Tag: Osun

YNaijaApril 12, 2022

INEC releases final list of candidates for the 2022 Osun Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the July 16, ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2021

2021 Heroes Award: Indomie Kick-off Nationwide Search for Extraordinary Children

–          To institute other award categories In line with its corporate social responsibility initiative to honour heroic Nigerian children, Dufil ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 1, 2020

Get in here if you want to know why Osun is on the COVID-19 map

As Nigeria confirms more cases of the coronavirus disease – COVID-19 – there are states bracing up for record cases. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 19, 2019

43 percent of Nigerians make smartphone purchase decisions based on social media campaigns, RED | For Africa study shows

A new study by the Research and Intelligence Unit of the omni-media group, RED | For Africa, indicates that about ...

Bernard DayoJune 17, 2019

The Late 5: Suicide bombers kill 30, injure 42, others in Borno; Court rejects EFCC’s documents against Babachir Lawal | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Suicide bombers kill 30, injure 42, others in Borno The Borno State ...

Bernard DayoMay 9, 2019

The Late 5: Buhari nominates Emefiele as CBN governor for second term; Jigawa House of Assembly removes speaker | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari nominates Emefiele as CBN governor for second term President Muhammadu Buhari ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 28, 2018

The Big 5: 121 policemen dismissed for shunning deployment against Boko Haram; APC chieftain explains why Igbos must vote Buhari in 2019 | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said Thursday, it has ...

Alexander OnukwueSeptember 20, 2018

Without a cost for indifference, Governorship debates like Osun’s are a waste of time

For an assessment of the four candidates who debated last Saturday, Journalist Nicolas Ibekwe’s scorecard is quite precise. The quality ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 28, 2018

To avoid #OBOGate Adeosun style, Davido resumes NYSC

Popular Nigerian music artiste David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has begun the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). In a post on ...

tosin adesinaAugust 26, 2018

Adeleke University has come under a demolition threat, what signal are we sending to would be investors?

Barring any last minute changes, a company, Osun Ceramic Industry has threatened to demolish all the structures on the large ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 9, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari leaves for Morocco on Sunday, Lagos, Ogun and Osun declares public holiday on June 12 and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, embark a two-day working visit ...

Abiodun KomolafeMarch 3, 2018

Opinion: The kind of governor Osun needs in 2018

Osun governorship election is some few months away. In a way, the interplay of forces between ‘Continuity’ and ‘Change’ will soon come ...

AzeezDecember 31, 2017

Osun workers suspend strike after 3 days

The joint labour unions in Osun on Saturday called off their three-day-old strike embarked upon on Wednesday. Background: The workers ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 27, 2017

Osun workers express displeasure over Aregbesola’s half salary structure

Labour leaders led by the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Osun, Jacob Adekomi, on Wednesday led other ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 15, 2017

Court voids Governor Aregbesola’s ‘State of Osun’

An Osun High Court sitting in Ilesa has declared that the change of name of the state to “State of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

Gov Aregbesola asks the people of Osun to keep expecting the dividends of democracy

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday assured the people of the state of continued delivery of dividends ...

EditorNovember 4, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Despite a ban, Ekiti, Osun still remain hot beds for Female Genital Mutilation

One of the last bills former president Goodluck Jonathan passed into law, was a bill abolishing female genital mutilation and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

N69bn to be spent on the proposed MKO Abiola international airport in Osun – Official

The proposed M. K. O Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun, Osun, will cost N69 billion under a concession arrangement with ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2017

INEC releases timetable for Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable for the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states. The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

We challenge PDP to a public discourse – Osun APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to a public discourse on the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

LAUTECH governing council pledges to restore peace

The newly constituted Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has reportedly pledged to restore normalcy ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

Osun is not owing workers – Aregbesola

Governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola says he is not owing civil servants  salaries. Aregbesola said this on Wednesday in Osogbo ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2017

Pay us with N6.314bn Paris refund | Pensioners tell Aregbesola

Some pensioners in Osun State on Wednesday staged a protest to demand payment of their pensions and gratuities. This comes just ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

‘Osun workers suspended for supporting Sen. Adeleke’

Two workers of the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation have been suspended indefinitely for criticising Governor Rauf Aregbesola on a WhatsApp ...

ToluJuly 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Before we get caught in excitement over Senator Adeleke’s dance moves…

Yes, we’re #TeamSpoilSport and unashamedly so. There’s no doubt that we’re as pumped as the rest of you about the ...

EditorJuly 10, 2017

Four issues we want to know Adeleke’s opinion on

by Alexander O. Onukwue It may have been the duty of the Osun West people to send Ademola Adeleke to ...

ToluJuly 10, 2017

Rauf Aregbesola, Deji Adeleke | 3 winners and 3 losers from the Osun by-elections

The dust settled and the results came in on Saturday. Ademola Adeleke, younger brother of late Osun senator, Isiaka Adeleke ...

EditorJuly 10, 2017

Why Osun shows Nigerians should not give up on Change

Ademola Adeleke’s election to take the seat in the Senate has changed the political climate of both Osun State and ...

RoqeebahJuly 10, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 10th of July

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: How Magu told the UK not to issue ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Osun APC congratulates Ademola Adeleke for his victory in the Osun West election

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated the people of Osun West Senatorial District and Ademola ...

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