Osun govt embarks on revitalisation of general hospitals, 323 primary healthcare centres

The Osun State Government on Thursday commenced the rehabilitation and revitalisation of hospitals and Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state.The formal ceremony was held in Ejigbo where close to N300 million will be spent to turn around the hospital, providing equipment, drugs and engage personnel. The 3.2 kilometres road from the city centre to the University of Osun campus, passing through the hospital gate, will also be rehabilitated.There will also be provision of water,…

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PDP alleges unavailability of materials in Osun day to elections

…says ‘we left CBN in frustration after waiting without seeing anything” The Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP Osun State has alleged that it left the premises of the Central Bank of Nigeria, alongside other opposition political parties in frustration on Thursday after election materials failed to arrive the state.It therefore expressed fear of looming crises that would ground the electoral processes in the state.  This revelation was contained in a statement issues on Friday by the state…

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Global Girls Network holds advocacy rally against rape In Osogbo, asks parents to promptly report cases

  A Non Governmental Organization, NGO, Global Girls Network, on Thursday took over the streets of Osogbo, capital of Osun state to advocate against the spate of rape cases in the state and across the country.The organisation charged parents and guardians in Nigeria to join hands and wage war against rape, saying that prompt report of rape cases would assist the police in its prosecution.The group, populates by youths, also called on Nigerians to join…

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Go out and vote, security agents will protect your lives, Osun gov tells voters, declares Friday public holiday

Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has charged eligible voters in the state to go out and exercise their franchise during the February 16, 2019 general elections, assuring them of adequate security of their lives and property before, during and after the elections.This urge came as the state government declared tomorrow, Friday, February 15, a public holiday to enable eligible voters in the state, especially the civil servants to prepare and participate in the presidential…

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Avoid acts that can instigate violence during elections, expert advises Nigerians

Nigerians have been advised to refrain from any act capable of instigating violence before, during and after the forthcoming elections. An expert on Peace and Conflict Resolution, Dr Olaitan Adeleke gave this charge while speaking in Ede, Osun State at a special lecture organised by Rotary Club of Ede to sensitize the public on the need for peaceful conduct during the coming elections. According to Adeleke, it is when all stakeholders follow the rule of the game that peaceful…

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Sports Development: Osun sports journalists reward Dotun Babayemi with merit award

 The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria SWAN, Osun State chapter has bestowed a Meritorious Gold Award of Excellence in Grassroots Sports Development on a Sports philanthropist and a prince of Gbongan in Ayedaade Local Government, Prince Dotun Babayemi, for his unrelenting investment and support for sports development. Presenting the award  to Babayemi, Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria SWAN, Osun State chapter, Adeyemi Aboderin, described the Chief Executive Officer of  Fort Knox as a thoroughbred, who…

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APC doesn’t buy crowd for campaign rallies – Buhari

APC not buying crowd at rallies, says Buhari President Muhamadu Buhari on Saturday described the huge crowd at the All Progressives Congress (APC) rallies as willing supporters who are “not bought.” He said: “Nobody can buy the crowd we have seen turning out at our rallies, they have been turning out willingly to show support.” President Buhari stated this during an interactive session with Osun State traditional rulers in Osogbo. The meeting was held at…

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Buhari takes campaign to Osogbo tomorrow

Buhari takes campaign to Osogbo tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow, Saturday, January 26, 2019 storm Osogbo, Osun state capital to seek the support of the people of the state in his bid to govern Nigeria for the second time. In a report monitored by our correspondent on Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC) on Tuesday, Buhari would address the people of the state at the Osogbo City Stadium. Buhari, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress would meet with…

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School bus driver accused of raping 4-yr-old pupil before dropping her off

A Magistrate’s Court in Osun has remanded a 27-year- old man, Oluwatomisin Oyelakin, a school bus driver in prison custody for allegedly defiling a  4-year- old girl. The Magistrate, Mrs Rofiat Olayemi , had ordered the accused person to be remanded in prison custody due to the magnitude of the offence committed. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Temitope Fatoba, had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on January 15, 2019 at about 4:00pm, within…

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General elections: Group tasks youths on good conduct

General elections: Group tasks youths on good conduct

As the 2019 General Elections draw nearer, the Director General of the socio-political group, Oranmiyan,  Olajide Sadiq has advised youths to do away with anything capable of jeopardising their future. Sadiq gave the advice while receiving the leadership of various Student Union Groups in his office at Oranmiyan house in Osogbo on Thursday. He urged them not to allow politicians use them as agents of destruction before, during and after the forthcoming national elections. He…

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