Tag: Osun

July 9, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: Oranmiyan Movement – The people’s revolution that has come to stay (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi Sadly, no government, no matter how good, exists without detractors and Osun state has more than its ...

July 2, 2013

Opinion: Tambuwal’s tortuous path to the Presidency

by Azuka Onwuka It is an open secret that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, ...

June 30, 2013

Simon Kolawole: In Nigeria, impunity is the name of the game

by Simon Kolawole  One of the reasons many self-respecting companies avoid doing serious business with Nigeria is the fear that ...

June 25, 2013

Sam Omatseye: Nigeria’s growing artificial class

by Sam Omatseye I refer to the children of the very rich among us. They are disconnected from the soul ...

June 23, 2013

I have no regret praising the opposition – Tambuwal

by Akan Ido The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal has replied critics who accused him of showering ...

June 10, 2013

What I’m suffering from is spiritual attack – Majek Fashek

by Akan Ido Raggae artiste, Majek Fashek held the Nigerian music scene spellbound with his song, ‘Send Down The Rain’ ...

June 4, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Is this the APC’s new kid on the block for 2015?

by Akan Ido The official launch of the ‘Opon Imo’ learning tablet by the Osun State government was witnessed by ...

June 3, 2013

PDP crisis: Obasanjo is an embarrassment to the party – BoT member

by Akan Ido Shauib Oyedokun, a member of the People Democratic Party Board of Trustees has described former President Olusegun ...

June 1, 2013

Opinion: Opon Imo, the learning equalizer

by Gbenga Olorunpomi Although this is the first of its kind in Africa, Opon Imo has a great chance at ...

April 20, 2013

Opinion: How will Spike Lee tell his Awolowo story?

by Eniola Fawehinmi It was reported this week that the Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Spike Lee (Malcolm X, Do The ...

April 13, 2013

How Osun deputy governor disguised to pray with Ekiti’s Funmi Olayinka few hours before her death

Reports say the Osun state deputy governor, Grace Titi Laoye-Tomori visited and prayed with the late Ekiti state deputy governor, ...

February 25, 2013

Keep his memory alive – Justus Esiri’s family urge fans

by Isi Esene The family of Veteran actor, Justus Esiri, who died recently in Lagos have released a statement over ...

January 23, 2013

Crazy world: Man arrested over alleged rape of deaf and dumb

Osun State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a 21-year-old Shina Amusa, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of an 18-year-old deaf and dumb. ...

January 21, 2013

Church vigil: Parents arraigned for allegegly assaulting son with hot charcoal

Also, an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court has ordered that the parents of a 12-year-old boy, David Ajibade, be remanded in prison ...

January 17, 2013

Osun goat saga: Court pardons woman who lost goat in govt. custody, others not so lucky

The five goats arrested by the Osun State Waste Management Agency (OWMA) in Osogbo last week were on Tuesday dragged ...

January 13, 2013

Bizarre: How 5 goats arrested by Osun environmental agency fared in detention

The unusual and the unexpected happened in Osun State last Tuesday when an agency of the state government, the Osun ...

January 12, 2013

PDP tussle: Buruji Kashamu floors Obasanjo as court sacks Olagunsoye Oyinlola

by Isi Esene A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday sacked the secretary to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olagunsoye ...

January 6, 2013

How ‘pastor’ and ‘Imam’ who formed kidnap gang in Osun were arrested (PICTURED)

  Seun Ogunmusuru was popularly called pastor by those who know him in Ilesa, Osun State, while Hammed Adewumi is ...

December 2, 2012

CAN wages holy war against unholy men… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola Why did he choose to do his interview on the last Friday of the month when churches ...

October 11, 2012

TICKER: Kidnappers demand N200m ransom for Osun Speaker’s wife

Less than 24 hours after the kidnap of Muiba,  wife to Osun State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr. Najeem Salaam, ...

September 1, 2012

ELOO, ELOO! Did you know the wives of ACN governors have an association? See exciting details

by Hauwa Gambo   So, we were quietly going about our business this morning, when we cam across this priceless ...

August 16, 2012

It’s official: Gov. Dickson signs Bayelsa anthem, coat of arms into law

by Stanley Azuakola Critics are still criticising; but the Bayelsa State government, under the leadership of Governor Seriake Dickson, is ...

August 12, 2012

Northern states top Nigeria’s jobless list according to figures released by NBS

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has recently released the 2011 unemployment data which reveals a wide ...

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