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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EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State. A statement from the antigraft agency says the suspects who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include, Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and…

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Chelsea to move for ‘Zinedine Zidane’ as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement after humiliating 6 – 0 loss to Manchester City

Chelsea to move for ‘Zinedine Zidane’ as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement after humiliating 6 – 0 loss to Manchester City

Premiership club, Chelsea is reportedly considering a move for former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidaneas a replacement for Maurizio Sarri and his assistant Gianfranco Zola. This comes after Chelsea’s humiliating 6 – 0 loss to Manchester City on Sunday that saw them slump to sixth place, with the club current Maurizio Sarri’s future hanging in the balance.  According to The Sun UK, Sarri is running out of backers among the Stamford Bridge hierarchy and talks have taken place among top brass at Chelsea about when they should make…

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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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Chelsea confirm Gonzalo Higuain signing after striker joins on loan from Juventus until end of season

Chelsea confirm Gonzalo Higuain signing after striker joins on loan from Juventus until end of season

Chelsea have completed the signing of Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season The deal reunites the 31-year-old striker with Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, who was his former manager at Napoli in Italy. ‘When the opportunity to join Chelsea presented itself I had to take it. It’s a team I’ve always liked that has a lot of history, a wonderful stadium and they play in the Premier League, a league I’ve always wanted to play in,’ Higuain…

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Court restrains EFCC, Police, DSS from arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

Court restrains EFCC, Police, DSS from arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court Abuja, has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police from arresting or detaining former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and politician, Yinka Odumakin. Justice John Tsoho gave the order today while delivering judgement in an ex parte application filed on behalf of FFK and Odumakin by their counsel, Chukwuma Machukwu-Ume (SAN). Recall that the antigraft agency had threatened to…

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