Education: Aregbesola as an exemplar

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Last Thursday, September 1, all roads led to Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The occasion was part of the state’s celebration of the Silver Anniversary of its creation by the military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, on August 27, 1991, along with 11 other states, namely, Abia, Adamawa, Anambra, Delta, Edo, Enugu, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kogi, Taraba […]

Aregbesola’s hidden treasure in Osun State

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

“I hope that my achievements in life shall be these – that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for […]

Aregbesola’s hidden treasure in Osun

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Everything in life starts with a promise! To the people of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola represents a new generation of leadership who believes he is accountable to the people he’s elected by providence to govern.Mentally sharp and people-focused,he saw an opportunity not only to provide leadership that inspired trust but also the need to leave […]

Against All Odds, Osun Is Growing Strong

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

I chanced upon some disappointed folks last month in Ghana who thought the Governor of State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola had depressed their optimism for a rebranded Nigeria.     They were all in agreement that after the poor management of the country for 16 years by the previous PDP administration, Ogbeni ought to […]

In Fairness To Governor Aregbesola!, by Abiodun Komolafe

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s stewardship in Osun State has been generating all manner of comments in recent times. From the  indefensible,  infantile, misinformed and misguided viewpoints  to the impressive analyses of his actions and inactions, the comments reveal a lot about this man of many parts who has not only done very well for his people, […]

Osun and Hijab Politics: Rule of Law Must Be Protected, By Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

I have followed the unfolding but unfortunate drama in state of Osun schools over the rulings of a Court on the right of school children to wear the hijab as prescribed by the Holy book with amusement but recently, I have begun to feel alarmed because the issue is seriously being politicised thus may become […]

The true story about hijab in Osun – Niyi Akinnaso

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

This story is not for those with rigid views about the culpability of the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, for the so-called hijab crisis in Osun schools. The goal is not to convince, but to educate, them and others about hijab wearing by female students in Osun schools. I tell the story from three perspectives. […]

CAN HIJAB BE A PART OF UNIFORM? – Adekunle Al Miftau Adeite

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

As the conversation on the actions of the Osun State Chapter of CAN continues, various perspectives and remarks are coming into play. Interestingly, Interestingly, ‘westerns-style’ education’ and ‘uniforms’ seems to be common parallels being used to justify positions. Therefore, the below is a review of the Hijab practices in those ‘Western Countries’.   1. In […]

Much ado about hijab in the State of Osun – Kikiowo Ileowo

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Much has been said in recent times about the wearing of Hijab and Church robes to school by pupils in public schools in the state of Osun, however, what has apparently been missing in the discussion is the availability of facts and logic for discussants to analyze the true situation of things before passing their […]

Osun: CAN overheating polity over hijab – Sheikh Ahmed

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

The Chief Missioner of Ansar-Ud- Deen Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Ab­dul-Rahman Ahmed, has cautioned against heating the polity over the Christians Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) reaction to the court judg­ment that permitted female Muslim students to wear hijab to school.     In an interview with VINCENT KALU, Sheikh Ahmed said if CAN is not comfortable […]