Archive for September, 2014

No Cause For Alarm Over Closure Of Refuse Dump Site — Commissioner

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

AS a result of the closure of major refuse dump sites serving Osogbo and other adjoining communities, residents in Osun State, on Monday, expressed fear over imminent outbreak of epidemic in the state. Besides, private refuse collectors licensed by the government to manage waste had failed to collect refuse from residents, owing to closure of […]

Eid-el-Kabir: Osun Offers Free Train Service

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

WITH less than six days to the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Osun State government has concluded arrangements to provide free train services for its citizens. In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Commerce, Cooperatives, Industry and Empowerment, Mr Ismail Alagbada, on Monday, the free train service would be offered between Thursday and Friday. Alagbada said […]

Osun To Prohibit Roaming Of Animals

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Osun State House of Assembly is set to pass into law a bill that will prohibit roaming of animals in streets across the state. Introducing the bill titled “State of Osun Livestock Roaming Bill, 2014” at the plenary, its sponsor, Mr. Afolabi Atolagbe, member representing Ifedayo state constituency, said it was necessary to outlaw roaming […]

Aregbesola Mourns An Insurance Gentleman, Remi Olowude

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has joined well-meaning Nigerians in commiserating with the family of late Remi Olowude, who passed on Sunday morning. In a statement by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, Aregbesola described the death of Olowude as a big blow […]

PHOTO NEWS: New National Coordinator Of NYSC Visits Aregbesola

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Newly posted Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) State of Osun, Mr Abada Okpiroro and others during a courtesy visit to the Governor at Government House, Osogbo

EBOLA: Osun Holds Workshop For Teachers, Physically Challenged

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Ahead of official resumption of primary and secondary schools in Osun State, the state government has organised a sensitisation workshop for teachers in the state-owned tertiary institutions and the physically challenged on how to prevent the dreaded Ebola virus. The state government, through the Ministries of Health, Environment and Sanitation trained some selected primary and secondary […]

EXCLUSIVE: Aregbesola’s Education Policies And Election Promises

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

An opinion article titled ‘Aregbesola, education and election promises’ written by Tade Adekunle from Osogbo on September 24, 2014 makes an interesting reading but still leaves a sour taste in the mouth. The author does not sound familiar, but it matters little. His main concern is on his perceived state of education in Osun which […]

Osun Surveyors Task Aregbesola On Housing

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

 Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has been urged to introduce a housing policy that would further enhance his efforts to urbanise the state. The call was contained in a congratulatory message sent to the governor for his re-election by the state branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV). The group […]

Osun Commissioner Charges Traditional Rulers To Protect Culture

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

THE Osun State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Tourism and Culture, Hon. Sikiru Adetona Ayedun, has charged traditional rulers to protect and support the cultural heritage of their various communities. Speaking at this year’s Odun Ade Orolu Cultural Festival in Ifon, the commissioner, who was represented by the Director, Museum and Monument in the Ministry, Mr. […]

Osun Certificate Of Occupancy Now N30k – Arc Ige

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

The State Government of Osun has declared that the amount charged for the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy is now N30,000 as against over N100,000 for a piece of land measured 15 by 30metre (50 by 100) adding that such certificates would now be issued without delay. The state Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and […]