Osun governor approves composition of customary courts

Five years after the dissolution of members of the customary courts in Osun, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, has approved screening of applicants for the office. A statement by the Secretary, Osun state Judicial Service Commission, Bar. Michael Obidiya, said there would be interview for all applicants for the post of Presidents and members of the customary courts in the state. According to the statement,all applicants from Osun Central and Osun West senatorial zones will have their…

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Osun says 769 of its workforce forged certificates to secure job

Osun says 769 of its workforce forged certificates to secure job

Osun state government has revealed that 769 of its entire workforce has been caught for forging certificates/results to secure jobs under the state civil service. According to Adelani Baderinwa, the Supervisor of the Ministry of Information and Strategy in Osun, the state government had engaged a consultancy firm, The Captain Consultants, five years ago to verify the result and other necessary documents of the workers in the state. Baderinwa stated that upon the completion of…

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Osun monarchs hail Nigerian Army for approving construction of age-long Kuta-Ede bridge 

Osun monarchs hail Nigerian Army for approving construction of age-long Kuta-Ede bridge 

  Some monarchs in Iwo and Ede federal constituencies of Osun state, have hailed the Chief of Army Staff, lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, for promising to complete the construction of an age-long bridge that linked Kuta and Ede towns in the state. The monarchs who led the 12-member-engineering team of the Nigerian Army to the bridge at the boundary of Kuta and Ede on Friday, commended the army chief for his developmental move to further…

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I’m far more educationally qualified than Atiku – Buhari

I’m far more educationally qualified than Atiku – Buhari

President Buhari has said that he is more educationally qualified to be the President of Nigeria than his main contender in the February 23rd presidential election, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. President Buhari stated this at the electon tribunal while responding to the allegation leveled against him in the petition by Atiku that he was not qualified educationally to serve as the President. According to the former Vice President and the PDP, Presidnet Buhari lacked the requisite academic…

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Electoral corruption is the worst form of corruption – Ibrahim Magu

Electoral corruption is the worst form of corruption – Ibrahim Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has described electoral corruption as the worst form of corruption as it undermines the will of the people and invests power in illegitimate hands. According to Magu, a government that pays its way into power is hardly expected to be accountable; its priority upon assumption of office would be how to recoup its investment. That is the open sesame to corruption in…

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Land speculator bags 70-years jail term for forgery in Abuja

Land speculator bags 70-years jail term for forgery in Abuja

Justice C.O Agbaza of the Federal high court, sitting in Jabi Abuja, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, sentenced and convicted one Kehinde Bello, to 70 years imprisonment for obtaining by false pretence and forgery. EFCC, had arraigned the convict for trial on 10-count charge bordering on Advance Fee Fraud, forgery and conspiracy. Bello’s problem started in 2008, through a petition by Enatto-Nana Aisha to the EFCC, complaining of the convict, who approached her to pay for…

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AFCON 2019: Rohr reveals why Super Eagles are not favourites to win trophy

AFCON 2019: Rohr reveals why Super Eagles are not favourites to win trophy

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr had admitted that they are not among favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria has only lost once to an African team since Rohr’s appointment three years ago, but the Franco-German coach is not getting carried away by that stat. “We stand a chance of surprising people at the tournament because of our quality but we are not among the favourites to lift the…

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NYSC discovers hidden health challenges of corps members, sends 261 home in Osun

NYSC discovers hidden health challenges of corps members, sends 261 home in Osun

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned its members against hiding of their health challenges saying their ailments would not deprive them from serving their fatherland. Mr Emmanuel Attah, the Osun state Coordinator of the NYSC gave this warning on Monday during the courtesy visit of the NYSC Director-General, Maj.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure to the Osun NYSC permanent Orientation Camp in Ede. Attah said a total of 261 corps members, from 2019 Batch A, deployed to the state,…

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I will do my best for Nigerians in my second term- President Buhari

I will do my best for Nigerians in my second term- President Buhari

President Buhari today in Abuja, assured Nigerians that he will put in all efforts to ensure the best for the country and the citizens when he begins a second term in office on May 29, 2019, while appreciating all those that voted him during the elections. Receiving the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council of Gidauniyar Jihar Katsina (Katsina State Development Fund) led by Justice Mamman Nasir at the State House, President Buhari said his campaign…

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Four Nigerians make Forbes’ list of 13 black billionaires for 2019

Four Nigerians make Forbes’ list of 13 black billionaires for 2019

No fewer than 13 black persons made up the 2,153 people who made the Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires for 2019. The list of black persons improved from 11 a year ago. Nigerian Cement tycoon, Aliko Dangote is still the richest black person in the world with a fortune estimated at $10.9 billion. He’s closely followed by Nigerian oil and telecoms mogul, Mike Adenuga. American businessman, David Stewart, who is the majority owner of World Wide Technology, an…

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