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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News of killing of couple in Ilare not true – Osun Police

News of killing of couple in Ilare not true – Osun Police

The Osun State Police Commissioner, Abiodun Ige has dispelled news on some online media that a couple were shot dead by some suspected political thugs in the post election violence that broke out in Ilare, a town in Obokun Local Government Area of the state. Ige made this known in a release signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Folasade Odoro on Wednesday. According to the CP, “No one was shot, the people arrested committed electoral…

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Nigerians voted Buhari in appreciation of his good governance – Osun gov

Nigerians voted Buhari in appreciation of his good governance – Osun gov

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory as the appreciation of good governance and quality leadership. Describing Buhari’s victory as well-deserved, Oyetola told reporters that “the outcome of this election shows that President Buhari has done very well and his victory gives hope for our democracy.” He spoke at the Government House in Osogbo on Tuesday while reviewing the outcome of the presidential election. The governor, who congratulated the President and…

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Osun moves to reduce infant mortality, inaugurates committee for exclusive breastfeeding campaign

Osun moves to reduce infant mortality, inaugurates committee for exclusive breastfeeding campaign

Timothy Agbor The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola on Thursday inaugurated a 13-member steering committee on the campaign for exclusive breastfeeding in the state. The Committee was inaugurated to strengthen health sector and as well instil culture of exclusive breastfeeding, thus reducing infant mortality by 13 percent in Osun. The initiative was also part of the government’s commitment to fully actualise its dreams of delivering sustainable posterity and development in the health sector. Inaugurating the…

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Indigenes cry out over illegal mining, insecurity in Ijesaland

Indigenes cry out over illegal mining, insecurity in Ijesaland

Timothy Agbor Indigenes of Ijesa land in Osun state have called the attention of concerned authorities to the menace of illegal and indiscriminate mining activities taking place in their communities. The indigenes under the aegis of Coalition of Societies and Clubs in Ijesa-Land while addressing press conference on Thursday in Ilesa highlighted various socio-economic and insecurity activities that have been threatening the peace and growth of the Ijesa people and kingdom saying that urgent measures…

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2019: INEC announces date for collection of PVC in Osun, seeks journalists’ support

2019: INEC announces date for collection of PVC in Osun, seeks journalists’ support

The Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has asked registered voters in the state to ensure they collect their Permanent Voter Card, insisting that only those with PVC would be allowed to cast vote during the forthcoming general elections.   Speaking at a press conference organised by the commission on Thursday, Agbaje disclosed that the commission had concluded arrangements to take PVCs to rural areas in Osun for collection…

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Osun govt begins repair of roads, drainages

Osun govt begins repair of roads, drainages

      The Osun State Government has commenced plans to repair and rehabilitate critical roads and drainages in major towns and the rural areas before the commencement of rainy season. Dredging of drainages, water-ways and river-crossing will also be undertaken, Supervisor for Works, Science and Innovation Remi Omowaiye said yesterday. He spoke in Ejigbo after a tour of waterways and roads to be fixed. Speaker of the House of Assembly Najeem Salaam and Federal…

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Electoral victory: Osun gov begins ‘thank you’ tour‎ across state

Electoral victory: Osun gov begins ‘thank you’ tour‎ across state

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Thursday commenced ‎a ‘Thank You’ tour in the state. He kick-started the tour of the nine federal constituencies from Osogbo, the state capital, which is the headquarters of the Osogbo/Olorunda/Irepodun/Orolu federal constituency  He visited the Ataoja of Osogbo of Jimoh Olanipekun before being received by teeming supporters at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park. Residents reiterated their unflinching support for his administration to deliver on his promises. The governor will…

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Osun NUJ member dies in ghastly road crash 

Osun NUJ member dies in ghastly road crash 

A member of the Local Government Information Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council, Mr. Iroko Gerson Adebayo has been died in a ghastly road crash on Thursday. Iroko, was an Information Officer with Ejigbo local government area the state. Iroko, a father of three, died in a road mishap that occurred along Ejigbo-Ede Road on Thursday, December 27. The deceased has since been buried in his Ejigbo hometown. Meanwhile, the leadership of…

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