Tag: Osun

Osun: Start writing your handover note – Adeleke tells Oyetola

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the Osun 2018 governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke has charged Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to start preparing his handover notes.  Adeleke, who was once a Senator, laid the gauntlet to Oyetola as he flagged off his campaign to be the next state Governor. [Read More…]

How we killed customer, shared body parts for money ritual — Herbalists

Two herbalists in Osun have narrated how they killed a 35-year-old man identified as Ayo and dismembered his body parts for money ritual. The two suspects now in Osun State Police Command custody were paraded on Saturday. One of the herbalists, Faseun Afolabi told reporters that he was approached by[Read More…]

Osun govt mandates civil servants to wear ‘Adire’ every Thursday

Public and civil servants in Osun state have been mandated to wear Adire (a distinctive local fabric) uniform to work every Thursday to promote Nigerian fashion and culture. Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun made the remarks during the state’s International Fashion Week in Osogbo. The spokesperson to the governor, Ismail[Read More…]

Return stolen property in 72 hours or face prosecution; Osun Governor warns looters

Osun State Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola has issued a 72-hour period of amnesty for looters to return stolen property or face the full wrath of the law. Oyetola who spoke on Sunday, during an on the spot assessment of the extent of damage perpetrated by looters in the state, said[Read More…]

Osun State Government suspends curfew

The Osun state government has suspended the 24hour curfew it imposed on the state due to the recent violence following the #EndSARS protests. In a press statement released signed by the Secretary to the state government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji via the government’s official Twitter page, the state government said due[Read More…]

Osun lawmakers disagree over $20 million World Bank loan

Osun state federal lawmakers are in disagreement about how a grant of $20 million by the World Bank was utilized for the upgrade of Primary Health Centres in the state. The disagreement has reportedly pitched the APC Caucus, (comprising 2 senators and 6 members of the House of Representatives) against[Read More…]

I Had Sex With My Husband Before Killing Him – Wife Confesses In Osun

Mrs Omotayo Salawudeen, a 39-year-old housewife based in Osogbo, Osun State told the police and newsmen yesterday that she had sex with Alhaji Hakeem Salawudeen, her husband before killing him, using her hired killer. Her words: “My husband of 17 years was a good man who took care my needs[Read More…]

“For The Interest of Yoruba People” – South West Governors Resolve To Work Together

Governors in the Southwest of Nigeria Monday resolved never to allow political differences to divide them anymore adding that the interest of the people and the region must not only come first before any other things but also guide the actions of the leaders of the region. These were part[Read More…]

Nigerian States At Risk Of Experiencing Massive Earthquakes

The Nigerian Association of Water-Well Drilling Rig Owners and Practitioners (AWDROP) has called on the Federal Government to take measures that could reduce the effects of earthquake as 6 states exist at the risk of possible earthquake.AWDROP, at a press conference addressed by its National President, Mr. Michael Ale, lamented[Read More…]

Again Buhari Makes U-Turn, Backtracks On The Appointment Of SSS Boss, Now Names Him “Acting” DG

From  backtracking on roadblocks President Muhammadu Buhari has again changed his mind on the appointed of the Director of the State Security Service… The new head of the State Security Service, Lawal Daura, earlier appointed  will now work in  acting capacity pending the appointment of a substantive Director General, the[Read More…]