Tag: RAUF AREGBESOLA

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. 1. APC crisis: Amosun, Aregbesola, Ajimobi, Akande meet Governors Ibikunle Amosun, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

APC crisis: Amosun, Aregbesola, Ajimobi, Akande meet

A former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande has held a closed door meeting with three ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

Osun announces free train ride for Sallah celebrations

The Osun state government has announced that it would be offering free train rides for those wishing to travel home ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Pres. Buhari to pay one-day working visit to Osun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday will pay a one-day working visit to Osun State. This was revealed in a statement ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

Osun hijab crisis: Court strikes out CAN’s application for stay of execution

An Osun State High Court has struck out the application for stay of execution filed by the Christian Association of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 1, 2016

Opinion: The hijab crisis and conspiracy of Nigeria’s quack media

By Femi Abbas The relationship of religion to Truth is like that of a menu to a meal. By describing ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 28, 2016

Opinion: Aregbesola, El-Rufai; two of a kind

By Káyọ̀dé Oyèró Last year, the National Youths Service Corps deployed me to Gombe, North-East Nigeria with batch A 2015 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 22, 2016

Joachim McEbong: The shameless battle for religious supremacy by Osun CAN

Mike Agbahime will never forget seeing his wife, Bridget, being beaten to death by a mob in a Kano market ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 22, 2016

Opinion: The debate of secularism and Osun Hijab controversy

Following an Osogbo High Court judgement which allowed Muslim female students in public schools located in the State of Osun ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 20, 2016

‘I never ordered use of Hijab… I don’t deserve all these lies’ – Aregbesola

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola has denied ordering the use of Hijab by female Muslim students in the state public ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Aregbesola and his politics of hijab distraction

The illiterate governors in Nigeria have made the governors’ office a jabbering tool of all sorts. The charmingly idiotic debate ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 20, 2016

‘Hijab controversy has exposed Aregbesola’ – PDP

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has warned security agencies, Interpol, the Presidency and United Nations of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 17, 2016

Hijab crisis: ‘No one is above the law, regardless of religion’ – Aregbesola

The Osun state government has said that only approved uniforms are allowed to be worn in Primary and Secondary schools ...

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Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Kikiowo Ileowo: Much ado about hijab in the State of Osun

by Kikiowo Ileowo Much has been said in recent times about the wearing of Hijab and Church robes to school ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 15, 2016

Aregbesola ‘to expel’ Christian students for wearing church garments to school

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday threatened to expel students who wore unauthorised clothes to public schools in the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

As Osun court approves hijab wearing in schools, will the 2014 protests return?

Will the 2014 hijab protests in Osun be rekindled again? This is the questions on the lips of many as an Osun ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 17, 2016

Kikiowo Ileowo: A Rejoinder to ‘A prayer for Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the impatient reformer’

In my few years of sojourn on earth, I have encountered diverse kinds of people; but of all humans, Nigerians ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 16, 2016

Fresh bailout request: Aregbesola slams PDP… but denies nothing

Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola has condemned the Peoples Democratic Party in the state for questioning his fresh request ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 8, 2016

Opinion: A prayer for Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the impatient reformer

It is of no necessity to remind you what you went through to regain our “stolen” mandate and to retain ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2016

Fayose to Aregbesola: Promoters of dictatorship will be swallowed by the dictator

Following his Tuesday, January 26 courtesy visit to Osun state, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, has expressed his resolve ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 7, 2016

Ooni of Ife begins nationwide tour, visits Aregbesola (PHOTOS)

The recently crowned Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has kicked off his nationwide tour. The thank-you tour will ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 20, 2015

Tinubu, Aregbesola, Ambode, Fayemi pay condolence visit to Awolowo family (PHOTOS)

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, and some of his proteges, paid a condolence visit to the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2015

#JJmeetsOgbeni: 7 things we learnt from Omojuwa’s interview with Aregbesola

Japheth Omojuwa, columnist and social commentator, had a Tweet Meet with Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of Osun state, today on Twitter. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2015

Majority Leader reportedly seen sweeping Osun State Assembly, as workers go on strike

Once upon a time not-too-long ago, Justice Folahanmi Oloyede wrote a petition calling for the probe of Osun state governor, ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 11, 2015

A moment of silence for Osun State’s education system

Words by Simon Utsu My good friends, the moment we have all been praying against is finally here. Can we ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2015

‘Tinubu should not set Yoruba land on fire’ – Bode George

Erstwhile Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bode George, has warned the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2015

The judge who petitioned Aregbesola, is in troubled waters

Justice Folahanmi Oloyede may have gotten herself into a fix, over the petition she wrote against Osun state governor, Rauf ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 25, 2015

NASS crisis: Speaker, Deputy Speaker, APC Chairman and Osun Governor met privately yesterday

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Oyegun had a private meeting on Friday, with the Speaker of ...

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Mallam YeroJuly 23, 2015

RE: Ogbeni Aregbesola and the 40 thieves

I love the internet. I can’t stress that enough. It gave me a job, puts food on my table and ...

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