Archive for July, 2015

Rumoured Death Of Ooni : Ife Traditional Council Visit Aregbesola

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Photo of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Lowa of Ile-Ife, High Chief Joseph during the Ife Traditional Council’s visit to the Governor on the Rumoured Death of the Ooni of Ife at Government House,Osogbo on Thursday 30/07/2015.

Tradition: How Ooni Of Ife’s Death Should Be Announced

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The Yoruba people have been one of the most dominant groups in the country with a very rich culture.  The religion of the people comprise of traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practices of the Yoruba people. The Yoruba’s are realistic and pragmatic about their attitude to death.  In Yoruba belief, death is not the […]

OPINION: After The Failed ‘Coup’ In Osun

Friday, July 31st, 2015

WITH  the May 26 judgement of the Supreme Court that affirmed Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as the winner of the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun, the state’s PDP knew it had come to the end of the road in its long sustained but futile bid to come to power in the state. It, therefore, […]

Labour Leaders Ask Osun Workers To Resume Work Immediately

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Osun state workers who had been going back and forth on the industrial action over non-payment of their salaries have been recalled back to their duty post by the labour unions on Wednesday. The Suspension of the strike was announced by the chairman, Nigerian Labour Congress Osun Council, Mr. Jacob Adekomi Wednesday evening after entering […]

Aregbesola Is A Pride To All Ijesa Worldwide – The Ijesa Society

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

An Elite society representing Ijesa sons and daughters worldwide, the Ijesa Society has described the Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, as a pride to the Yoruba nation going by numerous developmental initiatives under his leadership in the state. The society stated this during a courtesy call to the Governor at the Government House in Osogbo […]

End Your Strike Now, Pensioners Urge Labour Leaders, Government.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The Triangular Group of Pensioners in Osun has called on Labour leader’s, government and other stakeholders in the state to end the industrial strike embarked upon by Labour in other to fast track the resumption of school teachers in the state. The pensioners made this call on Wednesday in a Communiqué signed by its Chairman […]

How Osun Re-establishes Education As Core Responsibility Of Govt- Aregbesola

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said that his administration has through various efforts re-established education as core responsibility of government. He said the massive infrastructure provision and development of the personnel in the sector are part of the efforts at ensuring that education is used to catalyse a new wave of development […]

We’ll Not Abandon Projects –Osun govt

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The government of Osun State has assured indigenes of the state that projects that add value to the state and people’s lives will not be abandoned. The Director of Media and Strategy of the state, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, who gave the pledge assured that despite the current financial crisis facing the state, the government would […]

Osun Osogbo Festival To Be Listed On Nigerian Stock Exchange

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Mr Ayo Olumoko, the organiser of Osun Osogbo Festival on Tuesday said plans were underway to list it on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Olumoko said this while addressing newsmen during the unveiling of the 2015 edition of the festival in Lagos. According to him, the decision to list the festival on the NSE is […]

FEATURE: Fiscal Federalism – Now Or Never!

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

The lesson to be learnt from the present predicament is unambiguous. This is that Nigeria has no choice but to return to the basis of the fiscal arrangements upon which a federal system rests. The arrangement was the basis upon which independence for a multi-ethnic society was negotiated and obtained. The unfortunate events of January, […]