itself”, the saying goes- and this popular adage thus came manifested in the ancient town of Modakeke Friday, when Governor Rauf Aregbesola entered the town around 2.30pm. His convoy rolled-in; in its usual ‘silent’ manner- without siren. This, however did not prevent the ‘Akoraye’ sons and daughter from taking notice that the trail […]

Memoirs Of 2013 – Part I

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Aregbesola Inaugurates Factory To Produce School Uniforms Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has inaugurated  a garment factory which will produce uniforms of school pupils in the state. According to a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday, the governor while speaking at the inauguration of the Omoluabi Garment Factory […]

Osun More Peaceful Than Many States In Nigeria – Okiro

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

The former Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mike Okiro, has described Osun as a more peaceful and secure state than many others in the country. Okiro, who is the current Chairman of the Police Service Commission, was on tour of the police formations in the state and paid a courtesy visit to the state governor, […]

Osun Schools Will Soon Be Role Models For Others Says Aregbesola

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said Osun will have one of the best education systems in the country, when his administration completes its reforms in the sector. The governor was responding to Bishop Leke Abegunrin’s comments on the decadence in public schools. Aregbesola said the moral and infrastructural decadence […]

OPINION: Creation Of New Local Councils By Osun

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

On Monday, 16th December, 2013, Governor Rauf Aregbesola took residents of the state by surprise when he presented before the floor of the State House of Assembly an executive bill requesting the lawmakers to consider and approve the creation of additional 27 local government development areas from the existing 30 local government councils in the […]

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