Tag: Osun

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July 14, 2014

BUSTED: Man caught ‘with explosive material at OAU Awo Hall’ (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido There are unconfirmed reports that a man simply identified as Rasaki Adedayo has been been caught in ...

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July 3, 2014

No cause for alarm: Osun REC is on leave, not removed – INEC

by Akan Ido Contrary to reports that the Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Rufus Akeju has been removed, the ...

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June 18, 2014

APC, PDP supporters clash in Osun, scores injured

by Oge Okonkwo Several people were injured yesterday in Iwo, Osun state as supporters of the ruling party All Progressives Congress ...

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June 12, 2014

“It’s utterly unacceptable”: The US is not happy about Tinubu’s ‘rig and roast’ threat

by Isi Esene The United States of America has expressed its opposition to threats of violence originating from highly placed ...

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May 29, 2014

Policeman to die by hanging for killing a man in Osun

by Zara Mustapha A police sergeant, Adamu Baruwa, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a High Court in Ilesa, ...

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May 16, 2014

Man dies while trying to ‘exhume corpse for ritual purposes’

by Zara Mustapha There was pandemonium in Ilobu town,  Irepodun local government area of Osun state when a dead man was ...

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March 16, 2014

Nollywood actor arrested for raping daughter’s friend (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido Nollywood actor, Ganiyu Oyeyemi, popularly known as Ogunjimi was last week arrested for allegedly raping his daughter’s ...

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March 16, 2014

Terrible: 35 students arrested for cultism in Osun

by Akan Ido Thirty five secondary school students with have been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Peace Corps in ...

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March 12, 2014

Concerned Osun group laud state education policy, organise stakeholders symposium

by Akan Ido Worried about the current spate of misrepresentations being created around the Osun public school policy, a group ...

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February 24, 2014

Opinion: We must set the agenda for 2015 elections

by Jaye Gaskia Furthermore, what is the difference between the parties of the ruling class? If there was ever any ...

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February 15, 2014

Salihu Yakassai: APC and the South-West factor (Y! Politico)

by Salihu Yakassai But despite this advancement and exposure, History has proving that the South-West region has always voted on ...

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February 14, 2014

2 men sentenced to death for raping and killing 14-year-old girl

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two young men in Osun have been sentenced to death after they were found guilty of the ...

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January 22, 2014

Tragic: Female student crushed to death by lorry in Osun

by Oge Okonkwo A female student of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, was said to have been crushed to death by a ...

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January 21, 2014

Gusau, Obanikoro, others named among Jonathan’s ministerial nominees

by Oge Okonkwo The names of the 12 new ministerial nominees have been submitted to the Senate for consideration and confirmation by President ...

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January 18, 2014

‘He was stealing my glory’ – Pastor says after killing another preacher in Osun

by ‘Jola Sotubo A cleric in Osun has been arrested by police in the state after it was alleged that ...

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January 17, 2014

Send Rivers police commissioner to fight Boko Haram – Soyinka tells Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The crisis in Rivers has been analyzed by Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka and he puts the blame ...

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January 13, 2014

Kayode Idowu: Electoral tasks ahead of Nigeria in 2014

by Kayode Idowu But more importantly, the use of the PVC will check the tendency by unscrupulous persons to engage ...

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January 5, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Why Jonathan will not run in 2015

by Tunde Fagbenle I project that both Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Dr. Kayode Fayemi would be re-elected for their second ...

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December 24, 2013

HORRIBLE: Couple bathed with acid in Osun (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo A couple Tope Akinlabi and Mulikat Akinlabi are currently fighting for their health after they were bathed ...

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November 17, 2013

NGF crisis: 8 govs, 5 deputies attend retreat in Sokoto

by Akan Ido The nineteen member strong Rotimi Amaechi-faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum were in Sokoto yesterday for their ...

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November 16, 2013

How 18-year-old boy killed his father in Osun

by Akan Ido Olalekan Adetoyinbo, the 18-year-old boy who allegedly killed his father in Osun must be regretting his actions ...

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November 10, 2013

Terrible: 2 people killed in Osun clash over ownership of MKO Airport

by Tutu Akinlabi A violent clash involving indigenes of Ede and Ido-Osun in the Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun ...

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October 24, 2013

Opinion: The case of the Osun Monarch and Corper’s rape

by Wale Sokunbi Without any prejudice to the facts of this particular case, how easy is it for a woman ...

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October 22, 2013

ASUU takes grievances to the streets with protests in Osun, Oyo and Calabar (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Perhaps perceiving that their previous approach was too lax to convey their agitation at the state ...

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September 18, 2013

CLICK: The State of Osun launches its innovative New Media Project [DETAILS]

by Akan Ido In furtherance of her drive for innovation and transparency, the state government of Osun is unveiling a ...

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September 3, 2013

PDP crisis: The tearing umbrella and the intriguing story so far

by Isi Esene The crisis rocking the ruling Peoples Democratic Party does not seem to be abating as dissenting characters ...

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August 29, 2013

Teenage student baths boyfriend with hot water in Osun (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo A 19-year-old lady, identified as Yetunde has been arrested by the police in Osun state,  for allegedly ...

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August 9, 2013

Opinion: One child one tablet initiative – The challenges of change

by Adedeji Ologbenla Giving the laptops or tablets to every child is not a bad idea but of what direct ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: Osun, Ekiti and the PDP comeback bid

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Aregbesola has also been alleged to be putting the state on a financial precipice with his continual ...

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July 28, 2013

Ekiti has the largest cannabis plantations in the country – NDLEA

by Chi Ibe About 1,404.27 hectares of cannabis farmland was destroyed in 2012 in  Nigeria’s South-West geopolitical zone alone making it ...

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