Thursday, June 29, 2017
Advertisement

Osun

    Osun west by-election: I have what it takes to return to the senate, says APC candidate

Osun west by-election: I have what it takes to return to the senate, says APC candidate

Mudashir Husain, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Osun west senatorial by-election, says he hopes to build on his “good” works as a former senator in the state.According to a statement issued by Kamil Opeyemi, his spokesman, the ex-lawmaker said this during his party's campaign on Wednesday.He was quoted to have said his mission to return to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    EXTRA: I’m a Christian and practising Muslim — we serve one God, says Ooni

EXTRA: I’m a Christian and practising Muslim — we serve one God, says Ooni

Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the ooni of Ife, says he is a Christian, a practising Muslim, and a traditionalist -- serving one God.Speaking to Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, the monarch said he was born a Christian, but has seen the light that all religions serve one God."I am not a Christian alone, I can be called a Muslim too; I [...]

5 comments Read Full Article
    Adeleke was never a member of our party, says Osun APC

Adeleke was never a member of our party, says Osun APC

The Osun state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) says Ademola Adeleke, its former senatorial aspirant, was never a member of the party.In a statement on Thursday by Kunle Oyatomi, its publicity secretary, the party said Adeleke's withdrawal from the primary of Osun west senatorial district was “purely a reconsideration as well as an admission of his apparent weakness [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Aregbesola’s commissioner ‘battles’ Adeleke’s brother in senatorial race

Aregbesola’s commissioner ‘battles’ Adeleke’s brother in senatorial race

The national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (NWC) has cleared Mudashiru Hussein, a former commissioner in the cabinet of Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, to contest the party’s primary for the Osun west senatorial bye-election slated for Tuesday.The committee in charge of the election had earlier cleared Ademola Adeleke, younger brother of the senator whose seat [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    14 states ‘to adopt’ Osun social protection model

14 states ‘to adopt’ Osun social protection model

At least 14 states in Nigeria have demonstrated their willingness to imbibe the model used by Osun state government in its social protection programmes.The states are Bayelsa, Bauchi, Enugu, Lagos, Katsina, Ondo, Sokoto, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Kebbi, Anambra, Benue, Delta and Zamfara.Top officials from these states attended the study tour of social protection programmes of Osun and commended Rauf Aregbesola, [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Aregbesola’s wife donates gifts received during gov’s birthday

Aregbesola’s wife donates gifts received during gov’s birthday

Sherifat Aregbesola, wife of Osun state governor, has given out some of the gift items donated to her husband, during his 60th birthday.The gifts were given to some women in Ilobu, a community in the state.Hundreds of pregnant women and nursing mothers stormed the Primary Health Centre at Anwo area in Ilobu to meet the wife of the governor when [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    Ogunbodede becomes 11th substantive vice chancellor of OAU

Ogunbodede becomes 11th substantive vice chancellor of OAU

Eyitope Ogunbodede was on Wednesday inaugurated as the 11th substantive vice-chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state.Ogunbodede took over from Anthony Elujoba, the former acting vice-chancellor of the institution. [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    INEC fixes July 8 for bye-election to fill Adeleke’s senate seat

INEC fixes July 8 for bye-election to fill Adeleke’s senate seat

The Independent National Electorial Commission (INEC) has fixed July 8 for Osun west senatorial district bye-election, following the death of Isiaka Adeleke who represented the constituency.E. A. Ademusire, INEC administrative secretary in Osun, said in a notice on Monday that conduct of parties’ primaries would commence on Tuesday through June 14.He said this would be followed by the election on [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    OAU suspends religious activities in school hostels

OAU suspends religious activities in school hostels

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has banned religious activities from halls of residences within the institution's campus.A circular dated June 4 was signed to this effect by Grace Akinola, the university's dean of student affairs. [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Elderly couple strangled in Osun

Elderly couple strangled in Osun

Unknown assailants have strangled an elderly couple in the Gbongan area of Osun state.Folasade Odoro, spokeswoman of the police in the state, who confirmed this in a statement, said their bodies were found around 11am.Odoro said the son of the couple, Caleb Akanbi, reported the death of his parents to the police.“When police got to the scene of the incident, [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Coup rumours: Erring military officers should be sanctioned, says Aregbesola

Coup rumours: Erring military officers should be sanctioned, says Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, says erring military officers should be sanctioned.Reacting to the rumours of military coup in the country, Aregbesola asked federal lawmakes to pass a resolution commending Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, for his “thorough professionalism and belief in the current democracy”.He made the call when the Osun state house of assembly honoured him as [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    OAU confirms gruesome stabbing of final year student

OAU confirms gruesome stabbing of final year student

Ayoola Ayorinde, a student of the department of dramatic arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has been stabbed to death.Ayorinde was reportedly going home with his brother on Wednesday evening when he was attacked by unknown assailants. [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Coroner fixes May 29 for verdict on Adeleke’s death

Coroner fixes May 29 for verdict on Adeleke’s death

The panel set up by the Osun state government to unravel the cause of the death of Isiaka Adeleke, lawmaker who represented Osun west senatorial district in the 8th assembly, has fixed May 29 to release its findings.The panel began its investigations on May 10.Olusegun Ayilara, the coroner, who made this known while speaking at the court's sitting on Monday, said [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Family kicks as pathologist says Adeleke wasn’t poisoned

Family kicks as pathologist says Adeleke wasn’t poisoned

The family of Isiaka Adeleke, lawmaker who represented Osun west senatorial district in the 8th assembly, has threatened to sue medical practitioners at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, for alleged unprofessional conduct in handling the report of the autopsy of the deceased.The family said this at a press conference in Ede, hometown of the deceased, on Wednesday, while reacting [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Osun deputy gov appears before panel probing Adeleke’s death

Osun deputy gov appears before panel probing Adeleke’s death

Titi Laoye-Tomori, deputy governor of Osun state, on Monday appeared before the coroner inquest set up by Rauf Aregbesola, governor of the state, to probe the death of Isiaka Adeleke, a senator from the state.Laoye-Tomori, who arrived the courtroom around 10:35am, said she waived her immunity to appear before the coroner to give evidence because of the importance of the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Osun: Adeleke’s family free to reject coroner’s inquest

Osun: Adeleke’s family free to reject coroner’s inquest

The Osun state government says its decision to unravel the cause of the death of Isiaka Adeleke, who represented Osun west in the senate, "was for the good of the society".The state government said this in reaction to the rejection of the inquest offered by the state government.Deji Adeleke, younger brother to the late senator, while speaking with reporters on Sunday, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
1 2 3 8

Exchange Rates

June 28, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK324.50415.97368.69
LAGOS369465407
KANO367464410
PH370465412
ABUJA366465407
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement