Tag: Osogbo

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

3 escape death in Osun accident

Three persons escaped death in an auto crash which occurred in Osogbo early Saturday morning. According to The Punch, the accident occurred ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

Opinion: Osun Scales – An ideology of fairness in trade

by Mustafa Ahmed Tijani About a month ago, the Osun state government introduced the use of standardized measuring scales and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

‘If you can endure 30 days of hunger, you can endure anything’ – Aregbesola

Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola is of the opinion that if people can survive the Ramadan fasting period, then ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

Osun: DSS wades into potential hijab conflict

As the hijab crisis in Osun state continues to deepen, the Department of State Services has invited religious leaders in ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 28, 2016

Aminu Tambuwal: Religious tolerance and the challenges of democratic governance in Nigeria

INTRODUCTION It gives me great pleasure to have the privilege of addressing this distinguished audience. I am immensely grateful to ...

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Janeth JJuly 10, 2015

Hoodlums launch fresh attack on anti-Aregbesola crowd

Barely two days after hoodlums disrupted the anti-Aregbesola protest in Osogbo, hoodlums suspected to be sympathetic to the All Progressives ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2015

Bodies of 2 students found floating in River Osun

by Temitope Onitiju Corpses of two students of Ifeolu Secondary School, Osogbo, were found floating on River Osun by a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 28, 2015

Don’t harass corps members during election – NYSC boss

by Damilola Jagun The State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps in Osun State, Abada Okpiroro, has enjoined Nigerians ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2014

“Wherever you find PDP, you will find misery” – 5 things Gov. Aregbesola wants you to know

by Kolapo Olapoju   Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has spewed some scathing words at the ruling party, Peoples Democratic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2014

Tragedy: 2 teenagers drown at a Christmas party in Osun

by Temitope Onitiju   Two teenagers reportedly drowned in the swimming pool of an hotel during a Christmas party, in ...

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Isime EseneOctober 28, 2014

No votes recount in Osun, says APC

by Akan Ido The All Progressives Congress have denied reports claiming that the Election Petition Tribunal has ordered a recount of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

For raping and impregnating a woman, man gets life

by Azubuike Azikiwe A resident of Osun, Obafemi Kolawole has been sentenced to life imprisonment for rape, by a High ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2014

“He bit off a policeman’s finger” || Man arraigned in court for assault

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Israel Sunday, a 30-year-old man, has been arraigned before a Magistrate’s court for biting a police ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

“He impregnated my sister” || Woman tells court she wants out of her marriage

by Azubuike Azikiwe A housewife is seeking for the dissolution of her 15-year-old marriage over alleged physical abuse and excessive ...

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YEditorAugust 21, 2014

The politicians are gone, life in Osogbo, and Osun, has returned to normal: hard

by Simon Ateba Thursday, August 21st, is a bright day here in Osogbo, the capital of Nigeria’s south-western state of ...

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YEditorAugust 12, 2014

Osun: The good, the bad, the ugly, and the downright ridiculous (YNaija Long Read)

by Cheta Nwanze The people of Osun state have spoken, and they have elected Rauf Aregbesola for a second term ...

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Isime EseneAugust 11, 2014

“False, unfair & uncharitable” | Is GEJ congratulating Aregbesola or ‘subbing’ him?

by Isi Esene   President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the victory of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in the elections which ...

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SolaAugust 9, 2014

#OsunDecides: Motorist knocks down 6-yr-old boy during APC celebration

by S’ola Filani A motorist knocked down a 6-year-old boy along Alekuwodo/Okefia road, in Osogbo, Osun state,  a few hours ...

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YEditorAugust 9, 2014

LIVE UPDATES: We’re liveblogging the #OsunDecides election here

The Osun State governorship election holds today 9 August, 2014. Twenty candidates representing 20 political parties are vying for the ...

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Isime EseneAugust 9, 2014

#OsunDecides: 10 things you SHOULD know about Lai Mohammed’s arrest (READ)

by Isi Esene After its embarrassing loss to the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Ayo Fayose in Ekiti, the All Progressives ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

INEC denies its officials were arrested for diverting voting materials in Osun (UPDATED)

by Kolapo Olapoju   The All Progressives Congress has alleged that two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

#OsunDecides: Osogbo goes dry as early curfew kicks in

by Godwin Akanfe The restriction of movement announced by the Osun state commissioner of police, Austin Ekhavbahbokun, has kicked in. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Osun State University students are not impressed with Aregbesola [DETAILS]

By Adedayo Ademuwagun   It is now less than 24 hours to the gubernatorial election in Osun, and the Osun ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Opinion: Why polling agents cannot be 300metres away from polling units

by Bisola Bakare   At the stakeholders forum held yesterday, the 6th day of August, 2014, at the Leisure Spring ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

Opinion: Obanikoro is terrorising Osun while anarchy reigns in Chibok

by Olusegun Dada   Our dear country, Nigeria, is definitely witnessing distressingly interesting times. While the populace lives in agony ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

“People will be shocked when I win Osun election” | The Labour Party candidate is in another world

by Godwin Akanfe   The Labour Party, LP, candidate in the August 9 governorship election in Osun State, Fatai Akinbade, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

YNAIJA2015: Heavy security presence in state capital, Osogbo | #OsunDecides

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Security has been beefed up in Osogbo and environs by virtue of the upcoming gubernatorial election in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

YNAIJA2015: Hotel scarcity in Osogbo as election day draws near

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Hotels in Osogbo have been fully booked up ahead of the upcoming governorship election in the state. ...

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writerAugust 2, 2014

Osun students say they did NOT endorse Aregbesola

by Mayowa Aboah A group called the Coalition of Osun State Students Movement has denied that Osun university students have ...

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