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Osun Decides: Mixed Reports As Governorship Election Holds

Osun Decides: Mixed Reports As Governorship Election Holds

There are positive reports as well as stories of sharp practices as the electorate vote on who runs the affairs of Osun State for the next four years. First, there are reports of large turnout, particularly in places like Ede and Iragbiji, towns of Ademola Adelekeand Isiaka Oyetola respectively. The latter, who is running on

Adegboyega Oyetola, Osun state Governor

Gov. Oyetola Dazzles Retirees with N1.644bn For Pension, Gratuity Arrears

Adegboyega Oyetola, Osun state Governor, has on Wednesday June 9, approved the sum of One Billion, Six Hundred and Forty-four Million Naira Only (N1,644,000,000) for the payment of outstanding pension and gratuities of retired civil servants in the State. According to a release signed by Festus Oyebade, Head of the State’s Civil Service, the sum

Iwo Town Osun State

Iwo Gets College of Education

Iwo town in Osun State now has an additional tertiary institution. A federal college of education is to be sited in the town. A message to this effect was contained in a letter to the state government. Federal Government on May 13, announced the siting of the recently approved Federal College of Education for the

Gboyega Oyetola Photo

Partial Lockdown: Osun Residents Ignore Safety Warnings

With the expiration of the lockdown of Osun state by Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Sunday, 3 May 2020, residents of the state trooped out in their hundreds to open up the state for economic activities on Monday. The partial lifting of the lockdown witnessed the opening of banks, business premises, retail shops, artisan workshops, supermarkets,

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Cash and Carry Votes in Osun

Aftermath of a scary pre-election violence in some parts of the state, Osun people trooped out in their numbers to exercise their voting rights on Saturday 23rd February, 2019. Before Saturday’s vote, there has been apprehension on voters turnout given the outbreak of violence between the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples’ Democratic

Report from Osun State

Report from Osun State

The weather in Imesi Ile in Osun State this morning was very pleasant. INEC officials were on the ground as early as 7.30am. Accreditation and voting started at exactly 8 am. They were done simultaneously without any stress. The card readers worked seamlessly. No issues were recorded in any of the eight polling units in


Nigerians Still Reacting to Election Postponement

There is no doubt that the postponement of the general elections by one week by the Independent National Electoral Commission came as a rude shock to majority of Osun residents. In this vox pop, Adewale Olayemi sought the views of a cross section of residents on the controversial vote shift by the electoral umpire. Waheed

Gboyega Oyetola Photo

Osun Sets Up Committee to Revive OSBC

In a press release signed by Adelani Baderinwa, the supervisor, Ministry of Information and Strategy, the names of the members of the committee, were released alongside the objectives and terms of reference of the revitalization committee. “The objective of the committee is to find out the challenges militating against the smooth and required professional operation

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