Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Osun State

SSS releases 11 #RevolutionNow protesters

The State Security Service, SSS, has released eleven of the 20 arrested #RevolutionNow protesters in Osogbo, capital of Osun State.

Group accuses Osun Poly Rector of gross misconduct, petitions EFCC, ICPC, others

The Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice, CHRSJ, has petitioned the Federal Ministry of Education; Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, over corruption allegation against the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, Dr. J. Taiwo Adekolawole.

Herdsman loses 7 cows to lightening in Osun

Lightening resulting from early morning downpour on Tuesday killed seven cows worth  N1.1million in Elepo village of Osun.

4,625 graduates apply for Amotekun job in Osun

About 4,625 university and polytechnic graduates have applied for recruitment into Amotekun Corps in Osun State.

Insecurity: Calls for service chiefs sack misplaced, quick-fix – Olowu

Olowu of Kuta, Osun State, Oba Adekunle Makama, Tegbosin 11, has counseled the National Assembly and Nigerians calling for the sack of the service chiefs to have a rethink.

Mustapha Isah becomes Nigerian Guild of Editors substantive president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has ratified the election of Mustapha Isah as the new President of the body.

NEMA warns Ondo varsity over looming flood, says ‘relocate your students now’

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has advised that students of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, who live in flood-prone areas to immediately move to a safer place till the rains, subside.

At FEC meeting, Osinbajo approves N109.4bn for Kano–Katsina, Ibadan–Ife dual carriage ways

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved N109.4billion for the construction of Ibadan – Ilesha–Ife and Kano–Katsina (Phase two) dual carriage ways.

Gunmen kidnap 14 passengers in Osun

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have reportedly kidnapped 18 passengers along Otan/Imesi-Ile road in Osun.

Lawan charges Gov. Oyetola to be magnanimous in victory

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan on Friday congratulated the Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun over his victory at the Supreme Court, urging him to be magnanimous in victory.

BREAKING: Adeleke reacts to defeat at Supreme Court, says ‘I wish Oyetola well’

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Friday congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola on his victory at the Supreme Court.

Oyetola Vs Adeleke: 2 dissenting Supreme Court Justices accuse INEC of rigging, say Osun rerun election unnecessary

Two Supreme Court justices who disagreed with Friday’s majority ruling upholding the election of Gboyega Oyetola as Osun State governor, have accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of rigging the polls.

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Oyetola’s election

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of the governor of Osun State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gboyega Oyetola.

Unemployment: NYSC charges corps members to learn skills to be self-reliant

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in Osun has charged corps members undergoing orientation to endeavor to learn a skill during their stay in the camp to be self-reliant after the mandatory service period.

Police arrest fake medical doctor in Osun

The Zone XI Police Command in Osogbo on Thursday said it had arrested a 30-year-old suspected fake medical doctor, Rafiu Naheem, in Inisa, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun.

20,000 applicants jostle for 5,600 farming jobs – Firm

An agriculturalist, Isaac Daniels, says his organisation’s proposed castor seed plantation in Osun has received 20,000 applications for 5,600 farm work vacancies.

Osinbajo resumes TraderMoni tour, to assess impact in Enugu, Anambra

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is visiting some states on Friday (today) to assess the progress recorded in the TraderMoni scheme in Enugu and Anambra states.

Corps member secures release of commercial motorcyclist after 7 months in prison

Samuel Oni, a National Youth Services Corps, NYSC, member serving in Osun, on Monday said he had, through his community development project (the Rehab Project), secured the release of a 29-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Olagunju Segun, accused of housebreaking and stealing from Ilesha Prison.

NYSC redeploys 261 corps members in Osun over pregnancy, other health challenges

Emmanuel Attah, the state Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Osun,says a total of 261 corps members from Batch A, deployed to the state, have been redeployed based on ill health or being pregnant.

JUST IN: Tribunal sacks Oyetola as Osun governor, declares Adeleke winner

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has voided the election of Adegboyega Oyetola as governor of Osun State.

Foreign observers laud INEC’s preparations for presidential poll

A Group of foreign observers from South Africa, Pan Africa Woman’s Project which arrived in Kano to monitor the general elections, has commended the level of preparations by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the presidential election in the state.

Nigerian govt presents licences to new private universities in Kaduna, Oyo, Ogun, Osun

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday, presented provisional licences to four private universities: Greenfield University, Kaduna; Dominion University, Ibadan Oyo State; Trinity University, Ogun State; and Westland University in Iwo, Osun State.

2019: Obasanjo shifts political gear to neutral, urges Nigerians to vote wisely

Former President  Olusegun Obasanjo may have shifted his political gear to neutral, from outright partisanship and endorsement of the opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar. That appears...

IGP team handovers 3 suspected Yahoo-yahoo boys to EFCC

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has handed over three suspected Advance-Fee fraudsters to the Ibadan office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for further investigation.

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