Archive for March, 2014

A New Osun Has Emerged Under Aregbesola – As Architects Understudy Osun’s Urban Renewal Scheme

Monday, March 31st, 2014

A combination of modern educational facilities, new network of roads, better structured environment and empowered citizenry have led to the emergence of a new Osun under the administration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. This was the conclusion of the Bureau of Communications and Strategy, Office of the Governor in its release on Sunday. The Bureau said […]

Osun Laments Shortfall In Allocation

Monday, March 31st, 2014

The Osun State government yesterday expressed concern over what it called shortfall in its allocation from the federation account. The state Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, while addressing a press conference on the financial status of the state, said the escalating revenue crisis in the country is seriously affecting the working machineries of state governments […]

PHOTO NEWS: National President, Apostolic Church Of Nigeria Visits Aregbesola

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Photos from a courtesy visit to the Governor Osun, at Government House, Osogbo,at the weekend by the National President, Apostolic Church Of Nigeria  

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola Speaks At The 3rd Convocation Of UNIOSUN

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Photos from the 3rd Convocation for the Conferment of First Degrees and Award of Prizes at Osun State University, Osogbo on  Saturday 29/03/2014.

Osun Model, Good For Child Education, Says Amaechi

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Chairman of a faction of the  Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, and the governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Amaechi, yesterday, said adequate school feeding programe such as that practised in Osun State was key to better education of the Nigerian child. Amaechi while delivering a lecture titled, “Higher Education and Good Governance in Nigeria: […]

Osun Distributes 15,000 Free Hybrid Oil Palm Seedlings To Farmers

Friday, March 28th, 2014

The Government of the State of Osun has again reiterated its commitment to the provision of food through the fulfillment of its Six-Point Integral Action Plan, three of which is aimed at addressing the issue of Agriculture and Food Security. It is the belief of the Government that, the institutionalized strategy put in place through the Osun Rural […]

Government Cannot Toil With The Welfare Of Pensioners – Akere

Friday, March 28th, 2014

The Government of the State of Osun has pledged to do its best to ensure that, the welfare of pensioners in the state is given priority. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Sunday Akere disclosed this while holding a meeting with the State Executive of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) in his office. The Commissioner […]

INTERVIEW: Aregbesola Has Transformed Osun – Alagbada

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Ismaila Adekunle Jayeoba Alagbada is the Osun State Commissioner for Commerce, Industries, Cooperatives and Empowerment. In this interview with journalists, including CORRESPONDENT – Gbenga Faturoti, Alagbada speaks on the efforts of the state government to boost business enterprises, youth empowerment and resuscitate the moribund Cocoa Products Industry, Ede. Excerpts:  To what extent has the state government boosted the small and […]

Osun Varsity To Graduate 20 First Class Students

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Mr Oladipupo Rasheed, with 4.73 Cumulative Grade Point Average, is among the 20 students graduating with first-class degrees from the University of Osun in Osogbo. Rasheed is of the Department of Economics. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Adekunle Bashir, disclosed this at a news conference on the university’s third convocation taking place on […]

Osun To Establish Nine Vocational Centres

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Mr. Isaac Owoeye, the Executive Secretary of Osun Board for Technical and Vocational Education, on Thursday, said the state government had concluded arrangements to establish nine vocational centres in the state. He told the News Agency of Nigeria in Osogbo that the centres were specifically for women and youths to acquire skills. The centres, he […]